Workshops

Workshop Day Time Location Instructor Starts
weekly
8-Week: Intermediate Poetry Workshop Monday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Tucker, PhD 08/17/2015
4-Week: Core Skills for Freelancing--Part Two: Reporting and Writing Stories Monday 4:00 to 6:00 PM RM. 101 (Parlor) Warner 08/17/2015
4-Week: Writing 101--Gotta Start Somewhere (August) Monday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Sawyer, MA 08/17/2015
8 Week: Intro to Personal Narrative Monday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM RM. 301 (The Attic) Cotter, MA 08/17/2015
8 Week: Advanced Memoir and Narrative Nonfiction Monday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Wetzler, MS 08/17/2015
4-Week: Raising the Stakes--Writing Bigger Fiction and Nonfiction Monday 4:00 to 6:00 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Wetzler, MS 08/17/2015
8-Week: Advanced Short Story Workshop Monday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM RM. 101 (Parlor) Lumans, MFA 08/17/2015
4-Week: Reading as a Writer--Dave Eggers Does Non-Fiction Tuesday 4:00 to 6:00 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Thorpe, MA 08/18/2015
8-Week: Advanced Novel Workshop Tuesday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Henderson, MA 08/18/2015
8-Week: Writing Apocalyptic Fiction Tuesday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Lumans, MFA 08/18/2015
8 Week: Intermediate Novel Workshop Tuesday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM RM. 301 (The Attic) Kurtz, MA 08/18/2015
8-Week: Fiction Mastermind Tuesday 4:00 to 6:00 PM RM. 101 (Parlor) Kurtz, MA 08/18/2015
8-Week: 'The Room'--Writing for TV's One-Hour Drama Tuesday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Gardner 08/18/2015
8-Week: Boulder Advanced Novel and Short Story Workshop Tuesday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Que's Espresso Krouse, MA 08/18/2015
4-Week: Novel Bootcamp I--Your Story Wednesday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM RM. 301 (The Attic) Henderson, MA 08/19/2015
8 Week: Advanced Poetry Workshop Wednesday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Ransick, MA, MA 08/19/2015
8-Week: Experimental/Hybrid Forms Wednesday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Froude, MFA, PhD 08/19/2015
8-Week: Writing Children's Picture Books Wednesday 4:00 to 6:00 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Vega 08/19/2015
8-Week: Writing the Novella Wednesday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Drager, MFA, ABD PhD 08/19/2015
4-Week: Expanding the Trend--Writing the Memoir of Discovery Wednesday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Loren, MA 08/19/2015
4-Week: The Craft of Writing the YA or MG Novel Thursday 4:00 to 6:00 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Hanley 08/20/2015
8-Week: Intro to Writing the Novel Thursday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM RM. 101 (Parlor) Weaver, MFA 08/20/2015
8-Week: Writing the YA or MG Novel Thursday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Hanley 08/20/2015
4-Week: Plotting the Plotted Plot Thursday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM RM. 301 (The Attic) Catlin 08/20/2015
4-Week: Poetry 101--Writing Immersion (August) Thursday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Sawyer, MA 08/20/2015
8 Week: Intermediate/Advanced Personal Essay Workshop Thursday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Drager, MFA, ABD PhD 08/20/2015
4-Week: Spark and Re-spark: A Creative Writing Refresh for the Hesitant, the Hopeful, the Stalled, the Drifty (August) Saturday 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Hope 08/22/2015
8 Week: Playwriting Workshop Saturday 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Dodd 08/22/2015
8 Week: Intro to Writing the Short Story Tuesday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM RM. 101 (Parlor) Younger, MFA 08/25/2015
8 Week: Intermediate Short Story Workshop Wednesday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM RM. 101 (Parlor) Younger, MFA 08/26/2015
8-Week: Writing the Lyric Essay Wednesday 4:00 to 6:00 PM RM. 101 (Parlor) Denrow, PhD 08/26/2015
4-Week Writing 101: Gotta Start Somewhere (September) Monday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Sawyer, MA 09/14/2015
4-Week: Essential Elements of Narrative Tuesday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Sinclair, MFA 09/15/2015
4-Week: Reading as a Writer--H Is for Hawk vs. Wild Tuesday 4:00 to 6:00 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Wetzler, MS 09/15/2015
4-Week: Novel Bootcamp II--Your Novel's World Wednesday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM RM. 301 (The Attic) Henderson, MA 09/16/2015
4-Week: Reading as a Writer--The Poetic Imagination of Denise Levertov Thursday 4:00 to 6:00 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Sawyer, MA 09/17/2015
4-Week: Query Letter Bootcamp Thursday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Hodapp 09/17/2015
4-Week: Writing for the Web--Creating Content that Sells Thursday 4:00 to 6:00 PM RM. 101 (Parlor) Hodapp 09/17/2015
4-Week Spark and Re-spark: A Creative Writing Refresh for the Hesitant, the Hopeful, the Stalled, the Drifty (September) Saturday 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Hope 09/19/2015
one day intensives
