Event Series Evening Poetry (Online class)

Evening Poetry (Online class)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

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 […]

Event Series Tell Your Story (Online class)

Tell Your Story (Online class)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

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 […]

Event Series Chopped (Online class)

Chopped (Online class)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

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 […]

Event Series Narrative Arc in Novels (Online class)

Narrative Arc in Novels (Online class)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

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 […]

Flash Fiction: Short, Quick, and to the Point (in-person seminar)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Warren Rochelle $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Sunday, 5/1/22 | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Before signing up for this in-person seminar, please read the following statement about requirements to enroll: All students must be fully vaccinated, provide WriterHouse staff with proof of vaccination, be willing to wear a mask at all times during class, and be […]

Event Series Reading for Craft (online class)

Reading for Craft (online class)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Jody Hobbs Hesler $120 Members | $132 Nonmembers Thursdays, 3/31/22 – 5/5/22 | 11:00 am – 1:00 pm (Eastern Time) In this class we’ll read published short stories and essays that employ craft strategies in especially unique or effective ways. We’ll dig deep into each piece to see what makes it work, or what […]

Following the Thread: Writing into the Poetry Manuscript (online seminar)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Annie Kim and Chloe Martinez $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturday, 5/7/22 | 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) Wondering how to develop a book-length poetry manuscript? And how to get it published? In this seminar we’ll share tips for generating material for a collection, discovering patterns and arcs in your emerging manuscript, sequencing […]

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 […]

Daytime Combo: Fiction and Creative Nonfiction (in-person class)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Christina Ward-Niven $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Wednesdays, 3/30/22 – 5/18/22 | 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Before signing up for this in-person class, please read the following statement about requirements to enroll: All students must be fully vaccinated, provide WriterHouse staff with proof of vaccination, be willing to wear a mask at all times during class, […]

Mind the Gap: How to Write a Novel When All You Think You Know Is How to Write Short Stories (online class)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Noley Reid $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Wednesdays, 3/30/22 – 5/18/22 | 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm (Eastern Time) Writers are often taught to write short stories, then left on their own to figure out the most complicated and lengthy, final fictive form: the novel. The struggle in the gap between story and novel […]