The Writer's Center

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The Writer's Center is an open membership organization of some 2,500 writers, editors, students, small-press publishers and other artists. We offer workshops year-round for writers of all ages and abilities in fiction, feature writing, essay, memoir, poetry, playwriting and screenwriting, business writing, comedy writing, and a corporate class program that we bring directly into your workplace. Workshops are offered in Bethesda, MD, Arlington, VA, Leesburg, VA, and online. 

Tue. Jun 18Finding Your Poetic Voice
Tue. Jun 18Characters You Love to Hate
Thu. Jun 20Creating Your Book for Children
Sat. Jun 22Publishing in Literary Magazines
Sat. Jun 22Write a Winning College Essay
Sat. Jun 22Writing for Self-Discovery
Sat. Jun 22Book Promo Strategies No One Tells You About
Sat. Jun 22Meter Crash Course
Thu. Jun 27Introduction to the Craft and Beauty of Poetry
Thu. Jun 27Poetic Elements in Prose Writing
Sat. Jun 29How to Write a Business Book
Sat. Jun 29Troubleshoot Your Stories
Mon. Jul 1Creating from the Subconscious
Mon. Jul 1Building an Unforgettable Tale!
Mon. Jul 1Publish Your Parenting Stories
Wed. Jul 3Beginning Fantasy Fiction
Fri. Jul 5Plotting Your Novel
Fri. Jul 5Intro to the Novel
Sat. Jul 6Submitting Your Children’s Book for Publication
Sat. Jul 6Getting Started: Creative Writing
Sat. Jul 6Parenting Blogs and Beyond
Sat. Jul 6How to Write Grant Proposals
Mon. Jul 8Character Development in Fiction and Memoir
Tue. Jul 9Writing for Children
Tue. Jul 9Poetry Salon: Reading the US Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith
Wed. Jul 10The Extreme Novelist
Wed. Jul 10Advanced Personal Essay
Wed. Jul 10The Poem Comes Alive
Wed. Jul 10Publishing 101
Sat. Jul 13Creating Conflict & Tension
Sat. Jul 13The Personal Poem
Wed. Jul 17How to Write a Novel
Wed. Jul 17Words That Move
Sat. Jul 20From Novice to Novelist
Sat. Jul 20Life Stories Intensive
Sat. Jul 20Villanelle Crash Course
Mon. Jul 22Intro to Memoir
Sat. Jul 27Mysteries, Thrillers & Suspense--Oh, my!
Thu. Aug 1Small Mutinies: Prose Poem and Flash Fiction Workshop
Fri. Aug 2Creating Novel Characters
Sat. Aug 3Sonnet Crash Course
Sat. Aug 3Playwriting: Dialogue
Sat. Aug 3Marketing Your Book!
Mon. Aug 5Bullet Journaling for the Writer
Sat. Aug 10Your Submission Package: How to Write a Killer Query and Synopsis
Wed. Aug 14Playwriting: Exposition and Process
Sat. Aug 24Write a Winning College Essay
Sat. Aug 24Playwriting: Character
Sat. Aug 24Great Beginnings
Thu. Aug 29Write Like the News

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The Writer's Center

4508 Walsh Street
Bethesda, MD 20815
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