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508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
434-296-1922 http://writerhouse.org/

June 2019

Open Writing Hours Today!

June 4 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on April 9, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 23, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 30, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 10, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on May 7, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 21, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 28, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 22, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on June 4, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm

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.

Find out more »

Literary Fiction Critique Group

June 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on August 14, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 4, 2018 at 6:30 pm

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

One event on October 2, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 16, 2018 at 6:30 pm

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

One event on November 20, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 4, 2018 at 6:30 pm

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

One event on June 4, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 2, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm

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.

Find out more »

Evening Poetry: Keeping the Doors of our Imagination Open (This class is full!)

June 4 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 9, 2019

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Annie Kim $150 Members | $165 Nonmembers SIX Tuesdays, 6/4/19 – 7/9/19 | 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm We often make our most imaginative leaps and surprising discoveries by focusing our conscious attention outside ourselves. In this workshop we’ll invite these discoveries by engaging deeply with objects from the physical world. You'll write poems each week in dialogue with physical objects (i.e. art, everyday tools, benches in a park) and/or found texts (i.e. news, songs, historical documents, letters in…

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Summer Novel Starter (This class is full!)

June 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 14, 2019

One event on August 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Randall Klein $300 Members | $330 Nonmembers TEN Wednesdays, 6/5/19 – 8/14/19 | 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm It's summer! You can accomplish a lot or you can accomplish just a little. BUT, if it is on your bucket list to start a first draft of a novel guided by a seasoned veteran of the writing world, why would you say no?  This class is designed to help writers start a novel in any genre in a condensed and…

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Writing the Tough Stuff: Generating Essays (This seminar is full!)

June 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Jennifer Niesslein $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturday, 6/8/19 | 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? In this seminar, we’ll focus on a few approaches and forms to tackle the tough stuff. Expect to read and discuss, and write and share, and leave with the germ…

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

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

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

One event on October 8, 2018 at 7:00 pm

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

One event on December 20, 2018 at 7:00 pm

One event on January 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 11, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 11, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 8, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 10, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 8, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 12, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 11, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm

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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Open Writing Hours Today!

June 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 11, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on June 18, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on June 25, 2019 at 10:00 am

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.

Find out more »

Open Writing Hours Today!

June 11 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on April 9, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 23, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 30, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 10, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on May 7, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 21, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 28, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 22, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on June 4, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm

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

Find out more »

Evening Poetry: Keeping the Doors of our Imagination Open (This class is full!)

June 11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 9, 2019

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Annie Kim $150 Members | $165 Nonmembers SIX Tuesdays, 6/4/19 – 7/9/19 | 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm We often make our most imaginative leaps and surprising discoveries by focusing our conscious attention outside ourselves. In this workshop we’ll invite these discoveries by engaging deeply with objects from the physical world. You'll write poems each week in dialogue with physical objects (i.e. art, everyday tools, benches in a park) and/or found texts (i.e. news, songs, historical documents, letters in…

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Dabblers Group

June 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until December 30, 2019

One event on March 4, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on May 28, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm

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

This is a closed writing group organized by member Carol Cutler that meets in the Salon.

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Summer Novel Starter (This class is full!)

June 12 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 14, 2019

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Randall Klein $300 Members | $330 Nonmembers TEN Wednesdays, 6/5/19 – 8/14/19 | 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm It's summer! You can accomplish a lot or you can accomplish just a little. BUT, if it is on your bucket list to start a first draft of a novel guided by a seasoned veteran of the writing world, why would you say no?  This class is designed to help writers start a novel in any genre in a condensed and…

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Writing for Magazines (This seminar is full!)

June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Bill Glose $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturday, 6/15/19 | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm In this workshop, Bill Glose shares his own roadmap to successful publication to show how to break in at magazines and keep landing assignments after you’ve kicked the door down. You will learn the basics of querying, the three stages of the interview, editorial timelines and relationships, and the art of narrative non-fiction as it applies to both essays and articles. Bill Glose is the author…

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Structuring Your Book (Only 3 spots left!)

June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Kristie Smeltzer $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturday, 6/15/19 | 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Have a great idea for a book but no idea where to start? Do you have a first draft and now you're ready to shape it? Or has your book stalled because you don't know where to go next? Participate in this seminar to learn about a variety of story structures and planning techniques that can help with your book. Writing a book-length work…

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Poets At Large

June 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on January 21, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 20, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 21, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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This is a closed group facilitated by Sharon Ackerman and Priscilla Melchior. The group's goal is a detailed study of the craft of poetry.

