UPCOMING CLASSES

Loading Events

Upcoming Events › Upcoming Classes

April 2019

Advanced Fiction Workshop: Focus on Craft

April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
+ Google Map

Instructor: Christina Ward-Niven $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Thursdays, 4/11/19 – 5/30/19 | 6:00 pm  – 8:30 pm In this workshop, we will talk about how fiction works. Why do we love the stories we love? What tools did the author employ to affect us as readers? Each week, we'll begin by discussing a story by a published author, looking at traditional craft elements (such as setting, detail, characterization, and dialogue) as well as other less concrete, but equally important…

Find out more »

Writing the Tough Stuff

April 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
+ Google Map

Instructor: Jennifer Niesslein $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturday, 4/13/19 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM When you experience a life-changing event, how do you even begin to write about it? And how do you make your work stand out from other work that tackles the same kind of event—say, for example, the death of a loved one, painful break-up, or a debilitating illness? In this seminar, we’ll talk about different strategies to break into the tough stuff, as well…

Find out more »

Finding Your Rhythm

April 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
+ Google Map

Instructor: James Cole $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturday, 4/27/19 | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Learn to elevate your poetry by diving into the world of rhyme and rhythm. In this seminar, we'll cover various techniques to improve experimental poetry through rhyme, alliteration, assonance, and more! Liven up your verse with writing exercises and a brief performance workshop that will teach you how to find the musicality in your writing. James Cole is a graduate of The College of William…

Find out more »

May 2019

The Ins and Outs of Humor Writing – What’s funny and why

May 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 12, 2019 at 1:00pm

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
+ Google Map

Instructor: Tony Vanderwarker $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Part I, Saturday, May 11, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Part II, Sunday, May 12, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM This two-part seminar occurs on consecutive days, to allow time to digest the information from the first day and apply it toward writing or revising a piece for the second day. In the opening session, Tony will discuss the elements of humor in writing, using examples from Mel Brooks, David Sedaris and…

Find out more »
+ Export Events