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Creative Writing Classes & Seminars

Looking for a place to express your inner writer? In each of our three yearly sessions (winter/spring, summer, and fall), we offer creative writing classes on weekday evenings, weekday mornings, and the daytime on weekends. Classes range from those geared for novice writers or those with some writing experience who are looking for a structured environment in which to bloom to those geared for intermediate, advanced, or professional writers.

We offer classes for adults as well as pre-teen and teen writers. Genres and topics offered include a variety of creative writing classes in poetry, fiction, flash fiction, memoir and creative nonfiction, screenwriting, playwriting, storytelling, comic books and graphic novels, songwriting, food writing, science fiction, fantasy, children’s book writing, journaling, and multi-genre writing, as well as seminars in writers craft, research, and professional development.

Class size is usually capped at 8 or 9 students—classes with different maximum sizes are indicated in the class listing. We teach short seminars that meet once all the way to longer workshops that meet up to eight times.

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July 2023

Creative Writing Summer Camp: Middle School (ages 11-13)

The Muse Middle School Summer Camp is a great opportunity for middle school aged creative writers to have fun with words--both out loud and on paper. During each day of this morning camp, we’ll explore a different type of creative writing and expression. We’ll try our hands at poetry, sharing what we like and writing short poems together. We’ll have a chance to write what we think about ourselves and the world around us and make up new stories by…

Mondays, July 17 - July 21 @ 9:00 am EDT - 12:00 pm EDT

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Creative Writing Summer Camp: Elementary School (ages 8-10)

The Muse Elementary School Summer Camp is a great opportunity for young creative writers to have fun with words--both out loud and on paper. During each day of this morning camp, we’ll explore a different type of creative writing and expression. We’ll try our hands at poetry, sharing what we like and writing short poems together. We’ll have a chance to write what we think about ourselves and the world around us and make up new stories by exploring fiction.…

Mondays, July 17 - July 21 @ 9:00 am EDT - 12:00 pm EDT

5 sessions
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Creative Writing Summer Camp: High School (ages 14-17)

The Muse High School Summer Camp is a great opportunity for high school level creative writers to have fun with words–both out loud and on paper. During each day of this afternoon camp, we’ll explore a different type of creative writing and expression. Teachers will lead breakout groups with creative exercises, prompts, and readings. Each day will have a different focus: Poetry and spoken word. Fiction with a special emphasis on speculative. Writing and illustrating comic books and visual stories..…

Mondays, July 17 - July 21 @ 1:00 pm EDT - 4:00 pm EDT

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Accessibility for Those with Disabilities

The Muse Writers Center strives to be a fully accessible facility. Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns or would like to request an accommodation.