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Writing, Revising, Pitching: Getting Your Novel Out of the Drawer and Off to Market (This class is full!)

June 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on January 28, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 15, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 29, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 13, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 20, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 3, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 15, 2019 at 6:30 pm

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

One event on September 9, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 23, 2019 at 6:30 pm

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 $412 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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Open Writing Hours Today!

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 11, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on June 18, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on June 25, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on July 2, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on July 16, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on July 30, 2019 at 10:00 am

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.

Find out more »

Open Writing Hours Today!

June 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on April 9, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 23, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 30, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 10, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on May 7, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 21, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 28, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 22, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on June 4, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 2, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 30, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 17, 2019 at 10:00 am

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

Find out more »

Literary Fiction Critique Group

June 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 14, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 4, 2018 at 6:30 pm

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

One event on October 2, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 16, 2018 at 6:30 pm

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

One event on November 20, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 4, 2018 at 6:30 pm

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

One event on June 4, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 2, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm

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.

Find out more »

Evening Poetry: Keeping the Doors of our Imagination Open (This class is full!)

June 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 9, 2019

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Annie Kim $150 Members | $165 Nonmembers SIX Tuesdays, 6/4/19 – 7/9/19 | 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm We often make our most imaginative leaps and surprising discoveries by focusing our conscious attention outside ourselves. In this workshop we’ll invite these discoveries by engaging deeply with objects from the physical world. You'll write poems each week in dialogue with physical objects (i.e. art, everyday tools, benches in a park) and/or found texts (i.e. news, songs, historical documents, letters in…

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Plan Your Writing Year (Ongoing class)

June 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 10, 2019

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Jody Hesler $94.50 Members | $105 Nonmembers FOUR Wednesdays, 6/19/19 – 7/10/19 | 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Let’s make the most of summer’s lull to plan our writing year. This class is meant for writers who want to deepen their commitment to their work in any genre. We will share strategies for keeping up our stamina in the face of daily distractions and disappointments, for writing when the Muse seems to be sleeping, for drafting and for revising…

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Summer Novel Starter (This class is full!)

June 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 14, 2019

One event on August 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Randall Klein $300 Members | $330 Nonmembers TEN Wednesdays, 6/5/19 – 8/14/19 | 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm It's summer! You can accomplish a lot or you can accomplish just a little. BUT, if it is on your bucket list to start a first draft of a novel guided by a seasoned veteran of the writing world, why would you say no?  This class is designed to help writers start a novel in any genre in a condensed and…

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Memoir in a Year Part II: Drafting and Revising Your Book-Length Memoir (This class is full!)

June 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on February 7, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on February 21, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on March 7, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on March 21, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on April 4, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on April 18, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on May 2, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on May 14, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on May 30, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on June 20, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on July 11, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on August 8, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on September 19, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on September 26, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on October 3, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on October 17, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on November 7, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on November 21, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on December 5, 2019 at 9:30 am

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Lisa Ellison$1399* Members | $1399* NonmembersSelect Thursdays 1/24/19 – 12/5/19 | 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM*Payment plans of $335 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 Your Book-Length Memoir is…

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Open Writing Hours Today!

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on June 24, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on July 31, 2019 at 10:00 am

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.

Find out more »

Writing, Revising, Pitching: Getting Your Novel Out of the Drawer and Off to Market (This class is full!)

June 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 28, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 15, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 29, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 13, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 20, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 3, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 15, 2019 at 6:30 pm

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

One event on September 9, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 23, 2019 at 6:30 pm

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 $412 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…

Find out more »

Open Writing Hours Today!

June 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 11, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on June 18, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on June 25, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on July 2, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on July 30, 2019 at 10:00 am

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

Find out more »

Open Writing Hours Today!

June 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on April 9, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 23, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 30, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 10, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on May 7, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 21, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 28, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 22, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on June 4, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 2, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 30, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 17, 2019 at 10:00 am

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

Find out more »

Evening Poetry: Keeping the Doors of our Imagination Open (This class is full!)

June 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 9, 2019

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Annie Kim $150 Members | $165 Nonmembers SIX Tuesdays, 6/4/19 – 7/9/19 | 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm We often make our most imaginative leaps and surprising discoveries by focusing our conscious attention outside ourselves. In this workshop we’ll invite these discoveries by engaging deeply with objects from the physical world. You'll write poems each week in dialogue with physical objects (i.e. art, everyday tools, benches in a park) and/or found texts (i.e. news, songs, historical documents, letters in…

Find out more »

Plan Your Writing Year (Only 3 spots left!)

