All Programs

Core Classes for Women - 15 week

The featured focus of our Core Classes is writing in community over a period of several weeks. While some writing technique is taught in each class, emphasis is placed on the writer pursuing her own forms of written expression (e.g., poetry, memoir, fiction, non-fiction or journaling).

Core Class Fall Term Wednesday PM - 15 week

  • Date: 08-30-2017 to 12-13-2017
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Tuition: $475.00
  • Open to: Women

Join us for this 15 week long Wednesday evening class. There will be no class on Wednesday, November 22.

Core Classes for Women - 8 week

The featured focus of our Core Classes is writing in community over a period of several weeks. While some writing technique is taught in each class, emphasis is placed on the writer pursuing her own forms of written expression (e.g., poetry, memoir, fiction, non-fiction or journaling).

Core Class Fall Term I Monday PM - 8 week

  • Date: 08-21-2017 to 10-9-2017
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Tuition: $249.00
  • Open to: Women

Join us for this 8 week long Monday evening class. (See below for options to register for a two-term bundle at a reduced rate.)

Core Class Fall Term I Tuesday AM - 8 week

  • Date: 08-22-2017 to 10-10-2017
  • Time: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $249.00
  • Open to: Women

Join us for this 8 week long Tuesday morning class. (See below for options to register for a two-term bundle at a reduced rate.)

Core Class Fall Term I Thursday AM - 8 week

  • Date: 08-24-2017 to 10-12-2017
  • Time: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $249.00
  • Open to: Women

Join us for this 8 week long Thursday morning class. (See below for options to register for a two-term bundle at a reduced rate.)

Core Classes Co-Ed

The featured focus of our Core Classes is writing in community over a period of several weeks. While some writing technique is taught in each class, emphasis is placed on the writer pursuing his or her own forms of written expression (e.g., poetry, memoir, fiction, non-fiction or journaling).

Co-Ed Core Class Fall Term I Wednesday PM - 8 week

  • Date: 08-23-2017 to 10-11-2017
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Tuition: $249.00
  • Open to: Women and Men

Join us for this 8 week long Co-Ed Wednesday evening class. (See below for options to register for a two-term bundle at a reduced rate.)

Core Class Bundles

Enroll in Terms I and II of our 8-week Core Classes as a bundle option.

Core Class Fall Term I and II Bundle - Monday PM - 8 week

  • Date: 08-21-2017 to 12-11-2017
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Tuition: $475.00
  • Open to: Women

Join us for Fall Terms I and II of the 8-week Monday evening class. Registering for this bundle will enroll you in Fall Term I and II . There will be a one week break between terms.

Core Class Fall Term I and II Bundle - Tuesday AM - 8 week

  • Date: 08-22-2017 to 12-12-2017
  • Time: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $475.00
  • Open to: Women

Join us for Fall Terms I and II of the 8-week Tuesday morning class. Registering for this bundle will enroll you in Fall Term I and II . There will be a one week break between terms.

Co-Ed Core Class Fall Term I & II Bundle - Wednesday PM - 8 week

  • Date: 08-23-2017 to 12-13-2017
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
  • Tuition: $475.00
  • Open to: All Adults

Join us for Fall Terms I and II of the 8-week Co-ed Wednesday evening class. Registering for this bundle will enroll you in Fall Term I and II . There will be no break between terms. There will be no class November 22nd.

Core Class Fall Term I and II Bundle - Thursday AM - 8 week

  • Date: 08-24-2017 to 12-14-2017
  • Time: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $475.00
  • Open to: Women

Join us for Fall Terms I and II of the 8-week Thursday morning class. Registering for this bundle will enroll you in Fall Term I and II . There will be no break between terms. There will be no class November 23rd.

Specialty Classes for Women

WWf(a)C offers a rich array of specialty classes and workshops. Our specialty classes offer theme-based opportunities for writers and those wishing to explore other forms of creativity in addition to writing. Specialty Classes incorporate WWf(a)C circle practices into each session. Some adult classes are co-ed. Check back often as we offer new programs regularly!

