All the good stuff people have said about us!
Re – Novel Middles
If you’re stuck with your project or you’re having problems putting it all together this is a great course to help you onto the right track.
Wonderful creative space for writers and story tellers!
Mapping a Novel was just the course I needed. I’m a new novelist, and find myself bewildered by how to go about the process. This course helped me organize my thoughts, generate new ideas, have access to feedback in a kind and supportive environment and reduce the number of frustrating re-writes I was experiencing. Heartily recommended!!
AWCS is unique in providing short classes in creative writing. This strategy complements other writing programs in the city.
Re: The Artist’s Way – Do you feel blocked or have an inkling there’s an artist lurking below the surface? If you are brave enough to stick with the process and open to Caroline’s guidance, this course can be life altering.
Creative Writing Level II has taught me writing, critique and editing methods and has encouraged me to continue with my writing projects and get them ready for publication
Oh gosh this is tough. I think I’ve written and erased what I wrote in here about 5 times. For me, the workshops are inspiring, I loved that the instructor read pieces of great work out loud.
If you are looking for a beginner class to help you develop your characters, plot and creative writing skills, these are amazing courses!
I feel so good to be part of AWCS!
I started writing late, in my 30s, and knew I had a lot to learn. In 2010 I became a member, and signed up for my first writing class ever, an ambitious year-long novel course. I was in way over my head. So green that if you stuck me in the ground I’d grow. The instructor and other students knew it. But instead of letting me sink, they banded together and taught me to swim. AWCS not only opened the doors to a vast wealth of knowledge, but also an incredible community of writers that have come to be my teachers, mentors, and closest friends. I’ve had the opportunity to study and to pass the knowledge on to others. What I love most about AWCS is their vision and commitment to the development of craft and creativity. Since that first class I’ve had over a dozen stories appear in journals and anthologies, my short story collection has been published, and I’ve got a novel coming out very soon. I would not be where I am today without AWCS and the support of its members.
Pen to Paper was a great class for beginners or if you just need some basic creative writing prompts or technique reminders. Your basics are key for a solid foundation! The atmosphere during class was fun, low pressure and nonjudgmental. I would definitely recommend this class.
The 10-minute plays was an excellent way to focus on good story telling that applies to ALL genres.