June 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 10, 2019

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Jody Hesler $94.50 Members | $105 Nonmembers FOUR Wednesdays, 6/19/19 – 7/10/19 | 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Let’s make the most of summer’s lull to plan our writing year. This class is meant for writers who want to deepen their commitment to their work in any genre. We will share strategies for keeping up our stamina in the face of daily distractions and disappointments, for writing when the Muse seems to be sleeping, for drafting and for revising…

Find out more »

Dabblers Group

June 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until December 30, 2019

One event on March 4, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on May 28, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm

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

This is a closed writing group organized by member Carol Cutler that meets in the Salon.

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Summer Novel Starter (This class is full!)

June 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 14, 2019

One event on August 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Randall Klein $300 Members | $330 Nonmembers TEN Wednesdays, 6/5/19 – 8/14/19 | 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm It's summer! You can accomplish a lot or you can accomplish just a little. BUT, if it is on your bucket list to start a first draft of a novel guided by a seasoned veteran of the writing world, why would you say no?  This class is designed to help writers start a novel in any genre in a condensed and…

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WriterHouse Summer Class Reading and Open House

June 27 @ 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 2019 Summer 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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Memoir Writing Marathon

June 28 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on November 30, 2018 at 9:30 am

One event on January 25, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on March 1, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on March 28, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on April 26, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on May 31, 2019 at 9:30 am

An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day Last of the month, repeating until December 28, 2019

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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Off-Season NaNoWriMo Meeting

June 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on March 30, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 27, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 25, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 29, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 27, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on August 31, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 28, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 26, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 28, 2019 at 6:30 pm

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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This is a closed meeting of NaNoWriMo organizers facilitated by Jennifer Ehlers.

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Rhyme (This seminar is full!)

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Neil Perry $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers DATE CHANGE: Saturday, 6/29/19 | 10:00 am – 1:30 pm This seminar will investigate the strange topic of rhyme and rhyming.  At once the formal element most readily associated with poetry and the thing most poets first kick out of their tool box, rhyme has a unique and almost paradoxical place in our consideration of craft.  We'll look at poems that rhyme and rhyme well.  We'll look at poems that rhyme terribly.  We'll…

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Get Work Done: Evaluating and Planning Structure for Your Book

June 29 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Kristie Smeltzer $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturday, 6/29/19 | 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Are you ready to plan or revise your book? Stuck in the writing process because your book's path is unclear? Join this seminar to roll up your sleeves and do some evaluation or planning for your book. Participants will apply several techniques to identifying or evaluating the structure of their work in progress. You'll gain experience in the techniques and leave with a more…

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July 2019

Open Writing Hours Today!

July 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 18, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on June 25, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on July 2, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on July 30, 2019 at 10:00 am

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!

July 2 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on April 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 23, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 30, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 10, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on May 7, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 21, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 28, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 22, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on June 4, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 2, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 30, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 17, 2019 at 10:00 am

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

July 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on August 14, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 4, 2018 at 6:30 pm

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

One event on October 2, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 16, 2018 at 6:30 pm

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

One event on November 20, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 4, 2018 at 6:30 pm

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

One event on June 4, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 2, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm

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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Evening Poetry: Keeping the Doors of our Imagination Open (This class is full!)

July 2 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 9, 2019

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Annie Kim $150 Members | $165 Nonmembers SIX Tuesdays, 6/4/19 – 7/9/19 | 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm We often make our most imaginative leaps and surprising discoveries by focusing our conscious attention outside ourselves. In this workshop we’ll invite these discoveries by engaging deeply with objects from the physical world. You'll write poems each week in dialogue with physical objects (i.e. art, everyday tools, benches in a park) and/or found texts (i.e. news, songs, historical documents, letters in…

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Plan Your Writing Year (Ongoing class)

July 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 10, 2019

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Jody Hesler $94.50 Members | $105 Nonmembers FOUR Wednesdays, 6/19/19 – 7/10/19 | 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Let’s make the most of summer’s lull to plan our writing year. This class is meant for writers who want to deepen their commitment to their work in any genre. We will share strategies for keeping up our stamina in the face of daily distractions and disappointments, for writing when the Muse seems to be sleeping, for drafting and for revising…

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Write On! Session I: 6th – 8th Grade Writing Workshop (This camp is full!)

