Writing Classes

  • Summer 2019: Intro to Storytelling

    $175.00

    July 10 – 24, 2019 Wednesdays, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.  (two sessions, plus a session that include a 7-9pm storytelling show ) Class meets at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Instructors: Mindy Nettifee & Katie Piatt Limited to 12…

  • Summer 2019 Roundtable: Submitting Your Work To Journals

    Saturday, July 13, 2019
    10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

    Ask the leader and your fellow writers for help with those worries that keep you from submitting your work – including cover letters, journal selections, and knowing when something is done. You will be challenge to submit at least one piece to at least five journals, but those who are only seeking info are welcome, too.

    $15.00


  • Summer 2019 Roundtable: Writing the Perfect Bio

    Sunday, July 28, 2019
    10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

    Writing an author bio to include with your submissions to journals, fellowships and other professional opportunities can be daunting. Learn the ins and outs of what a bio is, why it’s important, and how to write one that’s authentic to you and professional. We’ll focus on short bio writing, offer/receive feedback from peers, and walk away with at least one solid bio (but hopefully two or more)!

    $15.00

    Sunday, July 28, 2019 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Meets at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Roundtable leader: Emilly Prado A roundtable for writers at all levels $15 Writing an author bio to include with your submissions to journals, fellowships…

  • Summer 2019 Roundtable: Applying to MFA programs

    $15.00

    Tuesday, August 6, 2019 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Meets at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Roundtable leader: Laura Lampton Scott A roundtable for writers at all levels $15 Discuss how to select which schools to apply to, including how many…

  • Summer 2019 Roundtable: The Agent Search

    $15.00

    Wednesday, August 7, 2019 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Meets at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Roundtable leader: Laura Lampton Scott A roundtable for writers at all levels $15 You have a finished manuscript. You have no idea what else to…

  • Fall 2019: Short Story Master Class

    $465.00

    Mondays, September 16 – November 18, 2019 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. (10 class meetings) Meets at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Roundtable leader: Jeremy Townley For experienced writers of short fiction (see prerequisites) $465 Draft two short stories in ten…

  • Fall 2019: Novel Writing Process and Accountability

    $485.00

    September 29,2019; October 27,2019; December 8,2019;January 26,2020; February 23,2020; March 29,2020; April 26,2020; May 17,2020 Sundays, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (8 meetings) Instructor: Laura Lampton Scott Prerequisites: • Previously enrolled in nine month novel intensive with Laura Lampton Scott…

  • Fall 2019: Memoir Accountability

    $350.00

    September 7, 2019 and the first Sunday of the month through May 2, 2019. (no meeting in March) Saturdays, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. (8 meetings) Instructor: Jay Ponteri Prerequisites: • Previously enrolled in 18/19 nine month memoir intensive with Jay…

  • Fall 2019: Writing the Novel: 9 Months Intensive

    $1,200.00

    September 14, 2019 – May 23, 2020 Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 pm. 28 class meetings Class does not meet November 9, November 30 (Thanksgiving weekend), December 21 – January 18; March 7, 2020 Class is limited to 10 students…

  • Fall 2019: Writing the Memoir 9 month Intensive

    $1,200.00

    September 14, 2019 – May 23, 2020 Saturdays, 2:00 to 4:00 pm. 28 class meetings Class does not meet November 9, November 30 (Thanksgiving weekend), December 21 – January 18; March 7, 2020 $1200 Limited to 10 students Taught by…

  • Fall 2019: Fiction Revision Master Class

    $110.00

    Saturday, October 26, 2019 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Meets at Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Instructor: Zulema Renee Summerfield $110 You’ve got a piece of writing that you love, but you know it needs some work. It’s got all…