Comedy Writing 101

“Comedy is fragile,” says instructor Kate Montgomery. “One extra word can ruin a laugh. But the truth is, just about anyone can be funny, once they know how it’s done... more

Instructor: Kate Montgomery

February 25 - March 04
2 Saturdays, (PST)

10:00am - 1:00pm

Turning Points: Writing about Personal Transformation

This class will focus on how to write through times of transition, including coming out or gender transition, giving birth and becoming a parent, losing a loved one, career change, and more... more

Instructor: Addie Tsai

February 25 - March 04
2 Saturdays, (PST)

10:00am - 1:00pm

Intro to Creative Writing: Let Your Words Out!

“The imagination knows all stories before they are told,” wrote the poet William Carlos Williams. “What that says to me,” says instructor Katharine Harer, “is that all of us, whether we already think of ourselves as writers or we’re just starting to explore the craft, are primed for creative writing ... more

Instructor: Katharine Harer

February 25 - March 04
2 Saturdays, (PST)

10:00am - 1:00pm

Mining for Gold: Looking to the Everyday for Creative Inspiration

In this 5-week virtual class, we will use material from our everyday lives as starting points to generate our own creative prose, poetry, or hybrid works. We will look anew at the world and seek inspiration in unexpected places, mining the everyday for artistic leads... more

Instructor: Shelby Hinte

February 25 - March 04
2 Saturdays, (PST)

10:00am - 1:00pm

Short and Sweet: Prose Poems, Flash Fiction and Mini-Memoirs

In this online class we'll look at examples of short pieces from practitioners such as Lydia Davis and Russell Edson, and we’ll explore how to incorporate techniques like free association and juxtaposition into our work. Then we'll write, share, and write some more... more

Instructor: Alison Luterman

February 25 - March 04
2 Saturdays, (PST)

10:00am - 1:00pm

Creative Writing 101

“Have you wanted to test the waters of creative writing but don’t know where to begin, or how?" asks instructor Kathy Garlick. “Have you waded into those waters before, but it’s been a while?” In this 5-week class, you will be guided surely and safely into the writing experience... more

Instructor: Kathy Garlick

February 25 - March 04
2 Saturdays, (PST)

10:00am - 1:00pm

The Green World: Writing about Nature

"Nature can be a source of solace, inspiration, and renewal," says instructor Katharine Harer. "Just walking down a path surrounded by trees with the smell of the earth under my feet changes the way I feel instantly... more

Instructor: Katharine Harer

February 25 - March 04
2 Saturdays, (PST)

10:00am - 1:00pm

Creative Writing Boot Camp

“In a quick but powerful workshop, we’ll focus on the most essential elements of creative writing such as voice, character, dialogue and description," says instructor Kathy Garlick... more

Instructor: Kathy Garlick

February 25 - March 04
2 Saturdays, (PST)

10:00am - 1:00pm

Creative Writing Workshop: The Process Is Everything

This online creative writing workshop will enable class members to deepen reflection on their own work, receive focused feedback from classmates and instructor, and inspire development toward class members’ finest hopes for their writing projects... more

Instructor: Kathy Garlick

February 25 - March 04
2 Saturdays, (PST)

10:00am - 1:00pm

Go Hybrid with Your Story: A Short Class on Mixing Genres

"What’s the best way to craft a story that’s both satisfying and original?” asks instructor Kate Montgomery. “‘Go hybrid!’ Combine elements from more than one genre to bring a new take to those well-worn themes... more

Instructor: Kate Montgomery

February 25 - March 04
2 Saturdays, (PST)

10:00am - 1:00pm