July 8 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on July 9, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 11, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Erin James Cost: $210 on or before 3/25/19, $225 on or before 4/26/19, $240 after 4/26/19 Monday – Friday July 8, 2019 - July 12, 2019  | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM During this week, young writers will explore the craft and fun of creative writing through a variety of prompts, journaling, music, brainstorming, people-watching, and visits to nearby inspiring locations.  Modes of expression and experimentation will include poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and more!  Throughout the week, we will learn about and participate…

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

July 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on August 13, 2018 at 7:00 pm

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

One event on October 8, 2018 at 7:00 pm

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

One event on December 20, 2018 at 7:00 pm

One event on January 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 11, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 11, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 8, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 10, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 8, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 12, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 11, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm

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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Write On! Session I: 6th – 8th Grade Writing Workshop (This camp is full!)

July 9 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on July 9, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 11, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Erin James Cost: $210 on or before 3/25/19, $225 on or before 4/26/19, $240 after 4/26/19 Monday – Friday July 8, 2019 - July 12, 2019  | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM During this week, young writers will explore the craft and fun of creative writing through a variety of prompts, journaling, music, brainstorming, people-watching, and visits to nearby inspiring locations.  Modes of expression and experimentation will include poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and more!  Throughout the week, we will learn about and participate…

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Evening Poetry: Keeping the Doors of our Imagination Open (This class is full!)

July 9 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 9, 2019

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Annie Kim $150 Members | $165 Nonmembers SIX Tuesdays, 6/4/19 – 7/9/19 | 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm We often make our most imaginative leaps and surprising discoveries by focusing our conscious attention outside ourselves. In this workshop we’ll invite these discoveries by engaging deeply with objects from the physical world. You'll write poems each week in dialogue with physical objects (i.e. art, everyday tools, benches in a park) and/or found texts (i.e. news, songs, historical documents, letters in…

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Write On! Session I: 6th – 8th Grade Writing Workshop (This camp is full!)

July 10 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on July 9, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 11, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Erin James Cost: $210 on or before 3/25/19, $225 on or before 4/26/19, $240 after 4/26/19 Monday – Friday July 8, 2019 - July 12, 2019  | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM During this week, young writers will explore the craft and fun of creative writing through a variety of prompts, journaling, music, brainstorming, people-watching, and visits to nearby inspiring locations.  Modes of expression and experimentation will include poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and more!  Throughout the week, we will learn about and participate…

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Plan Your Writing Year (Ongoing class)

July 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 10, 2019

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Jody Hesler $94.50 Members | $105 Nonmembers FOUR Wednesdays, 6/19/19 – 7/10/19 | 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Let’s make the most of summer’s lull to plan our writing year. This class is meant for writers who want to deepen their commitment to their work in any genre. We will share strategies for keeping up our stamina in the face of daily distractions and disappointments, for writing when the Muse seems to be sleeping, for drafting and for revising…

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Summer Novel Starter (This class is full!)

July 10 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 14, 2019

One event on August 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Randall Klein $300 Members | $330 Nonmembers TEN Wednesdays, 6/5/19 – 8/14/19 | 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm It's summer! You can accomplish a lot or you can accomplish just a little. BUT, if it is on your bucket list to start a first draft of a novel guided by a seasoned veteran of the writing world, why would you say no?  This class is designed to help writers start a novel in any genre in a condensed and…

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Memoir in a Year Part II: Drafting and Revising Your Book-Length Memoir (This class is full!)

July 11 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on February 7, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on February 21, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on March 7, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on March 21, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on April 4, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on April 18, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on May 2, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on May 14, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on May 30, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on June 20, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on July 11, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on August 8, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on September 19, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on September 26, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on October 3, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on October 17, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on November 7, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on November 21, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on December 5, 2019 at 9:30 am

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Lisa Ellison$1399* Members | $1399* NonmembersSelect Thursdays 1/24/19 – 12/5/19 | 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM*Payment plans of $335 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 Your Book-Length Memoir is…

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Write On! Session I: 6th – 8th Grade Writing Workshop (This camp is full!)

