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Classes: Brainstorming, Writing Prompts and other Classes to Get You Started

You can see our complete list of classes on our Classes and Workshops page.  The classes below have been categorized as specializing in getting your writing started.

2017-12/16 Voice Lessons: Creating Atmosphere and Mood with Judy Reeves

Here's where the writer gets to work magic through language. Want to create an atmosphere that evokes an emotion in the reader? Do it through…

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2017-12/22 Late Night Write with Kristen Fogle

Free to members! $5 for nonmembers. Bring food and drink to share! We’ll provide some wine and munchies too. It’s a time to write while…

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2017-12/31 Writing Resolutions: writing more (and better) into the new year with W.A. Fulkerson

Writing Resolutions: goal setting and practical applications for writing more (and better) in the new year with W.A. Fulkerson Sometimes we all…

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2018-01/08 Creative Writing with David Coddon

NEW DATE!  You’ll be writing both in class and at home, then receiving supportive, constructive feedback from your instructor and your fellow…

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2018-01/11 FireScribe: Her Warrior Soul with Stacy Dyson

FireScribe is not for the faint of heart. These are sessions for women who know (or need to know) how to tell truth–their truth–from the depths,…

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2018-01/13 An Introduction Into Screenwriting with Martin Gomez

This introductory-level course is designed to give attendees the tools necessary to begin writing their first (or next) short or feature-length…

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2018-01/13 Game of Thrones and Advanced Writing Techniques with Mark O’Bannon

An in depth analysis of the advanced techniques used to write GoT. Some of the techniques covered: The Seven Steps of Classical Story…

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2018-01/13 Publishing Your Personal Essays with Molly Larson Cook

In a world full of words, how do you make yours stand out? How do you bring your unique voice into the light and generate interest in what you have…

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2018-01/14 Writing Believable Dialogue with Cathy Scott

Speech humanizes characters. You’ll learn how to create dialogue that moves naturally and conversationally within your story. In this workshop,…

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2018-01/16 Writing for Children with Marcie Colleen

Ever think you might want to write for children but don’t know where to start? Whether you desire to write a quiet bedtime story like Goodnight,…

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2018-01/17 A Writer’s Book of Days—First the Book, Now the Class—with Judy Reeves

There’s a reason both writers new to the craft and experienced wordsmiths continue to use this book nearly twenty years after its initial…

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2018-01/20 Goal Setting for Creatives with Jill G. Hall

Is it time to start submitting poems for publication, carve out more time for writing or maybe even get cast in a musical? In this quick workshop…

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2018-01/21 Making Stories from Memories with Judy Reeves

A fun and fast paced workshop creating two-page story starts, flash fictions or flash memoirs based on prompts from Abigail Thomas’s masterful…

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2018-02/25 Valentine Hangover: A Generative Writing Workshop with Judy Reeves

Now that the Most Romantic Day of the Year has come and gone, let’s write about love’s leftovers, still-burning embers or what’s gone to ash.…

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2018-03/02 The Artist’s Way with Kristen Fogle and Lydia Lea Real

Have you been trying to muster up the energy to complete your creative project for a while now? Are you recently retired, perhaps, and looking to get…

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2018-03/18 Writing the Past – The Truth of Historical Fiction with Ona Russell

William Faulkner famously said that “the past is never dead.” Effective historical fiction confirms that statement by revealing eternal truths…

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2018-03/24 Spring Equinox Retreat with Judy Reeves

The spring equinox is one of the four great solar festivals of the year. Day and night are equal, poised and balanced, but about to tip over on the…

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