Classes & Workshops: Nonfiction

All our classes meet at the home of the IWC located in the Circle City Industrial Complex unless otherwise noted in the workshop listing.
  • 2020 Gathering of Writers 2020 Gathering of Writers

    Instructors: Various
    Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020 
    Time: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Location: Indiana State Library
    Early Bird Pricing available through Feb 15
    Members: $79, Member + Master Class/Micheal Poore: $129
    Nonmember: $149, Nonmember + Master Class/Michael Poore $199
    Gathering Pricing After February 15
    Members: $99, Member + Master Class/Micheal Poore: $149
    Nonmember: $175, Nonmember + Master Class/Michael Poore $225

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

  • Writers Boot Camp II

    Instructor: Tracy Line
    Date:  Saturday, January 25
    Time:  1–4 p.m.
    Location: IWC
    Cost: $75 nonmembers, $48 members, $42 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members

    In Beginning Writers Boot Camp you gained techniques for how to move forward on your writing.  You've made progress, but there is more work to be done. So, what next? Participants in this class will learn how to maintain momentum, identify next steps for their project, and figure... learn more

  • Overcoming Perfectionism: How to Use Your Writing Process to Finish that Draft

    Instructor: Michelle Niemann
    Date: Sunday, January 26
    Time: 2-5 p.m.
    Location: IWC
    Cost: $75 Nonmembers, $48 members, $42 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members 

    Does perfectionism slow your writing process down? Do you find yourself tweaking the same paragraph or section over and over—and then discovering that in fact you need to jettison it entirely? Do you have a draft of an essay, memoir, or novel... learn more

  • A Workshop for Your Writing Process

    Instructor: Michelle Niemann
    Date: 4 Sunday Sessions: Feb 16, 23; March 1, 8
    Time: 2-5 p.m.
    Location: Marian University in Marian Hall 006A
    Cost: $300 Nonmembers, $192 members, $168 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members 

    We know how important it is to workshop drafts, but sometimes it's our writing process itself that needs revision. Writing is hard. It's messy and recursive, and there are no easy shortcuts. But by... learn more

  • Memoir Writing with a Purpose

    Instructor: Jeff Rasley
    Date: Saturday, February 22
    Time: 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
    Location: IWC
    Cost: $75 nonmembers, $48 members, $42 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members 

    The class is appropriate for published and unpublished memoir writers. Whether you are writing to preserve your personal story for your family or you are writing to sophisticated literati, your memoir should have a theme and purpose beyond duplicating diary entries. The class will help... learn more


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