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$135.00
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Days: 1 Saturday/Sunday
Time: 1:00 P.M.–5:00 P.M.
Dates: 4/11–4/12
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Mixed Genre

Workshop Leader: Basil White
If you can read this and you can laugh, you can write humor! Learn to apply the basic psychology of how your brain gets a joke to discover what's "gettable" about your subject matter, real or fictional, for humor writing or ot...
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$80.00
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Days: 1 Saturday
Time: 1:00 P.M.–5:00 P.M.
Dates: 4/25
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Nonfiction

Workshop Leader: Janice Gary
Like a diver submerging into the depths, the memoirist must go beyond the surface of recollected images and experiences to find what author Vivian Gornick calls “the story behind the situation.” In this workshop, we will sift through our m...
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$50.00
Days: 1 Saturday
Time: 2:00 P.M.–4:30 P.M.
Dates: 2/28
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Professional Writing

Workshop Leader: Alan Orloff
You’ve spent months (or years) of your life—not to mention copious amounts of blood, sweat, and tears—writing a dynamite novel. Don’t simply spend five minutes slapping together a weak query letter; you owe it to yourself to write a great one that will...
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$270.00
Days: 6 Saturdays
Time: 10:00 A.M.–12:30 P.M.
Dates: 2/28–4/4
Location: Bethesda
Level: Intermediate
Genre(s): Screenwriting

Workshop Leader: Randy Baker
This workshop is designed for playwrights who wish to continue refining craft and individual theatrical styles. Through the writing of new work and collaborative revision, writers will continue developing the most important elements of perform...
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$360.00
Days: 8 Weeks
Dates: 3/3–4/21
Location: Online
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Poetry

Workshop Leader: Bianca Stone
Tired of your poems? Let's shake things up. When's the last time you wrote a rhyming couplet? Do you know what a sestina is? Did you ever think you'd get a chance to really write a successful sonnet in iambic pentameter? In this class we're going to challenge ourselves to write poetry in...
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$50.00
Days: 1 Tuesday
Time: 6:00 P.M.–8:30 P.M.
Dates: 3/10
Location: Bethesda
Level: Intermediate
Genre(s): Nonfiction

Workshop Leader: Mary McCarthy
Memoir, whether short or long form, can be tricky. This workshop will offer tips on how to make stories about your own life interesting to readers. We will explore writing prompts and begin a 1000-word nonfiction piece; please bring pen and paper or ...
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$80.00
Days: 2 Wednesdays
Time: 7:30 P.M.–9:30 P.M.
Dates: 3/11–3/18
Location: Bethesda
Level: Beginner
Genre(s): Fiction

Workshop Leader: Brenda Clough
The first session of this two-section class will be devoted to the basics of fiction and story construction. In the second session we'll do a start-up exercise to help get you started on a possibly longer work.
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$215.00
Days: 6 Wednesdays
Time: 7:00 P.M.–9:00 P.M.
Dates: 3/11–4/15
Location: Annapolis
Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Genre(s): Mixed Genre

Workshop Leader: Simon Ward
This six-week workshop focuses on the building blocks of every writer – the sentence, the place where individual words disappear into a compounded notion. We will analyze the important facets of a successful sentence; looking at how to ...
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$50.00
Days: 1 Thursday
Time: 7:00 P.M.–9:30 P.M.
Dates: 3/12
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Adults Write for Children

Workshop Leader: Mary Quattlebaum
Nonfiction for children is one of the fastest growing markets, with Common Core and STEAM driving the need for quality print and online material for ages 1 to 10. Learn how to write compelling nonfiction by considering structure, topic/a...
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$270.00
Days: 6 Thursdays
Time: 7:00 P.M.–9:15 P.M.
Dates: 3/12–4/16
Location: Bethesda
Level: Beginner
Genre(s): Professional Writing

Workshop Leader: James Alexander
In this six-week workshop, students will learn the craft and concept of ghostwriting: how to conceive and develop persuasive writing products, mainly speeches and opinion articles. Persuasive writing is a valuable transferable skill ...
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$50.00
NOTE: NEW DATE Days: 1 Saturday
Time: 10:00 A.M.–12:30 P.M.
Dates: 3/28
Location: Bethesda
Level: Beginner
Genre(s): Fiction

