classes & workshops

We offer classes and workshops for all skill levels in many genres including fiction, nonfiction, poetry, memoir, and playwriting.

Classes & Workshops.

Our instructors are experienced writers in their genre, and class size is limited to ensure personal attention and lively interaction. Please visit our policies page to learn about cancellations, refunds, and other important information that affects your class registration. Please note that by signing up for a class, you agree to these terms.

Current Classes & Workshops


with Celeste Barclay

Are you a plotter? A pantser? A plotty pants/planster? Let’s examine plot structures & methods for developing them.
3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/12 & 4/19

with T. Greenwood

Writing a novel? This 8-week class will examine the 8 fundamental elements of the novel from concept to conclusion.

with Meghan Eagan

Learn the basics of feng shui and how to create an environment that supports your day-to-day productivity and flow.
3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 4/13 & 4/20

with Rich Farrell

Create fully formed characters that fit your novel’s story and style—and know how to use them, too.

with Christina Burress

Gather and make sense of some of the longest living epics that have influenced literature, pop culture, and more.

with Alex JR Wirth

Bored of just sentences? Enliven your stories with non-traditional innovative prose elements that break the rules!

with Laurie Gibson

Check out today’s book business, discover resources to connect with editors, and learn new tips to put to work!
3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 4/13, 4/20 & 4/27

with Marni Freedman

and Tracy J. Jones

Learn how to deepen your character work and craft compelling memoir scenes that will help bring your words to life.

with Rich Farrell

Bring in a scene from a work-in-progress and discuss the shape and form of scenes as a major unit of storytelling.

with Rich Farrell

Dive into the concept of character through the lens of structure, including character webs, types, arcs, and more.

with Rebecca Chamaa

If your goal is to write personal essays and get paid for them, then join this class to make your dreams come true!
3/21, 3/28, 4/4 & 4/11

with Madeline Salzman

Examine both classic and modern coming-of-age stories and then learn to create and construct stories of your own.