Course Catalog

Writing as the Next Career

Introductory | Many people come to writing after careers in other fields or lifetimes of non-writing-related experience. This class is designed to help you understand the commitment necessary to become a successful writer, and navigate the very different culture and work ethic of this new pursuit. Class topics include becoming part of the writing community, understanding industry standards, and learning the needs and procedures of the publishing market.

Beginning Fall 2021, we will be adding select in-person classes back to our course catalog. The majority of our classes will still be offered via Zoom.

If a class says IN-PERSON in its title, it will take place in person at our permanent home in Seattle.

If a class says ASYNCHRONOUS in its title, it will take place on Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform.

If a class does not have a marker after its title, it will take place via Zoom.

Instructor: Joe Ponepinto

Class Type: 2 Sessions

Start Date: 04/21/2018

End Date: 04/22/2018

Days of the Week: Saturday, Sunday

Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm PDT

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

$154.80 Member Price:
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$172.00 General Price:

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Joe Ponepinto

Joe Ponepinto is the publisher and fiction editor of Tahoma Literary Review, a nationally-recognized literary journal, and teaches fiction writing at Tacoma Community College. His novel, Mr. Neutron, will be published by 7.13 Books in spring 2018. His stories and criticism have been published in dozens of journals in the U.S. and abroad.

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