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 email@example.com or 608‑262‑3447.
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Essentials of Writing: Suspense vs Tension
March 16, 2019
Flash Fiction Workshop: Art of the Very Short Story2 Upcoming Dates
May 7-28, 2019
No Fear of Success: Marketing and Selling Your Work
March 9, 2019
Pacing Your Plot for Publication
March 10-30, 2019
Poetry Writing Workshop
March 6-27, 2019
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.
Certificate in Literary Writing
Get the knowledge, skills, and practical experience required to write successfully and to write well. Regardless of your motivations for writing or your goals for publishing, striving for excellence means learning to write well.