February 21 (Thurs), 6-8 p.m. A great personal essay can be what gets you that scholarship or gets you into your best college. Join us while we workshop personal essays. You will learn insider tricks and get tips and feedback on your own essay. This workshop is for teens (ages 13-18).Find out more »
2-part workshop March 20 & 27 (Wed), 6-8 p.m. Join us as experienced local poet RJ Walker leads a workshop on slam poetry. Learn how to compose poetry with its spoken performance in mind as well get tips on performing in public. RJ was the winner of the CWC’s 2018 Ultra Iron Pen writing competition, leads poetry workshops around the valley, and has won competitive poetry slams around the country. This workshop will give you the tools to get more…Find out more »
2-Part Workshop April 3 & 10 (Wed), 6-8 P.M. Personal narratives are true stories from our lives that tell of experiences that have had a lasting impact on the way that we perceive and relate to the world around us. As a genre, personal narrative is free from the shackles of form or structural requirements, which allows writers to focus on expressing their experiences and reflecting on them within a single piece of writing. Join us for a fun, in…Find out more »
4-part workshop April 6, 13, 20, & 27 (Sat), 1-3 p.m. April is National Poetry Month! Join the CWC for a workshop series that celebrates poetry in all its glory! We’ll explore various genres of poetry, learn to compose poems, and practice revising and sharing our work. We also encourage you to submit to our 30 Poems in 30 Days contest – winners will have a chapbook of their original work published by the CWC.Find out more »
2-part workshop April 30 & May 7 (Tues), 6-8 p.m. Creative writing is hard. We’re here to help. One of the most challenging aspects of any prose, fiction or non-fiction writing is bringing the characters to life on the page. We’ve all read or watched something where a character does something that doesn't make sense. We’ve all been frustrated by characters that exist to drive a plot rather than act in a believable manner. Join us as we work to…Find out more »
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