Workshop Leader: Jennifer Buxton
Point of view is, arguably, the most important and complex choice facing the writer. This intensive one day workshop is designed to help you get a handle on what some of those choices involve, and how they can serve your writing best...
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$80.00
Days: 1 Saturday
Time: 11:00 A.M.–1:30 P.M.
Dates: 3/14
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Fiction

Workshop Leader: Amin Ahmad
All novels have an underlying structure. We might write brilliant individual scenes, but they have to add up to a larger, coherent pattern that makes sense to the reader. In this workshop, we will examine how to create structure by using scenes as building blocks. W...
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$100.00
Days: 2 Saturdays
Time: 1:00 P.M.–3:30 P.M.
Dates: 3/14–3/21
Location: Capitol Hill
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Mixed Genre

Workshop Leader: Patricia Gray
At the first stirrings of spring, flex your creativity! In just two Saturday afternoons, you can explore various forms of imaginative writing. By using tried and true exercises, we’ll circumvent the analytic brain and give imagination a chance t...
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$215.00
Days: 4 Saturdays
Time: 10:00 A.M.–1:00 P.M.
Dates: 3/14–4/4
Location: Bethesda
Level: Intermediate
Genre(s): Fiction

Workshop Leader: Nicole Miller
In an interview with The Paris Review, author Deborah Eisenberg said that one of the advantages of being a writer “is that you know you can make the horrible thing better, then you can make it better again, then you make it better again.”
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$115.00
Days: 1 Saturday
Time: 10:00 A.M.–4:00 P.M.
Dates: 3/14
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Mixed Genre

Workshop Leader: Khris Baxter
Story is what happens, and structure is the way that story is told. Structure is simply the form or shape of your story. How the events (scenes) fit together into a unified whole to arouse maximum emotion and reader (viewer) interest. All stories need struct...
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$50.00
Days: 1 Sunday
Time: 1:00 P.M.–4:00 P.M.
Dates: 3/15
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Poetry

Workshop Leader: Sue Ellen Thompson
In this class we will examine some of the more challenging and unusual metaphors that contemporary poets have used to bring their poems to life. We will discuss how to choose between simile and metaphor, how to control and extend an image, and how to avoi...
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$195.00
Days: 4 Mondays
Time: 10:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M.
Dates: 3/16–4/6
Location: Bethesda
Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Genre(s): Nonfiction

Workshop Leader: Sinta Jimenez
This workshop aims to provide a forum of critique and creativity for experienced fiction and creative nonfiction writers seeking to further explore creative nonfiction. Participants will discuss their work in critique and the balance o...
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$135.00
Days: 4 Wednesdays
Time: 9:00 A.M.–11:00 A.M.
Dates: 3/18–4/8
Location: Glen Echo
Level: Advanced
Genre(s): Fiction

Workshop Leader: Sinta Jimenez
This workshop aims to provide a forum of critique and creativity for experienced short story writers. Participants will discuss their work in critique, while also reading short fiction. The goal of this workshop is to gain a greater sophistication ...
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$270.00
Days: 6 Wednesdays
Time: 7:00 P.M.–9:30 P.M.
Dates: 3/18–4/22
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Fiction

Workshop Leader: Kathryn Johnson
Planning before (and during) writing adds to a writer's confidence and cuts down on revision time. This intensive class in story development and structure is an expanded version of the instructor's popular Saturday plotting workshops. Participants p...
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$100.00
Days: 2 Thursdays
Time: 7:00 P.M.–9:30 P.M.
Dates: 3/19–3/26
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Adults Write for Children

Workshop Leader: Mary Quattlebaum and Joan Waites
Have you ever wanted to create art along with your writing--but felt you lacked skills or direction? Participants begin each session with a personal-writing prompt, which then becomes the basis for a ...
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$270.00
Days: 6 Thursdays
Time: 7:00 P.M.–9:30 P.M.
Dates: 3/19–4/23
Location: Bethesda
Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Genre(s): Nonfiction

