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Generative Fiction Workshop (online class)

Online via Zoom

Instructor: Kristie Smeltzer $150 Members | $165 Nonmembers Thursdays, 6/9/22 – 7/28/22 | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time Are you ready to write this summer? Join this class that blends a traditional fiction workshop with themed generative writing days in which we’ll focus on a specific aspect of craft. Know what the best part […]

Digging into Character Development (online seminar) – Seminar Full!

Online via Zoom

Instructor: Kristie Smeltzer $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturday, 7/30/22 | 1:00-4:00 p.m. Eastern Time Strong character development and compelling character arcs are essential to the success of every story. Whether you’re starting a new project or already on your way, this seminar will help you get to know your characters better. During the seminar, […]

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

Online via Zoom

This seminar is canceled, but we have spots available in the 10/22 and 11/19 instances of this seminar.  Instructor: Randall Klein $75 Members | $82 Nonmembers Saturday, 9/24/22 | 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT (Submissions due 9/10) For the purposes of landing agents, enticing publishers, and hooking readers, the first twenty pages of your […]

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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. […]

Writers’ Reunion (in-person event)

Eastwood Farm & Winery 2531 Scottsville Road, Charlottesville, Virginia

Come out and connect with our thriving writing community! Chat with old friends and meet new ones while enjoying wine and nibbles in a beautiful setting. Hear about what's new with WriterHouse, too. Where: The Veranda at Eastwood Farm and Winery When: Thursday, October 27, 2022, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Address: 2531 Scottsville Road, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902 […]