These courses are designed for writers new to the craft, or for experienced writers trying out a new genre or form. If this course has a workshopping component, no prior workshopping experience is expected.

Upcoming Courses

June Courses

The Elements of Fiction


June 19 | 8 Weeks | $545$465Save 15%!

Good fiction writing can feel like juggling as you balance all the different elements of storytelling. By the end of this course, you'll be an expert juggler.

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July Courses

Opening the Door to Poetry


July 10 | 8 Weeks | $545

How do we use poetry to express life's marvelous complexity? Learn how to control language beyond the "ordinary" and discover the many possibilities of poetry.

August Courses

The Joy of Poetry: A Beginner-Friendly Workshop


August 28 | 6 Weeks | $445$380Early Bird: Save 15%!

Have you wanted to get into poetry, but don't know where to start? Learn the craft from the Joy of poetry herself in this welcoming workshop.

Unscheduled Courses

These online writing classes don’t currently have a next session on our calendar, but will soon. If you see a course you’re interested in, use the “I’m Interested” button to let us know, and we’ll follow up with you when the course is on our calendar next.

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(Live Workshop) Intro to Screenwriting


Single-Day Webinar | $115

In this workshop, you'll learn the ropes of screenwriting and create living pieces of collaborative storytelling.

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How to Craft a Poem


A poem can tell a story, communicate our innermost thoughts, and reveal what moves us most deeply. Craft poems that do all of this and more in this guided poetry workshop.  

It Starts with Play: Get (Back) into Writing


6 Weeks | $445$380Save 15%!

Harness the joy of creativity in this inspiration-focused class, where we'll uncover new ideas for writing projects and draft loads of new material. 

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