From Blank Page to the Last Page (online class) – This class is canceled.

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Holly Day $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Wednesdays, 3/8/23 – 5/10/23 | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. EST Have you ever had a great idea for a short story but had no idea how to get started? Do you know the basics of putting a short story together but have trouble creating strong enough characters […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Event Series Revise, Review, Repeat (online class)

Revise, Review, Repeat (online class)

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

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 […]

First Twenty-Five Workshop: Getting the Start of Your Novel Ready #3 (online seminar) – seminar full

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Randall Klein $75 Members | $82 Nonmembers Saturday, 11/19/22 | 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT (Submissions due 11/5) 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 […]

Evening Fiction Writing Hours and Workshop – ongoing online class

WriterHouse 508 Dale Avenue, Charlottesville, United States

Instructor: Kristie Smeltzer $189 Members | $210 Nonmembers Thursdays, 9/22/22 – 11/17/22 | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. EDT (Thursday, 10/27 will be skipped for WriterHouse event) Tuesdays, 9/27/22 – 11/5/22 | 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 […]