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Fiction
Single Session

Story Basics

Katie McDougall
Tuesday
Jan 19
-
Single Session
Fiction
Nonfiction
Poetry

Mindfulness for Writers — January 21

Melissa Jean
Thursday
Jan 21
-
Multi-Week
Nonfiction

Writing the Seasons: Winter

Melissa Jean
Saturdays
Jan 23
-
Jan 30
Fiction
Nonfiction
Single Session

Nail Down Your Big Book Idea

Mary Adkins
Saturday
Jan 23
-
Fiction
Multi-Week
Nonfiction

Immigrants Write

Nina Adel
Mondays
Jan 25
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Mar 15
Multi-Week
Nonfiction

Travel Writing

Margaret Littman and Deborah Douglas
Tuesdays
Jan 26
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Feb 9
Fiction
Multi-Week

Novel Jumpstart

Mary Adkins
Wednesdays
Jan 27
-
Feb 17
Fiction
Nonfiction
Single Session

Mindfulness for Writers — January 28

Melissa Jean
Thursday
Jan 28
-
Fiction
Multi-Week

Nail Your Query Letter

Annie Neugebauer
Saturday
Jan 30
-
Feb 20
Youth

Writing the Night: Grades 3-5

Madelin Parsley
Saturday
Jan 30
-
Fiction
Multi-Week
Nonfiction

Voice Does The Work

Natalie Lima
Mondays
Feb 1
-
Feb 22
Fiction
Nonfiction
Multi-Week

A Beautiful Mess

Susannah Felts
Tuesdays
Feb 2
-
Feb 23
Multi-Week
Nonfiction

Putting the Narrative in Narrative Nonfiction

Minda Honey
Wednesdays
Feb 3
-
Feb 24
Multi-Week
Poetry

American Bodies and Political Poems

Meg Wade
Thursdays
Feb 4
-
Mar 11
Fiction
Multi-Week
Nonfiction

Power of the Pen: Antiracism Through Writing (Applications closed.)

Metro Arts, The Porch, Crossroads
Saturday, February 6; Mondays
Feb 6
-
Mar 15
Fiction
Single Session

Writing the Weird

Lee Conell
Monday
Feb 8
-
Poetry
Fiction
Nonfiction
Multi-Week

Writing the Fragment

AM Ringwalt
Saturdays
Feb 13
-
Mar 6
Fiction
Nonfiction
Single Session

Draft Chat — February 15

Monday
Feb 15
-
Youth

Hybrid Forms: Grades 6-8

AM Ringwalt
Saturday
Feb 20
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Youth

Codes and Codebreakers: Grades 3-5

Madelin Parsley
Saturday
Feb 27
-
Fiction
Multi-Week
Nonfiction

The Art of Critique

Lisa Bubert
Monday
Mar 1
-
Mar 22
Multi-Week
Poetry

Advanced Poetry Workshop

Gary McDowell
Tuesdays
Mar 2
-
Apr 6
Nonfiction
Multi-Week

Rinse. Repeat. And Revise: Narrative Nonfiction Real Time Revision

Minda Honey
Wednesdays
Mar 3
-
Mar 31
Multi-Week
Nonfiction

You are the Protagonist: Memory and Memoir

Sheree L. Greer
Thursdays
Mar 4
-
Mar 25
Single Session
Fiction
Nonfiction

In The Beginning

Michael McRay
Saturday
Mar 13
-
Fiction
Single Session

Totally '80's: Radical Techniques for Character Development

Lydia Peelle
Saturday
Mar 13
-
Fiction
Nonfiction
Single Session

Draft Chat — March 15

Monday
Mar 15
-
Fiction
Multi-Week

Humor and Play

Carla Diaz
Tuesdays
Mar 16
-
Apr 6
Fiction
Single Session
Poetry
Nonfiction

Tiny Fables and Other Everyday Magic

Catherine Moore
Saturday
Mar 20
-
Single Session
Poetry

Where Poetry Begins: The Art of the First Line

Anders Carlson-Wee
Monday
Mar 22
-
Fiction
Nonfiction
Single Session

Writing Sex and the Body Honestly: An Intensive

Natalie Lima
Saturday
Mar 27
-
Fiction
Nonfiction
Single Session

Writing Clearly in a Chaotic World

Simon Han
Sunday
Mar 28
-
Multi-Week
Nonfiction

Introduction to Flash Creative Nonfiction

Susannah Felts
Wednesdays
Mar 31
-
May 5
Fiction
Nonfiction
Single Session

Building Worlds

Mathangi Subramanian
Saturday
Apr 3
-
Fiction
Nonfiction
Single Session

Storytelling 101: A Beginner's Guide to Writing and Telling True Stories

Michael McRay
Saturday
Apr 3
-
Fiction
Multi-Week

Time in Fiction

Ginger Eager
Thursdays
Apr 8
-
May 13
Multi-Week
Nonfiction

Intermediate Creative Nonfiction

Yurina Yoshikawa
Thursdays
Apr 8
-
May 27
Fiction
Nonfiction
Single Session

Writing the Body

Mathangi Subramanian
Saturday
Apr 10
-
Fiction
Nonfiction
Single Session
Poetry

The Porch Visiting Writers Series presents Writing Is A Mindset: How Your Success is Tied to How You Think with Deesha Philyaw

Deesha Philyaw
Saturday
Apr 10
-
Single Session
Poetry

The Living Image: Creating Images that Move

Anders Carlson-Wee
Monday
Apr 12
-
Multi-Week
Poetry

Shake The Dust: Generative Poetic Practices

Tyler Friend
Mondays
Apr 12
-
May 17
Multi-Week
Nonfiction

Writing the Seasons: Spring

Melissa Jean
Saturday
Apr 17
-
Apr 24
Multi-Week
Nonfiction

Writing for Recovery

Kate Daniels
Saturdays
Apr 17
-
May 8
Fiction
Nonfiction
Single Session

Draft Chat — April 19

Monday
Apr 19
-
Fiction
Multi-Week

Finding Your YA Voice

Stewart Lewis
Wednesdays
Apr 28
-
Jun 2
Nonfiction
Single Session

The Porch Visiting Writers Series presents Who Else? Research and The Personal Essay with Belle Boggs

Belle Boggs
Saturday
May 1
-
Fiction
Single Session

So You Want To Write A Picture Book

Lisa Bubert
Saturday
May 15
-
Fiction
Nonfiction
Single Session

Draft Chat — May 17

Monday
May 17
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