Helping writers everywhere improve their craft and achieve their goals.
Writing At a Glance
What: Whether you’re just starting out or looking to continue your development as a writer, you’re invited to join our diverse community of writers. Explore our online classes, face-to-face workshops, critique services, two annual writing retreats, the Midwest Review literary magazine, and Writers’ Institute—the Midwest’s premiere writing conference.
Who: Work with experienced instructors, inspiring writing coaches, successful authors and freelancers, agents, editors, and publishers.
Questions? Contact Christopher Chambers at firstname.lastname@example.org or 608‑262‑3447.
Fiction Writing Workshop
May 16 - June 6, 2018
Focus on Fiction: Quick Tips for Revision
May 5, 2018
Focus on Fiction: The Writer's Block Toolbox
June 2, 2018
Poetry Writing: Taking the Poetic Leap
Online, start anytime.
Write-by-the-Lake Writer's Workshop & Retreat
June 11-16, 2018
Held every spring, it's the Midwest's premier writers' conference, filled with 3 days of education, entertainment, and writing inspiration.
Immerse yourself in hands-on mini-workshops, critiques, and time to focus on your writing. Choose from several sections in fiction, nonfiction, freelancing, and poetry.
Weekend With Your Novel
An affordable writing retreat—supportive, intensive, and all about the novel. A weekend's worth of practical instruction and interaction.
An annual literary and arts magazine featuring thoughtful and thought-provoking writing and visual art that examines, interprets, and redefines the full spectrum of life, past and present, in the Midwest.
Our critique service offers serious, honest, and supportive feedback to help you continue your development as a writer, prepare a manuscript for publication, or complete a writing project in progress.
Writers Success Stories
Continuing Studies writers get published, win awards, find agents, and sign book deals.