Podcast

“Introduction to Essay Forms” with Natalie Lima

Online Class

$59 for Members $119 for Non-Members All registrants will have access to the class recording for one month. The essay comes in all shapes and sizes. For many writers, choosing what essay form to tell a personal story in can be a difficult decision. In this class, we will learn about and explore some of … Continue reading “Introduction to Essay Forms” with Natalie Lima

$59.00 – $119.00

“Not Just One of the Gang: Writing Ensemble Casts” with Tracy Wolff

Online via Zoom

$59 for Members $119 for Non-Members All registrants will have access to the class recording for one month. Want to create powerful characters and relationships that engage readers, sell books, and live on long after the final page is read? From Buffy the Vampire Slayer to the Fast and the Furious movies to Harry Potter, … Continue reading “Not Just One of the Gang: Writing Ensemble Casts” with Tracy Wolff

$59.00 – $119.00

“Strategies for Staying the Course” with P.J. Hoover

Online Class

$59 for Members $119 for Non-Members All registrants will have access to the class recording for one month. It’s hard to stick to our path, especially when everything seems like it is going against us, but don't let that stop you from reaching your goals. Join award-winning author P. J. Hoover in this inspiring workshop … Continue reading “Strategies for Staying the Course” with P.J. Hoover

$59.00 – $119.00

2022 Write-In October 1

Online via Zoom

Log in, sit down, write. It’s that easy. In 2022, the WLT will host two write-ins every month, January through December. These will be 3-hour sessions on Zoom (video off, audio off). No speaker or presentation, but your friendly WLT staff will welcome you at the start and will check back in at the end. … Continue reading 2022 Write-In October 1

Free

“Starting Your Novel: How to Create an Opening in Dialogue with Your Ending” with John Pipkin

Online via Zoom

$59 for Members $119 for Non-Members All registrants will have access to the class recording for one month. This class is a part of "The Novelist's Toolkit" Class Package.  A good opening is the key to unlocking the rest of the story. This class is intended to give writers useful strategies and techniques for starting … Continue reading “Starting Your Novel: How to Create an Opening in Dialogue with Your Ending” with John Pipkin

$59.00 – $119.00

New Member Orientation October 2022

Online via Zoom

We hope you can join us for our New Member Orientation on Tuesday, October 4 at 12:00 PM CST on Zoom. We'll share a short presentation about the ins and outs of membership, including the many member benefits you can take advantage of, how to set up your member experience on the WLT website, special programs and opportunities … Continue reading New Member Orientation October 2022

Free

“Drama in the Details: A Day in the Life in Historical Fiction” with Sherri L. Smith

Online via Zoom

$59 for Members $119 for Non-Members All registrants will have access to the class recording for one month. Are you writing a World War II adventure novel? A Victorian romance? A 1950s noir? Answer one question: What did your protagonist have for breakfast, and where? It’s the small details of everyday living that really bring … Continue reading “Drama in the Details: A Day in the Life in Historical Fiction” with Sherri L. Smith

$59.00 – $119.00

2022 Write-in October 11

Online via Zoom

Log in, sit down, write. It’s that easy. In 2022, the WLT will host two Write-ins every month, January through December. These will be 3-hour sessions on Zoom (video off, audio off). No speaker or presentation, but your friendly WLT staff will welcome you at the start and will check back in at the end. … Continue reading 2022 Write-in October 11

Free

“Who Tells Your Story: Point of View and Voice in Fiction Writing” with Greg Garrett

Online Class

$59 for Members $119 for Non-Members All registrants will have access to the class recording for one month. Award-winning teacher and novelist Greg Garrett will explore the nuances of voice and point of view to explain why HOW you tell your story can matter as much as WHAT story you tell. The musical Hamilton asks … Continue reading “Who Tells Your Story: Point of View and Voice in Fiction Writing” with Greg Garrett

$59.00 – $119.00

“The Components of Novel Structure: Looking Under the Hood of Our Fictional Worlds” with Stacey Swann

Online via Zoom

$59 for Members $119 for Non-Members All registrants will have access to the class recording for one month. This class is a part of "The Novelist's Toolkit" Class Package. There are many metaphors for a book. It can feel like a world unto itself, conjured like magic, or a living and breathing animal with a … Continue reading “The Components of Novel Structure: Looking Under the Hood of Our Fictional Worlds” with Stacey Swann

$59.00 – $119.00