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Snowed Under a Blizzard of Unfinished Stories? (Online seminar)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville

Instructor: BettyJoyce Nash $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Weekend One: Saturday & Sunday, 2/20/21 & 2/21/21 | 10:00 am – 11:15 am Weekend Two: Saturday & Sunday, 2/27/21 & 2/28/21 | 10:00 am – 11:15 am How many days does a blizzard last? That's an unanswerable question, but this short story "blizzard" will span four days. […]

Writing The Pandemic Through SciFi: Plague Tales (Online seminar)- CANCELLED!

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville

Instructor: Warren Rochelle $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Session One: Saturday, March 6, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Session Two: Sunday, March 7, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Imaginative responses to the pandemic are beginning to appear.  But plague literature, plague fiction, has been around for a long time. Boccacio writes about the Black Death […]

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Putting the Pen to the Page: Drafting Your Novel in One Year (Ongoing class)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville

Instructor: Kristen-Paige Madonia $1,399* Members | $1,399* Nonmembers Select Tuesdays, 1/5/21 - 8/31/21** | 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM *Payment plans will be available to students accepted into this program. Overview: Putting the Pen to the Page is an opportunity for writers to study the craft of creative writing, share and workshop portions of their […]

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Truth Be Told: Learning How to Write True Stories That Are Well Told (Online class)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville

Instructor: Debby Prum $150 Members | $165 Nonmembers Thursdays, 1/20/22 – 2/24/22 | 9:30 am – 12:00 pm Class is capped at 7 students. Marion Roach says, "the personal essay is a manageable, distinctive delivery system for thoughts that are in one’s head or heart and get put down on the page. It is a […]

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Writing the Body (Online class)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville

Instructor: Laura Kolbe $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers First Session: Sunday, 2/20/22 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Second Session: Sunday, 2/27/22 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm The human body is perhaps the most abundant source of metaphor and wonderment in poetry. How can we harness this abundance and variety of possibility that the […]

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Evening Poetry (Online class)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville

Instructor: John Most $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Tuesdays, 1/18/22 – 3/8/22 | 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm In this class, which is open to all poets, we will spend most of our time writing and workshopping new poems. In addition to writing new poems, each week we will look at what different poets do […]

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Tell Your Story (Online class)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville

Instructor: Deborah Harris $150 Members | $165 Nonmembers Fridays, 1/21/22 – 3/11/22 | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Do you have a story inside, waiting to be told? Come to this workshop and get it out into the world. Share your work with supportive fellow writers. Discuss the fundamentals of writing —narrative, structure, point-of-view, voice […]

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Chopped (Online class)

Online via Zoom

Instructor: Jody Hobbs Hesler $150 Members | $165 Nonmembers Wednesdays, 2/9/22 – 3/30/22 | 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Inspired by the TV cooking game show Chopped, this generative writing class will present students with a new "basket" of four "ingredients" each week. "Ingredients" will be drawn from these categories: situations, objects or places, restrictions […]

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Narrative Arc in Novels (Online class)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville

Instructor: Kristie Smeltzer $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2/15/22 – 4/7/22 | 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm Have you ever been working on your novel and found yourself wondering: what would happen next? As writers sometimes the more important question is why—why should that happen next? This class will look at narrative […]