In this two-hour session, we’ll focus on designing your novel or short fiction around a strong, propulsive plot that is truly satisfying for your reader.
We have a wide variety of classes and programs to choose from, so whether you’re just beginning, or you’ve been writing for a while, we have something for you.
We’ll look at the ways the building blocks of memoir – scene, character, dialogue, and structure – can help you move through the feelings of fear and overwhelm.
Examine how to build memorable characters the reader feels they know, how to create a vivid sense of place that transports the reader, and how these elements often become beautifully tangled together.
In this class, attendees will consider how to brainstorm and build narratives based on a foundation of memory and personal experience.
ADVENTURES IN METAFICTION Metafiction—the art of writing about fiction while writing fiction—may look daunting and
Are you writing about historical events or people in your fiction, creative non-fiction, or poetry? Explore how to write with integrity and joy about the past.
In this course, award-winning novelist Eric Charles May will discuss and present strategies and examples, from an array of genres, for getting effective imagery—from the concise to the elaborate—on the page to engage and enchant your readers.
In this class we’ll talk about how to take a critical eye to our own work and make a first draft into a second draft, with the goal of making a second into a third, and eventually a final manuscript.
There is a craft to writing comedy and if you have the ability to analyze and the willingness to take small risks, you can learn how to infuse your work with humor.