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Finding Your Voice: A Creative Writing Workshop (online class)

Online via Zoom

Instructor: Deborah Harris $160 Members | $175 Nonmembers Thursdays, 9/22/22 – 11/10/22 | 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. EDT “When we read a distinctive voice…our full attention is aroused and engaged because we suspect that here, now, at last, we may learn how someone does it––that is, how they live, breathe, think, feel and talk.” Tony […]

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Evening Fiction Writing Hours and Workshop (online class)

Online via Zoom

Instructor: Kristie Smeltzer $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Thursdays, 9/22/22 – 11/10/22 | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. EDT Tuesdays, 9/27/22 – 11/8/22 | 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. EDT (writing hours: optional) Participants often say that part of what draws them to writing classes is the accountability; they write more because they have deadlines and classmates […]

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

Online via Zoom

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 novel are the most vital. They are the first impression a reader will have of what story they […]

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Short Story Basics (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 (online seminar series)

Online via Zoom

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. Despite that we all talk to others every day, dialogue can be a […]

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Write This Way: A Generative Writing Class (online class)

Online via Zoom

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 line of a given story or essay, to mimic a style or […]

First Twenty-Five Workshop: Getting the Start of Your Novel Ready #2 (online seminar)

Online via Zoom

Instructor: Randall Klein $75 Members | $82 Nonmembers Saturday, 10/22/22 | 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT (Submissions due 10/8) 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 […]

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Revise, Review, Repeat (online class)

Online via Zoom

Instructor: Abdul Ali $135 Members | $145 Nonmembers Tuesdays, 11/1/22 – 11/22/22 | 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. EDT Revision is a necessary part of the writing process. This workshop is for poets who have a group of poems that they’d like to take to the next level and prepare to send out for publication in […]