Workshop Leader: Dave Singleton
What's your story? What are the tales that you've been dying to tell, but haven't had the time or structure to put pen to paper? Get started and write about your life in this hands-on, practical course in which you'll write six pi...
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$135.00
Days: 4 Thursdays
Time: 6:00 P.M.–8:00 P.M.
Dates: 3/19–4/9
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Fiction

Workshop Leader: Sinta Jimenez
This workshop aims to provide a forum of critique and creativity for LGBT writers and Allies writing fiction. Participants will discuss their work in critique, while also reading poetry and fiction from the queer canon. The goal of this workshop is to gain...
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$195.00
Days: 4 Weeks
Dates: 3/2–3/23
Location: Online
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Professional Writing

Workshop Leader: Bernadette Geyer
Afraid to dive into the waters of social media for fear of getting all wet? In just four weeks, this workshop will get you established and provide you with an overview of ways writers use the internet and social media to cultivate an audience for their work (e.g., Website, Bl...
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$135.00
Days: 4 Fridays
Time: 10:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M.
Dates: 3/20–4/10
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Fiction

Workshop Leader: Sinta Jimenez
This workshop aims to provide a forum of critique and creativity for experienced short story writers. Participants will discuss their work in critique, while also reading flash fiction selections. The goal of this workshop is to gain a greater sophistica...
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$50.00
Days: 1 Saturday
Time: 1:00 P.M.–4:00 P.M.
Dates: 3/21
Location: Bethesda
Level: Beginner
Genre(s): Nonfiction

Workshop Leader: Cheryl Somers Aubin
Are you interested in writing about faith as part of your memoir? Come and join other emerging writers as you explore writing about your experience of faith. In this one-day, three-hour class, you will have the opportunity to write using prom...
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$40.00
Days: 1 Saturday
Time: 10:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M.
Dates: 3/21
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Professional Writing

Workshop Leader: Hank Wallace
Lead with the future -- rather than with background. That's the most important of eight journalism skills that will transform your queries, proposals, and manuscripts. The others: write your readers' language, be positive (to be both clear and upbe...
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$270.00
Days: 6 Tuesdays
Time: 7:00 P.M.–9:30 P.M.
Dates: 3/24–4/28
Location: Bethesda
Level: Beginner
Genre(s): Nonfiction

Workshop Leader: Ellen Ryan
Learn how professionals get their magazine and newspaper nonfiction articles published. In six weeks, this nuts-and-bolts course conveys how to generate ideas; how to research; how to structure a story, including sidebar, art, other elements; how to outl...
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$360.00
Days: 8 Wednesdays
Time: 7:00 P.M.–9:30 P.M.
Dates: 3/25–5/20
Location: Bethesda
Level: Beginner
Genre(s): Mixed Genre

Workshop Leader: Elizabeth Rees
In this eight-week workshop, beginning writers will have the chance to explore three different genres: memoir writing, short fiction, and poetry. Each week participants will be given a writing assignment and several readings, to be followed by...
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$360.00
Days: 8 Wednesdays
Time: 7:00 P.M.–9:30 P.M.
Dates: 3/25–5/13
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Fiction

Workshop Leader: John Morris
The workshop will offer focused, constructive criticism of your short-story draft, with the goal of bringing your work to a new level of accomplishment. By discussing the craft of the short story as it applies to actual examples before us (your story drafts)...
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$270.00
Days: 6 Thursdays
Time: 10:30 A.M.–1:00 P.M.
Dates: 3/26–4/30
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Poetry

Workshop Leader: Nan Fry
In this six-week workshop, we'll explore the development of modern poetry and the ways in which it can inspire us today. With Kenneth Koch's and Kate Farrell’s "Sleeping on the Wing: An Anthology of Modern Poetry" as a starting point, we'll read selections from poets...
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$50.00
Days: 1 Saturday
Time: 10:00 A.M.–12:30 P.M.
Dates: 3/28
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Fiction

Workshop Leader: Kathryn Johnson
Readers love dialogue...and therefore, so do agents and editors. We writers should too! Dialogue brings characters to life, adds emotion and drama, creates in a reader a sense of "being there," and delivers necessary information in the most organic way. I...
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$195.00
Note: New Start Date
Days: 4 Tuesdays
Time: 6:30 P.M.–9:00 P.M.
Dates: 3/10–3/31
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Screenwriting

