Classes & Workshops

  • Memoir Writing with a Purpose

    Instructor: Jeff Rasley
    Date: Saturday, December 9
    Time: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    Location: IWC
    Cost: $75 nonmembers, $48 members, $42 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members

    Many writers keep a journal or write about their own experiences.  Most of this writing is not shared or published (except on Facebook). Many of us can turn our own experiences into a lesson for others—a didactic memoir. Short features for on-line publications, corporate newsletters... learn more

  • New Year’s Resolution: Write a Novel

    Instructor:  Sarah J. Schmitt
    Date: Saturday, January 13
    Time:  1-4 p.m.
    Location: IWC
    Cost: $75 nonmembers, $48 members, $42 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members 

    It’s 2018 and your New Year’s Resolution is to finally start that novel you’ve always wanted to write. Congratulations! Now what? The first thing you should do is sign up for this class. Even if you only have an idea or a... learn more

  • Beginning Writers Boot Camp

    Instructor: Tracy Line
    Date: Saturday, January 20
    Time:  1-4 p.m.
    Location: IWC
    Cost: $75 nonmembers, $48 members, $42 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members 

    Do you have the desire to write but don’t know where to begin? Have a half-written story on your laptop or an idea that hasn’t made it out of your head? Wanting to write and doing it are two different things. Kick-start the right half of your... learn more

  • Advanced Playwriting

    Instructor: Andrew Black
    Date: 8 Saturdays: January 20, 27; February 3, 10, 24; March 3, 10, 17 (this class skips 2/17)
    Time: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
    Location: Marian University, TBD (campus map)  
    Cost: $500 nonmembers, $320 members, $280 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members
    Class size limited to 6 students.  

    Okay, you’ve taken the Foundations... learn more

  • Foundations of Playwriting

    Instructor: Andrew Black
    Date: 5 Thursdays: February 8, 15, 22; March 1, 8
    Time: 7-9:30 p.m.
    Location: IWC
    Cost: $313 nonmembers, $200 members, $175 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members
    Class size limited to 8 students. 

    Playwriting allows writers to tell stories using a unique medium--live performance.  But how to leverage the opportunity so that writers harness the full power of the audience’s imagination?  This class reviews the... learn more

  • Get Unstuck!: Writing Your Way Through Writer's Block

    Instructor: Jessica Reed
    Date: Saturday, February 17
    Time: 1-4 p.m.
    Location: IWC
    Cost: $75 nonmembers, $48 members, $42 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members

    Sometimes allowing ourselves to play leads to material for our best work. This can mean temporarily setting aside a personal project to borrow and reconfigure another text and reinvigorate our own relationship with language. Your creative voice will emerge from even the most technical experiments. Collage,... learn more

  • Poetry as Memoir: Exploring the Terrain

    Instructor:  Shari Wagner
    Date: 4 Saturdays: February 24; March 31; April 28; May 26
    Time: 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
    Location: IWC
    Cost: $200 nonmembers, $128 members, $112 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members  

    This poetry workshop will focus on the process of generating first drafts for at least four memoir poems. The sessions, rather than critique-based, will be process-oriented, with time for discussions of prompts and sample poems,... learn more

  • Gift Certificate for Classes
    Give a gift certificate to encourage the aspiring writer in your circle of friends or family to write.
     

    Available for purchase in denominations of $50, $75, $100 & $125
    A gift certificate for a customized amount can be purchased via phone-call the IWC 317-255-0710

    *Gift certificates have no cash-back value and expire one year from the date of issue.

                                                                                                         Please select your option... learn more

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