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 […]

Be Your Own PR Agent—How to Market Your Books and Publicize Your Book Events (online seminar)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Holly Day $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturday, 1/7/23 | 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST Do you ever wonder how to connect with your audience and publicize your projects even before your book comes out? In this fast-paced workshop, we'll go over how an author can create an effective marketing campaign to promote their […]

Get Published Now! Getting Your Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction Articles, and Books into Print (online seminar)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Holly Day $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturday, 1/21/23 | 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST Anybody can write, but it takes a special type of determination to see your work through to print.  In this workshop, we’ll discuss the following: Formatting manuscripts properly for poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and journalism Understanding market lists Deciphering […]

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 […]

Novel in Progress: A Master Class in Revision (in-person class) — This class is now closed.

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Kristen-Paige Madonia $1,499* Members | $1,499* Nonmembers Select Tuesdays (see below), 1/5/23 - 9/12/23** | 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST Application Deadline (extended): 12/10/22 *Payment plans will be available to students accepted into this program. Before applying for this in-person class, please read the following statement about requirements to enroll: By registering for […]

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 […]

First Twenty-Five Workshop: Getting the Start of Your Novel Ready #1 (online seminar) – This class is full

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Randall Klein $75 Members | $82 Nonmembers Saturday, 2/25/23 | 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EST (Submissions due 2/11) For the purposes of landing agents, enticing publishers, and hooking readers, the first twenty pages of your novel are the most vital. They are the first impression a reader will have of what story they […]

Novel Beginnings: Essential Elements in Your First 3 Chapters (online seminar series) – This seminar is canceled

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Kristie Smeltzer $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturdays 2/25/23 & 3/11/23 | 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST A novel’s beginning has a lot of work to do. It needs to grab readers’ attention, establish the voice, set the tone, develop characters, get the plot moving, kick off the tension/conflict, and manage reader expectations. Figuring […]

Writing—and Publishing—Personal Essays (in-person class) – class full

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Sharon Harrigan $229 Members | $250 Nonmembers Tuesdays, 1/17/23 – 3/7/23 | 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EST Before signing up for this in-person class, please read the following statement about requirements to enroll: By registering for an in-person offering, you attest that you have been vaccinated for Covid-19. WriterHouse strongly recommends any student […]

Evening Poetry (in-person class) – class full

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: John Most $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Wednesdays, 1/11/23 – 3/1/23 | 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. EST Before signing up for this in-person class, please read the following statement about requirements to enroll: By registering for an in-person offering, you attest that you have been vaccinated for Covid-19. WriterHouse strongly recommends any student at […]