Creative Writing Class – Fiction

Interested in writing fiction but don’t know where to start? Do you want to learn how to create real characters, believable scenes, and unique story ideas? Have you only written nonfiction and not sure if you can write fiction? Then this online writing class is for you.

Live classes will be held online. All sessions begin at 6:00 PM (Pacific time) on Wednesdays (see start dates below). Video recordings will be made available after each class. Each session consists of lecture, group interaction, handouts, and writing assignments. Classes are limited to 10 participants.

Registration is open now through the first day of class. Fee for new students is $50, returning students $45, and includes course, materials, weekly feedback, and unlimited access to class recordings.

What to expect from the class:

  • Tools to develop characters, plot, and setting.
  • Handouts and recommended resources.
  • Live classes where you can ask questions about your writing.
  • Detailed feedback from your instructor.
  • Weekly writing assignments.
  • A safe environment for sharing your stories.
  • Video recordings of each class.
  • Encouragement and personalized help with your writing.

Class is open to writers of all experience levels. Writing practice and assignments will help participants empathize with their characters, craft realistic dialogue, and create memorable scenes; then put everything together to write several short stories.

2017 :  Last class begins October 4, 2017 (Note: Registration closed)

2018 : New classes begin:

January 3: Live classes Wednesdays through Feb 7

April 4: Live classes Wednesdays through May 9

June 6: Live classes Wednesdays through July 18  (no class July 4)

August 1: Live classes Wednesdays through Sept 5

October 3: Live classes Wednesdays through Nov 7


Fee: $50/New Students, $45/Returning Students

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If you have questions or are interested in joining us for one of our upcoming classes, please submit the form below. Please indicate which class you are interested in.