Tell Yours Today
Join us in person! This class will focus on learning to identify and understand the craft elements that comprise the building blocks of compelling, engaging narratives.
In this single-session craft-focused class, we’ll take a crack at practical approaches to creating interconnected, layered, and weighty works of fiction.
The weird is all around us. This class will give you ways to look for and reveal the strangeness in seemingly ordinary situations.
The List As Organizing Structure with Serena SimpsonLearn More
We will look at examples of works structured around a list of objects, a list of characters, and a list of events as models for how we can structure our own work.
We offer classes for writers to hone their craft, express their creativity, and communicate with confidence.
Stories Matter Foundation
StoryStudio is part of this 501(c)3 charitable nonprofit and community of storytellers. We aim to change worlds using the power of story.
One of our main goals is building a community where writers and literary folks can come together to learn, share, and grow in the creative arts.
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Ultimately, StoryStudio Chicago’s teachings and empowering methods of inquiry led me to finish my first novel of the Rise series.
No one chooses a project like this — in writing, work, life — knowing exactly what it will demand. And even if we did, for the ones worth doing, we’d do it anyway.
Aram Mrjoian is a writer, editor, critic, and educator. He is teaching an upcoming multi-week class called “Creative Writing Essentials” which starts on October 6. Aram shared some of this thoughts around…