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.  

B101 WVU Orientation (Aug 02)

MFA105 Sentences: Tough, Sweet, and Stuffy (Aug 03)

L239 Louisa May Alcott Short Story (Aug 08)

B101 WVU Orientation (Aug 09)

MFA160 Flash Fiction - Making Flash Count (Aug 10)

B101 WVU Orientation (Aug 16)

B302 Giving Feedback (Aug 16)

MFA216 Voice and Style (Aug 17)

MFA505 The Homage or Tribute Story (Aug 17)

L240 Susan Glaspell Short Story (Aug 22)

B103 Grammar (Aug 23)

P180 Poetry Triggers - Playing with Sound (Aug 23)

B101 WVU Orientation (Aug 23)

MFA161 Flash Fiction - Using Images for Inspiration (Aug 24)

MFA709 The Difficult Imagination Part 3 (Aug 28)

B134 Proper Intertwining of Plot and Character (Aug 30)

B101 WVU Orientation (Aug 30)

MFA217 Magical Realism, Rules and How to Break Them (Aug 31)

MFA250: How to Hook the Reader (Aug 31)

L241 Willa Cather Short Story (Sept 05)

B101 WVU Orientation (Sept 06)

F220: Writing Boosters - Brainstorming for Characters (1 Week) (Sept 06)

MFA01 THE GENTLE ART OF THE PERSONAL ESSAY (Sept 07)

MFA162 Flash Fiction - Staying True to the Image (Sept 07)

MFA801 Six Memos for the Next Millennium Workshop (Sept 11)

B154 Finding Your Voice (Sept 13)

P172 Poetry Triggers - Using Music as an Inspiration to Write Poetry (Sept 13)

B101 WVU Orientation (Sept 13)

MFA251: Story Focus (Sept 14)

MFA218 Adding Humor to Fiction (Sept 14)

L242 Katherine Mansfield Short Story (Sept 19)

B101 WVU Orientation (Sept 20)

F2K Creative Writing Course (Sept 20)

MFA163 Flash Fiction - Meta-Narrative (Sept 21)

MFA02 THE PERSONAL (NOT PRIVATE) ESSAY (Sept 21)

B101 WVU Orientation (Sept 27)

F140 Short Story Workshop – Linear (Sept 27)

B105 Punctuation (Sept 27)

MFA252 Emotions and POV (Sept 28)

MFA219 The Purpose and Practice of Revision (Sept 28)