Class Catalog

There’s a class for everyone.

Long-time writer or just getting started? Writing an epic poem or a short story? Whoever you are and wherever your passions lie—if you want to write, there’s a Hugo House class for you. Explore our catalog and find yours.

When we say we want our classes to be for everyone, we mean it.

Fiction, Novel

Concept, Character, and Construct in Story Crafting

Instructor: Bethany Morrow. In this one-session class, we'll focus on the three C's to write and revise cross-genre stories—concept, character, and construct.

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Level: Intermediate
Length: 1 session
Start: March 25, 2023 , 10:00am PT
Format: In Person
Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, The Writing Life, Memoir, Novel, Short Story, Essay

Writer’s Welcome Kit (ASYNCHRONOUS)

This asynchronous course features online workbooks, including ten essential templates in Word and Excel to kickstart your writing life, and resources professional writers use to get published.

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Level: Open to all levels
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Start: April 9, 2023 , 12:00am PT
Format: Online Asynchronous
Nonfiction, The Writing Life, Essay

Freelance Going Pro (ASYNCHRONOUS)

Through guided and practical exercises, this course will give you the confidence to turn your art into a long-term, successful business.

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Level: Open to all levels
Length: 12 sessions
Start: April 9, 2023 , 12:00am PT
Format: Online Asynchronous
Fiction, Nonfiction, The Writing Life

Publishing Intensive

Instructor: Peter Mountford. This full-day class featuring guests from small and large presses offers an introductory overview of the literary fiction and nonfiction publishing business. Students will pitch their books to one another and offer feedback, as well as receive an extensive packet with resources.

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Level: Advanced
Length: 1 session
Start: May 20, 2023 , 10:00am PT
Format: Online