Classes

Find your words and unlock your story.

Whether you’re an aspiring writer who wants to hone your craft, or a parent looking to encourage your student’s natural giftings, we have a class for you.

Find our current offerings below, many with both in-person and virtual options. (In-person classes are held in the Hanna City, IL.)


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High School Classes Fall 2021

Creative Writing:
Poetry 1

In-person: Tuesdays @ 2 pm
Virtual: Thursdays @ 2 pm
Begins September 7, 2021

This 12-session series is a hybrid of poetry study and writing workshop. Over the series, the students will learn about the main characteristics of 6 different poetry forms, and they’ll come away with a collection of their own poetry written in the styles we study. Grades 9-12. As a writing workshop, this class is limited to 10 students maximum.

Cost: $120

Best for grades 9-10. This six-week series is the first building block for essay writing. We’ll cover the basics of form and function, and your student will write one informative essay by the end of the series. Best for grades 9-10. In-person class maximum: 15. Virtual class maximum: 10.

Cost: $60

Essay Writing:
The Basics

In-person: Tuesdays @ 3 pm
Virtual: Thursdays @ 3 pm
Begins September 7, 2021

Essay Writing:
Personal Narrative

In-person: Tuesdays @ 3 pm
Virtual: Thursdays @ 3 pm
Begins November 2, 2021

Best for grades 11-12. This six-week series will focus on creating affective personal narrative essays, building on the students existing essay writing skills. This style of essay is often an important component of a strong college application. In-person class maximum: 15. Virtual class maximum: 10.

Cost: $6o

Coaching

Don’t see a class for the subject you want to study? Looking for more tailored, personal instruction? Then one-on-one coaching might be what you want! Some topics I’d love to help you with include:

  • Advanced English Grammar
  • Fiction
  • Creative Non-fiction
  • Poetry 
  • Academic writing

Cost: $35/hour


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FAQs

When is payment due? Payment is due the first day of class. I accept Paypal, Venmo, and personal checks.

Is there a minimum class size? Yes, a series with fewer than 5 students will be canceled.  

The class I want is full. Will there be another time slot? If there is enough interest, I will open additional classes.