Hone your poetic craft by writing 6-7 new poems and combining them with previously-written poems to create a chapbook, or short poetry collection.
Write tiny fictions while experimenting with 3rd person point of view and analyzing how that point of view affects the craft of fiction writing. With Barbara Henning.
Go beyond narrow definitions of “journaling” to include visual images and let writing give what is seen a new voice. Surprise yourself.
Banish writer’s block, unearth fresh ideas, and sharpen your storytelling ability with the practice of fast, timed writing.
Fiction or nonfiction? Article, short story, or how-to book? Do you want to write for children, teens, adults? There is a type of writing that is best suited for you, and the discovery process can be an adventure.
Write the entire first draft of a short novel, with plenty of feedback from stage to stage, and finish with a plan for revising toward a publishable manuscript.
Even if you’ve never written poetry before, you can begin the rewarding process of crafting a poetry novel for Young Adults. Is there a market for novels written in verse? Are they well received? Yes, there is, and yes, they are!
Wander through the rooms of your own life to discover stories of deep connection, reconnection or loss of connection and fashion your findings into stories suitable for blog posts, essays, short memoirs, short plays, scenes in screenplays, or chapters of novels.
Essentials of Character Development: How to Create Characters that Move and Breathe and Can’t Stop Talking
Bring your characters to life in this in-depth character development class with Gloria Kempton.
Structure your story and give it meaning with Joseph Campbell’s The Hero’s Journey.