Offerings

WordPlay Classes, Workshops & Retreats

 Upcoming WordPlay offerings are listed chronologically below, in order of start date. To learn more about an offering, click its title.

A "Gift of Memoir" class celebrates their writing accomplishments.A “Gift of Memoir” class celebrates their writing accomplishments.

WordPlay Offerings

Date(s)

Time

Location

Cost

Registration Information

COASTAL WRITING RETREAT

(Writing—and more—as Renewal and Inspiration)

Friday,
November 10th – Sunday, November 12th, 2017.
The Sunset Inn
9 North Shore Dr., Sunset Beach, NC 28468
$418
(plus tax) for the retreat, lodging and some meals
To register, contact the Sunset Inn at 888.575.1001 or 910.575.1000 (if you would like to handpick your room, view your choices here first, then call).
Because the Inn is holding rooms for you, our participants, they are blocked off as unavailable online.

COASTAL WRITING RETREAT

(Writing—and more—as Renewal and Inspiration)

Friday,
November 17th – Sunday, November 19th, 2017.
The Sunset Inn
9 North Shore Dr., Sunset Beach, NC 28468
$418
(plus tax) for the retreat, lodging and some meals
To register, contact the Sunset Inn at 888.575.1001 or 910.575.1000 (if you would like to handpick your room, view your choices here first, then call).
Because the Inn is holding rooms for you, our participants, they are blocked off as unavailable online.

POETRY ROCKS!

Any day! Sign up whenever you’d like and you’ll start receiving your Poetry Rocks poetry tools the next weekday. Any time! Any place! $45 To register, please click this link to pay through PayPal. For more information, or to pay via check, please email us at info@wordplaynow.com.

THE FINE ART OF COOKING UP A POEM:
Learning From Poems You Love

 

Wednesday,
December 6th, 2017.
6:00
to
9:00 p.m.
Charlotte Center for Literary Arts.
1817 Central Avenue, #302.
Charlotte, NC 28205
Free – $65 (depending on registration) To register, visit the Charlotte Lit webpage here.

WINTER WRITING RETREAT

(Writing as Renewal / Creating New Writing / Tools for a Writing Life)

Saturday,
December 16th, 2017.
10:00 a.m.
to
5:00 p.m.
South
Charlotte area.
Details will be provided upon registration.
$97
* includes lunch and supplies
To register, please click this link to pay through PayPal. For more information, or to pay via check, please email us at info@wordplaynow.com.

UNDER CONSTRUCTION
(Wednesday morning classes)

(Fulfilling Writing Dreams & Goals; Creating New Writing; Revising & Polishing Your Writing)

Wednesdays, starting in January, 2018. 10:00 a.m.
to
noon
Covenant Presbyterian Recreation Center
1000 E. Morehead, Charlotte, NC 28204
$425/
12 sessions
Registration for this class hasn’t opened yet, but if you’re interested in attending, please email us at info@wordplaynow.com to be put on the waiting list.
THE GIFT OF MEMOIR: WRITING PERSONAL AND FAMILY STORIES

(Preserving Family History/Writing for and about Your Family/The Art of Memoir)
Thursdays, starting in January, 2018. 10:00 a.m.
to
noon
Covenant Presbyterian Recreation Center
1000 E. Morehead, Charlotte, NC 28204
$275/
8 sessions
Registration for this class hasn’t opened yet, but if you’re interested in attending, please email us at info@wordplaynow.com to be put on the waiting list.

EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT POETRY
*But were afraid to ask

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 10:00 a.m.
to
noon
Independence Regional Library.
6000 Conference Drive.
Charlotte, NC 28212
Free! Registration for this class hasn’t opened yet.
Please check back in early 2018.

SPINNING WORDS INTO GOLD

Sunday, May 6th – Saturday, May 12th, 2018 John Campbell Folk School.
1 Folk School Road.
Brasstown, NC 28902
 TBD Registration for this class hasn’t opened yet.
Please check back in early 2018.