Online Classes and Workshops

Our online writing classes and workshops explore topics like how to write diverse characters, respectful dialogue, and representation beyond what is covered in the Writing the Other book that inspired our organization.

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NaNo Prep Daily 2023

Get yourself ready to write a bunch of words in one month with writing exercises that will help you get to know your characters and world before you dive into them in earnest. Register for Writing the Other’s NaNo Prep Daily and get an exercise every day in October. [...]

Crafting Diverse Relationships: Family and Friends, Lovers and Life Partners

Relationships between characters are key to character development and plot progression in every genre, not just romance. Family bonds, friendships, and lifelong partnerships create support networks around characters in every narrative. Writers often struggle to represent the connections and bonds between people that are outside their experience. In this class, authors Piper J. Drake, Lauren Jankowski, and Jacqueline Koyanagi will discuss family and found family, platonic relationships and friendships, poly and interracial relationships, and how to recognize and challenge the Love Hierarchy. [...]