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

7/13, 7/20, 7/27 & 8/3

with Joyce Hayden

Explore unusual, interesting forms of writing: duplex, erasure, haibun, and more. Ideal for prose & poetry writers!
7/15, 7/22, 7/29, 8/5, 8/12, 8/19, 8/26 & 9/2

with Mark O’Bannon

Dissect how to take a story from the idea stage all the way to a completed novel with hands-on writing practice.
7/20

with Puja Shah

Calling all budding writers! This workshop for ages 10-16 will include inspirational tips, writing time, and more!
7/21

with Rich Farrell

Want to create meaningful and memorable writing? Come explore how to craft clear and precise details in your story.
8/1

with Christina Burress

Gather and make sense of some of the longest living epics that have influenced literature, pop culture, and more.
8/5, 8/12, 8/19, 8/26, 9/2, 9/9, 9/16 & 9/23

with Todd McClintock

Journey through the entire process of professional TV screenwriting from two-sentence logline to premise to pilot.
8/11, 8/18, 8/25, 9/1, 9/8, 9/15 & 9/22

with Anna Abraham Gasaway

Wherever you are at in your journey, this class is for anyone who wants to live a more creative, intentional life.
8/13

with Rich Farrell

Learn how writers control, manage, and use time effectively in ways that will get readers to keep turning the page.
8/18

with Rich Farrell

Why must our characters want things, and what happens when they don’t? Join us to discuss these concepts and more!
8/31, 9/7, 9/14, 9/21, 9/28 & 10/12

with Rich Farrell

Revise your raw first draft by developing skills that make your writing sizzle, sing, and jump off the page!
9/5

with Christina Burress

Gather and make sense of some of the longest living epics that have influenced literature, pop culture, and more.
9/7, 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5 & 10/12

with Marni Freedman

and Tracy J. Jones

Revisit the main building blocks of your memoir and hone the essential skills needed to complete your first draft.