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12 Best Creative Writing Classes in Denver

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8-Week: Playwriting Workshop

Lighthouse Writers Workshop

This all-levels course is designed to help you discover your dramatic voice and to lure out those wild and woolly characters clamoring to tell their story through you. We'll cover the ground rules of the stage and see how the best plays and playwrights adhere to, and continually break, them.

Website: https://lighthousewriters.org/workshop/8-week-playwriting...

Categories: Fiction and Playwriting

Start date:

August, 2024

Price:

$480.00

Based in Denver

Level: Any

Class size: Limited

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

4-Week: Flash Prose

Lighthouse Writers Workshop

In this class, we’ll look at what puts the flash in flash fiction and nonfiction, examining topics such as urgency, intensity, movement, and more. Through readings, discussion, and exercises, we’ll explore the paradoxical expansiveness of short-form writing and invite its breadth and depth into our work.

Website: https://lighthousewriters.org/workshop/4-week-flash-prose...

Categories: Fiction and Short Story

Start date:

September, 2024

Price:

$240.00

Based in Denver

Level: Any

Class size: Limited

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Every writer has a piece or two lingering in their drawer that they've set aside because it "doesn't work.” In this workshop, we'll center difficult elements from our own pieces and ask what would happen if we were to revise in support of these features rather than against them.

Website: https://lighthousewriters.org/workshop/advanced-weekend-f...

Categories: Book and Fiction

Start date:

June, 2024

Price:

$810.00

Based in Denver

Level: Any

Class size: Limited

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

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Do you want to bring the written word to life? Transform your imagination into captivating stories and master the art of cinematic storytelling by learning how to develop compelling characters, craft engaging plots, and structure screenplays for maximum impact.

Website: https://lighthousewriters.org/workshop/and-action%E2%80%9...

Categories: Kids and Screenplay

Start date:

July, 2024

Price:

$520.00

Based in Denver

Level: Any

Class size: Limited

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Let’s see how far our imaginations can take us! This workshop is for writers interested in genres within the speculative fiction umbrella. Genres that ask “what if?” are all welcome including sci-fi, fantasy, supernatural, horror, dystopian fiction, and surrealism.

Website: https://lighthousewriters.org/workshop/wild-weird-and-sup...

Categories: Book, Fantasy, Fiction, Kids, and Science Fiction

Start date:

July, 2024

Price:

$270.00

Based in Denver

Level: Any

Class size: Limited

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Poetry Meets Fiction for Ages 11-13

Lighthouse Writers Workshop

Do you love writing poems and fiction? In this camp, poetry and fiction intertwine to create captivating prose poems and bite-sized flash fiction. We'll examine the works of authors who masterfully blend these genres to weave tales that dance with lyrical beauty and narrative intrigue.

Website: https://lighthousewriters.org/workshop/poetry-meets-ficti...

Categories: Fiction, Kids, and Poetry

Start date:

July, 2024

Price:

$270.00

Based in Denver

Level: Any

Class size: Limited

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Hard Times Writing Workshop

Jefferson County Public Library

This workshop offers a supportive environment for adults to process life experiences through storytelling. It's a free and open weekly writing workshop.

Website: https://jeffcolibrary.bibliocommons.com/events/656ea59208...

Categories: Fiction and Free

Start date:

Open all year round

Price:

Free

Based in Denver

Level: Any

Class size: Unlimited

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Join Denver-based outdoors writer Jamie Siebrase for a three-hour “field” workshop at the Denver Audubon Kingery Nature Center near Chatfield State Park. In addition to reading and analyzing short nature writing samples, students will learn about creative nonfiction techniques such as point of view and concrete detail.

Website: http://www.denverwrites.org/workshops/

Categories: Kids

Start date:

April, 2024

Price:

$25.00

Based in Denver

Level: Any

Class size: Unlimited

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Nature Writing For Ages 11-13

Lighthouse Writers Workshop

Meet us at a nearby park and learn to write about our world in a way that is both informative and engaging. We will learn to observe nature closely, choose the right words to describe what you see, and craft essays, poems, and stories that will bring nature to life.

Website: https://lighthousewriters.org/workshop/nature-writing-age...

Categories: Book, Fiction, Kids, Nonfiction, and Poetry

Start date:

August, 2024

Price:

$270.00

Based in Denver

Level: Any

Class size: Limited

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Novel Bootcamp I—Your Story

Lighthouse Writers Workshop

The "Bootcamp" is a comprehensive series of four-week workshops, divided into four parts, aimed at assisting both aspiring and seasoned writers in navigating the complexities of writing a novel or memoir. It's designed to provide structured guidance throughout the writing process.

Website: https://www.lighthousewriters.org/workshop/4-week-novel-b...

Categories: Book and Fiction

Start date:

Open all year round

Price:

$240.00

Based in Denver

Level: Any

Class size: Limited

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Introduction to Poetry and Storytelling

Lighthouse Writers Workshop

In this introductory class, you'll learn the core skills essential for crafting compelling podcasts and audio stories. As vital components of modern media, these storytelling forms blend verbal narratives with sound and music. Discover the art behind creating engaging audio stories and conducting dynamic interviews.

Website: https://www.lighthousewriters.org/workshop/4-week-introdu...

Categories: Fiction

Start date:

Open all year round

Price:

$240.00

Based in Denver

Level: Any

Class size: Limited

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

10-hour Write-A-Thon

Lighthouse Writers Workshop

Join our 10-hour Write-a-Thon for writers across all genres and levels. A perfect kick-start for your new year's writing projects, this event is all about writing in a communal setting. Bring a snack for the potluck and enjoy uninterrupted writing time, fueled by coffee we provide.

Website: https://www.lighthousewriters.org/workshop/10-hour-write-...

Categories: Fiction

Start date:

Open all year round

Price:

$5.00

Based in Denver

Level: Any

Class size: Limited

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

So you’re looking for creative writing classes in Denver

Look no further: it might not feel like it, but creative writing classes in Denver might be closer to you than you think.

This directory of the best writing courses in Denver 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 Denver? Is there a remote alternative?
  • How long could the course last?

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

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