Intro to the Children's Picture Book Saturday 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Vega 08/08/2015
Writing The Internet: Blogs, Essays, and Tweets Saturday 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM RM. 301 (The Attic) Shank 08/22/2015
Read = Publish: Polish and Place Your Book Reviews Saturday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM RM. 301 (The Attic) Cotter, MA 08/29/2015
So You Wanna Write for TV? Saturday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM RM. 301 (The Attic) Gardner 08/29/2015
Image & Text Saturday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Drager, MFA, ABD PhD 09/05/2015
Crafting Compelling Scenes in Your M/G or Y/A Novel Saturday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM RM. 301 (The Attic) Vega 09/12/2015
Weekend Intensive: Reading as a Writer--The Contradictions of Ezra Pound Friday 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM RM. 301 (The Attic) Rothman, PhD 09/18/2015
Three Day Storytelling Intensive Friday 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Catlin 09/18/2015
Getting Your Book in Shape--A Plot Workout Saturday 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Hanley 09/26/2015
Writing from the Inside Out Saturday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Caudron, MFA 10/17/2015
online workshops
8-Week: Online Intro to Writing the Novel Monday Times Vary Online Milbrodt, MFA, MA 08/24/2015
8 Week: Online Advanced Fiction Workshop Monday Times Vary Online Wortman, MFA 08/24/2015
8-Week: Online Intermediate/Advanced Memoir and Personal Essay Monday Times Vary Online Cotter, MA 08/24/2015
8-Week: Online Intro to Creative Writing Monday Times Vary Online Cotter, MA 08/24/2015
8-Week: Online Writing the Short Story Monday Times Vary Online Merkner, MFA, PhD 08/24/2015
8 Week: Online Poetry Workshop Monday Times Vary Online Kondrich, MFA, PhD 08/24/2015
Youth
High School Young Writers Program Summer Camp Monday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) O'Connor, MFA 08/03/2015
One-Week Intensive for Girls: The Unbelievable Smell of Happiness Monday 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Lopez Lee 08/10/2015
A Boney Story for grades 3-5 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Taylor Young 09/19/2015
Let's Talk About Me for grades 6-8 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 204 (Virginia Woolf Room) Lopez Lee 09/19/2015
Let's Get Social for grades 9-12 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 101 (Parlor) Wagner, MFA 09/19/2015
Found Poetry and Sculpture Making for grades 3-8 Monday 9:00 to 1:00 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Alexander 10/12/2015
Written & Illustrated By--You! for grades 3-5 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Preston 10/17/2015
Your World, Your Rules for grades 6-8 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Miller 10/17/2015
Creative Letter Writing for grades 3-8 Monday 9:00 to 1:00 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Preston 10/19/2015
Comic Book Writing for grades 3-5 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Kullberg, MFA 11/21/2015
Start Your First Novel for grades 6-8 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Bobotis, Ph.D. 11/21/2015
Fan Fiction for grades 9-12 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 101 (Parlor) Taylor Young 11/21/2015
Word Play for grades 3-8 Monday 9:00 to 1:00 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Bond 11/23/2015
Cinnamon and Chocolate--Writing the Senses for Thanksgiving for grades 3-8 Tuesday 9:00 to 1:00 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Boyle, MFA 11/24/2015
Adventures in Writing--Science Fiction and Fantasy for grades 6-8 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 103 (Dining Room) Fischer 12/19/2015
Build Your Idea Bank for grades 9-12 Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 PM RM. 101 (Parlor) Long 12/19/2015
Poem of the Month--Create Your Own 2016 Calendar for grades 3-5 Saturday 9:00 to 1:00 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Doray, M.A. 12/19/2015
Gifts of Gab for grades 3-8 Monday 9:00 to 1:00 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Team Taught 12/21/2015
Modern Myths for grades 3-8 Tuesday 9:00 to 1:00 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Bobotis, Ph.D. 12/22/2015
Unwrapped for grades 3-8 Monday 9:00 to 1:00 PM RM. 202 (John Steinbeck Room) Green, PhD 12/28/2015
Song Warriors--Adventures in Musical Story for grades 3-8 Tuesday 9:00 to 1:00 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Ruggles 12/29/2015
special events
Visiting Author Series: Mechanics & Gearings of Long-Form Narrative, with Eli Gottlieb Friday 4:30 to 6:30 PM RM. 001 (The Grotto) Gottlieb 09/04/2015
Boulder Story Builder: All-Access Pass Saturday N/A Boulder Public Library Instructors 09/12/2015
Boulder Story Builder: Conflict, Conflict Everywhere! Saturday 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM Boulder Public Library Sinclair, MFA 09/12/2015
Boulder Story Builder: What to Do When You're Stuck Saturday 1:00 to 3:30 PM Boulder Public Library Krouse, MA 09/12/2015
Boulder Story Builder: A Matter of Character Sunday 12:00 to 2:30 PM Boulder Public Library 2 Kurtz, MA 09/13/2015
Boulder Story Builder: Editing for Writers Sunday 3:00 to 5:30 PM Boulder Public Library 2 Wetzler, MS 09/13/2015