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The Writer’s Garret

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1250 Majesty Drive
Dallas, TX 75247 United States
(214) 828-1715

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February 2017
$45 - $90

Flash Fiction, Postcard Essays, & Micro Prose: Exploring Short Forms

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Writer’s Garret, 1250 Majesty Drive
Dallas, TX 75247 United States
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Instructor: A. Kendra Greene, MFA Tuition: $45 (Early Bird Members through February 8) $60 (Members); $90 (Non-members) Not a member of The Writer’s Garret? Join here. Registration will close midnight, February 22. No refunds will be given. Dare to go shorter. Sudden, short, micro, nano­—whether you call it flash fiction or the postcard essay, join us for a workshop celebrating creative writing's short forms. If it's less than 750 words, and especially if it's a lot less, bring your writing for…

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March 2017
$75 - $110

Finding Your Voice

March 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Writer’s Garret, 1250 Majesty Drive
Dallas, TX 75247 United States
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Instructor: Melissa T. Shultz Tuition: Members ($90); Non-members ($110) Not a member of The Writer’s Garret? Join here. All writers have a voice. What’s yours? Sometimes we just need a little help uncovering it and translating our thoughts to the written word. Join author Melissa T. Shultz for this three-hour Saturday memoir workshop filled with exercises and tips to help you discover your natural writing style. Bring paper and pen or a laptop. ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: Melissa's first book, From Mom to Me Again: How…

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April 2017
$5.00 - $90

Graphic Novels, Children’s Books, & Zines: Exploring Illustrated Writing

April 15 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Writer’s Garret, 1250 Majesty Drive
Dallas, TX 75247 United States
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  Instructor: A. Kendra Greene, MFA Tuition: $45 (Early Bird Members through March. 29) $60 (Members); $90 (Non-members) *All students required to purchase a separate $5 materials expense ticket. Not a member of The Writer’s Garret? Join here. Registration will close midnight, April 12. No refunds will be given. This workshop is for practitioners of text and image—and those who would like to be. Graphic novels, children's books, zines, and illustrated writing are just a few points on the spectrum of…

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$45 - $75

Strategies in Writing the First Ten Pages

April 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Writer’s Garret, 1250 Majesty Drive
Dallas, TX 75247 United States
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Instructor: Weina Dai Randel Tuition: $45 (Early Bird Members through April 13) $60 (Members); $75 (Non-members) Not a member of The Writer’s Garret? Join here. Feel daunted about writing the first ten pages of your novel? Come to this workshop. We'll discuss the strategies of writing these pages, the types of beginnings in different novels, and the major elements in writing these pages. You'll learn what approach fits your narrative style and have a better chance to fully engage your…

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June 2017
$75 - $120

The Poetry Masterclass: Getting Serious — From Generation to Completion

June 17 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Writer’s Garret, 1250 Majesty Drive
Dallas, TX 75247 United States
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Instructor: Nathan Brown, Poet, Ph.D. Tuition: Early Bird $75 (Members only through May 31) $95 (Members); $120 (Non-members) Not a member of The Writer's Garret? Join here. This workshop walks a poem, or poems, through the full process of creation. . . from topic generation to the application of serious editing tools, and then on to completion. We'll also concentrate on the nature and importance of performing our poems, as well as certain issues of the publication of individual poems and/or books. Topic generation. . .…

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