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Jun
10
This workshop class is designed to motivate and inspire writers of kids’ books by exploring plot and craft techniques through discussion, peer-sharing, and writing exercises. Come with a work-in-progress–or at least an idea for one. Enrolled students also receive an invitation to join Marcia in additional kids’ book writing opportunities ...
Start Date
Monday, June 10
Note
Meets Mondays
Duration
June 10 - July 29
Time
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost
$150
Instructor

Marcia Thornton Jones

Venue
Online
Jun
11
This generative writing workshop focuses on crafting compelling stories in less than 1000 words. Participants will learn what flash fiction is (and is not) and how to distill their ideas into potent, concise narratives. Through interactive exercises and examples, we will unleash the power of brevity to create micro manuscripts ...
Start Date
Tuesday, June 11
Note
One time, Tuesday
Duration
June 11 - June 11
Time
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost
$35
Instructor

Sarah McCartt-Jackson

Venue
Online
Jun
17
Join us for this 7-week session and learn how to create a new work of genre short fiction from start to finish. Jason Sizemore is the editor-in-chief and owner of the genre press Apex Book Company. Jason resides in Lexington, KY, where he works to make science fiction as popular ...
Start Date
Monday, June 17
Note
Meets Mondays
Duration
June 17 - July 29
Time
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost
$98
Instructor

Jason Sizemore

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Jun
26
This is a 2 part "Cozy Mystery" sequence of classes. You may either take only the first class on June 26 OR take both classes. The second class builds on the first.  Part 1: "What is a Cozy Mystery?" Whether you have heard of a cozy mystery or not, the genre is extremely popular ...
Start Date
Wednesday, June 26
Note
Meets Wednesdays (Two Class Sequence)
Duration
June 26 - July 24
Time
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost
$35 - $70
Instructor

Sylvia Ahrens

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Jun
26
This is an opportunity for fiction writers of all genres and levels of experience. Through hands-on writing exercises and discussion of contemporary fiction, we will examine such nuts-and-bolts elements as voice, point of view, mood, and plot. Sarah Combs is the author of YA novels, Breakfast Served Anytime and The ...
Start Date
Wednesday, June 26
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
June 26 - July 31
Time
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost
$112
Instructor

Sarah Combs

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Jul
2
Please join this inclusive group of intermediate level speculative fiction writers who aim to hone their craft and build a vibrant community of fellow artists. We will perform generative writing exercises, live structured workshops, and craft-focused close readings. Sam Milligan is a queer southern writer, educator, and nonprofit communications professional ...
Start Date
Tuesday, July 2
Note
Meets Tuesdays
Duration
July 2 - August 6
Time
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost
$84
Instructor

Sam Milligan

Venue
Carnegie Center
Address
251 West Second St.
Jul
24
You don’t have to be an artist to write picture books! This workshop focuses on structuring, writing, and formatting your idea into a book perfect for the picture book market. Enrolled students also receive an invitation to join Marcia in additional kids’ book writing opportunities for free. Marcia Thornton Jones ...
Start Date
Wednesday, July 24
Note
Meets Wednesdays
Duration
July 24 - August 28
Time
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Cost
$84
Instructor

Marcia Thornton Jones

Venue
Online
Jul
31
Humankind has always been fascinated by extremes: what is extraordinarily beautiful, extraordinarily ugly, and beyond societal norms. If you find these ideas appeal to you more than usual, how do you capture these experiences and portray them in your art, whether written or visual? In this course we will discuss ...
Start Date
Wednesday, July 31
Note
One time, Wednesday
Duration
July 31 - July 31
Time
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost
$35
Instructor

Darian Bianco

Venue
Online

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