Open to All

These courses are ideal for writers of all experience levels—beginner through advanced. If this course has a workshopping component, no prior workshopping experience is expected.

Upcoming Courses




February Courses

Character is the Key: Unlock Your Best Stories

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February 29 | Single-Day Webinar | $115 | NEW!

If you want to tell a good story, you need to write good characters. Learn how to unlock your best stories in this one-day character development workshop. 

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March Courses

Warp and Weft: Weaving Free Verse Poetry from Life

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March 6 | 8 Weeks | $545 | NEW!

Weave everyday events into deftly-written free verse poems in this generative, creativity-centered poetry workshop. 

The Surprising Sentence: Honing Your Prose Style

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March 7 | 2 Single-Day Webinars | $195 | NEW!

Great sentences stack up into great stories. Learn how to hone your style and voice at the most basic unit of writing, the sentence, in this workshop.

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Comics for People Who Can’t Draw!

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March 13 | 6 Weeks | $445 | NEW!

Can't draw? No problem! In this workshop, learn how to tell complete stories in publication-ready comics, no matter your artistic background. 

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Writing (and Reading) the American Short Story

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March 13 | 6 Weeks | $445 | NEW!

In this workshop, we will read and celebrate the American short story, while writing our own fiction that honors this literary canon. 

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The Craft of Poetry

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March 27 | 10 Weeks | $645

Poetry is alive and well. Contemporary poets can be touching, terrifying, and laugh-out-loud funny. Join us for an exploration of writing and reading poems.

April Courses

Writing the Body: A Nonfiction Craft Seminar

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April 9 | 2 Single-Day Webinars | $195 | NEW!

The weird and wild body is a rich site of exploration in creative nonfiction. Explore the questions, stories, and lessons your body holds in this seminar with Margo Steines.

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June Courses

The Literary Essay

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June 12 | 8 Weeks | $545

Explore the literary essay - from the conventional to the experimental, the journalistic to essays in verse - while writing and workshopping your own.

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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.

Want to reach us or our instructors with questions about our online writing courses? Contact us at writers@writers.com, or visit the contact form.

*Private Class | The Craft of Poetry

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January 1 | 10 to 14 Weeks | $745

Poetry is alive and well. Contemporary poets can be touching, terrifying, and laugh-out-loud funny. Join us for an exploration of writing and reading poems.

*Private Class | The Literary Essay

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January 1 | 8 to 12 Weeks | $645

Explore the literary essay - from the conventional to the experimental, the journalistic to essays in verse - while writing and workshopping your own.

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