Summer Writing Retreat: “Layering: A Structured Approach to Revision” with Chaitali Sen

Online via Zoom

Level 1 (Class Only): $289 for Members, $349 for Non-Members Level 2 (Class + Private Consultation): $349 for Members, $409 for Non-Members This July, join us for our virtual 2021 Summer Writing Retreat featuring three classes on memoir, fiction, and revision. Each class will meet weekly for four weeks, starting the week of July 5. Our revision class with Chaitali … Continue reading Summer Writing Retreat: “Layering: A Structured Approach to Revision” with Chaitali Sen

$289.00 – $409.00

Member Meet-up July 2021

Online via Zoom

It's time again for our Monthly Member Meet-up! Have you been wanting to meet another like-minded writer to share critiques with, or interested in creating a writing group? The WLT Monthly Meet-up is a great chance to mix and mingle with fellow writers. Our hope with these meet-ups is to help facilitate writerly connections with … Continue reading Member Meet-up July 2021

Free

2021 Write-In July 13

Online via Zoom

Log in, sit down, write. It’s that easy. In 2021, 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 2021 Write-In July 13

Free

July Third Thursday: “Writing Unlikeable Characters”

Online via Zoom

"Perhaps, then, unlikeable characters, the ones who are the most human, are also the ones who are the most alive." - Roxane Gay In July, our Third Thursday panel discussion will explore "Writing Unlikeable Characters." For this conversation, we'll be flipping that concept of an "unlikeable character" on its head. This will be a celebration of … Continue reading July Third Thursday: “Writing Unlikeable Characters”

Free

WLT On the Writing Life: “Writing Through Difficult Times” with Laekan Zea Kemp

Online via Zoom

ATTENTION: This event has been rescheduled for Thursday, September 30th at 8:00 PM CDT. To RSVP for the rescheduled event, click here.  Most of our programming discusses topics on the craft and business of writing, but we don’t often get to talk about what it’s like to be a human who happens to be a … Continue reading WLT On the Writing Life: “Writing Through Difficult Times” with Laekan Zea Kemp

Free

WLT On the Craft of Writing: Writing the Novella

Online via Zoom

For this conversation, we'll be joined by Sharon Oard Warner to discuss the novella. "A novella compresses the world with a short story's focus, but it explores that smaller space with a novel's generosity." -Josh Weil, author of The New Valley: Novellas For this event, we're partnering with one of our favorite indie bookstores, BookWoman. You … Continue reading WLT On the Craft of Writing: Writing the Novella

Free

2021 Write-In August 7

Online via Zoom

Log in, sit down, write. It’s that easy. In 2021, 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 2021 Write-In August 7

Free

New Member Orientation August 2021

Online via Zoom

We hope you can join us for our New Member Orientation on Thursday, August 12 at 7:15 PM CDT 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 August 2021

Free

Member Meet-up August 2021

Online via Zoom

It's time again for our Monthly Member Meet-up! Have you been wanting to meet another like-minded writer to share critiques with, or interested in creating a writing group? The WLT Monthly Meet-up is a great chance to mix and mingle with fellow writers. Our hope with these meet-ups is to help facilitate writerly connections with … Continue reading Member Meet-up August 2021

Free