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6 Best Creative Writing Classes in Minneapolis

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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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Aurelia Wills' workshop on "Descriptive Language" focuses on using precise language to create vivid narratives. It covers specificity in language, effective use of adjectives and adverbs, and conveying emotions. Suitable for both fiction and nonfiction writers, the workshop includes readings and exercises from acclaimed authors like Jesmyn Ward and Arundhati Roy​​​​.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Location: Minneapolis

Categories: Book, Fiction

Level: Any

Class size: Limited

Price: $74.00

Start date: December, 2023

Website: https://loft.org/classes/descriptive-language-4


Enhance your writing with a sensory experience in "The Fab Five: Writing With the Senses" by Kimberly Lee. This workshop invites participants to use the five basic senses, plus proprioception and interoception, for creative writing. It includes the SoulCollage® method for intuitive, sensory-driven writing, promising a rich, multi-dimensional writing experience​​.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Location: Minneapolis

Categories: Book, Fantasy, Fiction, Memoir, Science Fiction, Short Story

Level: Any

Class size: Limited

Price: $55.00

Start date: December, 2023

Website: https://loft.org/classes/fab-five-writing-senses


This class demystifies the publishing process for authors who have completed their manuscripts. It covers finding an agent, crafting successful query letters, and what makes a first page engaging. The day includes a detailed overview of the publishing process, a session on refining the first page, and insights into post-agent steps. The class ends with a Q&A session, providing a comprehensive guide for aspiring authors.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Location: Minneapolis

Categories: Book, Fiction, Publishing

Level: Any

Class size: Limited

Price: $111.00

Start date: December, 2023

Website: https://loft.org/classes/youve-finished-your-book-now-what-4

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Offered by The Loft Literary Center on December 9, 2023, this online workshop is designed to improve copywriting skills quickly. Instructor Mary Ringstad will guide participants in energizing various forms of copy, such as ads, emails, and blogs. The class includes before-and-after examples, practical tips, and templates for effective copywriting, suitable for a range of genres.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Location: Minneapolis

Categories: Blog, Content, Copywriting, Freelance

Level: Any

Class size: Limited

Price: $55.00

Start date: December, 2023

Website: https://loft.org/classes/be-better-copywriter-fast-1

How to Get Published

Minnesota Writing Workshop


This one-day "How to Get Published" workshop, scheduled for April 6, 2024, in St. Paul, MN, offers intensive instruction, the opportunity to pitch to literary agents and editors, and a range of classes on publishing, query writing, and manuscript marketing. It is suitable for writers of all genres, focusing on both fiction and nonfiction, with a limit of 225 participants​​.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Location: Minneapolis

Categories: Publishing

Level: Any

Class size: 200

Price: $199.00

Start date: April, 2024

Website: https://minnesotawritingworkshop.com/

Writing Workshop

Minneapolis Writers' Workshop


This is a virtual writer's critique and support group that caters to a diverse range of writers, from beginners to seasoned professionals. The group, which meets every Wednesday evening via Zoom, offers an eclectic environment for writers of various genres, including fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. Once a month, they host an "Open Read" night where non-members can present their writing for critique, providing a hands-on experience of the workshop environment.

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Location: Minneapolis

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

Level: Any

Class size: Unlimited

Price: Free

Start date: Open all year round

Website: https://minneapoliswritersworkshop.org/

So you’re looking for creative writing classes in Minneapolis

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

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