Jumpstart Your Creative Writing

new class This class uses fun exercises to coax creativity out of hiding. Perfect for experienced writers and those who haven’t written in years–and for fiction and creative nonfiction. 5 sessions.

 
Class #: 5892
Dates: Oct 2 – Oct 30
Week Day(s): M
Times: 6:00p – 7:30p
Instructor: Boone
Location: Tacoma Campus
Fee: $89

Writing Humor

new class Learn how to turn humorous ideas, real events and a natural sense of humor into words that are funny on the page. Topics include various types of prose humor, and how to incorporate comedic techniques. 4 sessions.

 
Class #: 5942
Dates: Oct 4 – Oct 25
Week Day(s): W
Times: 3:00p – 5:00p
Instructor: Ponepinto
Location: Gig Harbor Campus
Fee: $89

 
Class #: 5943
Dates: Oct 4 – Oct 25
Week Day(s): W
Times: 6:00p – 8:00p
Instructor: Ponepito
Location: Tacoma Campus
Fee: $89

Writing Hybrid Fiction

new class Hybrid writing represents some of the most creative and engaging work in modern literature. This class will help writers develop concepts that don’t quite fit standard genres. Discuss examples of hybrid writing and learn to apply this to your own work. 4 sessions.

 
Class #: 5940
Dates: Oct 5 – Oct 26
Week Day(s): TH
Times: 3:00p – 5:00p
Instructor: Ponepinto
Location: Gig Harbor Campus
Fee: $89

 
Class #: 5941
Dates: Oct 5 – Oct 26
Week Day(s): TH
Times: 6:00p – 8:00p
Instructor: Ponepito
Location: Tacoma Campus
Fee: $89

The Writing Experience

new class Workshop style class to explore the structure, techniques, and practices of the writing craft. Equal parts lecture, group critique, and active participation. 8 sessions. No class 11/4 and 25.

 
Class #: 5959
Dates: Oct 7 – Dec 9
Week Day(s): SAT
Times: 10:00a – 12:00p
Instructor: Wells
Location: Tacoma Campus
Fee: $119

Get Your Novel Written and Published

new class Writing a novel is equal parts storytelling and craft with a huge dash of editing. Together we will focus on excellence in story, writing craft and editing technique leading toward traditional publishing. 6 sessions.

 
Class #: 5950
Dates: Oct 5 – Nov 9
Week Day(s): TH
Times: 2:00p – 3:30p
Instructor: Shultz
Location: Gig Harbor Campus
Fee: $89

write in the harbor preconference workshops

Workshops designed to focus the work and assist the process of our regional writers. You do not have to be a registered Conference participant to participate in the Preconference Workshops.

Secondary Characters and Subplots

Secondary characters can be the center of subplots that keep things moving in a central plot. Explore how to apply these to your own work. 1 session

 
Class #: 5953
Dates: Nov 3
Week Day(s): F
Times: 11:30a – 2:00p
Instructor: Ude
Location: Gig Harbor Campus
Fee: $49

Playing With Prose

Generate new prose–both fiction and creative nonfiction–and strengthen your work-in-progress through sensory detail, imagery, dialogue and more. Leave with new ideas to try on your own. 1 session.

 
Class #: 5957
Dates: Nov 3
Week Day(s): F
Times: 10:00a – 11:30a
Instructor: Warner
Location: Gig Harbor Campus
Fee: $49

Playing With Poetry

Experiment and explore the freedom of informal poetry. Play with sound, rhythm, detail and elements of style. Great for experienced and novice poets. 1 session.

 
Class #: 5958
Dates: Nov 3
Week Day(s): F
Times: 12:00p – 1:30p
Instructor: Warner
Location: Gig Harbor Campus
Fee: $49

Researching for Historical Fiction

Research guidelines and fact-finding exercises to quickly discover historical details that will lend a story authenticity and get you back to writing. 1 session.

 
Class #: 5951
Dates: Nov 3
Week Day(s): F
Times: 1:00p – 2:30p
Instructor: Snoek-Brown
Location: Gig Harbor Campus
Fee: $49

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