Classes & Workshops

All our classes meet at the home of the IWC located in the Circle City Industrial Complex unless otherwise noted in the workshop listing.
  • Women Writing, Women Heard Discounted Bundle Women Writing, Women Heard Discounted Bundle

    Instructor: Various (see below)
    Dates:  June 6, June 13, July 18, July 27
    Time:  Varies
    Location: Zoom
    Cost: $270 nonmembers, $173 members, $151 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members

    This discounted bundle includes all four workshops held in support of "The Clothesline Indiana" project, led by Women4Change and the Indiana Coalition to End Sexual Assault. For more information: https://www.women4changeindiana.org/the-clothesline

     

    The Story that... learn more
  • Fiction Writing Workshop: Online Workshop! Fiction Writing Workshop: Online Workshop!

    Instructor: Robert Kent
    Date:  5 Thursdays: June 11, 18, 25; July 2, 9
    Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
    Location: Zoom
    Cost:
    $400 nonmembers (join IWC for discounted rate on the class!)
    $265 members
    $235 member discount for student, teacher, senior, military, librarian IWC members

    *The cost of this class includes a $25 critiquing fee, to be remitted by IWC directly to... learn more

  • From the Page to the Stage: Writing Your Feelings

    Instructor: Angela Jackson-Brown
    Date: Saturday, June 13
    Time: 1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
    Location: Zoom
    Cost: $75 nonmembers, $48 members, $42 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members

    Words matter in all writing but they particularly matter when we are creating scenes that will be reenacted on the stage, because through our words we are giving our actors the tools necessary to break open the souls of... learn more

  • Come Write In! 6 Saturday Write-in Sessions Come Write In! 6 Saturday Write-in Sessions

    Instructor: Tracy Line
    Date: 5 Saturdays: June 13, 20; July 11, 18, 25
    Time:  9:30–11:30 a.m.
    Location: Private Facebook Group (see link below)
    Cost: Choose your price $15, $30, $50 No membership required!

    The best way to get your writing done is to add it to your calendar. Join us for our spring write-in sessions! We will follow the Pomodoro Technique, a proven time... learn more

  • Echo & Dance: A Poetry Workshop Echo & Dance: A Poetry Workshop

    Instructor: Nick Reading
    Date: 4 Tuesday Sessions: June 16, 30; July 7, 21
    Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.
    Location: Zoom (virtual workshop)*
    Cost: $225 nonmembers, $153 members, $137 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members
    *The cost of this class includes a $25 critiquing fee, to be remitted by IWC directly to the instructor, for work critiqued outside of class time.

    "Poetry is an echo,... learn more

  • Playwriting Basics

    Instructor: Andrew Black
    Date: 2 Saturdays: June 20, 27
    Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    Location: Zoom
    Cost: $75 nonmembers, $48 members, $42 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members

    If you have been thinking about writing a play, this two-session overview of playwriting basics will provide you with what you need to get started.   In the first interactive section, you will learn about storytelling... learn more

  • The Publishing Industry in 2020: What Writers Need to Know The Publishing Industry in 2020: What Writers Need to Know

    Instructor: Jane Friedman
    Date: Wednesday, June 24
    Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Eastern
    Location: Zoom
    Cost: $30 nonmembers, $20 members

    Right now, like every other area of the economy, the book publishing industry is undergoing both strain and reinvention. Nobody will go unaffected—not authors, editors, agents, or booksellers. Jane will discuss the big-picture changes now unfolding, the questions it raises for writers, and what... learn more

  • Women Writing, Women Heard: Stories of Grit

    Instructor: Darolyn Jones
    Date: Saturday, July 18th
    Time: 1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
    Location: IWC
    Cost: $75 nonmembers, $48 members, $42 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members

    Angela Lee Duckworth says that "Grit is sticking with your future day in, day out and not just for the week, not just for the month, but for years." Her research, writing, and presentations on grit and resistance and resiliency... learn more

  • Gathering & Holding the Pieces, Letting them Speak

    Instructor: Alessandra Lynch
    Date: Monday, July 27
    Time: 6:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m.
    Location: Zoom
    Cost: $75 nonmembers, $48 members, $42 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members

    In this three hour poetry writing workshop, I will offer a variety of prompts to help you write about difficult, urgent  issues in your life, issues that might have felt shattering to you.

    Part of the workshop will... learn more

  • 2020 Gathering of Writers 2020 Gathering of Writers Instructors: Various

    Rescheduled Date: Saturday, September 26, 2020 
    Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Location: Indiana State Library

    Gathering Pricing
    Members: $99, Member + Fiction Intensive/Michael Poore: $149
    Nonmember: $175, Nonmember + Fiction Intensive/Michael Poore $225

    Not a member? Join now to receive significant savings on this program and others.

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