Behind the Book 2018: Fight or Flight

Behind the Book 2018: Fight or Flight

Join authors Fonda Lee, Stephanie Kuehn, J.C. Geiger, and Bill Cameron for our 2018 Conference, Behind the Book: Fight or Flight. Registration now open!
Troubleshooting Your Novel with Tex Thompson

Troubleshooting Your Novel with Tex Thompson

Pack up your manuscript and bring into the shop for a can-do one-day story intervention with Tex Thompson! September 8 & 9.
August Reading Like a Writer with Danuta Pfeiffer

August Reading Like a Writer with Danuta Pfeiffer

Join Danuta Pfeiffer August 15 as she discusses The Davinci Code by Dan Brown
Summer Craft Six Pack with John Reed

Summer Craft Six Pack with John Reed

Join John Reed this summer with six craft classes that will help you take your writing from draft to publishable. Register for individual classes or the entire series now!
Explorers Camp for Middle School Writers

Explorers Camp for Middle School Writers

Registration is open for Explorers Creative Writing Camp! Join us July 23-27, 2018 and combine your love of words with your love of the outdoors.
Free Library Workshop Series with Linda Clare!

Free Library Workshop Series with Linda Clare!

Hone your character writing skills with Linda Clare with a FREE workshop series at the Springfield Public Library. Workshops run May through August.

Free August Workshop @ Springfield Library!

Wordcrafters at the Springfield Library Whip up a World, Follow with Stories with Nina Kiriki Hoffman Monday, August 29, 5:30-7:30, FREE Springfield Public Library, 225 N 5th St, Springfield Let’s come up with a shared world together, then pinpoint places to set stories on it.  These will be fantasy or science fiction stories, and we’ll ... Continue Reading »

WWW is on Summer Break!

We’re taking August off to go play! See you in September!

Empower Girls to Find & Share Their Stories!

Wordcrafters is partnering with SIRENS to create this special writing and performing camp to empower girls to find and share their stories through poetry, story-telling, and performance. Write around Alton Baker Park. Explore different aspects of writing and performing. Campers will: Create Personal Fables Find Stories in Songs Explore Character and Story Arc Tell Stories ... Continue Reading »

Matthew Lowes joins us for July WWW!

Join us the 3rd Wednesday of the month for stimulating conversation and wine! Each month will feature a different professional writer, agent, or editor to talk about the business and craft of writing. Get yourself a glass of vino and pull up a seat! WWWs are free to the public (21 and over). Donations to ... Continue Reading »

The Best Part of Summer is Camp!

Who’s got the coolest camp counselors?!

Free July Workshop at Springfield Library!

Flash Fiction Monday, July 25, 5:30-7:30, FREE Springfield Public Library, 225 N 5th St, Springfield Sudden fiction, flash fiction, micro fiction, the short-short story…whatever you call them, these slim compositions pack a lot of story into just a few words. In spite of their small size, short shorts give you plenty of room to explore ... Continue Reading »

Free June Workshop at Springfield Library!

Wordcrafters at the Springfield Library Fundamentals of the Short Story with Eliot Treichel Monday, June 20, 5:30-7:30, FREE Springfield Public Library, 225 N 5th St, Springfield This class will examine the building blocks of short fiction–including language, dialogue, point-of-view, scene, and structure–and get you on your way to writing your own short story. The class ... Continue Reading »

Carola Dunn joins us for WWW in June!

Join us the 3rd Wednesday of the month for stimulating conversation and wine! Each month will feature a different professional writer, agent, or editor to talk about the business and craft of writing. Get yourself a glass of vino and pull up a seat! WWWs are free to the public (21 and over). Donations to ... Continue Reading »

Memoir with Melissa Hart!

Part 1: Finding Your Story 4 Tuesdays: July 5, 12, 19, and August 2 from 6:00-8:00 pm (no class July 26) Wordcrafters Workshop, 438 Charnelton, Suite 102 $165 Ready to start writing your memoir? Part one of this workshop led by local memoirist Melissa Hart teaches participants how to choose a theme and/or era around which ... Continue Reading »

Last Advancing Craft Class for Spring!

Tools for Strengthening Craft and Revising Fiction You’ve learned the foundations of writing–character, plot, point of view, setting–but how do you take your writing from rough draft to publishable? This series of six craft classes is designed to give you tools to deepen your understanding of craft and help you identify and correct the top ... Continue Reading »

New Class! Building Scenes

Tools for Strengthening Craft and Revising Fiction You’ve learned the foundations of writing–character, plot, point of view, setting–but how do you take your writing from rough draft to publishable? This series of six craft classes is designed to give you tools to deepen your understanding of craft and help you identify and correct the top ... Continue Reading »

Lauren Kessler joins us for May WWW

Join us the 3rd Wednesday of the month for stimulating conversation and wine! Each month will feature a different professional writer, agent, or editor to talk about the business and craft of writing. Get yourself a glass of vino and pull up a seat! WWWs are free to the public (21 and over). Donations to Wordcrafters ... Continue Reading »