Classes & Workshops: Single session

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

  • 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


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