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  • Date: May 23
  • Time: 12:00pm - 4:00pm PT

Write-O-Rama Summer 2021 (Zoom)

Write-O-Rama is your chance to try out several workshops offered by Hugo House teachers all in one writing-packed day.


Sample Hugo House classes, meet our teachers, and try out genres and topics outside your purview without the pressure of registering for a full class.

Event Overview


This summer’s Write-O-Rama will be held via Zoom. The first class begins at 12 pm. There are four class choices per 50-minute session. Choose your favorite, head to the virtual room in which it’s held, and the instructor will give a brief talk on the topic followed by a writing prompt or exercise. At the 50-minute mark, you can stay in the room or sign out and sign in to your next class of choice.


  • $60 gives you entry to Write-O-Rama and four workshops of your choice.
  • $100 gives you entry plus a discounted Hugo House membership, which is good for one year of early registration, class and event discounts, discounts at local bookstores, and other great benefits.

Classes & Teachers


Check out the schedule here.

Poem Plus Prompt (PPP) with Dilruba Ahmed

Inviting Ancestors into Our Writing with Jordan Alam

Close Noticing with Liza Birnbaum

Crafting the Perfect Pitch with Sabra Boyd

The Texture of Place: Writing Poems that Engage with the Living Environment with Laura Da’

Worldbuilding with Scott Driscoll

The Art of Dialogue with Stacy D. Flood

Writing into Paradox with Ever Jones

Putting Pressure on Characters with Becky Mandelbaum

Poetic Screenwriting with Rose McAleese

Writing Dialogue for Any Genre with Danielle Mohlman

The Sweep of the Universe: Writing with Millennia of South Asian Poetry with Shankar Narayan

Turning Your Book Dream into Reality with Ingrid Ricks

Creating Character with J. Ryan Stradal

Writing the Child-Self with Joe Wilkins

Psychology for Writers with Joshua Marie Wilkinson