Workshop Leader: Monica Lee Bellais
This intensive screenwriting workshop for all levels will focus on writing action based movies set in Washington, D.C. The district is a unique place where people have incredible global experiences that translate ...
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$195.00
Days: 4 Tuesdays
Time: 7:00 P.M.–9:30 P.M.
Dates: 3/31–4/21
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Mixed Genre

Workshop Leader: Khris Baxter
Writing cinematically is a way for your work to come to life and get noticed. Great fiction and nonfiction borrow much from their film counterparts, mainly through the use of strong dramatic scenes, memorable visuals, and powerful dialogue. In this works...
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$270.00
Days: 6 Tuesdays
Time: 10:30 A.M.–1:00 P.M.
Dates: 3/31–5/5
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Poetry

Workshop Leader: Judith Harris
Where are poems found? In the wind’s suitcase? This workshop will focus on the diversity of “subject matters” in poetry, particularly the personal lyric and narrative poem. We will focus on the impetus and inspiration behind poetry writing, and how experie...
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$360.00
Days: 8 Tuesdays
Time: 1:00 P.M.–3:30 P.M.
Dates: 3/31–5/19
Location: Bethesda
Level: Intermediate
Genre(s): Nonfiction

Workshop Leader: Sara Taber
Sandwiches, Truth, The day you wanted to kick your brother… Come receive stimulating prompts each week—or come with your own idea. A short essay or memoir will be assigned for reading each week. Workshop time will be spent writing, sharing work (lon...
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$360.00
Days: 8 Tuesdays
Time: 7:00 P.M.–9:30 P.M.
Dates: 3/31–5/19
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Nonfiction

Workshop Leader: Sara Taber
In this workshop we will read and discuss memoirs, stories, essays, letters, and poetry written by women about their lives as girls and mature women. Mining these readings for perspectives on what it means to be a woman, we’ll sample a variety of approaches t...
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$360.00
Days: 8 Wednesdays
Time: 7:00 P.M.–9:30 P.M.
Dates: 3/4–4/22
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Fiction

Workshop Leader: John DeDakis
A step-by-step guide on how to write a novel -- and how to sell it. This eight-week course is for struggling and/or aspiring writers. We'll go from how to get the nub of an idea all the way through to getting your novel into the hands of expectant fans. Alo...
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$270.00
Note: New Start Date
Days: 8 Wednesdays
Time: 7:00 P.M.–9:30 P.M.
Dates: 3/18–4/22
Location: Bethesda
Level: Advanced
Genre(s): Mixed Genre

Workshop Leader: Barbara Esstman
For serious writers with a book-length project and hopes for publication. Learn technical skills: character/scene development, language, dialogue, conflict and plot. Discuss the psychological aspects: how to locat...
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$270.00
Days: 4 Thursdays
Time: 7:00 P.M.–9:30 P.M.
Dates: 3/5–3/26
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Nonfiction

Workshop Leader: Beth Kanter
A recipe is just another way of telling a story. And, food, and what happens when people gather around it, is another way of creating sharp, evocative writing. During this class we will use cooking, eating, and gathering as the jumping off point for our wri...
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$360.00
Days: 8 Thursdays
Time: 7:00 P.M.–9:30 P.M.
Dates: 3/5–4/30
Location: Bethesda
Level: Intermediate
Genre(s): Fiction

Workshop Leader: Jennifer Buxton
This workshop focuses on participant work — meaning yours! You are guaranteed group review of at least one full-length story or chapter, plus the instructor will provide weekly assignments and prompts to help you generate ideas and hone your c...
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$360.00
Days: 8 Weeks
Dates: 3/6–4/24
Location: Online
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Fiction

Workshop Leader: T. Greenwood
When writing a novel, we must know our primary characters inside and out. We need to understand their desires, motivations, and frustrations, their histories and their futures. This workshop will focus on the development of authentic characters. We will examine character as both autonomous and res...
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$50.00
Days: 1 Saturday
Time: 10:00 A.M.–12:30 P.M.
Dates: 3/7
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Fiction

