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Short Story Basics – ongoing online seminar series

Online via Zoom

Instructor: Kristie Smeltzer $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturdays, 10/1/22 and 10/15/22 | 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. EDT Join us for a crash course to get started writing short stories. This seminar will help participants who are newer to writing fiction as well as novelists who jumped straight into writing longform fiction. Short stories are […]

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Developing Your Ear for Dialogue – canceled

Online via Zoom

This seminar series has been canceled. We apologize for any disappointment or inconvenience. Instructor: Kristie Smeltzer $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturdays, 10/8/22 and 10/22/22 | 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. EDT Authentic dialogue in prose serves many purposes. Dialogue is an effective tool to develop characters, move the plot, and reveal essential information to readers. […]

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Daytime Combo: Fiction and Creative Nonfiction – ongoing class

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville

Instructor: Christina Ward-Niven $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Wednesdays, 9/21/22 – 11/9/22 | 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. EDT Before signing up for this in-person class, please read the following statement about requirements to enroll: All in-person students must be fully vaccinated and provide WriterHouse staff with proof of vaccination. For fall term, masks are optional, but in the event […]

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Fantasy Workshop: World Building (in-person seminar series)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville

Instructor: Warren Rochelle $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturdays, 11/5/22 and 11/12/22 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT Before signing up for this in-person seminar, please read the following statement about requirements to enroll: All in-person students must be fully vaccinated and provide WriterHouse staff with proof of vaccination. For fall term, masks are optional, but in the […]

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Finding Your Voice: A Creative Writing Workshop – ongoing online class

Online via Zoom

Instructor: Deborah Harris $160 Members | $175 Nonmembers Thursdays, 9/29/22 – 11/17/22 | 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. EDT “When we read a distinctive voice…our full attention is aroused and engaged because we suspect that here, now, at last, we may learn how someone does it––that is, how they live, breathe, think, feel and talk.” Tony […]

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Evening Fiction Writing Hours and Workshop – ongoing online class

Online via Zoom

Instructor: Kristie Smeltzer $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Thursdays, 9/22/22 – 11/17/22 | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. EDT (Thursday, 10/27 will be skipped for WriterHouse event) Tuesdays, 9/27/22 – 11/5/22 | 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. EDT (writing hours: optional) Participants often say that part of what draws them to writing classes is the accountability; they […]

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Write This Way: A Generative Writing Class – canceled

Online via Zoom

This class has been canceled. We apologize for any disappointment or inconvenience. Instructor: Jody Hobbs Hesler $160 Members | $175 Nonmembers Tuesdays, 10/11/22 – 11/29/22 | 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT Our in-class prompts will respond to published stories and essays we read for homework. Prompts may ask students to respond to a particular […]