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.  

MFA756: Linked Short Stories or the Novel-in-stories Workshop (October 16)
L300 A Lesson Before Dying (Ernest Gaines) (October 17)
B101 WVU Orientation (October 18)
B103 Grammar (October 18)
N142 Journal-Keeping (October 18)
MFA04 The Classically Modern Essay (October 19)
MFA165 Flash Fiction - Getting the Lead Out (October 19)
F162 Character Driven Plots - The Big 5 (October 25)
B101 WVU Orientation (October 25)
MFA254 Protagonist Inner Issues (October 26)
MFA 231 Art & Artifice (October 26)
L306 Swann's Way - Proust (October 31)
B304 Adjectives and Adverbs - The Pros and Cons (Nov 01)
B101 WVU Orientation (Nov 01)
MFA05 The Contemplative Essay (Nov 02)
MFA166 Flash Fiction - Prose Poetry (Nov 02)
B101 WVU Orientation (Nov 08)
MFA255 Story Is in the Specifics (Nov 09)
MFA232 Backstory (Nov 09)
L311 W. W. Jacobs Short Stories (1 Week) (Nov 14)
B101 WVU Orientation (Nov 15)
B303 Point of View (Nov 15)
MFA167 Flash Fiction - Put Yourself in Danger (Nov 16)
L307 Mrs. Dalloway (Virginia Woolf) (Nov 21)
B154 Finding Your Voice (Nov 22)
B101 WVU Orientation (Nov 22)
MFA256 Conflict and Change (Nov 23)
L402 C. S. Lewis on Literature (Nov 28)
B101 WVU Orientation (Nov 29)
MFA168 Flash Fiction - Flash in a Pan (Nov 30)