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Jun
1
Writing a grant (or learning where to find one) can be daunting, but it doesn’t need to be. Learn the basics about grant research, how to write a grant, what to include in your proposal and project budgets, the do’s and don’ts of grantwriting, and more! This 90-minute class is ...
Start Date
Tuesday, June 1st
Note
Pre-Recorded
Cost
$35
Instructor

Jennifer Hester Mattox

Venue
Online
Jun
8
You are not alone—come write with a supportive community to release the stress of current and past events. This class will assist you with letting go of the stress of 2020 and 2021. It is an opportunity for you to heal from the loss and hardship caused by the pandemic, ...
Start Date
Tuesday, June 8th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
June 8th - June 29th
Time
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Eugenia Johnson-Smith

Venue
Online
Jun
11
If you’ve reached that golden age, join this group, which features cross-genre writing prompts; feedback for family stories, memoirs, poems, and fiction; tips for reading and publishing your work; and lively conversation and fellowship. For all levels. Sarah Combs is the author of the YA novels Breakfast Served Anytime and The ...
Start Date
Friday, June 11th
Note
Meets Fridays; No class June 24
Duration
June 11th - July 23rd
Time
10:30am - 12:00pm
Cost
$78
Instructor

Sarah Combs

Venue
Online
Jun
12
Character is fate, Aristotle said. Was he talking about the karmic points in your birth chart—Rahu, Ketu, and the Eclipses? Combine this perspective with a doozy of an eclipse on June 12th, which occurs in Gemini, the sign of the communicator. It's a perfect time to learn a little more ...
Start Date
Saturday, June 12th
Note
One-Time
Time
10:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
$30
Instructor

Normandi Ellis

Venue
Online
Jun
15
Whether you are new to Christian writing, looking to explore this popular genre more, or an experienced writer, join this safe space where we will examine successful Christian writers and learn how to better write our own stories, share work and get feedback. This course is designed to sharpen the ...
Start Date
Tuesday, June 15th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
June 15th - August 3rd
Time
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cost
$104
Instructor

Anna-Stacia Haley

Venue
Online
Jun
18
This practice offers writers the opportunity to engage in a creative and communicative loop without judgment. We write from a variety of prompts designed to get writers to loosen their inner censor and simply get words on the page. After each timed session, writers read aloud their new work to ...
Start Date
Friday, June 18th
Note
Meets Fridays
Duration
June 18th - August 13th
Time
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Leslie Dodd

Venue
Online
Jul
7
This workshop-based class will help writers feel confident about choosing a suitable essay topic, writing for an audience, organizing their writing, and editing for clarity and effect. Students can expect to produce two completed essays and to help classmates workshop their ideas and peer-edit their drafts. Open to all people ...
Start Date
Wednesday, July 7th
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
July 7th - July 28th
Time
4:30pm - 5:45pm
Cost
$45
Instructor

Tim Corkran

Venue
Carnegie Center (in-person)
Address
251 W. Second Street
Jul
7
This class is for participants 18 years of age or older. Learn to express your sexuality through words, and discover the power of erotica for self-empowerment, self-expression, and relationship building with our partners. This class will use examples from modern and classic erotic literature, as well as fun writing exercises, ...
Start Date
Wednesday, July 7th
Note
Meets Wednesdays; Meets twice
Duration
July 7th - July 14th
Time
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cost
$30
Instructor

Cassie E. Brown

Venue
Online
Jul
10
Are you a wrestling fan? Are you a fan of character development? Convoluted storylines tickle your fancy? Join lifelong pro wrestling fan and writer Jude McPherson examining how the scripting of professional wrestling is quite similar to that of a soap opera. Because when it's done right, it keeps us ...
Start Date
Saturday, July 10th
Note
One-Time
Time
10:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
$30
Instructor

JC McPherson

Venue
Online
Jul
17
You need to know the difference between a colon and a colonoscopy if you are submitting your manuscript for publication. Spend a couple of hours refreshing your grammatical skills and learn preferred formatting for submissions in this two-hour, audience participation class. Each registrant will receive a "grammar cheat sheet." For all ...
Start Date
Saturday, July 17th
Note
One-Time
Time
10:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
$30
Instructor

Pamela Perlman

Venue
Online
Jul
24
Have you always wanted to make your writing more diverse, but were afraid of getting it wrong? Writing Diversity Right is the single session, generative workshop that will help you identify colorblindness, otherness, and stereotypes in your work, in a safe, non-judgmental environment. For all levels. Claudia Love Mair is ...
Start Date
Saturday, July 24th
Note
One-Time
Time
10:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
$30
Instructor

Claudia Love Mair

Venue
Online
Aug
7
If you listen to the mainstream media, the only Black comic character worth covering is Marvel's Black Panther. However, with the increased access to technology, the Black comic book world is growing rapidly. Join writer Jude McPherson to examine specific examples of this literary movement. Class will be supplemented by ...
Start Date
Saturday, August 7th
Note
One-Time
Time
10:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
$30
Instructor

JC McPherson

Venue
Online

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