All Programs

Craft of Writing Classes

Deep Craft: Shaping Scenes Summer Intensive - VIRTUAL

  • Date: 06-24-2021 to 06-28-2021
  • Time: Twice Daily: 9:00 am to 11:30 am ET and 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm ET
  • Tuition: $295.00
  • Open to: All Genders 21+

This third run of the Deep Craft series is designed for summer schedules! Dive further into the art of scene craft in a five-day series that gives you the full experience of an eight-week class. Scenes are the building blocks of narrative, but scenes tend to get short shrift in terms of how they are built. This intensive will focus on the finer point of craft: Scene Activity and Character Response, Scene Openings, Big Scenes, and Self-Evaluation for Writers.

Reading Into Writing* - VIRTUAL

  • Date: 07-11-2021 to 08-29-2021
  • Time: 2:00 pm ET to 4:30 pm ET
  • Tuition: $149.00
  • Open to: Women 16+

(*Formerly "Reading Our Way to Stronger Writing") - Do you want to improve your writing fast? Read. In this eight-week series, we will study the short stories of Latin American women writers and discuss how the writers accomplish the real and magic worlds they create on the page. Reading and writing opportunities will be offered both in and out of class.

Speciality Classes for All Genders

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. Check back often as we offer new programs regularly!

Visioning Your Best Life: A Mid-Year Reflection - VIRTUAL

  • Date: 06-12-2021
  • Time: 10:00 am ET to 12:30 pm ET
  • Tuition: $35.00
  • Open to: All Genders 16+

VISIONING FOR YOUR BEST LIFE -- PHYSICALLY, MENTALLY, EMOTIONALLY AND SPIRITUALLY. How might YOU take better care of yourself in 2021? This mid-year check-in workshop will help you assess where you are in your vision for 2021.

Essence and Evolution: Celebrating Thirty Years of WWf(a)C - VIRTUAL

  • Date: 07-29-2021 to 09-9-2021
  • Time: 6:30 pm ET to 9:00 pm ET
  • Tuition: $149.00
  • Open to: All Genders 16+

In this four-part series, we will explore the Birth, Essence, and Evolution of Women Writing for (a) Change as a living system. Participants will hear stories from Founder Mary Pierce Brosmer, as well as other co-creators. Together we will consider how conscious feminine practices and leadership have contributed to sustainability and health, and helped us to weather challenges in the evolution of WWf(a)C.

Community Programs for All Genders

Community Programs and Events

  • Date: 12-3-2029
  • Price: Varies
  • Open to: All Adults

Programs are in the works! Check back often!

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 Core Class Sampler - Thursday AM, May 13 - VIRTUAL

  • Date: 05-13-2021
  • Time: 10:00 am ET to 11:30 am ET
  • 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 - Wednesday PM, June 2 - VIRTUAL

  • Date: 06-2-2021
  • Time: 7:00 pm ET to 8:30 pm ET
  • Tuition: FREE
  • Open to: Women and Non-Binary 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 All Gender Core Class Sampler - Wednesday PM, June 2 - VIRTUAL

  • Date: 06-2-2021
  • Time: 7:00 pm ET to 8:30 pm ET
  • Tuition: FREE
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

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

Retreats

  • Date: 08-6-2029
  • Time: Varies
  • Price: Varies
  • Open to: Women

Future Retreats are currently in the planning stages.

Classes and Samplers for Young People

All programs focus on topics relevant to youth today and encourage participants to speak out through the art and power of writing.

Classes and Samplers for Young People

  • Date: 04-30-2030 to 04-30-2031
  • Time: Varies
  • Price: Varies
  • Open to: Varies

Our Spring Youth Circles have just wrapped up! Our Summer Camps (both Virtual and In-Person) are open for registration! Camps begin in June.

Continuing Education for our Leaders

These programs are designed for the extended leadership community of WWf(a)C. Some offerings are for individuals who have completed at least one of the Women Writing for (a) Change leadership programs.

What Now is Like*: Emerging Leadership and Connection Circles - VIRTUAL

  • Date: 06-21-2021
  • Time: 7:00 pm ET to 9:30 pm ET
  • Price: FREE, registration required.
  • Open to: All leadership, including FLA/CFLA/CFLT/YFLA graduates, current staff, and current board members of any WWf(a)C location

After more than a year of learning to navigate in a dramatically shifting world, both personally and professionally, let's come together to name and collect our realizations. Through these circles, let's learn more about who we are and what we need now.

What Now is Like*: Emerging Leadership and Connection Circles - VIRTUAL

  • Date: 06-23-2021
  • Time: 2:00 pm ET to 4:30 pm ET
  • Price: FREE, registration required.
  • Open to: All leadership, including FLA/CFLA/CFLT/YFLA graduates, current staff, and current board members of any WWf(a)C location

After more than a year of learning to navigate in a dramatically shifting world, both personally and professionally, let's come together to name and collect our realizations. Through these circles, let's learn more about who we are and what we need now.

What Now is Like*: Emerging Leadership and Connection Circles - VIRTUAL

  • Date: 06-26-2021
  • Time: 10:00 am ET to 12:30 pm ET
  • Price: FREE, registration required.
  • Open to: All leadership, including FLA/CFLA/CFLT/YFLA graduates, current staff, and current board members of any WWf(a)C location

After more than a year of learning to navigate in a dramatically shifting world, both personally and professionally, let's come together to name and collect our realizations. Through these circles, let's learn more about who we are and what we need now.