Fall 2017 SoulCollage® Circle

  • Date: 09-8-2017 to 11-17-2017
  • Time: 10:00 am to 1:30 pm
  • Tuition: $179.00
  • Open to: Women

Let's explore through our card-making together what is present and emerging in our lives and discover how our completed cards can serve as reflective partners to draw upon for inspiration, grounding, and guidance.

Maintain your Writer's Shape

  • Date: 05-10-2021
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Tuition: $12.00
  • Open to: Women

Stay tuned for our Fall schedule of Tuesday evenings of focused, one-hour, facilitator-led writing circle to nourish or ignite your writing. Each session will incorporate the following practices of WWf(a)C: poem, prompt with fastwrites, cross-talk on writing, large group readaround.

Co-Ed One-Day Specialty Classes

Writing Like An Immigrant

  • Date: 08-5-2017
  • Time: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • Tuition: $60.00
  • Open to: Adults

What if you could see your everyday surroundings in a new way? What if you could look at your upbringing from a different perspective? What if you could reenter your reality with diverse values and tap into a writing voice that was previously unfamiliar to you?

Vision Collage/Dream Board Boost Workshop

  • Date: 09-9-2017
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Tuition: $35.00
  • Open to: Adults

Boost your vision for your best life. You had dreams, goals and intentions in the beginning of this year. Did you meet all your goals, make your dreams come true? It's time to add a boost to the vision you had at the beginning of this year.

How To Write A Ten-Minute Play

  • Date: 09-23-2017
  • Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Tuition: $79.00
  • Open to: Anyone 16+ and Adults

Got a minute? How about ten? Come learn a new genre of writing. Add a new skill to your repertoire. You just may surprise yourself!

Luxuriance of Wildflowers - Finding Poetry and Words Beneath

  • Date: 09-30-2017
  • Time: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • Tuition: $35.00
  • Open to: All, ages 16 through adult

Join writer Annette Januzzi Wick of Women Writing for (a) Change and the Lloyd Library staff in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Cincinnati Wildflower Society, exploring and capturing, through words, the rich history of wildflowers in Ohio, the work of Lucy Braun, a well-known Cincinnati naturalist from the 1800's, and the collection of books and photographs in the Lloyd Library.

The World and the Story

  • Date: 10-7-2017
  • Time: 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm
  • Tuition: $60.00
  • Open to: Adults

In fiction, there's an interdependent relationship between world-building (the map) and narrative construction (the route). This class will examine the basics of plotting--the components of the romance, the mystery, and the quest--and how writers employ different types of stories in service to different visions of reality.

Co-Ed Specialty Classes

Building Blocks Intensive: Steps to a Compelling Narrative (8-Class Bundle)

  • Date: 09-29-2017 to 11-17-2017
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $349.00
  • Open to: Anyone 18+ who has previously attended a WWf(a)C class

WWf(a)C presents eight weeks of intensive study into the art of creating a story. Many of the principles presented in these workshops are applicable to Fiction and Creative NonFiction. Throughout these eight weeks, we will examine various elements of story to help participants increase their knowledge and expertise in the construction of a written story. Each workshop is designed with hands-on exercises to help the writer hone an existing manuscript and in the creation of new material.

Building Blocks Intensive: Week 1: Naming the World: Story for Creative Writers

  • Date: 09-29-2017
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $55.00
  • Open to: Anyone 18+ who has previously attended a WWf(a)C class

WWf(a)C presents eight weeks of intensive study into the art of creating a story. Many of the principles presented in these workshops are applicable to Fiction and Creative NonFiction. Throughout these eight weeks, we will examine various elements of story to help participants increase their knowledge and expertise in the construction of a written story. Each workshop is designed with hands-on exercises to help the writer hone an existing manuscript and in the creation of new material.