Workshop Leader: Kathryn Johnson
We can't plan and revise a novel in a single Saturday morning. (More's the pity!) But we can create a check-list of avoidable literary pitfalls that often cause an agent or publisher to say: "No thanks." We'll also discuss ways to entice same professionals...
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$290.00
Days: 8 Saturdays
Time: 12:00 P.M.–2:00 P.M.
Dates: 3/7–4/25
Location: Bethesda
Level: Beginner
Genre(s): Fiction

Workshop Leader: Kathleen Wheaton
Where to begin? That's the dilemma all writers face when confronted with the blank page. In this class we'll consider various ways to start a short story, as well as how to keep the momentum going to the end. In-class prompts and exercises sh...
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$360.00
Days: 8 Mondays
Time: 7:00 P.M.–9:30 P.M.
Dates: 3/9–4/27
Location: Bethesda
Level: Beginner
Genre(s): Poetry

Workshop Leader: Melanie Figg
Ready to learn more about poetry or re-kindle your writing practice? In this 8-week course, you'll deepen your experience with poetry with a focus on craft—each session will be devoted to an aspect of craft (line, sound, imagery, form). We'll also learn by...
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$115.00
Days: 1 Saturday
Time: 10:00 A.M.–4:00 P.M.
Dates: 4/11
Location: Capitol Hill
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Screenwriting

Workshop Leader: Khris Baxter
This intensive (yet fun) workshop will guide the beginning or intermediate screenwriter through the entire process of crafting a professional grade screenplay (or television pilot): idea, story, structure, scenes, dialogue, and description. We'll also ...
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$50.00
NOTE: New Date Days: 1 Saturday
Time: 1:00 P.M.–4:00 P.M.
Dates: 4/18
Location: Annapolis
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Poetry

Workshop Leader: Sue Ellen Thompson
Why do so many poets writing today shy away from rhyme? Maybe it’s because they’re afraid it will make their poems sound trite or old-fashioned. In fact, knowing how to rhyme subtly and skillfully can achieve quite the opposite. In this...
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$50.00
Days: 1 Saturday
Time: 10:00 A.M.–12:30 P.M.
Dates: 4/11
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Fiction

Workshop Leader: Kathryn Johnson
Agents, publishers, and everyday readers gravitate toward high-concept ideas in today's fiction. They all test-read the openings of stories to determine whether or not they should invest their precious time reading further. Weak and flawed openings doom s...
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$80.00
Days: 1 Saturday
Time: 11:00 A.M.–1:30 P.M.
Dates: 4/11
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Fiction

Workshop Leader: Amin Ahmad
We create characters in our fiction by drawing on our emotional experiences, and basing them on people we know. Sometimes we start with ‘stock’ characters: the crooked cop, the femme fatale, the middle-aged spouse. Yet characters have to do more than convey informat...
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$50.00
Days: 1 Tuesday
Time: 6:00 P.M.–8:30 P.M.
Dates: 4/14
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Mixed Genre

Workshop Leader: Mary McCarthy
Readers who laugh turn pages. We will explore the different forms of humor writing, how to incorporate humor into your own writing (no matter what the genre), and we will begin writing a sample fiction or nonfiction humor piece. Bring pen/paper or electronic...
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$50.00
Days: 1 Saturday
Time: 10:00 A.M.–12:30 P.M.
Dates: 4/18
Location: Bethesda
Level: Beginner
Genre(s): Fiction

Workshop Leader: Jennifer Buxton
Scrooge. Odysseus. Portnoy, Holden, Gatsby. Some characters are so real to us, they live with us, enter our language, matter as much as our friends and loved ones. (Ok: sometimes they matter more.) In this class we'll talk about the range of techniqu...
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$50.00
Days: 1 Saturday
Time: 10:00 A.M.–1:00 P.M.
Dates: 4/18
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Nonfiction

Workshop Leader: C.M. Mayo
Take your travel writing to another level: the literary, which is to say, giving the reader the novelistic experience of actually traveling there with you. For both beginning and advanced writers, this workshop covers the techniques from fiction and poetry that you...
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$50.00
Days: 1 Saturday
Time: 9:30 A.M.–12:30 P.M.
Dates: 4/18
Location: Annapolis
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Mixed Genre

