Classes: Fiction

You can see our complete list of classes on our Classes and Workshops page.  The classes below have been categorized as focusing on writing fiction; they will help you write a novel or other fiction story.

 

2017-03/04 Novel II: Intermediate Fiction with T. Greenwood

In this 6-week workshop, students will expand upon what they have learned in Novel I about the key components of novel writing. The focus of this…

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2017-03/05 Point of View: Dig Deeper with Lisa Kessler

Dig a little deeper… Finding deep point of view in your fiction writing. Learn writing techniques to help you pull the reader deeper into the…

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2017-03/11 Stories in Things with Judy Reeves

We are like the magpie that hoards shiny objects for its nest; we accumulate things. We are collectors, hunters and gatherers, keepers of stuff.…

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2017-03/12 Story Structure with Rich Farrell

What does ‘structure’ mean in fiction? What defines story structure as applied to writing novels and short stories?  This class will explore the…

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2017-03/14 Humor Writing with David Coddon

Humor writing is among the trickiest techniques in all of fiction, regardless of form (novel, short story, sudden fiction, et. al.) It requires not…

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2017-03/19 Creating Novel Characters with T. Greenwood

This one day workshop will focus on how to create compelling and authentic characters who will ultimately propel your story or novel forward. We will…

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2017-04/02 Place in Writing with Rich Farrell

Good writing always evokes a sense of place for its readers, but how?  What does a writer do, and how do we organize our concepts of place, to…

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2017-04/29 Novel III: Characterization with T. Greenwood

When writing a novel, we must know our primary characters inside and out. We need to understand their desires, motivations, and frustrations, their…

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2017-05/13 The Tom Bird Method: You Can Write Your Book in a Weekend

Many are drawn to the art form of writing to allow healing, transformation and the release of their divine potential. In this three-hour workshop,…

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2017-08/19 Novel IV: Plot & Structure with T. Greenwood

Novel IV: Plot & Structure: While your characters are the beating heart of your novel, your plot is its bones. Whether you are an outliner or…

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2017-10/21 Novel V: Revising the Novel with T. Greenwood

So you’ve finished writing your novel — what next? What do published novelists do between that raw first draft and the final manuscript to make…

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