Nonfiction Writing Classes

  • April 10, 2018

    Nonfiction Writing Group (Spring)

    With Neil Chethik. Join a lively, diverse group of people in exploring nonfiction writing, including personal essays, columns, magazine pieces, and autobiography. This is a chance to limber up as a writer, get feedback from others, and gain confidence in an affirming atmosphere. [ALL LEVELS] Register now for Nonfiction Writing Group (Spring).

    • Venue:
      Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Tuesdays, April 10 - May 22
    • Time:
      Noon - 1:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second Street
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $104
  • April 12, 2018

    Autobiographical Comics

    With Kenn Minter. Autobiography appears in many mediums and we all have a story or two to tell. This class will focus on the autobiographical comic strip and graphic novel art form. Along with learning comic and sequential art basics, exposure to the work of some of the strongest autobiographical comic artists, students will be encouraged to express their own voice and create personal stories. Amateur illustrators welcome. Led by Kenn Minter, writer, illustrator, and publisher of comics and graphic novels. Kenn served at the University of Kentucky as an Art Director f...

    • Venue:
      Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Thursdays, April 12 - May 24
    • Time:
      5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • Address:
      251 West Second St.
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $78
    • Addl Info:
         

      No class on May 17.

      Required supplies: Sharpies (fine point and extra fine point), #2 pencil, eraser, an 11 x 17 Bristol Board pad (smooth), and an 8.5 x 11 sketchbook; all other supplies will be provided.

  • April 28, 2018

    Memoir: How to Tell a True Story

    With Graham Shelby. Great nonfiction has many of the same basic elements as great fiction: characters, conflict, suspense, humanity, and a structure with a beginning, middle and end. Whether you're looking to tell your own story or someone else's, this class will help you define and refine your stories by identifying the most compelling events and perspectives and discussing innovative ways to captivate readers–all while telling the truth. Register now for Memoir: How to T...