Live Online Writing Workshops

In our online creative writing workshops, discover video-based live events that offer you a concentrated and interactive way to grow as a writer. From one-day writing retreats to professional development writing workshops online, you'll find the best live writing workshops right here at Writers.com.

Our instructors are both published writers and experienced educators, and they're dedicated to supporting you—whatever your personal goals, level of experience, or approach to writing.

The online creative writing workshops below are filling fast, so reserve your spot today!

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Upcoming Online Creative Writing Workshops

October Courses

You Yourself Are the Beloved: Writing with South Asian Ghazals

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October 8|Single-Day Webinar|$129

The ghazal poem has a rich history with a tricky form to master. Learn the ropes in this inspiring and electrifying workshop.

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Using Your Poetry Skills to Write Memoir

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October 13|Single-Day Webinar|$89

How do poets tell their stories in prose? Take the leap from poetry to memoir in this hybrid writing workshop.

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Graphic Novel Writing Bootcamp

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October 27|Single-Day Webinar|$149

Put pen to graphing paper in this workshop on crafting the graphic novel. By the end of the Zoom call, you'll have an 8 page graphic short story that's ready to illustrate.

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Introduction to Writing the Lyric Essay

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October 29|Single-Day Webinar|$89

The lyric essay challenges us to tell authentic stories without concrete forms. Learn the ropes of the genre in this 3 hour workshop.

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December Courses

(Live Workshop) Intro to Screenwriting

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December 13|Single-Day Webinar|$89

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

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(Live Workshop) Move Your Writing Forward: The Art of the Bullet Journal

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December 17|Single-Day Webinar|$89

Want to have a productive new year? Set up your bullet journal in this one day live workshop.

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Unscheduled Online Creative Writing Workshops

Browse our full live writing workshop offerings below. Let us know which workshops you're interested in, and we'll contact you with dates when we're ready to put them on our calendar.

(Live Workshop) Dream Writing

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How can writers harness the power of dreams? Let your slumber supercharge your creativity in this three hour dream writing workshop.

(Live Workshop) Get Clear on Your Story and Voice

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What is your story about? What is your voice? Whether you write poetry, fiction, or nonfiction, hone your writing in this 3 hour workshop.

(Live Workshop) Haiku & Senryu: Rekindling A Sense of Wonder

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Haiku, Senryu, and other Japanese poetry forms encourage us to slow down and write mindfully. Learn how to write these forms in this meditative writing workshop.

(Live Workshop) Starting Off Right: How To Build A Blog, Grow An Audience & Make Money

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When planned right, a blog allows you to share your passion and make money in the process. Learn how to build a blog in this one-day webinar.

(Live Workshop) The Art Friend’s Dilemma: Advice on Writing from Real Life

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Are you writing about people from real life? This one-day live workshop answers the question of how to be a good art friend.

(Live Workshop) The Art of Love Stories: A Flash Fiction Workshop

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How do you distill love into 1,500 words or less? Zining Mok explains in this love stories flash fiction workshop.

(Live Workshop) Writing Beginnings and Endings

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How do you write a story that's compelling to start and satisfying to finish? Sarah Aronson explains in this comprehensive one-day workshop.

Comics for People Who Can’t Draw!

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Comic strip artists rely much more on creativity than on artistic skill. In this workshop, you'll learn all the tools you need to make fun and engaging comic strips—even if your drawing level is "stick figures."

Finding Wildness and Freedom in Poetry

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Find a greater sense of comfort, ease, lightheartedness, and freedom in reading and writing poetry.

Poems of All Sizes: Haiku, Tanka, and Japanese Poetic Forms

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Explore the history and poetics of Japanese poetry forms, and write haiku, tanka, renga, haiga, and linked verse poetry.

Revision Strategies for Novels

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You've finished your novel. Now what? Develop in-depth revision strategies for your book in this two-part workshop series.

Ten Steps to Creating Interesting, In-Depth Characters

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How do you write about people convincingly? Empower your character development in this workshop filled with exercises and character discussion.

Writing for Kids: Entering the World of Children’s Literature

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Learn the fundamentals of writing for children in this one day workshop, and write the kinds of stories that kids simply can't put down.

Writing Spontaneously: How to Let Your Stories Surprise You

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Some of the best stories don't follow a specific plot structure; they develop organically. Learn how to hone spontaneity in your fiction writing and come away surprised by your work.

Why Take a Live Online Writing Workshop 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 creative writing workshops lively and intimate.
  • Share and discuss your work with other writers in a supportive workshop environment.
  • Enjoy direct, one-to-one engagement with and feedback from your instructor.