Building Blocks Intensive: Week 2: Opening Paragraph: Why It Matters

  • Date: 10-6-2017
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $55.00
  • Open to: Anyone 18+ who has previously attended a WWf(a)C class

WWf(a)C presents eight weeks of intensive study into the art of creating a story. Many of the principles presented in these workshops are applicable to Fiction and Creative NonFiction. Throughout these eight weeks, we will examine various elements of story to help participants increase their knowledge and expertise in the construction of a written story. Each workshop is designed with hands-on exercises to help the writer hone an existing manuscript and in the creation of new material.

Building Blocks Intensive: Week 3: Develop the Character Your Reader Remembers

  • Date: 10-13-2017
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $55.00
  • Open to: Anyone 18+ who has previously attended a WWf(a)C class

WWf(a)C presents eight weeks of intensive study into the art of creating a story. Many of the principles presented in these workshops are applicable to Fiction and Creative NonFiction. Throughout these eight weeks, we will examine various elements of story to help participants increase their knowledge and expertise in the construction of a written story. Each workshop is designed with hands-on exercises to help the writer hone an existing manuscript and in the creation of new material.

Building Blocks Intensive: Week 4: The Basic Elements

  • Date: 10-20-2017
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $55.00
  • Open to: Anyone 18+ who has previously attended a WWf(a)C class

WWf(a)C presents eight weeks of intensive study into the art of creating a story. Many of the principles presented in these workshops are applicable to Fiction and Creative NonFiction. Throughout these eight weeks, we will examine various elements of story to help participants increase their knowledge and expertise in the construction of a written story. Each workshop is designed with hands-on exercises to help the writer hone an existing manuscript and in the creation of new material.

Building Blocks Intensive: Week 5: Seeing is Believing: Show and Tell

  • Date: 10-27-2017
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $55.00
  • Open to: Anyone 18+ who has previously attended a WWf(a)C class

WWf(a)C presents eight weeks of intensive study into the art of creating a story. Many of the principles presented in these workshops are applicable to Fiction and Creative NonFiction. Throughout these eight weeks, we will examine various elements of story to help participants increase their knowledge and expertise in the construction of a written story. Each workshop is designed with hands-on exercises to help the writer hone an existing manuscript and in the creation of new material.

Building Blocks Intensive: Week 6: Plot and Narrative Arc

  • Date: 11-3-2017
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $55.00
  • Open to: Anyone 18+ who has previously attended a WWf(a)C class

WWf(a)C presents eight weeks of intensive study into the art of creating a story. Many of the principles presented in these workshops are applicable to Fiction and Creative NonFiction. Throughout these eight weeks, we will examine various elements of story to help participants increase their knowledge and expertise in the construction of a written story. Each workshop is designed with hands-on exercises to help the writer hone an existing manuscript and in the creation of new material.

Building Blocks Intensive: Week 7: He Said What?

  • Date: 11-10-2017
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $55.00
  • Open to: Anyone 18+ who has previously attended a WWf(a)C class

WWf(a)C presents eight weeks of intensive study into the art of creating a story. Many of the principles presented in these workshops are applicable to Fiction and Creative NonFiction. Throughout these eight weeks, we will examine various elements of story to help participants increase their knowledge and expertise in the construction of a written story. Each workshop is designed with hands-on exercises to help the writer hone an existing manuscript and in the creation of new material.

Building Blocks Intensive: Week 8: Fiction Versus Creative NonFiction

  • Date: 11-17-2017
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $55.00
  • Open to: Anyone 18+ who has previously attended a WWf(a)C class

WWf(a)C presents eight weeks of intensive study into the art of creating a story. Many of the principles presented in these workshops are applicable to Fiction and Creative NonFiction. Throughout these eight weeks, we will examine various elements of story to help participants increase their knowledge and expertise in the construction of a written story. Each workshop is designed with hands-on exercises to help the writer hone an existing manuscript and in the creation of new material.

Classes for Girls

All programs focus on topics relevant to young women today and encourage participants to speak out through the art and power of writing. Open to girls: grades 4-7

Girls Fall 2017 Session (grades 4-7) - Mother/Daughter Three-Class Series

  • Date: 09-17-2017 to 11-12-2017
  • Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Tuition: $130.00
  • Open to: Girls (4th - 7th grade)

Mothers & Daughters: Kindness Rocks - Seeking and Finding Kindness in our World. These classes are about mothers and daughters exploring creativity together.

