Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid: Writing Stories to Scare Your Readers

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Warren Rochelle $60 Members | $65 Non-members Saturday, 10/28/17 | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM We like being scared and, admit it, scaring our readers. So, how do we do just that? What do we need to consider to produce a tale that has to be read with the lights on and, preferably, not […]

Once Upon A Time All Over Again: Retelling Fairytales

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Warren Rochelle $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturday, 2/2/19 | 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM All fairy tales are retellings, from the stories remembered and passed on through the oral tradition of the folk tale, to the modern versions seen on TV and in film.  Each retelling is a reinterpretation and a reimagining in […]

Utopia and Dystopia: Writing Heaven and Hell

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Warren Rochelle $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturday, 2/29/20 | 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm Utopia, the perfect society? Or, a planned, better one? Dystopia, a warning, a cautionary tale: if we don't stop doing .... there'll be hell to pay. We'll talk about utopia and dystopia, past and present, outline a statement of […]

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

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

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 […]

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 […]

Fantasy Workshop: World Building (in-person seminar series)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Warren Rochelle $60 Members | $65 Nonmembers Saturdays, 11/5/22 and 11/12/22 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT Before signing up for this in-person seminar, 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 […]

Flash! A Short Story! (in-person seminar)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Warren Rochelle $50 Members | $55 Nonmembers Saturday, 5/6/23 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ET Before signing up for this in-person seminar, 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 greater […]