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

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

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 […]

Write This Way: A Generative Writing Class – canceled

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

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 […]

Polished and Published: Critique and Revision (online seminar series)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Liza Nash Taylor $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturdays, 2/4/23 and 2/11/23 | 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. EST Do you have a short story, memoir, or novel in the works? If publication is your goal, your work needs polish. How do you know when it’s shiny enough to send out? Historical Novelist Liza Nash […]

Story and Structure: A Creative Writing Workshop (online class) – class full

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Deborah Harris $160 Members | $175 Nonmembers Thursdays, 1/12/23 – 3/2/23 | 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST “A story…makes its meaning…a small structural pulse at a time. We read a bit of text and a set of expectations arises…” George Saunders, A Swim in a Pond in the Rain  In this class, we’ll practice […]

Finding the Drama in History: Using Historical Materials to Inspire Playwriting – This class is cancelled.

Online

Instructor: Christine Stoddard $120 Members | $130 Nonmembers Online Saturdays, 10/7/23, 10/14/23, 10/28/23 | 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. ET; In-person Saturday, November 18, 10:00 am – 12:30 pm ET History has a reputation for being dull or intimidating. To those working outside of academia and museums, history as a field may appear exclusive or even […]

Event Series Screenwriting (in-person class)

Screenwriting (in-person class) – Registration is closed.

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Michael Cordell $170 Members | $185 Nonmembers Wednesdays, 1/17/24 – 3/13/24 (no class 2/14/24) | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. By registering for an in-person offering, you attest that you have been vaccinated for Covid-19. WriterHouse strongly recommends any student at greater risk for contracting Covid-19 wear a mask. In the event of significant Covid-19 […]

Crafting Good Into Better & Better Into Best: A Spring Writing Retreat (in-person) — This class is full.

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Deborah Prum $110 Members | $120 Nonmembers Saturday, 4/27/24 | 10:00 AM-3:00 PM (lunch provided by WriterHouse) Class is capped at 5 students. Receiving feedback on our writing helps us to re-think and revise. When we critique the work of others, we provide new insights for them to consider and at the same time, […]

All in One: A creative writing class for moms* (online class) — This class is full.

Online

Instructor: Helen Chandler $90 Members | $100 Nonmembers Tuesdays, 4/2/24 – 5/21/24 | 8:00–9:00 PM ET   time change: class will be offered from 12:30-1:30 PM "You're a writer and a teacher and mama? All in one?!" - my son, when I told him what I do for a living. This class is aimed at writers across all genres and […]

Tell Your Story: A Creative Writing Workshop (online class)

Online

Instructor: Deborah Harris $170 Members | $185 Nonmembers Wednesdays, 4/3/24 – 5/22/24 | 1:00 PM-3:00 PM Whether you’re just beginning a memoir or well into your novel, this class will help you generate new work as you dig deeply into the fundamentals of creative writing. Each week, we’ll warm up our writing muscles with the […]