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A Writer’s Journal
If you want to be a writer, keep a journal. That’s what people tell you. But what does that really mean? Find out in this four-week course.READ MORE
AN INTRO TO FOOD MEMOIR WRITING
The American food scene has exploded in the past two decades, as has our understanding of what food means to us. Let’s dig in together!READ MORE
THE LYRICAL PARAGRAPH: PROSE POETRY
Interrogate the anatomy of a sentence and the poetic paragraph.READ MORE
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what do we do?
At StoryStudio Chicago, we help writers hone their craft, express their creativity, and communicate with confidence. Our mission is simple: We build communities of storytellers trained to question, explore, celebrate, and change their worlds using the power of story. With classes covering a wide variety of topics, genres, and levels, there is truly something for everyone at StoryStudio. No matter the class you choose, you’ll find stimulating discussion, a creative space where your writing life can flourish, and committed and talented instructors who bring their expertise and experience as working writers to the classroom.
Novel in a Year provided a constructive space to explore my first novel. It felt tailored especially for me: a post-MFA writer with a full-time job in need of a supportive community and structure… By the time we reached the full manuscript review, I’d already discovered the strengths and weaknesses in my work-in-progress.
StoryStudio is such a wonderful community, and all the classes and workshops have really helped push me to try new things and put myself out there.
I pitched my debut novel to its eventual publisher at StoryStudio’s Writers Fest. Pitching is incredibly daunting, but the camaraderie I felt at the Fest comforted me, supported me, and absolutely allowed the best version of myself to represent the book I’d worked so hard to write.
Novel in a Year is both how I became a writer and where I developed a writing community. Every time I see the call for applications, I am tempted to do it all over again because it was one of the best decisions of my life.
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