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Jan
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
Friday, January 1st
Note
Pre-Recorded Webinar
Duration
January 1st - May 1st
Cost
$35
Instructor

Jennifer Hester Mattox

Venue
Online
Apr
6
Writing may be a solitary endeavor, but writers grow in their craft when they find someone to provide feedback and support. Contoured to the LGBTQ community, this group will allow you to explore your authentic voice and expression while discovering the rich history and current landscape of LGBTQ writing. Welcoming ...
Start Date
Tuesday, April 6th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
April 6th - May 11th
Time
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Jay McCoy

Venue
Online
Apr
9
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. Led by Sarah Combs, author of the YA novels Breakfast Served Anytime and The Light Fantastic, ...
Start Date
Friday, April 9th
Note
Meets Fridays
Duration
April 9th - May 28th
Time
10:30am - 12:00pm
Cost
$104
Instructor

Sarah Combs

Venue
Online
Apr
13
Each session, we’ll discuss published work and write with in-class exercises. There will be opportunities to share your work for feedback. Open to all genres and levels. This class is for emerging writers under 35 and serves to provide a welcoming space for our younger crowd. For all levels. Brittany Jackson ...
Start Date
Tuesday, April 13th
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
April 13th - May 18th
Time
8:00pm - 9:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Brittany Jackson

Venue
Online
Apr
16
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, April 16th
Note
Meets Fridays
Duration
April 16th - May 28th
Time
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Leslie Dodd

Venue
Online
Apr
17
Have you always wanted to make your writing more diverse, but were afraid of getting it wrong? Write 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, April 17th
Note
One-Time
Time
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Cost
$30
Instructor

Claudia Love Mair

Venue
Online
May
1
This class is only available with registration to the 2021 Books-in-Progress Conference. If you’re serious about your writing, you’ll want to hear some helpful tips before you attend the Books-in-Progress Conference. We’ll discuss how to pitch to an agent, what to expect from the First Page Critique Panel, and ways networking ...
Start Date
Saturday, May 1st
Note
One-Time
Time
11:30am - 1:30pm
Cost
Free
Instructor

Jennifer Hester Mattox

Venue
Online
May
5
This class is only available with registration to the 2021 Books-in-Progress Conference. If you’re serious about your writing, you’ll want to hear some helpful tips before you attend the Books-in-Progress Conference. We’ll discuss how to pitch to an agent, what to expect from the First Page Critique Panel, and ways networking ...
Start Date
Wednesday, May 5th
Note
Pre-Recorded Webinar
Cost
Free
Instructor

Jennifer Hester Mattox

Venue
Online
May
15
How to set goals as a writer and how to go after those goals to make your writing dreams come true. How can you know when you reach your goals—all your writing hopes and dreams—unless you know what those goals are and form a plan to reach them? Let's do ...
Start Date
Saturday, May 15th
Note
One-Time
Time
10:30am - 12:30pm
Cost
$30
Instructor

Karen Leet

Venue
Online
May
23
Join us outside (following all applicable local health guidelines) at McConnell Springs Park to learn about the many forms of ‘outdoor writing’—from creative nonfiction (Steven Rinella), fiction (Ernest Hemingway), to the combination of both (Norman Maclean). This extensive market included magazine stories, of course—but it also includes book-length essays, novels, ...
Start Date
Sunday, May 23rd
Note
One-Time
Time
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Cost
$60
Instructor

Bill Carman

Venue
McConnell Springs Park
Address
416 Rebmann Lane, Lexington, KY 40504

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