Writing for Kids 101

Writing for Kids 101 with Tina Tocco Details: This virtual class series will consist of two 3-hour sessions. Dates: Saturday, February 17 and 24, 2024 Time: 1-4pm AKT Location: Zoom Description: Have you always wanted to write stories for kids, but never knew where to start? This class will let you get your feet wet […]

Reading and Conversation Series: Melinda Moustakis

READING AND CONVERSATION SERIES: MELINDA MOUSTAKIS Thursday, February 22, 2024 | 6:30-7:30 PM via Zoom Bio: Melinda Moustakis is the author of the novel Homestead ( Flatiron Books 2023), which is about two unlikely homesteaders in 1950’s Alaska and based on her maternal grandparents who homesteaded in Point MacKenzie, Alaska. Her linked story collection Bear […]

Reading and Conversation Series: Sharon Emmerichs

READING AND CONVERSATION SERIES: SHARON EMMERICHS Tuesday, March 5, 2024 | 7:00-8:00PM via Zoom Bio: ​Sharon Emmerichs was born in Sweden to American parents and grew up in Wisconsin near Lake Michigan. She confounded her kindergarten teachers by showing up to school able to read and has spent most of her life with her nose […]

Engaging Characters: Getting Past Simple “Likeability/Unlikeability” and Learning How Strong Writers Break the Rules

Engaging Characters: Getting Past Simple “Likeability/Unlikeability” and Learning How Strong Writers Break the Rules with Andromeda Romano-Lax Details: This virtual class will include 2 sessions: -Saturday, March 16, 2024, 1-4pm -Saturday, March 23, 2024, 1-4pm Description: If the reader doesn’t care about the characters, little else matters. It’s the hardest lesson I continue to learn […]

Second Wednesday Virtual Write-In

Accountability. Motivation. Community. Join us on the second Wednesday of every month for a virtual write-in! These virtual write-ins are a great way to set aside dedicated time for your writing and connect with other members of the 49 Writers community. How it works: Fill out this form with your email address and preferences. The […]

Haunted by Futility or Saving the World: Writing Climate Crisis

Haunted by Futility or Saving the World: Writing Climate Crisis with Erica Watson Details: This two-week class series will consist of two 3-hour sessions. Dates: April 7 and April 14, 2024 (class meets weekly on Sunday) Time: 1-4pm AKT Location: Fairbanks, AK* *pending registration, this class may be moved to a virtual format.  Description: Whether […]

Worldbuilding in Horror

Worldbuilding in Horror with Leslie J. Anderson Date: Sunday, May 12, 2024 Time: 11am-3pm Location: Virtual (Zoom) Description: Worldbuilding is a term usually associated with fantasy or science fiction, a reality which needs to be imagined from the ground up in order to sustain a believable plot, but every piece of writing relies on worldbuilding […]

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