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508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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November 2018

Fall Class Reading and Open House

November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Join us for food and fun as we celebrate the writing created during the 2018 fall term. Fiction, nonfiction, and poetry will be represented. The event is free and open to the public and refreshments will be served. Bring friends!

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Advanced Poetry: Packing a Punch in Your Poetic Endgame

November 14 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Mirabella Mitchell $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Wednesdays, 9/19/18 - 11/7/18 | 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Prerequisite: Students must have taken at least two poetry classes. Renowned poet Gregory Orr argues that there are six very different kinds of endings for poems. In this class, we’ll read, explore, and discuss an array of poems ranging from the 16th to 21st centuries, and we’ll use these six diverse “species” of endings as our path into them. However, our topics…

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Novel Launch Pad: The First 50 Pages

November 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Jody Hesler $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Wednesdays, 9/19/18 - 11/14/18 | 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM NOTE: THE CLASS WILL NOT MEET ON OCTOBER 3! Students in this class should have made significant strides on the beginning of a novel. We will workshop the first 50 pages, in 25-page increments. Through close reading of each other’s work, and of some literary texts, students will gain insights to help them zero in where the beating heart of their budding…

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NaNoWriMo 2018

November 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on November 25, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on November 27, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on November 30, 2018 at 6:00pm

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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What is NaNoWriMo? National Novel Writing Month. Established in 1999, this event occurs worldwide during the month of November. Join a local group of determined writers to write 50,000 words during the month of November. That's only 1,666 words a day! If you've always wanted to write that novel, or have participated before and can't wait to do it again, come to some or all of the group write-ins this month. A supportive, creative, and fun atmosphere can go a long…

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Memoir in a Year Part I: Writing the First Draft of Your Book-Length Memoir

November 15 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Lisa Ellison $1349* Members | $1349* Nonmembers Select Thursdays, 1/18/18 - 12/13/18** | 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM *Payment plans of $323 per quarter will be available to students accepted into this program. **For a complete list of class dates, please see the Memoir in a Year Syllabus Have a powerful life story you absolutely must tell? Looking for support as you harness the power of that narrative? During Memoir in a Year Part I: Writing the First Draft…

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Tupelo Teen Writing Center

November 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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To foster, discover, and develop emerging writers, and connect them as a part of the larger writing community, facilitate their ability to take advantage of our local literary resources,  and develop resources where they are needed. To announce to and through the support of our youth that writing is as important as sports fields, theaters, art galleries and centers, and skating rinks… To learn more, please see the Tupelo Teen Writing Center 

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Pathways to Picture Book Publishing

November 16 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Hannah Barnaby $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Fridays, 9/21/18 - 11/9/18 | 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM What makes picture books so magical? The alchemy of text and art creates a unique medium for a story, turning it into something more than just the combination of works and pictures. It might seem like a mystery, but writing picture books is far from impossible — it just takes a special set of skills and a peek behind the curtain. Hannah…

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Open Writing Hours Today!

November 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Writing Hours

WriterHouse will be offering the volunteer operated Open Writing Hours today. Come in and enjoy a nice quiet place to write, meet with your writer friends, and have a cup of coffee on the house. Want to see more open hours? We do too! Become a volunteer for WriterHouse today to help us promote the creation and appreciation of the literary arts in your community.

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Open Writing Hours Today!

November 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on October 24, 2018 at 10:00am

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One event on November 13, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on November 20, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on November 21, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on November 27, 2018 at 12:00pm

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Writing Hours

WriterHouse will be offering the volunteer operated Open Writing Hours today. Come in and enjoy a nice quiet place to write, meet with your writer friends, and have a cup of coffee on the house. Want to see more open hours? We do too! Become a volunteer for WriterHouse today to help us promote the creation and appreciation of the literary arts in your community.

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Literary Fiction Critique Group

November 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on December 4, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on December 18, 2018 at 6:30pm

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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This is a closed group facilitated by Lauren Hebert for writers who seek thoughtful critical feedback on their work and are able to provide the same support for other group members.  In addition to reading and commenting on individual submissions, we also engage in craft-related discussions, writing exercises, and free-write sessions.

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Putting the Pen to the Page: Drafting Your Novel in One Year (This Class is Full!)

November 27 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on January 15, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on February 12, 2019 at 6:30pm

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WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Kristen-Paige Madonia $1,399* Members | $1,399* Nonmembers Select Tuesdays, 9/11/18 - 5/21/19** | 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM *Payment plans of $335 per quarter will be available to students accepted into this program. Overview: Putting the Pen to the Page is an opportunity for writers to study the craft of creative writing, share and workshop portions of their novel manuscript, provide and receive constructive criticism, and work with a published author at an MFA-level of instruction as they write…

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Cville YA Writers Group

November 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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This group is open to any member of WriterHouse.  At this meeting, one member will read a short piece for us to critique.  We will also discuss an article about writing antagonists.    We welcome more voices in our lively discussions about writing as it pertains to the YA audience.  Questions?  Contact Bonnie Redding at riderwriter5@yahoo.com

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Memoir Writing Marathon

November 30 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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This is a closed event facilitated by Joan Mazza.

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December 2018

WriterHouse Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror/Speculative Fiction Writers Group

December 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on August 13, 2018 at 7:00pm

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One event on November 12, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on December 10, 2018 at 7:00pm

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Do rolling green hills inspire you to think of brutal orc armies bearing down on ancient elfin civilizations? Intrepid heroes slashing their way through overgrown jungles in search of the one cure to a deadly pandemic? Forgotten tribes descended from a humanoid ancestor other than our own? Government enclaves for top secret and highly unethical experiments? Mother Nature’s healing touch after the nuclear apocalypse? If so then we would love to hear about it! The WriterHouse Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror/Speculative Fiction Writers Group…

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End -of-Class Reading by Memoir in a Year Students

December 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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All good things must come to an end. But the end of the Memoir in a Year class is the beginning of the next step in producing a polished memoir. Come hear the end results of the supportive environment of a year-long class.  

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January 2019

Writing, Revising, Pitching: Getting Your Novel Out of the Drawer and Off to Market

January 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Randall Klein $1299* Members | $1299* Nonmembers Select Mondays 1/14/19 – 9/23/19 | 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM *Payment plans of $446 per quarter (3 quarters) will be available to students accepted into this program.   Overview:  For most novelists, the ultimate goal is to get published. Before that, however, comes much revision, along with some frustration and confusion at a seemingly impenetrable system of submission, waiting, and hoping. Writing, Revising, Pitching is a class for people who have…

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Memoir in a Year Part II: Drafting and Revising Your Book-Length Memoir

January 24, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Lisa Ellison $1399* Members | $1399* Nonmembers Select Thursdays 1/24/19 – 12/5/19 | 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM *Payment plans of $360 per quarter will be available to students accepted into this program. **For a complete list of class dates, please see the Memoir in a Year Part II Syllabus. Have a powerful life story you absolutely must tell? Looking for support as you harness the power of that narrative? Memoir in a Year Part II: Drafting and Revising…

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