Ready to write? I teach creative writing at multiple locations in Greater Boston and online. Find that class that’s best for you here.
Brookline Adult & Community Education
Whether you are looking for feedback on your work in progress or just beginning your journey with fiction writing, this interactive workshop will help you hone your creative writing skills. In this class, beginners and experienced writers alike will have a chance to share their writing with a receptive audience. In our workshop, we will praise what is working in the story, as well as raise suggestions for improvement. Weekly assignments will be introduced in class, and students may bring copies of their work to discuss the following week. Assignments will focus on a specific aspect of craft, including character, plot, and setting.
6 Thursdays, 6:30-8:30PM Begins October 14 (No class on November 11 or 25): IN PERSON
Are you interested in writing but feel intimidated by the blank page? In this one day intensive class, we’ll take the anxiety out of writing with a series of directed, in-class exercises to find our voice and discover story ideas with potential. This is a supportive and generative class for new and advanced writers alike, whether you are interested in nonfiction, fiction, or poetry.
Saturday November 20, 10AM-12PM: IN PERSON
Cambridge Center for Adult Education
Take a break from reality. In this class, we will explore strange, bizarre, and outlandish fiction, looking at everything from the classics of Poe and Kafka to the contemporary magical realists like Haruki Murakami. Each week we’ll share our writing out loud, receive feedback from the class, and complete writing exercises to unleash the nightmares of our unconscious mind.
8 Wednesdays, 7:45-9:45PM Begins September 15: ONLINE
Arlington Community Adult Education
Life can get in the way of your writing practice, so it is important to find a way to sustain your passion for writing. In this class, you will learn how to ensure that writing no longer feels like an add-on to your life, but rather an embedded practice. Learn how to remove barriers to writing, such as your inner critic, while rediscovering why you love to write. Through writing prompts both reflective and creative, you will get back into the practice of writing, and you will be armed with strategies to fight against blank page anxiety and excuses. Stop procrastinating; let’s write!
6 Tuesdays, 7-9PM Begins October 5: IN PERSON