WELCOME TO THE HVWC CALENDAR: home of all our upcoming readings, events and workshops. You can view by list or calendar (see right menu to choose). Click the colored tabs below to show only specific options. Our workshops run as multi-session series or one-day “intensives.” Note, we list the multi-session courses on the first day they meet only. The full dates of the session are described in the course descriptions. You would need to scroll back to the start date if you needed to enroll for something already underway. But do let us know if you want to join something in midstream since we need the blessing of the instructor. Questions? Email us.
Please join HVWC's Dramatic Writing instructor William Bigelow as he debuts his latest work via Zoom. The Zoom link is at the bottom of this page. “DA VINCI AT THE DINER” is the story of Josh, a brilliant twenty-something math prodigy who’s also a schizophrenic. The play follows the relationship Josh has with Leonardo da Vinci who “appears” before Josh inside a New York diner as the result of Josh’s hallucinations. Da Vinci and Josh discuss the intricacies of problem solving,…Find out more »
This is a 6-week class meeting Thursdays 6:30 – 8:30pm, starting Thursday, April 28 for six consecutive Thursdays. This class will be taught online via Zoom. Login details will be sent via email from the instructor a few days before class begins. Please email [email protected] with questions. How long have you been saying you want to write a book? Let 2022 be the year you do it! Whether you have a partial draft, or just an idea and the desire…Find out more »
This is a course designed for writers looking to create screenplays, stage plays, and teleplays for television shows. Paramount in this effort, we will focus on an approach which is necessary in all dramatic writing — the importance of conflict. How we define, pinpoint and create interesting, unusual characters. How structure is the backbone of a dramatic piece, and how narrative drive and the understanding of the elements of the construction of a story are critical to any piece of…Find out more »