How do you start writing a book? You write every day. But how do you start writing? Baby steps. Build a habit without feeling overwhelmed.

This 21-day challenge helps you write every day, with manageable daily assignments and a habit tracker to keep you motivated. Start writing now.



Can you learn to become a good writer? YES! Learn craft, style, and technique, and make your writing more meaningful. The Story Course is our foundational program, and helps you write in a new and better way, using emotion, description, self-care, and courage. This is a self-paced program that teaches you how to become a writer without a degree. Recommended for all writers.

Start writing now. Registration always open. 


Want to meet other writers? Log in for support and conversation in a writing community you’ll love. Find a writing partner and enjoy daily writing prompts, feedback, and monthly workshops that help you grow as a writer. Be more productive! Join co-writing sessions, work with guest mentors, discover what writers are reading, share your work in our live readings, and more. 

Find your writing community.


Real life can be messy, but there’s so much to say about it! This course will help you write from life experience with a sense of purpose. Learn how to approach thorny topics, draw on memory, and become radically honest with yourself and your work. This is a guided class with discussion and feedback. You’ll leave with a personal essay you’re proud of and much more.

April 22 - June 12, 2024


How do you turn your first draft into a well-crafted story? What do you do with overwhelming and contradictory feedback? How can you use your voice, when you don’t know what that is? Created and led by Sonal Champsee, this program teaches you how to strengthen your understanding of craft, become a braver writer, and write a new version of your story.

Revise your short story.
April 1 to June 7, 2024.


Ready to become a writer? This five-month program brings a philosophy of compassion into a serious curriculum, and gives you the feedback, deadlines, and accountability you need to be successful. Work with a mentor and a small writing group and learn new techniques that help you write well in any genre. Finish what you start, and bring joy into your creative process.

Become a writer.
Aug 26, 2024 to Jan 10, 2025.