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6 Best Creative Writing Classes in Kansas City

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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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Facilitated by Frances Story, this workshop offers weekly sessions for writers to collaborate and refine their craft. Conducted live on Zoom and at Three Bees Pottery & Coffee Shop, it provides a supportive and creative environment for writers of all levels.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Location: Kansas City

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

Level: Any

Class size: Unlimited

Price: $15.00

Start date: Open all year round

Website: https://www.writingworkshopkc.com/

How to Get Published

Kansas City Writing Workshop


After successful 2017, 2019, 2020, and 2022 events in Kansas City, Writing Day Workshops is excited to announce The 2024 Kansas City Writing Workshop — a full-day in-person “How to Get Published” writing event in Kansas City on March 16, 2024.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Location: Kansas City

Categories: Publishing

Level: Any

Class size: 200

Price: $169.00

Start date: March, 2024

Website: https://kansaswritingworkshop.com/

Writers Workshop

Kansas City Writers


Are you bored to tears watching paint peel off the walls? Well, let's get cracking. A friend of mine sent me a book mark that says, "Keep Writing. Your Words Matter." My sentiments, exactly! We're going to start another writing class. Don't miss out on the fun. Let me know what you would like to explore and we'll see what we can learn in six weeks.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Location: Kansas City

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

Level: Beginner

Course length: 6 sessions (1 hour)

Class size: Unlimited

Price: $45.00

Start date: December, 2023

Website: https://www.kansascitywriters.com/kcwg-writers-workshop.html

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Writing Found Poems

Kansas City Public Library


Participants will write a poem each week, adapting words written by someone else to give them new meaning and insight. The interplay between the source and the new poem adds another layer of meaning.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Location: Kansas City

Categories: Poetry, Free

Level: Any

Course length: 8 sessions (2 hours)

Class size: Unlimited

Price: Free

Start date: July, 2023

Website: https://kclibrary.org/blog/library-launches-online-writin...

Personal Writing in Unprecedented Times

Kansas City Public Library


Participants will learn to think about their own unique perspective and what that can lend to the world of creating writing. The course focuses on three genres of creative nonfiction: prose poem, personal essay, and memoir or micro-memoir.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Location: Kansas City

Categories: Nonfiction, Free

Level: Any

Course length: 6 sessions (1.25 hours)

Class size: Unlimited

Price: Free

Start date: May, 2023

Website: https://kclibrary.org/blog/library-launches-online-writin...

Adventures in Creative Writing

Kansas City Public Library


Designed for middle and high school students, this course focuses on the basics of writing -- character development, dialogue, image crafting, structure, point of view, and artful language choice -- through careful reading, analysis, discussion, and practice.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Location: Kansas City

Categories: Kids, Free

Level: Any

Course length: 8 sessions (1.25 hours)

Class size: Unlimited

Price: Free

Start date: June, 2023

Website: https://kclibrary.org/blog/library-launches-online-writin...

So you’re looking for creative writing classes in Kansas City

Missouri is a literary state. Just take a look at all of the writers who were born in Missouri: Mark Twain, T.S. Eliot, and in more recent decades, Maya Angelou and Gillian Flynn. If you’re looking to join their ranks next by taking a writing class in Kansas City, you’re in the right place on the Internet.  

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

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

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