Classes & Workshops: Intermediate

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:  July 18, July 27
    Time:  Varies
    Location: Zoom
    Cost: $135 nonmembers, $86 members, $76 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

    Women Writing, Women Heard: Stories of Grit
    Instructor: learn more

  • Advanced Fiction Writing Workshop Advanced Fiction Writing Workshop

    Instructor:  Angela Jackson-Brown
    D
    ate: 3 Sundays: July 12, 19, 26
    Send Outline and Chapter One to Instructor by August 2
    Time: 1-4 p.m.
    Location: Zoom
    Cost: $250 Nonmembers, $169 members, $151 student/teacher/senior/military members
    *The cost of this class includes a $25 manuscript fee, to be remitted by IWC directly to the instructor, for work critiqued outside of class time.

    This workshop is intended... learn more

  • Phoenix Theatre Night at the Indiana Playwrights Circle Phoenix Theatre Night at the Indiana Playwrights Circle

    Presenter: Phoenix Theatre and Indiana Playwrights Circle
    Date: Sunday, July 12
    Time: 5:00 PM EST
    Location: Zoom (you'll receive invite info after you register)
    Cost: Free

    Phoenix Theatre Night at the Indiana Playwrights Circle (IPC)

    Join us for an open Zoom meeting of the IPC as we welcome members of the playwriting education team from the Phoenix Theatre to talk about their work as playwrights.

    The Phoenix Theatre is currently... learn more

  • Book Marketing and Publicity: The Essentials Book Marketing and Publicity: The Essentials

    Instructor: Leslie D. Davis
    Date: 2 Wednesdays: July 15, 22
    Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm
    Location: Zoom
    Cost: $100 nonmembers, $64 members, $56 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members

    Work smarter, not harder. Your time is limited, so each minute you spend on marketing and promotion for your book needs to be as effective as possible. Understanding the basics can ultimately save you time and generate more sales.

    In this workshop, you’ll learn what to do, how... learn more

  • The Basics of Writing Speculative Fiction The Basics of Writing Speculative Fiction

    Instructor: John F. Allen
    Date: Thursday, July 16
    Time:  6:00-9:00 p.m.
    Location: Zoom
    Cost: $75 nonmembers, $48 members, $42 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members

    The Basics of Writing Speculative Fiction is a basic guide on what speculative fiction consists of and how to create a Speculative Fiction Short Story from beginning to end.

    In this 3-hour course, you will learn the basic mechanics of writing a Speculative Fiction Short Story including: plot, setting,... learn more

  • Women Writing, Women Heard: Stories of Grit 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

  • Using Blues to Cope With Your Moments Using Blues to Cope With Your Moments

    Instructor: Curtis L. Crisler
    Date:  Thursday, July 23
    Time:  6:00–9:00 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 workshop, we will take a short romp through the historical lens of blues. We will see how Langston Hughes (one of the premiere writers of The Harlem Renaissance) replicated blues through verse, on the page. We will look at a couple of practitioners of the blues. We... learn more

  • Screenwriting and the House of Structure Screenwriting and the House of Structure

    Instructor: Chris White
    Date: Saturday, July 25
    Time:  12:00-3:00 p.m.
    Location: Zoom
    Cost: $75 nonmembers, $48 members, $42 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members

    The structure of your screenplay is the house your protagonist inhabits. This structural house provides the barricaded doors that keep your protagonist hostage; reveals unknown rooms your protagonist must unlock and explore; permits other important characters to enter the house (with or without your protagonist's permission); and offers hard-earned... 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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