Writing

"To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it's about, but the inner music the words make." - Truman Capote

Queens offers a variety of writing workshops, taught by experts in this area of study. From poetry and memoir writing, to creative writing and magazine writing, we have a course for you. We also provide venues to hear from experienced and accomplished writers and to have your manuscript reviewed by experts in the field. Stay on top of the latest trends in writing by enrolling in one of our offerings today!

Click on the program titles below to learn more. Courses not currently being offered will allow you to sign up to alert us of your interest. 

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**We are happy to provide a 10% discount to current Queens students, alumni, and Senior Scholars for many continuing education programs. (Queens alumni are graduates who obtained their degree from Queens University of Charlotte.) Certain programs do not apply, including Financial Planning. Contact continuinged@queens.edu for more details.**

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Writing - Write Your Way Around the World (Travel Writing)

Travel writing is a job most people dream about - learn how to make that dream come true. This class will help new writers learn how to develop ideas, approach editors, write articles and travel the world for free. Read More


Writing - Memoir Writing III

In this highly individualized critique class, we will read and revise stories that you have already begun to write. Read More


Writing - Writing Fantasy & Horror (Advanced), with Stefan Duncan

For students who have completed writing in the horror and fantasy genre. Each class is geared to the advanced writer to critique and hear feedback on their work in progress.  Read More


Writing - Writing Fantasy & Horror (Beginner/Intermediate), with with Stefan Duncan

For beginning writers of the fantasy and horror genre. Each class is devoted to a different aspect of writing the novel, the screenplay, short story, and poetry. Read More


Writing - Writing a Short Story from Beginning to End

The six-week course covers every step in drafting, revising, and submitting a short story for publication. Read More


Writing - Writing Your Stories (Bag Lunch Class)

Capture your personal or family stories. You will begin journaling with prompts given by your instructor.  Read More


Writing - Ekphrastic Poetry: Writing Poems Inspired by Visual Art with Terri Wolfe

The six-week course covers every step in drafting, revising, and submitting a short story for publication. Read More


Writing - The Elements of Fiction with Susan Woodring

This three-session course will include instruction and exercises designed to help participants deepen their understanding of the elements of fiction-character, setting, scene, plot, and point of view. Read More


Writing - Writing for Magazines, with Jodi Helmer

In this six-week class, you'll learn how to develop ideas for articles, the best way to break in to a publication, the basics of working with an editor and how to sell yourself as a writer. Read More


Poetry Writing for Beginners, with Tony Abbott

In this workshop with Tony Abbott covers the basic tools and techniques every poet needs Read More

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