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January 2020

Storytelling with Prose

This 5-week workshop will focus on editing and revising your in-progress work and offer exercises to keep you in flow.  We’ll gather four times in zoom to talk about narrative concepts, examine each other’s work, share ideas and edits, challenge each other, and cheer each other on. ...
02 Jan - 30 Jan
10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Online
January 2021

January Manuscript Intensive Program

Send your book out without the uncertainty, wondering or self-doubt. Instead, work with one of our editors to get your fiction or nonfiction manuscript in shape.   In this month-long one-on-one intensive, an experienced published author will closely read your entire book and mentor you, giving focused editorial feedback on the first 25 pages and an editorial letter to guide revision.  ...
04 Jan - 31 Jan
All Day
Online

Memoir Writing

Writing a memoir can seem daunting. What do I keep in? How much of my life should it encapsulate? Perhaps you are already working on a memoir but are stuck on how to proceed.  A memoir is not the same as an autobiography and that should alleviate some of your feelings of being overwhelmed.  ...
12 Jan - 02 Feb
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Online

The Art of the Chapbook II – Workshop

Chapbooks are an art and a craft. The format is increasingly popular in the indie lit world and a calling card for many respected poets. In this course, we will finish manuscripts for publication in chapbook form that are “market ready.” This six-week workshop will focus on student manuscripts in progress, offering in-class revision prompts, guided group feedback, and individual consultations with the facilitator. ...
17 Jan - 21 Feb
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Online

Drop-In Poetry Workshop #2

The SF Creative Writing Institute’s monthly Drop-in Poetry Workshops are one-off, three-hour workshops taught by a variety of talented instructors with different styles and themes. Poets of all levels are invited to join us for inspiration, lessons & techniques, generative prompts, sharing and feedback.  ...
25 Jan
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online
February 2021

February Manuscript Intensive Program

Send your book out without the uncertainty, wondering or self-doubt. Instead, work with one of our editors to get your fiction or nonfiction manuscript in shape.   In this month-long one-on-one intensive, an experienced published author will closely read your entire book and mentor you, giving focused editorial feedback on the first 25 pages and an editorial letter to guide revision.  ...
01 Feb - 28 Feb
All Day
Online

Pulp Fiction: How to Write Genre Stories Fast!

Create wild genre stories in days and weeks by learning from the pulp masters of yesterday and today with Jay Ridler, author of the Brimstone Files! This 4-week class is an antic no-fail zone of creation that teaches you the tricks of quick production used by Mickey Spillane, Ray Bradbury, John Scalzi, and other scribes of the pulp jungle. You'll leave with completed stories, improved skills, and have a blast every step of the way.  ...
04 Feb - 25 Feb
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Online

Drop-In Poetry Workshop #3: Love Poems

Just in time for Valentine's Day, join this exclusive one-time workshop to read and write new poems inspired by the timeless themes of love and lust, desire and yearning. All levels welcome.   The SF Creative Writing Institute’s monthly Drop-in Poetry Workshops are one-off, three-hour workshops taught by a variety of talented instructors with different styles and themes. Poets of all levels are invited to join us for inspiration, lessons & techniques, generative prompts, sharing and feedback.  ...
10 Feb
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online

The Jack Grapes Method Writing Program

We want to connect with the world. We want to share the life that is inside us. We want to write poetry and prose that speaks the truth and moves the reader. But where do we start? There’s a voice within all of us wanting to find its place in the world. The concepts and techniques in the Jack Grapes METHOD WRITING Program will lead you step by step, show you how to create compelling moments and scenes, how to move your reader with writing that jumps off the page and grabs them by the heart.  ...
13 Feb - 03 Apr
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Online

Poetry IV: Generative Poetry Workshop

Discover, read, write, and workshop new poetry. Each week this class will explore a different poetic theme—the body, rites and rituals, place and home, food and family, dreaming, reflection. For inspiration, students will read and discuss a variety of poems from writers offering differing approaches to the themes and then write their own poems. Students will receive generous weekly feedback aimed at deepening their craft and pushing their work to the next level in a relaxed and supportive online environment. All levels welcome. ...
18 Feb - 25 Mar
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online
March 2021

Constructing the Short Story

This four-week workshop will lead you through the construction of a short story, from conception to revision, with the goal of having a potentially publishable piece to submit to literary journals or genre fiction magazines by the end of the class. Students will read two short stories per week, develop a story of their own through exercises and drafting, critique one another’s first draft, and then submit a revised piece at the beginning of the fourth week. ...
01 Mar - 27 Mar
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Online
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