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7 Best Creative Writing Classes in Cincinnati

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This directory of creative writing courses will help you find the right class for you. Simply filter by genre, price, and location to find the writing class that best fits your needs.

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The Craft of Poetry

Women Writing for (a) Change


The Craft of Poetry will explore an aspect of poetry, look at poets who utilize that aspect in their poems, and hone and craft the writer's own work. Each session will have a different focus on different elements on these general topics.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Location: Cincinnati

Categories: Poetry

Level: Any

Course length: 6 sessions (2 hours)

Class size: Unlimited

Price: $195.00

Start date: Open all year round

Website: https://www.womenwriting.org/home/programs/craft_of_writi...


Join Kentucky-based writer and teacher, Tina Neyer, and Cincinnati-based author and blogger, Annette Januzzi Wick, in this three-part workshop to rewrite or revise. This includes creative non-fiction and fiction, all with a focus toward a complete manuscript.

Prerequisites: Participants must have writing ready for rewrite and revision stages.

Location: Cincinnati

Categories: Memoir, Essay, Fiction, Nonfiction

Level: Advanced

Course length: 3 sessions (3.5 hours)

Class size: Unlimited

Price: $150.00

Start date: Open all year round

Website: https://www.womenwriting.org/home/programs/craft_of_writi...

On Becoming an Author Writers’ Retreat

Clifton Cultural Arts Center


Have you ever wondered how it feels to publish a book? You get a box in the mail, open it, and it’s the first copy of your book with your name printed. You just became an author! This one-day writers’ retreat will change your mind set on becoming an author.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Location: Cincinnati

Categories: Publishing

Level: Beginner

Course length: 1 session (3.5 hours)

Class size: 15

Price: $150.00

Start date: Open all year round

Website: https://cliftonculturalarts.org/ccac-events/on-becoming-a...

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How to Get Published

Cincinnati Writing Workshop


This is a special one-day “How to Get Published” writing workshop on Saturday, March 11, 2023, at the Hyatt Place Cincinnati / Sharonville Convention Center. In other words, it’s one day full of classes and advice designed to give you the best instruction concerning how to get your writing & books published.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Location: Cincinnati

Categories: Publishing

Level: Any

Course length: 1 day (Full day)

Class size: 125

Price: $149.00

Start date: November, 2023

Website: https://cincinnatiwritingworkshop.com/

The Future Is In Our Mouth

Women Writing for (a) Change


Let's talk about the power of words and language and how words work in us. Let's talk about the violence of the American lexicon: "Battleground state," "You're killing it," "War on drugs." What could happen if we altered our word choice? Where could we grow, if we started to think differently about how the world is?

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Location: Cincinnati

Categories: Poetry, Fiction

Level: Any

Course length: 4 sessions (2.5 hours)

Class size: Unlimited

Price: $145.00

Start date: September, 2023

Website: https://www.womenwriting.org/home/programs/specialty_clas...

The Creative Writing Project

Contemporary Arts Center


The Creative Writing Project is a series of workshops designed to provide adult writers of all levels with opportunities to explore the art of creative writing. Each month-long series puts participants amongst a community of writers and educators, offering instruction and guidance from a diverse group of local and published writers.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Location: Cincinnati

Categories: Book, Fiction, Essay, Poetry, Nonfiction, Short Story, Book, Adult

Level: Any

Course length: 5 sessions (2 hours)

Class size: Limited

Price: $125.00

Start date: Open all year round

Website: https://www.contemporaryartscenter.org/discover/programs/...

Create & Connect

Women Writing for (a) Change


In this 11th year of honoring V-Day, WWf(a)C will underscore the importance of community, and decrease the emphasis on performance. Our observance, which will be open to All Genders 18+, will consist of writing circles. Writers are welcome to bring pieces prepared in advance (3-minute time limit) or, we will also have a fastwrite opportunity and folks can share that writing if desired.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Location: Cincinnati

Categories: Memoir, Poetry

Level: Any

Course length: 1 session (2 hours)

Class size: Unlimited

Price: $25.00

Start date: Open all year round

Website: https://www.womenwriting.org/home/programs/community_prog...

So you’re looking for creative writing classes in Cincinnati

Cincinnati might not be the first city that you think of when you think of literary cities—but think again. This great midwestern city has featured in many great American classics from Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin to Toni Morrison’s Beloved, and today you can find a number of creative writing classes in Cincinnati.

This directory of the best writing courses in Cincinnati is meant to help you locate the right one for yourself.  We’ve included filters for price and genre so that you can quickly sort through the writing classes. And before you commit to any one writing class, consider the following questions:

  • Who is the instructor?
  • What is the price of the writing course?
  • How far away is the writing course in Cincinnati? Is there a remote alternative?
  • How long could the course last?

Got any questions about finding the right writing class in Cincinnati for you? Feel free to reach out to us at service@reedsy.com. Good luck!

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