Craft of Writing Classes

The Craft of Writing classes provide participants the opportunity to further hone their writing voice through instructions and exercises on craft designed to strengthen the power of story within their work. Whether writing memoir, creative non-fiction, or fiction, participants will benefit from these focused classes. Poets also find our Craft of Writing classes instrumental in shaping their work. Many classes are offered as a discount package or on a class-by-class basis.

Craft of Writing Classes

The Art of an Op-Ed

  • Date: 03-7-2020
  • Time: 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Tuition: $35.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

Every writer, no matter their experience, should have a voice in our local, national and international conversations in the news. Learn about opinion pieces in general, and how to tie personal experience to current events to write powerful op-eds and reach readers beyond the data points.

Craft of Writing Classes - Series

The Craft of Story Development: Spring Series - February 22nd Class

  • Date: 02-22-2020
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $45.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

This class focuses on the five elements of a compelling story, whether memoir, non-fiction or fiction.

The Craft of Story Development: Spring Series (4-Session Pass)

  • Date: 02-22-2020 to 05-16-2020
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $150.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

A 4-class series that delves into the components of story development, whether memoir, non-fiction and fiction. Classes will cover The Five Elements of a Compelling Story, Characterization, Scene Construction, and Seeing is Believing.

The Craft of Story Development: Spring Series - March 21st Class

  • Date: 03-21-2020
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $45.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

This workshop addresses the key elements the protagonist and antagonist must have for the reader to invest in them and keep reading, whether memoir, non-fiction or fiction.

The Craft of Story Development: Spring Series - April 18th Class

  • Date: 04-18-2020
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $45.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

This workshop brings into focus the major pieces of a scene, or the stories within the story that move your characters from beginning to end, whether memoir, non-fiction or fiction.

The Craft of Story Development: Spring Series - May 16th Class

  • Date: 05-16-2020
  • Time: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
  • Tuition: $45.00
  • Open to: All Genders 18+

This workshop is an intense examination of the difference between active and passive voice and verbs, whether memoir, non-fiction or fiction.