General Writing Courses

Beginning and General Writing Classes

Members have access to full course content for independent study.

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

 

B101 WVU Orientation (now runs daily)
B103: Grammar
B105 Punctuation
B107: The Writers' Way to Creativity Part 1
B109: The Writers' Way to Creativity 2
B112/B113: Constructive Feedback
B114 Point Of View - Main
B116: Revising and Editing
B118: Time Management
B122: Libel and Permission
B126 Lights, Action...Wait a Minute, Where Are We?
B128 Opening Hooks
B130: Basics to Create Dynamic Characters
B132 Complex & Believable Characters
B134: Proper Intertwining of Plot and Character
B136: Introduction to Fiction Writing
B138: Plotting The Plot
B142 Blockbusters
B152 Let's Add Emotion
B154 Finding Your Voice
B161: Fewer Rejections
B164: Personification
B169: Promotional Copywriting 101
B172 Revision: Writing and Rewriting Fiction
B180 Web Content that Works
B200 Searching for the Truth
B301: Know Your Genre
B302 Giving Feedback
B303 Point of View

 

UPCOMING CLASSES

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

JUNE 2017

MFA510 Fairy Tales and Folk Tales (June 22)

L312 Julio Cortázar Shorts (June 27)

B101 WVU Orientation (June 28)

F140 Short Story Workshop – Linear (June 28)

B103 Grammar (June 28)

MFA213 The Art of Sequencing (June 29)

MFA157 Flash Fiction - The Story in the Title (June 29)

 

JULY 2017

B101 WVU Orientation (July 05)

B305 Dialogue - Expression (July 05)

MFA054 Flash Nonfiction: Singular Moments - Against the Grain (July 06)

MFA102 Sentence Structures: Propositions, Subtext and Syntax (July 06)

L237 Ray Bradbury Short Stories (July 11)

B101 WVU Orientation (July 12)

MFA214 Describing and Withholding (July 13)

MFA158 Flash Fiction - Opening Up Your Writing (July 13)

L401 Slouching Towards Bethlehem - Joan Didion (July 18)

B105 Punctuation (July 19)

B101 WVU Orientation (July 19)

MFA103 Creativity and the Cumulative Sentence (July 20)

L238 Alice Munro - Runaway (July 25)

B101 WVU Orientation (July 26)

MFA215 Inflection, Tone and Pitch (July 27)

MFA159 Flash Fiction - Smart Surprise (July 27)

MFA404 Writing for Online and Print Markets (July 28)

MFA755 Writing Linked Short Stories or the Novel-in-stories Part 1 (July 31)