July 11 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on July 9, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 11, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Erin James Cost: $210 on or before 3/25/19, $225 on or before 4/26/19, $240 after 4/26/19 Monday – Friday July 8, 2019 - July 12, 2019  | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM During this week, young writers will explore the craft and fun of creative writing through a variety of prompts, journaling, music, brainstorming, people-watching, and visits to nearby inspiring locations.  Modes of expression and experimentation will include poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and more!  Throughout the week, we will learn about and participate…

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Write On! Session I: 6th – 8th Grade Writing Workshop (This camp is full!)

July 12 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on July 9, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 11, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Erin James Cost: $210 on or before 3/25/19, $225 on or before 4/26/19, $240 after 4/26/19 Monday – Friday July 8, 2019 - July 12, 2019  | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM During this week, young writers will explore the craft and fun of creative writing through a variety of prompts, journaling, music, brainstorming, people-watching, and visits to nearby inspiring locations.  Modes of expression and experimentation will include poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and more!  Throughout the week, we will learn about and participate…

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Poets At Large

July 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on January 21, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 20, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on June 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 21, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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This is a closed group facilitated by Sharon Ackerman and Priscilla Melchior. The group's goal is a detailed study of the craft of poetry.

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Writing, Revising, Pitching: Getting Your Novel Out of the Drawer and Off to Market (This class is full!)

July 15 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on January 28, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on February 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 15, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 29, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 13, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 20, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 3, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 15, 2019 at 6:30 pm

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

One event on September 9, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 23, 2019 at 6:30 pm

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 $412 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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Open Writing Hours Today!

July 16 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on April 9, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 23, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 30, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on April 10, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on May 7, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 21, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 28, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 22, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on June 4, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 2, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 30, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 17, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on August 13, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 27, 2019 at 12:00 pm

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

July 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on August 14, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 4, 2018 at 6:30 pm

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

One event on October 2, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 16, 2018 at 6:30 pm

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

One event on November 20, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 4, 2018 at 6:30 pm

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

One event on June 4, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 2, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm

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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Open Writing Hours Today!

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on April 9, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on April 16, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on April 23, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on April 30, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on April 10, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on May 7, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 21, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 28, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 22, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on June 4, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 2, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 30, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 17, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on August 13, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 27, 2019 at 12:00 pm

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.

Find out more »

Summer Novel Starter (This class is full!)

July 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 14, 2019

One event on August 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Randall Klein $300 Members | $330 Nonmembers TEN Wednesdays, 6/5/19 – 8/14/19 | 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm It's summer! You can accomplish a lot or you can accomplish just a little. BUT, if it is on your bucket list to start a first draft of a novel guided by a seasoned veteran of the writing world, why would you say no?  This class is designed to help writers start a novel in any genre in a condensed and…

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Dabblers Group

July 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until December 30, 2019

One event on March 4, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 28, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on July 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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

This is a closed writing group organized by member Carol Cutler that meets in the Salon.

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Dabblers Group

July 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until December 30, 2019

One event on March 4, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on May 28, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on July 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm

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

This is a closed writing group organized by member Carol Cutler that meets in the Salon.

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Summer Novel Starter (This class is full!)

July 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 14, 2019

One event on August 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Randall Klein $300 Members | $330 Nonmembers TEN Wednesdays, 6/5/19 – 8/14/19 | 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm It's summer! You can accomplish a lot or you can accomplish just a little. BUT, if it is on your bucket list to start a first draft of a novel guided by a seasoned veteran of the writing world, why would you say no?  This class is designed to help writers start a novel in any genre in a condensed and…

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Memoir Writing Marathon

July 26 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on November 30, 2018 at 9:30 am

One event on January 25, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on March 1, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on March 28, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on April 26, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on May 31, 2019 at 9:30 am

An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day Last of the month, repeating until December 28, 2019

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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Off-Season NaNoWriMo Meeting

July 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on March 30, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 27, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 25, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 29, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 27, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on August 31, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 28, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 26, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 28, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 26, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on August 30, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 20, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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This is a closed meeting of NaNoWriMo organizers facilitated by Jennifer Ehlers.

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Open Writing Hours Today!

July 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 11, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on June 18, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on June 25, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on July 2, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on July 30, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on August 20, 2019 at 10:00 am

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!

July 30 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on May 22, 2019 at 10:00 am

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One event on June 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 2, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 30, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 17, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on August 13, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 20, 2019 at 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!

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 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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August 2019

Open Writing Hours Today!