Write Around the Corner - Original Series

Write Around the Corner - Original Series

  • Date: 12-3-2029
  • Price: Varies
  • Open to: All Genders 16+

We have programs in the works! Revisit this page for details and registration.

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 writers pursuing their own forms of written expression (e.g., poetry, memoir, fiction, non-fiction or journaling).

Core Class Summer Term Thursday AM - 8-week - VIRTUAL

  • Date: 06-3-2021 to 07-22-2021
  • Time: 10:00 am ET to 12:30 pm ET
  • Tuition: $249.00
  • Open to: Women

Join us for this 8-week long Thursday morning class.

Core Class Summer Term Tuesday AM - 8-week - VIRTUAL

  • Date: 06-8-2021 to 07-27-2021
  • Time: 10:00 am ET to 12:30 pm ET
  • Tuition: $249.00
  • Open to: Women

Join us for this 8-week long Tuesday morning class.

Core Classes - 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 writers pursuing their own forms of written expression (e.g., poetry, memoir, fiction, non-fiction or journaling).

Core Class Summer Term Wednesday PM - 8-week - VIRTUAL

  • Date: 06-9-2021 to 07-28-2021
  • Time: 7:00 pm ET to 9:30 pm ET
  • Tuition: $249.00
  • Open to: Women and Non-Binary Adults

Join us for this 8-week long Wednesday evening class.

Core Classes for All Genders - 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 writers pursuing their own forms of written expression (e.g., poetry, memoir, fiction, non-fiction or journaling).

All Gender Core Class Summer Term Wednesday PM - 8-week - VIRTUAL

  • Date: 06-9-2021 to 07-28-2021
  • Time: 7:00 pm ET to 9:30 pm ET
  • Tuition: $249.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

Join us for this 8-week long Wednesday evening class for all genders.

Free Virtual Learning Samplers

Learn how to easily navigate the Zoom virtual platform for the purpose of writing and sharing in community. Free. Registration required.

FREE Zoom Virtual Learning Sessions

  • Date: 12-3-2029
  • Price: Varies
  • Open to: All Genders 16+

Revisit this page for future offerings.

FREE Samplers for Youth

FREE Summer Camp Sampler -- VIRTUAL

  • Date: 06-3-2021
  • Time: 7:00 pm ET to 8:00 pm ET
  • Price: FREE, registration required.
  • Open to: Young women, non-binary, and trans youth of all genders in Grades 4-9 and parents.

Join our virtual sampler to learn about our Summer Camps! Meet some of our facilitators and find out how we create a supportive community of young writers in our interactive weeklong summer camps! In-person camps for Grades 4-6, 7-9, and 10-12 will take place in July at our writing home at 6906 Plainfield Road in the heart of Silverton!

Summer Camps

Summer Camp 2021 Grades 4-6--VIRTUAL Summer Camp Offering

  • Date: 06-7-2021 to 06-11-2021
  • Time: 9:30 am ET to 11:30 am ET
  • Tuition: $100.00
  • Open to: All Genders Grades 4-6

2021 Summer Camp: Claiming Now, Imagining Futures: VIRTUAL Summer Camp Offering

Summer Camp 2021 Grades 10-12--VIRTUAL Summer Camp Offering

  • Date: 06-14-2021 to 06-18-2021
  • Time: 10:00 am ET to 3:00 pm ET
  • Tuition: $225.00
  • Open to: Young women, non-binary, and trans youth of all genders in Grades 10-12.

2021 Summer Camp: Gathering Our Stories from the Inside Out: VIRTUAL Summer Camp Offering

Summer Camp 2021 Grades 7-9--VIRTUAL Summer Camp Offering

  • Date: 06-21-2021 to 06-25-2021
  • Time: 10:00 am ET to 3:00 pm ET
  • Tuition: $225.00
  • Open to: Young women, non-binary, and trans youth of all genders in Grades 7-9.

2021 Summer Camp: We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For: VIRTUAL Summer Camp Offering

Summer Camp 2021 Grades 10-12--IN-PERSON!

  • Date: 06-28-2021 to 07-2-2021
  • Time: 10:00 am ET to 4:00 pm ET
  • Tuition: $270.00
  • Open to: Young women, non-binary, and trans youth of all genders in Grades 10-12.

2021 Summer Camp: Write it! Read it! Speak it! Slam it!: IN-PERSON Summer Camp Offering

Summer Camp 2021 Grades 7-9--IN-PERSON!

  • Date: 07-5-2021 to 07-9-2021
  • Time: 10:00 am ET to 4:00 pm ET
  • Tuition: $270.00
  • Open to: Young women, non-binary, and trans youth of all genders in Grades 7-9.

2021 Summer Camp: Finding My Path: I Am Not Afraid: IN-PERSON Summer Camp Offering

Summer Camp 2021 Grades 4-6--IN-PERSON!

  • Date: 07-12-2021 to 07-16-2021
  • Time: 9:00 am ET to 1:00 pm ET
  • Tuition: $195.00
  • Open to: Young women, non-binary, and trans youth of all genders in Grades 4-6.

2021 Summer Camp: Tell About It: Writing the Stories of Your Life: IN-PERSON Summer Camp Offering