Write a Novel in Six Months – Spring 2023

ONLINE: Fourth Saturday of each month, April through September (May session will meet on May 20)

This once-a-month workshop provides writers options for structuring their novels, developing pivotal plot scenes, writing prompts designed to help writers make progress, and group mentoring/brainstorming to help break through obstacles. Feel free to bring your lunch.

Marcia Thornton Jones is an award-winning author who has published more than 135 books for children with sales totaling more than 48 million copies world-wide. Marcia also serves as the Carnegie Center’s Author Services Coordinator and a writing mentor. 

This class is suitable for intermediate and advanced levels.

Cancellation Policy:

The Carnegie Center reserves the right to cancel a class if minimum enrollment is not met. It is best to register early to help our instructors prepare and to ensure the class does not get cancelled. We evaluate registration numbers between 6 and 2 business days before a class starts to decide whether we can hold the class. Classes that do not meet minimum enrollment may be cancelled a minimum of two business days prior to the first class meeting. All participants will be notified by email and will receive full refunds.

Start Date
Saturday, April 1st
Fourth Saturday of each month
April 1st - September 30th
10:30am - 1:30pm

Marcia Thornton Jones


We hope to see you soon at the Carnegie Center, home to writers, lifelong learners, & the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame.

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251 West Second Street
Lexington, KY 40507

(859) 254-4175

Monday – Thursday: 10:00am – 7:30pm
Friday: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am – 2:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

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