General Writing Courses

Beginning and General Writing Classes

Members have access to full course content for independent study.

Scheduled group classes range from 1 to 16 weeks in length.

 

B101 WVU Orientation (now runs daily)
B103: Grammar
B105 Punctuation
B107: The Writers' Way to Creativity Part 1
B109: The Writers' Way to Creativity 2
B112/B113: Constructive Feedback
B114 Point Of View - Main
B116: Revising and Editing
B118: Time Management
B122: Libel and Permission
B126 Lights, Action...Wait a Minute, Where Are We?
B128 Opening Hooks
B130: Basics to Create Dynamic Characters
B132 Complex & Believable Characters
B134: Proper Intertwining of Plot and Character
B136: Introduction to Fiction Writing
B138: Plotting The Plot
B142 Blockbusters
B152 Let's Add Emotion
B154 Finding Your Voice
B161: Fewer Rejections
B164: Personification
B169: Promotional Copywriting 101
B172 Revision: Writing and Rewriting Fiction
B180 Web Content that Works
B200 Searching for the Truth
B301: Know Your Genre
B302 Giving Feedback
B303 Point of View

 

UPCOMING CLASSES

 New Classes Begin Every Week.
All courses are free to members.  

JUNE

L236 Faulkner Short Stories (Setting and POV) (June 05)
B101 WVU Orientation (June 06)
MFA379 Prose Poetry: On Theory (June 07)
L235 Hemingway Short Stories (Dialogue and Exposition) (June 12)
B101 WVU Orientation (June 13)
MFA156 Flash Fiction - Great Thoughts (June 14)
MFA212 What is a Plot? (June 14)
MFA702 Subtext (June 18)
B101 WVU Orientation (June 20)
MFA380 Prose Poetry: On Craft (June 21)
MFA510 Fairy Tales and Folk Tales (June 21)
L312 Julio Cortázar Shorts (June 26)
B101 WVU Orientation (June 27)
F140 Short Story Workshop – Linear (June 27)
MFA157 Flash Fiction - The Story in the Title (June 28)
MFA213 The Art of Sequencing (June 28)

JULY

B305 Dialogue - Expression (July 04)
B101 WVU Orientation (July 04)
B105 Punctuation, facilitated by Janet Smith (July 04)
MFA102 Sentence Structures: Propositions, Subtext and Syntax (July 05)
MFA054 Flash Nonfiction: Singular Moments - Against the Grain (July 05)
MFA755 Writing Linked Short Stories or the Novel-in-stories Part 1 (July 09)
B101 WVU Orientation (July 11)
MFA214 Describing and Withholding (July 12)
MFA158 Flash Fiction - Opening Up Your Writing (July 12)
L247 Kij Johnson - At the Mouth of the River of Bees (July 17)
B101 WVU Orientation (July 18)
MFA103 Creativity and the Cumulative Sentence (July 19)
B103 Grammar (July 25)
B101 WVU Orientation (July 25)
MFA404 Writing for Online and Print Markets (July 26)
MFA159 Flash Fiction - Smart Surprise (July 26)
MFA215 Inflection, Tone and Pitch (July 26)