Chuckanut Writers Classes & Workshops

Village Books and WCC Community and Continuing Education have created a writing instruction collaboration called Chuckanut Writers. Writing classes, seminars, and conferences (including the amazing Chuckanut Writers Conference) will inspire and encourage writers at all stages of their writing journey. Check out a few of the classes that are just around the corner listed below, and click here to see the complete schedule for Winter 2017!

Mark your calendar for our 2017 Chuckanut Writers Conference on June 23rd & 24th! Registration is now open - save with the Early Bird Rate by signing up by May 22nd!




Writer’s Resolutions:
Mini Workshops to
Jumpstart Your Writing Life

Jan 8, 11am-4pm, FREE

Part Wild Workshop: An Intuitive
Approach to Story Structure
with Deb Norton

Jan 17, 5:30-8:30pm, $55

Found Poetry with Nancy Canyon
(4 sessions)

Jan 17, 24, 31 & Feb 7,
6-8pm, $95

Part Wild: Unthinky, Gut-Instincty Character Development with Deb Norton
Jan 18 , 1-4pm, $55

Themes and Variations in Fiction with Roby Blecker (3 sessions)
Jan 30, Feb 6 & 13,
6-8:30pm, $95

Turn Your NaNoWriMo Project Into a Completed Piece with Oona Cava
(4 sessions)

Feb 2, 9, 16, & 23,
10-11:30am, $79

Bootcamp for Writing Compelling Narrative Fiction with Micky Neilson (5 sessions)
Feb 2, 9, 16, 23, & Mar 2,
6-8pm, $125

Creating and Sustaining a Writing Practice with Joel Gillman (5 sessions)
Feb. 28, Mar. 7, 14, 21 & 28,
6:30-8:30pm, $125

Getting There from Here: Beginnings, Middles, and Ends with Roby Blecker (4 sessions)
Mar. 1, 8, 15, & 22,
6-8:30pm, $125

Screenwriters' Workshop with Micky Neilson
Mar 5, 1pm-6pm, $69

Keeping an Illustrated Journal with Nancy Canyon (4 sessions)
Mar. 6, 13, 20 & 27,
6-8pm, $95

Designing Your Creative Strategy with Laurel Leigh
Mar. 11, 9am-3pm, $79

Poetic Justice with Betty Scott and JP Falcon Grady
Mar 18, 9:30am-4:30pm, $85

Designing Your Creative Strategy with Laurel Leigh
Mar 25, 9am-3pm, $79

Get to know our Chuckanut Writers instructors a little better with indepth interviews on our blog, like our recent Q & A with Ron Leatherbarrow!

And don't forget to sign up for our Just Write! newsletter, which always lists upcoming classes, workshops, and writing events, along with fun writing prompts, book reviews, and online tools and resources!