Chuckanut Writers Classes & Workshops

Village Books and WCC Community and Continuing Education have created a writing instruction collaboration called Chuckanut Writers. Writing classes, seminars, and conferences (including the amazing Chuckanut Writers Conference) will inspire and encourage writers at all stages of their writing journey. Check out a few of the classes that are just around the corner listed below, and click here to see the complete schedule! Don’t Wait Too Long! Community & Continuing Education classes are self-supporting and require a minimum number of students to run. Unless they hear from you in time, they may be forced to cancel a class you were planning to take due to low enrollment. Please register early.


Thanks to everyone who participated in the Chuckanut Writers Conference on June 23 & 24! Stay tuned for details on the 2018 conference.



Writing Fiction That Sells
with Brenda Wilbee

Jan 25 from 6-8pm, $199

Write to Renew
with Jay S. Nahani

Jan 28 from 10am-4pm, $79

Indie Publishing & Marketing Series
with Rob Slater

Jan 30-Feb 13

Indie Publishing on a Budget
with Rob Slater

Jan 30 from 6-8pm, $29

The Writer's Toolbox: Package of All Six Workshops
with Roby Blecker

Feb 1-Mar 8

The Writer's Toolbox: Building Strong Characters
with Roby Blecker

Feb 1 from 9:30am-4:30pm, $85

Wild Mind Writing
with Nancy Canyon

Feb 6 from 6-8:30pm, $139

Indie Publishing: Creative Marketing for Writers
with Rob Slater

Feb 6 from 6-8pm, $29

The Writer's Toolbox: Writing Compelling Dialogue
with Roby Blecker

Feb 8 from 9:30am-4:30pm, $85

Indie Publishing: The Benefits to Publishing Wide
with Rob Slater

Feb 13 from 6-8pm, $29

The Writer's Toolbox: Creating Evocative Settings, Atmosphere, and Mood
with Roby Blecker

Feb 15 from 9:30am-4:30pm, $85

The Writer's Toolbox: Working with Story and Plot I
with Roby Blecker

Feb 22 from 9:30am-4:30pm, $85

Adventures in Eco-Poetry
with Kevin Murphy

Feb 24-Mar 10 from 10am-12pm, $95

Deep Space, Deep Sea: Creativity and Exploratory Writing
with Geoffrey Bankowski

Feb 26-Mar 12 from 6-8pm, $95

Creating and Sustaining a Writing Practice
with Joel Gillman

Feb 27-Mar 27 from 6:30-8:30pm, $139

Writing Effective Reports & Designing Professional Documents
with Margi Fox

Feb 28 from 1-4pm, $59

The Writer's Toolbox: Working with Story and Plot II
with Roby Blecker

Mar 1 from 9:30am-4:30pm, $85

Writing to Inspire
with Roby Blecker

Mar 7-21 from 6:30-8:30pm, $95

The Writer's Toolbox: Maximizing Your Uniqueness as a Storyteller
with Roby Blecker

Mar 8 9:30am-4:30pm, $85

The Creative Article: Quickest Way To Publication
with Brenda Wilbee

Mar 15-29 from 6-8pm, $95

Warm Up with Writing!
with Jay S. Nahani

Mar 17 from 10am-4pm, $79

Get to know our Chuckanut Writers instructors a little better with indepth interviews on our blog, like our recent Q & A with Ron Leatherbarrow!

And don't forget to sign up for our Just Write! newsletter, which always lists upcoming classes, workshops, and writing events, along with fun writing prompts, book reviews, and online tools and resources!