August 2 @ 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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Why Then? Why There? Setting Fiction in Time and Place

August 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Cliff Garstang $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturday, 8/3/19 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm In this seminar we will examine the implications of making particular choices for the setting of a work of fiction. Does it matter when the story takes place? Does it matter if the narrative is current or retrospective? And how can the writer use the physical setting to deepen the reader’s engagement with the work. Through examination of well-known works, both stories and novels,…

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Gender Benders: Exploring the “Other”

August 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: BettyJoyce Nash $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Sunday, 8/4/19 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Suppose you identify as female but want to write a male’s point of view? Literature would suffer if writers failed to explore characters of the “other” gender, male or trans. Gender refers to individuals’ concept of themselves; sex refers to biological differences. Not every female is nurturing and emotionally expressive; all males aren’t silent and emotionally distant. Not only do socialization and embedded cultural…

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Crafting Successful Characters in Children’s Literature

August 6 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Kathy Erskine $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Tuesday, 8/6/19 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm Characters can make or break your story, whether you’re writing picture books, early readers, or middle grade and young adult novels. We’ll talk about how to make caustic characters engaging, bland characters attention-grabbing, and all characters feel like real people. This is a hands-on workshop so come prepared to do exercises in class—not sit-ups and pushups … unless, of course, that’s what your character…

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Literary Fiction Critique Group

August 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 6, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on November 20, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on December 4, 2018 at 6:30 pm

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

One event on June 4, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 2, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 16, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on August 6, 2019 at 6:30 pm

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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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Summer Novel Starter (This class is full!)

August 7 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 14, 2019

One event on August 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Randall Klein $300 Members | $330 Nonmembers TEN Wednesdays, 6/5/19 – 8/14/19 | 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm It's summer! You can accomplish a lot or you can accomplish just a little. BUT, if it is on your bucket list to start a first draft of a novel guided by a seasoned veteran of the writing world, why would you say no?  This class is designed to help writers start a novel in any genre in a condensed and…

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Memoir in a Year Part II: Drafting and Revising Your Book-Length Memoir (This class is full!)

August 8 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on February 21, 2019 at 9:30 am

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One event on March 21, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on April 4, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on April 18, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on May 2, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on May 14, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on May 30, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on June 20, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on July 11, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on August 8, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on September 19, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on September 26, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on October 3, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on October 17, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on November 7, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on November 21, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on December 5, 2019 at 9:30 am

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Lisa Ellison$1399* Members | $1399* NonmembersSelect Thursdays 1/24/19 – 12/5/19 | 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM*Payment plans of $335 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 Your Book-Length Memoir is…

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Navigating Self-Publishing Using Amazon KDP (This seminar is full!)

August 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: John Nicolay $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturday, 8/10/19 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm This seminar takes the student through the process of using Amazon’s “Kindle Direct Print” for publishing any project as a softcover book. We will discuss each element of the process, starting with formatting the “to-be” work so that KDP remains happy. John Nicolay is a professor in The Graduate School, University of Maryland. He is an officer with the Blue Ridge Writers, and a…

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Problem-Solving Mini-Retreat for Writers (This seminar is full!)

August 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Louise Mitchell NOTE: This seminar is free for members only. Sunday, 8/11/19 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Break through writer’s block, deepen your writer’s voice, connect with a new project, have insight on a work in progress. Enjoy a nature-based, closed-eye exercise that inspires you to write in your natural, creative flow. Wear casual, comfortable clothing. Bring writing paper and pens or pencils. No meditation experience is necessary, but a willingness to relax and invite the guidance of…

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Telling Your Story: Personal Essay and Memoir (This seminar is full!)

August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Bill Glose $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Sunday, 8/11/19 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm This seminar will focus on structure and storytelling elements of essays and memoirs. Practical exercises will incorporate brainstorming and organizational techniques to gather details and focus your story on a particular theme. The class will also discuss ethical dilemmas associated with true-life stories. Bill Glose is a former paratrooper and combat platoon leader. Now a civilian, he undertakes intriguing pursuits—such as walking across Virginia…

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Writing, Revising, Pitching: Getting Your Novel Out of the Drawer and Off to Market (This class is full!)

August 12 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on March 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on March 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 15, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 29, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 13, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 20, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 3, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 24, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 15, 2019 at 6:30 pm

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

One event on September 9, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 23, 2019 at 6:30 pm

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 $412 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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WriterHouse Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror/Speculative Fiction Writers Group

August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on September 10, 2018 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 8, 2018 at 7:00 pm

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

One event on December 20, 2018 at 7:00 pm

One event on January 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 11, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 11, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 8, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 10, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 8, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 12, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 11, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on December 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm

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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Open Writing Hours Today!

