It doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner or an experienced writer, our workshops are about working together to achieve your writing goals. A dedicated student who pays attention will flourish. Lit Reactor is all the coaching you need." - Chuck Palahniuk “I’ve been impressed with Lit Reactor, and even more impressed with the messages that have come in via Twitter and Facebook from people who wanted to write better and have signed up to learn things through this site.” - Neil Gaiman “Lit Reactor is a place writers can gather and push themselves to better their writing in the real world—and it kicks ass to write and read with others who are hungry. (We do occasionally schedule phone chats, but try to reach a consensus on timing.) What does a typical class consist of? The opportunity to learn from Mandy Hubbard, an agent and author, was priceless.
If you already have a draft and are only seeking feedback, WDU also offers several critiquing and editing services.
in fiction and poetry designed for both beginning and experienced writers.
Over the course of a workshop, students will hone their craft through online discussion, instruction from professional writers and editors, and feedback from both instructors and other students.
Most workshops are at least a month in length, but there are some bootcamp courses that spend a few days intensely focusing on a specific topic.
The teacher provides a written weekly critique of each student’s assignment, a degree of attention nearly unheard of elsewhere.
Some Online teachers are fiction writers and others are poets, but they all have experience writing and teaching both genres and they all have completed our rigorous training program.
However, they are not held in real-time (with the exception of an optional weekly chat session), so you can work through the material when it fits your schedule.
Plus, hosted by the Provincetown-based Fine Arts Work Center, a nonprofit that supports the development of new writers and artists.
These assignments are designed to introduce students to many approaches and to broaden their sense of what is possible in their own work.
Part of the chat is devoted to an analysis of the week’s assignment, designed to show students what it means to create narrative voices different from the voice they might use in a journal.