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Literary

Edit Your Manuscript

Are you sitting on a completed or almost completed manuscript? Do you have myriad pieces that you know fit together-and, yet, you don't know how to make everything mesh? If so, we hope you will join us! This workshop will walk you through the ins and outs of revising and editing your manuscript. We will walk through strategies and tactics that will make the daunting process of polishing your work manageable and even, dare I say it, fun.

Dates & Times

Mar 12-Apr 2, Mondays 4-6 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Seth Riley
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Introduction to Creative Non-Fiction and Memoir

Everyone has a story to tell! This class will investigate the art of crafting a compelling memoir as well as give introduction to the burgeoning field of Creative Non-Fiction. In this class, you will be presented with a number of inspiring examples to help you begin to consider how you might pursue your own craft.

Dates & Times

Feb 6-Mar 6, Tuesdays 4-6 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Seth Riley
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Introduction to Creative Non-Fiction and Memoir Workshop

Everyone has a story to tell! This one-day workshop will investigate the art of crafting a compelling memoir as well as give introduction to the burgeoning field of creative non-fiction. In this workshop, you will be presented with a number of inspiring examples to help you begin to consider how you might pursue your own craft.

Dates & Times

December 9, Saturday 2-5 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Seth Riley
Location: Schack Art Center, Painting & Drawing Studio

Learn How to Write Short Fiction

This class will provide new writers the tools that they need to begin writing short stories. We will cover the basic concepts of composition as well as also peek into the nitty-gritty aspects of style and method so you can begin writing the stories that only you can write.

Beginning-Intermediate

Dates & Times

Apr 8-May 6, Sundays 2-4 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Seth Riley
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Poetry in the Afternoon

Are you dabbling with poetry? Do you have notebooks half-filled with lines you are trying to perfect? Or, perhaps, you are trying to figure out how to read poetry and are struggling to understand how the masters can pack such a wallop in so few words.

Join us as we wade into the glade of the poetic form.

Dates & Times

March 24, Saturday 1-4 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Seth Riley
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1

Write a Novel This Month!

Do you want to write a novel? Sure, but it seems impossible, right? It isn't impossible: writing a novel is entirely attainable, and Schack is here to help you do it.   

Beginning-Intermediate

Dates & Times

Jan 28-Mar 4, Sundays 2-4 pm
Ages: Ages 16 & up
Instructor: Seth Riley
Location: Schack Art Center, Studio 1