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Online Series

The North Carolina Writers' Network offers online classes in June, October, and December through March. Register for upcoming classes below, or scroll down and click on links to view archived video of select past sessions (log-in required to view videos).




Wednesday, June 23, 2021
"Writing for Stage and Screen" (TBD) with Gregory DeCandia
Registration opens in May


Wednesday, May 20, 2020
"Revealing Character Through Dialogue" (Fiction) with Xhenet Aliu

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
"From Monologues to Stump Speeches—The Importance of the Inciting Incident" (Playwriting) with Raegan Payne

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
"Persuasive Writing" with Gregory F. Augustine Pierce

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
"Finding Your Voice" (Fiction) with Jacinda Townsend

Tuesday, January 12, 2021
"Write to Fight" (Creative Nonfiction) with Tessie Castillo

Tuesday, February 9, 2021
"An Insider's Guide to University Press Publishing" with Dennis Lloyd

Thursday, March 11, 2021
"Words as Symbols, Words as Spells: How Poems Alchemize Our Realities" (Poetry) with Ina Cariño


"Nature Writing in Your Own Backyard" with Kelly Smith Trimble

"Creating the Structure to Carry the Story" (Creative Nonfiction) with Dani McClain

"Techniques for Writing Your First Book" with Shelia P. Moses

"Balancing the Concrete and Conceptual" (Poetry) with Gideon Young

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
"Vivid Landscapes, Unpredictable Characters, Unforgettable Stories" (Fiction) with George Hovis

Thursday, March 19, 2020
"Marketing for Authors: 5 Things You Need to do Right Now to Grow Your Audience" with Lauren Faulkenberry of Blue Crow Publishing



"Writing for Children" with Susie Wilde

"Screenwriting" with Ellen Shepard

"Small Press Publishing: Behind the Scenes" with Luke Hankins

"Hush: Writing the Quiet Poem" with Leila Chatti



"Self-Publishing Basics for Authors" with SP Rankin

"Materials of Realism (Fiction)" with W. Andrew Ewell

"Whither Small Press?" with Jason T. Graves
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"Micropoetry: the Ritual of Chiseling Words!" with Crystal Simone Smith



"Indie Publishing" with Danny Bernstein

"The Tao of Self-Doubt" with Malcolm Campbell

"Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (Poetry)" with Gabrielle Freeman

"How to Be a Rock Star at PR" with Alice Osborn
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