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MEMORABLE MEMOIR ONLINE (7 WK)

You know your story. It’s about you, after all. But how do you make your tale so engaging that it pulls the reader in page after page? In this class, successful memoirist Sara Benincasa takes you behind the scenes, exploring techniques for making the truth more compelling than fiction. Through...Read More »


STORYTELLING AT LIGHT SPEED: A FLASH FICTION (1 DAY)

In the world of Twitter and TiVo, attention spans have been reduced to fractions of a second. With flash fiction, that’s exactly what we’re going to give them: blazing fast stories so compelling and compact that even an ADD stricken reader is unable to resist. Successful short story writer...Read More »


SHORT AND SWEET: SHORT STORY (5 WK)

Have you dreamed about getting a short story published in a literary journal like McSweeney’s? Now’s your chance! In this class, successful fiction writer J Ryan Stradal will help you craft a brilliant, heartfelt tale about the human condition! Through fun, in-class writing exercises and engaging craft talks, he’ll...Read More »


SHORT AND SWEET: A SHORT STORY WORKSHOP (1 DAY)

Want to write brilliant, heartfelt tales about the human condition for McSweeney’s? Now’s your chance! In this class, successful fiction writer J Ryan Stradal shares his recipe for crafting an irresistible short story! Through fun, in-class writing exercises and an engaging craft talk, he’ll help you brainstorm new ideas,...Read More »


SHORT STORY OVERDRIVE: AN INTERMEDIATE SHORT FICTION WORKSHOP

You’ve learned the short story basics, but how do you do you take your skills to the next level? In this five-week class, successful fiction author Mathew Specktor will show you how. Through fun in-class exercises, you’ll learn to how to evaluate your ideas, write glorious prose, and troubleshoot...Read More »


SO YOU WANT TO BE A WRITER ONLINE (6 WK)

You’ve always dreamed of finding the time to write on a regular basis or to finish a screenplay, a novel, a collection of poems, or a story. You can do it, and this class will help you! Writer of a thousand talents, Elna Baker will help you explore...Read More »


SO YOU WANT TO BE A WRITER (4 WK)

You’ve always dreamed of finding the time to write on a regular basis or to finish a screenplay, a novel, a collection of poems, or a story. You can do it, and this class will help you! Writer of a thousand talents, Jessie Rosen will help you explore...Read More »


BOOK PROPOSAL WORKSHOP ONLINE (7 WK)

Working on a gripping memoir, nonfiction book, or novel but have no clue how to land an agent or contract? Harper Collins Editor Emily Cunningham can help make your dream of publishing your book a reality! She’ll help you present and shape your book so it’s the project that...Read More »


HOW TO HOOK AN AGENT: BREAKING INTO YA

You have a brilliant YA or middle grade novel that you want to put out there, but you’re not sure how to land an agent and get it published. Have no fear, Taylor Martindale, literary agent extraordinaire, is here! Through an informative craft talk, she’ll give you the inside...Read More »


A NOVEL APPROACH: MASTERING THE LONG FORMAT STORY (7 WK)

Is it your dream to write the great American novel? Finishing a book is a tough thing to do even for the seasoned professional. In this class, successful novelist Robyn Schneider will help you nudge your book to the finish line! She’ll also teach you techniques for creating compelling...Read More »


A NOVEL APPROACH: MASTERING THE LONG FORMAT PROJECT (5 WK)

Is it your dream to write the great American novel? Finishing a book is a tough thing to do even for the seasoned professional. In this class, successful novelist DC Pierson will help you nudge your book to the finish line! He’ll also teach you techniques for creating compelling...Read More »


MEMORABLE MEMOIR BOOTCAMP: WRITING A COMPELLING PAST

You know your story. It’s about you, after all. But how do you make your tale so engaging that it pulls the reader in page after page? In this class, successful memoirist Monica Holloway takes you behind the scenes, exploring techniques for making the truth more compelling than fiction....Read More »


A NOVEL APPROACH: TACKLING THE LONG FORMAT WRITING PROJECT (5 WK)

Is it your dream to write the great American novel? Finishing a book is a tough thing to do even for the seasoned professional. In this class, successful novelist Lauren Strasnick will help you nudge your book to the finish line! She’ll also teach you techniques for creating a...Read More »


WRITING ACCESSIBLE POEMS

When most people hear the word poetry, their eyes glaze over. Not when veteran poet Ron Koertge is in the house. In the hands of a master, words become delicate instruments, allowing the fusion of sound, sensory experience, symbolism, and humor. In this one day class. Ron will help...Read More »