Fiction Writing Courses

Fiction Writing Classes and Workshops

Members have access to full course content for independent study.

Scheduled group classes range from 1 to 16 weeks in length.

 

F102: Romance Writing
F106 The Elements of Fiction
F108 Creativity In A Box
F110: Where Creativity Lives
F112 Character Development
F114: Dialogue
F116: Getting the Words Right
F120 The Fiction Query & Synopsis: tools and tips for marketing your novel
F122: Writing the Mystery Novel
F126: Story Structures
F128: Taking the Intimidation Out of Theme
F130: Mythic Structure Part 1
F132: Mythic Structure Part 2
F134: Mythic Structure Part 3
F136: Mythic Structure Part 4
F140: Short Story Workshop - Linear
F142 Short Story Workshop - Free Form
F144: Preparing for the Novel
F146: Let's Make A Scene
F148 Other Worlds in Science Fiction & Fantasy
F152 Horror Writing
F158: Beyond the Elements: Six Memos for the Next Millennium
F160 Lightness and Weight in Fiction
F162: Character-Driven Plots - The Big 5
F164: Single Effect Theory
F168: Demystifying the Writing Process - Part 1
F170 Demystifing the Writing Process Part 2
F174: Writing Booster Workshop - Opposites Attract and Repel #1
F176: Writing Boosters - Story Starters #1
F178: Writing Boosters - Recipe #2
F180: Writing Boosters - Writing with Rules #1
F182: Writing Boosters - Story Starter #2
F186: Writing Boosters - Story Starters 3
F188: Writing Boosters - Plot Limitations
F190: Writing Boosters - Recipe #16
F192: Writing Boosters - Plot Ideas
F194: Writing Boosters - Characters
F204 Introduction to Screenwriting
F206: Writing the Screenplay - Part I
F208: Writing the Screenplay – Part 2
F212: Heroes and Heroines
F214: Worlds Of Wonder
F216: Writing Boosters - Recipe #3
F218: Writing Boosters - Recipe #4
F220: Writing Boosters - Brainstorming for Characters
F222: Writing Boosters - Brainstorming for Smells
F224: Playwriting
F228: So, You Want to Build a Fictional World, Do You? Part 1
F230: So, You Want to Build a Fictional World, Do You? Part 2
F232: So, You Want to Build a Fictional World, Do You? Part 3
F236: Romancing the Plot Doctor
F242: Science Fiction Workshop
F244: Writing the Mystery Short Story
F246: Writing Historical Fiction
F253: Antiheroes
F255: Write Fright
F262 How To Write Killer Fiction
F264 Creature Character Development
F300 Crafting Stories for Children
F304 Writing and the Hero’s Journey
F306 Plot and Structure
F307 From Dream to Story
F310 Beginnings: Second Sentences
F311 Beginnings: How to Begin

 

UPCOMING CLASSES

 New Classes Begin Every Week.
All courses are free to members.

JANUARY 2017

L242 Katherine Mansfield Short Story - Jan 31

L308 One Hundred Years of Solitude - Jan 31

FEBRUARY 2017

B101 WVU Orientation - Feb 01

F182: Writing Boosters - Story Starter #2 - Feb 01

MFA172 Flash Fiction - Fixed-Form Narratives - Feb 02

MFA301 Meter - Feb 02

MFA400 Nonfiction: Telling True Stories - Feb 02

L243 Kate Chopin Short Stories - Feb 07

B101 WVU Orientation - Feb 08

F120 The Fiction Query & Synopsis: tools and tips for marketing your novel - Feb 08

MFA203 The Mask of Fiction - Feb 09

MFA504 A Lesson in Voice and Emotional Filter - Feb 13

L401 Slouching Towards Bethlehem - Joan Didion - Feb 14

B101 WVU Orientation - Feb 15

F160 Lightness and Weight in Fiction - Feb 15

MFA302 The Quatrain Part 1 (Metrical Poetry Series) - Feb 16

MFA173 Flash Fiction: Doing More with Less - Feb 16

L200 Proust & Flaubert - Short Works - Feb 21

L402 C. S. Lewis on Literature - Feb 21

F204 Introduction to Screenwriting - Feb 22

F126 Story Structures - Feb 22

B101 WVU Orientation - Feb 22

MFA204 The Fiction Writer's Apprenticeship - Feb 23

L238 Alice Munro - Runaway - Feb 28