FRIDAY 2:00-3:30PM
APR 5 – JUN 29, 2019

Instructor: Deb Carlen

A weekly walk-in, one-hour class with a different topic every week about writing. A quick and easy way to gain in-depth information about the elements of writing, genres, marketing, publishing, and more. Recent topics include how to write dialogue, plot, creating characters, copyright law, conflict in literature, intro to writing science fiction, how to write an article for publication, setting, and many more. Following are upcoming topics:

WHEN          WHAT

April 19          Adding Sensory Description in Fiction

April 26         Creating Credible Characters

May 3            Dialogue: Making Characters Speak

May 10          Point of View: One or More?

May 17          Conflict: Throwing a Wrench in the Works

May 24          Setting: Time and Place (Special info about historical fiction)

May 31          Setting: Time and Place

June 7           Copywright Law and Your Writing

June 14          Free-write: Pandemonium! (Visual and written prompts provided)

June 21          How to Write and Article for Publication

June 28         Introduction to Short Story Writing

$10 Drop In
$9 Members Drop In

Ages 18+

To register for this class please call (707) 938-4626 x1

Deb Carlen

Deb Carlen


Deb Carlen is a former journalist, a published, degreed writer, and has taught courses and lectured about fiction and non-fiction writing in 40 states over a 30-year period. She also owned an ad agency, served at the director level for several organizations and firms, and coached hundreds of writers and designers. She currently teaches writing, edits books, and coaches new and experienced writers. Many of her students and attendees have published their short stories, articles, and books.