Writing Classes

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    Fall 2018: Writing a Novel in 8 Weeks

    $365.00

    September 17–November 5, 2018 7:00–9:00 p.m. (8 sessions) Mondays, 7:00 p.m. –9:00 p.m. Class meets at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Instructor: Emily Chenoweth For dedicated writers with some experience Limited to 10 students This is a boot-camp-style class designed…

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    Fall 2018: Demystifying Publication September

    $90.00

    September 22, 2018 Saturday 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. Class meets at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Instructor: Megan Kruse for writers with some experience Limited to 10 students Move your work from the desk and into the world! Learn about…

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    Fall 2018: Building a Story: Plot and Tension September

    $90.00

    September 23, 2018 Sunday 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. Class meets at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Instructor: Megan Kruse for writers at all levels Limited to 10 students Define the elements of a strong plot and find ways to build…

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    Fall 2018: Writing the Memoir 9 month Intensive

    $1,200.00

    September 22, 2018 – June 8, 2019 Saturdays, 2:00 to 4:00 pm. 30 class meetings Class does not meet November 10, November 24 (Thanksgiving weekend), December 22 & 29 (winter holidays), January 19, February 16, March 30 (AWP writer’s convention…

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    Fall 2018: Writing the Novel: 9 Months Intensive

    $1,200.00

    September 22, 2018 – June 8, 2019 Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 30 class meetings Class does not meet November 10, November 24 (Thanksgiving weekend), December 22 & 29 (winter holidays), January 19, February 16, March 30 (AWP writer’s…

  • Fall 2018: Tarot and the Writer

    $275.00

    Sundays, September 30 – November 4, 2018 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (six sessions) All classes meet at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington. Instructor: Michele Ruiz Keil This workshop will explore the uses of tarot and other forms of divination…

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    Fall 2018: Memoir Boot Camp

    $455.00

    Sundays,  September 30 – November 18, 2018 (8 class meetings) 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. All classes meet at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Instructor: Natalie Serber For dedicated writers with some writing experience This popular class for aspiring memoir…

  • Fall 2018: Page One: Perfecting Your Book Pitch

    $165.00

    October 7-28, 2018 Sundays 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. (four sessions) Instructor: Matthew Minucci For writers with some experience Limited to 10 students Create the most effective first page possible and draft a query letter to go with it. Examine your…

  • Fall 2018: Writing the Body: A Somatic Workshop and Exploration

    $275.00

    October 10-24, 2018 and November 1, 2018 Wednesdays and Thursday 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. (four sessions) Instructor: Claudia Savage For writers at all levels Limited to 10 students Use somatic (body-focused) sensory rituals and practices to discover new ways to…

  • Fall 2018: Poetry Manuscript

    $185.00

    October 13–27, 2018 Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. (three sessions) Instructor: Neil Aitken For writers at all levels Limited to 10 students Class meets at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Take your book manuscript to the next level of completion by…

  • Fall 2018: How To Be An Effective Ally

    $50.00

    October 20, 2018 Saturday 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Instructor: Anastacia Renee For writers at all levels Limited to 10 students Class meets at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington How can your writing help individuals who are systemically and subconsciously racially…

  • Fall 2018: Say It Like You Mean It: Dialogue Boot Camp

    $75.00

    October 27, 2018 Saturday 2:00–6:00 p.m.   Instructor: Suzy Vitello For writers at all levels Limited to 10 students Demystify the art and craft of writing effective dialogue. Through a series of craft mini-lectures and salient dialogue examples, followed by exercises…

  • Fall 2018: Ritual and Remembrance: A Generative Workshop for Writers of Color

    $135.00

    October 28–November 11, 2018 Sundays, 7:00–9:00 p.m. (three sessions) Instructor: Stephanie Adams-Santos For writers at all levels This hybrid writing class will beginning with a personal ritual and fresh writing prompt to guide us toward individual and collective recollections and…

  • Fall 2018: Writing Together October: A Generative Workshop for Writers of Color

    $10.00

    Sunday, October 21 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. All classes meet at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington. Instructor: Jyothi Natarajan Searching for a space to create new work with fellow writers of color? This two-hour workshop meets the third Sunday…

  • Fall 2018: Intro to Storytelling

    $165.00

    Saturday, December 8 and Sunday, December 9, 2018 10:00 a.m.– 2:00 p.m.  (two sessions, plus a storytelling performance on Sunday at 7:00 p.m.) Instructor: Mindy Nettifee Limited to 10 students Master the art of live storytelling! Learn how to craft…

  • Winter 2019: We Shall Risk the Dimensions: Experiments in Poetry Revision

    $275.00

    January 6 – February 10, 2019 Sundays, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (6 meetings) Class meets at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Instructor: Stephanie Adams Santos For writers at all levels Limited to 10 students In this unique revision class,…