Writing can be deeply healing and therapeutic, a venue for personal growth, a way into deeper interpersonal relationships, and so much more. In our lifestyle and wellness writing classes, we explore the many intersections between writing and our lives.
Our instructors are published writers who are also deeply committed to supporting your growth in, and through, writing.
Upcoming Lifestyle and Wellness Writing Classes
| Writing Circle Workshop: Finding Community and Creativity in a Challenging Time|
April 15, 2020
$260 | 6 Weeks NEW!
Write out the storm: Join supportive, friendly faces in twice-weekly virtual community writing circles.
| How To Start A Blog|
April 29, 2020
$215 | 5 Weeks
Create your blog, brand it, create engaging content and successfully promote posts. Taught by journalist, writer and photographer Jessica Festa.
| Experiments in Genre: Finding Creative Inspiration by Messing Up the Rules|
May 6, 2020
$260 | 6 Weeks NEW!
Can you translate the movement of a dance into a poem? What happens when you write a story in the form of a multiple-choice quiz? Learn to take your work in rich and unexpected new directions by subverting and blending genre conventions.
| Humor Is The New Black!|
May 6, 2020
$175 | 4 Weeks
Ready to add a splash of fun to your writing life? Join us for a four-week humor writing class. We’ll read. We’ll laugh. We’ll write. We’ll experiment.
| From Writing Circle to Finished Poem: Turn Raw Writing into Poetry|
May 13, 2020
$260 | 6 Weeks NEW!
Gather together in a virtual writing circle, hit the mute button on your internal editor, and uncover inspiration to shape into poetry.
| Creating the Visual Journal|
May 27, 2020
$315 | 8 Weeks
Go beyond narrow definitions of “journaling” to include visual images and let writing give what is seen a new voice. Surprise yourself.
Unscheduled Lifestyle and Wellness Writing Classes
Browse our full lifestyle and wellness offerings below. Let us know which lifestyle and wellness writing courses you're interested in, and we'll contact you with dates when we're ready to put them on our calendar.
Banish writer’s block, unearth fresh ideas, and sharpen your storytelling ability with the practice of fast, timed writing.
In-depth character development using an ancient personality study of human motivation–the Enneagram.
Make science come alive through storytelling. Write about any area of science, nature and the environment or health and medicine.
Have a grand time with specific physical exercises that honor your health, generate imaginative ideas, explore deeply and make your creative writing entertaining.
During this six week program, you will work closely one-on-one with Kelly to finalize, refine, and polish your picture book into a manuscript ready to submit for publication or representation.
Do you collect cookbooks, love to cook, or religiously read anything about food? This course is for you. With award winning writer Jennifer Billock.
From branding to search engine optimization and advertising, this course puts bloggers on the path to earning an income through their blog.
Author Sarah Aronson leads this intermediate/advanced workshop on writing for children. It offers support, structure and detailed feedback on manuscripts.
Start journaling, overcome blocks, and resolve challenges.
Have fun and let air out of your high-pressure holiday days by writing whatever bubbles up. Write, vent, laugh, and sail through December with four weeks of Zoom writing circles.
For those who want to kick start their writing into high gear.
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.
Join Susan in two writing circles each week: intimate spaces for writers to free-write together, saying yes to whatever shows up, followed by group read-arounds. These writing sessions are spontaneous, intimate, freeing, and transformative.
For young writers (ages 10-15) who want to learn more about creating their own stories: Four video seminars and direct one-to-one coaching with Sarah Aronson!
Expressive writing can be a powerful elixir for what ails you. Learn and practice tools for writing expressively, and come away with a better understanding of how writing can lead you toward wellness. With Susan Vespoli.
Articles on Lifestyle and Wellness Writing
Why Take a Lifestyle and Wellness Writing Course with Writers.com?
- We welcome writers of all backgrounds and experience levels, and we are here for one reason: to support you on your writing journey.
- Small groups keep our online lifestyle and wellness writing classes lively and intimate.
- Work through your weekly written lectures, course materials, and writing assignments at your own pace.
- Share and discuss your work with classmates in a supportive class environment.
- Your course instructor will offer you direct, personal feedback and suggestions on every assignment you submit.