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Browse Spring & Summer Writing Classes!

Hugo House: Your best source for online writing classes in Seattle and around the world.

For more information on the schedule,  the various formats of our writing classes, and cancellation policies, check out our About page. Information about Scholarships can be found on its own new page. Or, go meet our talented instructors.

For help finding writing classes, or if you’ve registered for an online class but haven’t received a Zoom link, contact our registrar or call us at 206.322.7030.

All classes are in Pacific Time. All classes will take place on Zoom or our asynchronous learning platform, Wet Ink, through Summer quarter 2021.

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Summer Registration Dates

All registrations open at 10:30 am

Scholarship Donation Day (by phone only): May 17
Member Registration: May 18
General Registration: May 25

What’s Scholarship Donation Day?

The first day of registration (the Monday before member registration opens) will now be open to anyone who donates $250 to our scholarship fund*. Donations must be made over the phone.

Call us at 206.322.7030 on May 17 to make your donation and sign up for the classes of your choosing.

*Applicable to specific scholarship fund donations made between member registration of the previous quarter and Scholarship Donation Day each quarter. Donors who gave $250 or more during GiveBIG 2021 can register on this day.


Early Bird Pricing May 17 through May 31:

  • $10 off classes that are one to three sessions
  • $20 off classes that are four to eight sessions
  • $30 off classes that are ten sessions or more

Early bird pricing will automatically apply at checkout. 

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Screenwriting 101

Class Update: William Stribling will now be teaching this class. This has been updated from the print catalog. Introductory | The basics of screenwriting, delivered in bite-size assignments. Aimed at beginners excited about dipping their toes into new waters, this class…

Course Type: 10 Sessions  |   Instructor: William Stribling

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Start Date: 05/18/2021 - 1:10 pm PDT

William Stribling

William Stribling is a Los Angeles-based director and screenwriter. His latest feature film, Bear with Us, is available on streaming and DVD. He directed the Streamy Award-nominated series Edgar Allan Poe’s Murder Mystery Dinner Party and the upcoming series Stellar People. He also works closely with the Latinx band Making Movies as a music video director and creative consultant. In 2020, Stribling’s action/comedy short film “The Speed of Time” was released on DUST and featured in Variety. Stribling is a graduate of NYU with degrees in Film & TV Production and Dramatic Literature. He also has a masters in screenwriting from Chapman University. But he credits any success to the clown camp he attended as a child. He’s currently an adjunct screenwriting professor at both Chapman University and Belmont University. For more info, visit williamjstribling.com.

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