Everything you need to know to launch a blog—conception, setting up, content, and attracting readers.
The basic principles of good business writing, to make writing easier and more effective.
Explore the art of bringing characters to life—for fiction, nonfiction, and scripts.
Books for toddlers to teenagers—picture books through young adult novels.
Graphic narratives—where words and images work together to tell stories that span all genres.
A great entry point for the creative forms of nonfiction—including memoir, essay, feature articles, and reviews.
A great entry point for all prose writing—fiction or nonfiction.
Explore the art of creating effective dialogue—for fiction, nonfiction, and scripts.
Various types of viewpoint writing—essays, op-eds, reviews, and more.
Feature articles are the story-driven side of journalism, covering topics either earth-shaking or frivolous.
All short stories, novels, and novellas welcome—literary, mainstream, or genre.
Tour the spectrum of food writing—reviews, memoir, essay, articles, blogs, and books.
Taking advantage of the many avenues for publishing short nonfiction pieces—articles, essays, and more.
Navigating the publishing industry, for both novels and nonfiction books.
Navigating the film and TV industry, for selling your movie and TV scripts.
Prose writing with a humorous slant—fiction, memoir, essay, you name it.
Borrow the secrets of poetry to make all forms of writing better—fiction, nonfiction, scripts, anything.
True stories about aspects of the writer’s life, whether essay or book-length.
Where crime is a central element—whodunits, thrillers, espionage, or just stories with crime.
Most nonfiction books are sold on the basis of a proposal—a sales document for the book-to-be.
All novels and novellas welcome—literary, mainstream, or genre.
Push past obstacles to write like your pen is on fire—fiction or nonfiction.
The writer’s view on a topic, interlaced with experiences from the writer’s life.
Write a play—realistic or surreal, full-length or one-act, Broadway or a basement.
Learn the elusive art of plotting—for fiction, nonfiction, and scripts.
Plot 1: Mechanics
Plot 2: Machinations
Writing for the romance “lines”—contemporary, historical, paranormal, urban, and more.
All speculative fiction welcome—science fiction, fantasy, or horror.
Write a movie—indie or mainstream, short or feature-length, any genre you please.
The ins and outs of the major social media platforms—for writers and businesses.
Create music and lyrics for songs—pop, rock, rap, country, anything that sings.
Write and perform material that makes a crowd of people laugh.
Tour the spectrum of travel writing—articles, memoir, essay, blogs, and guidebooks.
Explore the creative forms of nonfiction—including memoir, essay, feature articles, and reviews.
Write a TV show—comedy, drama, something in-between, original or on-the-air.
Explore creativity in writing, with both fiction and nonfiction.
Writing for video games, and, yes, they need good writers.
Conceiving, creating, and publicizing online videos—a great way to get your work out there.
For two hours, you write from writing intriguing prompts and socialize over food and drink.