August 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on May 28, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 22, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on June 4, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 2, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 30, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 17, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on August 13, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 27, 2019 at 12:00 pm

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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Summer Novel Starter (This class is full!)

August 14 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 14, 2019

One event on August 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Randall Klein $300 Members | $330 Nonmembers TEN Wednesdays, 6/5/19 – 8/14/19 | 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm It's summer! You can accomplish a lot or you can accomplish just a little. BUT, if it is on your bucket list to start a first draft of a novel guided by a seasoned veteran of the writing world, why would you say no?  This class is designed to help writers start a novel in any genre in a condensed and…

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Memoir Feedback

August 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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This is a private meeting between students in our current Memoir in a Year course.

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Open Writing Hours Today!

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 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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Poets At Large

August 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on June 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on July 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 21, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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This is a closed group facilitated by Sharon Ackerman and Priscilla Melchior. The group's goal is a detailed study of the craft of poetry.

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Open Writing Hours Today!

August 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on May 7, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 21, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 28, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 22, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on June 4, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 2, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 30, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 17, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on August 13, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 27, 2019 at 12:00 pm

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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Summer Novel Starter (This class is full!)

August 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 14, 2019

One event on August 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Randall Klein $300 Members | $330 Nonmembers TEN Wednesdays, 6/5/19 – 8/14/19 | 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm It's summer! You can accomplish a lot or you can accomplish just a little. BUT, if it is on your bucket list to start a first draft of a novel guided by a seasoned veteran of the writing world, why would you say no?  This class is designed to help writers start a novel in any genre in a condensed and…

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Dabblers Group

August 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until December 30, 2019

One event on March 4, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 28, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on July 22, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on August 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm

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

This is a closed writing group organized by member Carol Cutler that meets in the Salon.

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Dabblers Group

August 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on March 4, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on May 28, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on July 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm

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

This is a closed writing group organized by member Carol Cutler that meets in the Salon.

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Dabblers Group

August 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until December 30, 2019

One event on March 4, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on May 28, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on June 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on July 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on August 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm

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

This is a closed writing group organized by member Carol Cutler that meets in the Salon.

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Memoir Writing Marathon

August 30 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on March 28, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on April 26, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on May 31, 2019 at 9:30 am

An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day Last of the month, repeating until December 28, 2019

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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Off-Season NaNoWriMo Meeting

August 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on July 27, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on August 31, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 28, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 26, 2018 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 28, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on July 26, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on August 30, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 20, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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This is a closed meeting of NaNoWriMo organizers facilitated by Jennifer Ehlers.

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September 2019

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September 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 11, 2019 at 10:00 am

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One event on June 25, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on July 2, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on July 30, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on September 3, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on September 10, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on September 17, 2019 at 10:00 am

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!

September 3 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on May 7, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 21, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 28, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on May 22, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on June 4, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on June 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 2, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 16, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 30, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on July 17, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on August 13, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 3, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 10, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 17, 2019 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 24, 2019 at 12:00 pm

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!

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 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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Putting the Pen to the Page: Drafting Your Novel in One Year (This class is full!)

September 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on October 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm

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One event on November 18, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on January 13, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on February 10, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on March 9, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on April 13, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on May 4, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on May 21, 2020 at 6:00 pm

WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Instructor: Kristen-Paige Madonia $1,399* Members | $1,399* Nonmembers Select Mondays, 9/9/19 - 5/21/20** | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM *Payment plans of $335 per quarter will be available to students accepted into this program. NOTE: THE APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR THIS PROGRAM HAS PASSED.   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…

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Writing, Revising, Pitching: Getting Your Novel Out of the Drawer and Off to Market (This class is full!)

September 9 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on March 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on April 15, 2019 at 6:30 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 $412 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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WriterHouse Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror/Speculative Fiction Writers Group

September 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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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Open Writing Hours Today!

September 10 @ 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!

September 10 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 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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Tupelo Teen Writing Center

September 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 26, 2019

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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Poets At Large

September 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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WriterHouse, 508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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This is a closed group facilitated by Sharon Ackerman and Priscilla Melchior. The group's goal is a detailed study of the craft of poetry.

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Open Writing Hours Today!

September 17 @ 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!

September 17 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 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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