Girls Fall 2017 Session (grades 4-7) - Mother/Daughter - September 17

  • Date: 09-17-2017
  • Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Tuition: $50.00
  • Open to: Girls (4th - 7th grade)

Mothers & Daughters: Kindness Rocks - Seeking and Finding Kindness in our World. These classes are about mothers and daughters exploring creativity together.

Girls Fall 2017 Session (grades 4-7) - Mother/Daughter - October 15

  • Date: 10-15-2017
  • Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Tuition: $50.00
  • Open to: Girls (4th - 7th grade)

Mothers & Daughters: Kindness Rocks - Seeking and Finding Kindness in our World. These classes are about mothers and daughters exploring creativity together.

Girls Fall 2017 Session (grades 4-7) - Mother/Daughter - November 12

  • Date: 11-12-2017
  • Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Tuition: $50.00
  • Open to: Girls (4th - 7th grade)

Mothers & Daughters: Kindness Rocks - Seeking and Finding Kindness in our World. These classes are about mothers and daughters exploring creativity together.

Classes for Teens

All programs focus on topics relevant to young women today and encourage participants to speak out through the art and power of writing. Open to teens: grades 8-11

Teens Fall 2017 Session (Grades 8-11): Waking Up to Our True Selves

  • Date: 09-17-2017 to 10-22-2017
  • Time: 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Tuition: $149.00
  • Open to: Teens and Young Women (Grades 8-11)

During this 6-week session, teens and young women in grades 8-11 will use the art of writing to find an anchor in themselves amidst pressures and expectations from popular culture, ads and social media that can cause us to suppress our creativity and ingenuity and keep us from finding our true selves.

Co-Ed Community Program

This program is open to both men and women.

Evening of Female Comics & MORE!

  • Date: 07-25-2017
  • Time: 7pm Doors/Show at 8 to 10pm
  • Tuition: $18.00
  • Open to: Adults

Stand-up comedy and pint-sized playreadings. A fun, funny fundraiser!

Free Samplers

Join us for a FREE Sampler, designed to introduce new participants to a sampling of our classes before committing to an entire course.

FREE Co-Ed Core Class Sampler - Wednesday, August 9

  • Date: 08-9-2017
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Tuition: FREE
  • Open to: Adults

FREE samplers are designed to introduce new participants to the practices used in WWf(a)C Core Classes before committing to the course. Don't forget to register!

FREE Core Class Sampler - Saturday, August 12

  • Date: 08-12-2017
  • Time: 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: FREE
  • Open to: Women

FREE samplers are designed to introduce new participants to the practices used in WWf(a)C Core Classes before committing to the course. Don't forget to register!

FREE Core Class Sampler - Monday, August 14

  • Date: 08-14-2017
  • Time: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Tuition: FREE
  • Open to: Women

FREE samplers are designed to introduce new participants to the practices used in WWf(a)C Core Classes before committing to the course. Don't forget to register!

Retreats for Women

Retreat

  • Date: 08-1-2020 to 08-20-2020
  • Price: Varies

Future Retreats are currently in the planning stages.

Continuing Education for our Leaders

These programs are designed for women who have completed at least one of the Women Writing for (a) Change leadership programs.

Vitalizing Conscious Feminine Leaders and Leadership - Retreat

  • Date: 08-13-2017 to 08-16-2017
  • Time: 3:00 pm Sunday 8/13 to 1:00 pm Wednesday 8/16
  • Tuition: $349.00
  • Open to: WWf(a)C Leadership Graduates

Yoga practitioners are familiar with the reminder “ground yourself before expressing the movement outward.” In the same way, this gathering of women leaders will be re-connecting to the themes and practices of the WWf(a)C shared tradition in light of (or within the darkness of) a global zeitgeist of authoritarianism and masculine dominance.