Writing Family Narratives Using Research (in-person class)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Brendan Wolfe $150 Members | $165 Nonmembers Mondays, 3/27/23 – 5/1/23 | 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm In this two-part class we will explore the best practices of traditional genealogical research and then integrate our research into nonfiction writing that even people outside of our families will want to read. Part 1 will focus […]

Event Series Creative Nonfiction (in-person class)

Creative Nonfiction (in-person class)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Brendan Wolfe $150 Members | $165 Nonmembers Tuesdays, 6/7/22 – 7/12/22 | 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. 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 summer term, masks are optional, but in the event of […]

Event Series Developing Your Ear for Dialogue – canceled

Developing Your Ear for Dialogue – canceled

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

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. […]

Daytime Combo: Fiction and Creative Nonfiction – ongoing class

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

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 […]

Creative Nonfiction: Writing Family Narratives Using Research – ongoing class

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Brendan Wolfe $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Mondays, 9/19/22 – 11/7/22 | 6:00 – 8:30 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 […]

Polished and Published: Critique and Revision (online seminar series) – POSTPONED – new dates TBD

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Liza Nash Taylor $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturdays, 11/5/22 and 11/12/22 | 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. EDT 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 […]

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 […]