Classes & Workshops: Intermediate

Please note: Most of our classes now meet at the new home of the IWC located in the Circle City Industrial ComplexThe ones that do not will list the alternate location in the class description.
  • Marketing Yourself as a Professional in the Digital Age

    Instructor: Eileen Porzuczek
    Date:  Saturday, June 22
    Time:  1–4 p.m.
    Location: IWC
    Cost: $75 nonmembers, $48 members, $42 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members

    Marketing yourself as a professional online is essential in the digital age we live in, but how can you do this? LinkedIn is an incredible tool to promote yourself, showcase your experiences, and connect with others in your professional field.

    Whether you have a LinkedIn already or not, this class... learn more

  • Fiction Workshop

    Instructor: Luke Wortley
    Date: 6 Mondays: June 24; July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
    Time: 7-9 p.m.
    Location: IWC 
    Cost: $325 Nonmembers, $217 members, $193 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members 
    Class size limited to 10 students
    *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. 

    This is a workshop... learn more

  • Train Your Brain: Increase Creativity & Productivity to Beat the Block

    Instructor: Nathan Day Wilson
    Date: Wednesday, June 26
    Time: 6:30 – 9 p.m.
    Location: IWC
    Cost: $63 Nonmembers, $40 members, $35 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members

    Of course not you, but maybe you have a friend who experiences times when they can’t fit two words together. Something holds them back, something resists, something makes it difficult for those fabulous ideas in the head to become actual words... learn more

  • Writing the Spiritual Memoir

    Instructor:  Thomas Larson
    Date: Saturday, June 29
    Time: 10 a.m-4 p.m. (includes break for lunch – Sack lunch preferred)
    Location: IWC
    Cost: $150 nonmembers, $96 members, $84 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members

    Join visiting writer Thomas Larson, author of Spirituality and the Writer, for an all-day workshop on writing spiritually at the Indiana Writers Center. We begin by discussing, with examples, the differences between religious autobiography and spiritual memoir. Though these forms may... learn more

  • Flash Fiction: Realism and Beyond

    Instructor: Sean Lovelace
    Date: Sunday, June 30
    Time: 1-4 p.m.
    Location: IWC
    Cost: $75 nonmembers, $48 members, $42 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members

    Would you like to stretch your imagination? Would you like to compete in a cluttered publishing market? Traditional realism is the default mode for most flash fiction. How do you stand out as a flash fiction writer? Write differently. In this class we will work... learn more

  • Write Differently: A Workshop for Young Writers on the Autism Spectrum

    Instructor: David Griffith
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    ate: Sunday, July 14
    Time:  1–3 p.m.
    Location: IWC
    Cost: $32 nonmember teens, $28 student members

    “Write Differently” is a workshop for writers ages 13-17 on the autism spectrum aimed at developing their poetic and storytelling skills in a supportive environment that is free of judgement and distraction.

     The “Write Differently” workshop is designed for writers of all skill and experience levels. Through collaborative writing prompts in poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and graphic... learn more

  • Indiana Writers Center Writing Retreat Indiana Writers Center Writing Retreat

    Facilitator: Angela Jackson Brown
    Dates: Friday, July 12 – Sunday July 14|
    Time: Check-in 1 p.m. on Friday, 7/12. Check-out in the afternoon on Sunday, 7/14. All meals are included.
    Location: Oakwood Retreat Center, 3801 S 575 E Rd, Selma, IN 47383 (www.discoveroakwood.org/)
    Cost:
    Member price - $400 Cost includes single room, one meal on Friday night, three meals on Saturday, and breakfast and lunch on Sunday.*

    Nonmember price - $500... learn more

  • The Prose Poem

    Instructor: Nick Reading
    Date:  Saturday, July 13
    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

    The prose poem is an unexpected party guest who not only fixes your running toilet but reads the water flushing as a diviner. It is a chair that doubles as a coffin. It is a flower that masquerades as a rake. It is as unassuming as a hat left... learn more

  • The Fundamentals of Writing for Stage and Screen: Teen Workshop

    Instructor:  Elisabeth Speckman
    Date:  Thursday, July 18
    Time:  1–4 p.m.
    Location: IWC
    Cost: $48 teen nonmembers, $42 student members

    Are you between the ages of 13 and 18 and want to know about writing scripts? Then this workshop is for you! We will explore the basics of both playwriting and screenwriting in this 3 hour class, developing the different skills needed to write for theatre and film. Topics covered will include the foundations of dramatic... learn more

  • Writing Your First Novel

    Instructor: Larry Sweazy
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    ate: Saturday, July 20
    Time:  1-4 p.m.
    Location: IWC
    Cost: $75 nonmembers, $48 members, $42 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members 

    Here’s the big secret about writing first novels: The hardest part writing a first novel is finishing it. Great ideas tire out. Real life gets in the way. Doubt over takes the dream. In this interactive workshop, Larry D. Sweazy will share proven tips and help... learn more


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