Online Class: Flash Fiction Bootcamp!

New Online Class:  Flash Fiction Bootcamp
Come learn how to create very short stories, also known as short shorts and sudden or flash fiction.  Flash stories have all the elements of fiction but are condensed to as few as 100 words and cap at 1,000 words!  Discover how to free your creativity to write your own flash pieces.  For beginning writers or pros, this is a fun and motivating class that will help you improve your storytelling skills.  Write new pieces each week based on the topics introduced and prompts to get your creative juices flowing.  By the end of the session you’ll have at least 12 new stories written.
This is a LIVE class offered on Zoom.  
Meets four Wednesdays: June 10, 17, 24, and July 1
At 5:00pm – 6:30pm.
Fee is $56.  City of Santa Cruz residents get a discount.
FMI or to register call (831) 420-5270
Register Today!
Take a Workshop by Victoria M. Johnson
The course is offered through the Santa Cruz Recreation Department.
Use Class ID: 213405-01
Instructor Bio: Victoria M. Johnson is a published author of six books.  Her poetry appears in online literary journals and print anthologies.  Victoria is both writer and director of four short films and two micro documentaries.  She has presented workshops on writing in the Bay Area; Chicago; Washington, DC; Vancouver, Canada; and New York.  


Sustain Your Creative Writing Habit

Sustain Your Creative Writing Habit New Online Class

photo by Kristin Hardwick

We’re all sheltering-in-place a bit longer than expected.  It is a challenging time causing hardships, isolation, and uncertainty. Now is also the best time to write!  Could you use encouragement to cultivate your writing practice? For beginners and pros alike this fun and encouraging class will motivate you and set you on a path for developing and sustaining your writing habit. Every week students will receive inspiring in-class writing exercises. Filled with tips and feedback (for those who choose to share their work) this class is perfect for writers eager to ignite their creative writing and those ready to learn the next steps.You’ll learn techniques of craft and tips for editing and polishing. You’ll end with plenty of new material, inspiration to keep your creative practice on fire, and knowledge of publishing opportunities for your work.

Class offered through Capitola Recreation Department. FMI or to register:

5 Meetings beginning May 11, 2020 and runs through May 25th.  LIVE classes on Zoom.

We’re all in this together.  Let’s write together.