Workshop Leader: Lynn Schwartz
Let's discuss the necessary elements to make your story compelling, resonant, and accessible to the reader. Learn to identify where to begin, how to end, and the skills needed to traverse the murky middle. Appropriate for those writing short stories, nove...
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$115.00
Days: 2 Saturdays
Time: 10:00 A.M.–1:00 P.M.
Dates: 4/18–4/25
Location: Capitol Hill
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Nonfiction

Workshop Leader: Aaron Hamburger
In this two-session class, we’ll explore the wide range of creative possibilities available to practitioners of the much-misunderstood genre of travel writing. We'll consider the various types of travel writing projects, ranging from service-...
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$115.00
Days: 1 Saturday
Time: 10:00 A.M.–4:00 P.M.
Dates: 4/18
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Screenwriting

Workshop Leader: Khris Baxter
Let's say you've written the Great American Screenplay. Now what? This workshop will introduce the beginning through advanced screenwriter to strategies for promoting and marketing your screenplay, and advancing your career as a screenwriter. Topics covere...
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$50.00
Days: 1 Saturday
Time: 10:00 A.M.–12:30 P.M.
Dates: 4/18
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Mixed Genre

Workshop Leader: Susan Tiberghien
A Google search on ‘writing your love stories’ turns up 198,000,000 hits in literally under one second. What makes a good, true love story? The setting and characters, the action and dialogue, the prose. And still more important is the narrative ar...
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$270.00
Days: 6 Saturdays
Time: 10:00 A.M.–12:30 P.M.
Dates: 4/18–5/23
Location: Bethesda
Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Genre(s): Poetry

Workshop Leader: Elizabeth Rees
In this six-week workshop, intermediate and advanced poets will practice and refine their craft. Each week the class will include a brief discussion of contemporary poems, an in-class writing prompt, and the workshopping of each part...
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$270.00
Days: 6 Tuesdays
Time: 10:00 A.M.–12:30 P.M.
Dates: 4/21–5/26
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Fiction

Workshop Leader: Judith McCombs
Writers learn from life--and from reading. How do Munro's Nobel-Award short fictions convey deep, secret complexities, family, era, community and individual characters? present and historic? myth and real? We will discuss her shifting points of view, p...
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$50.00
Days: 1 Saturday
Time: 10:00 A.M.–12:30 P.M.
Dates: 4/25
Location: Bethesda
Level: Intermediate/Advanced
Genre(s): Professional Writing

Workshop Leader: Kathryn Johnson
Do you know what to do with your novel once it is written? Here's your chance to experiment with marketing materials in preparation for submitting your novel to literary agents and publishers. Avoid the mistakes that many ne...
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$195.00
Days: 4 Tuesdays
Time: 6:30 P.M.–9:30 P.M.
Dates: 4/7–4/28
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Screenwriting

Workshop Leader: Monica Lee Bellais
This one-day intensive screenwriting workshop for all levels will focus on what is hot in today's marketplace and how to grab the attention of a producer as well as getting talent interested in your project. It doesn't matter which genre you'...
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$135.00
Days: 4 Thursdays
Time: 6:30 P.M.–8:30 P.M.
Dates: 4/9–4/30
Location: Annapolis
Level: Advanced
Genre(s): Nonfiction

Workshop Leader: L. Peat O'Neil
Travel essays and articles for the world's diverse multi-platform publishing environment demand color and depth, facts and creative tension. Top flight travel and nature writing probes cultural geography -- how people live. The writer explores e...
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$360.00
Days: 8 Thursdays
Time: 7:00 P.M.–9:30 P.M.
Dates: 4/2–5/21
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Nonfiction

Workshop Leader: Maxine Clair
Capture pivotal moments in your life--moments of challenge, expansion or spiritual discovery which remain sacred to you. As you learn to unearth material from memory where fact and fiction collide, we will address basic elements of craft. Each week we w...
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$50.00
Days: 1 Saturday
Time: 9:30 A.M.–12:30 P.M.
Dates: 3/14
Location: Bethesda
Level: ALL
Genre(s): Nonfiction

Workshop Leader: Lynn Schwartz
Whether you want to write a memoir, blog, college essay, letter to your granddaughter, or use your own life as the basis for fiction, life story writing requires that we tell where we come from and who we are. Learn to identify your story's core and to engag...
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