You have a story to tell! Why aren’t you writing it?

Register for our writing classes and start putting pen to paper. Whether you are writing purely for self-expression or to develop a new career, the Harper CE Writing Studio offers instruction, practice and peer review to help you meet your goals. Choose from a variety of blogging, creative writing, fiction, nonfiction, screenwriting, and technical writing courses. Ready to publish? Our Word Processing for Writers and Publish It Yourself Workshop will help you get your masterpiece to the marketplace.

Successful writers know that they can benefit from quality writing instruction. One of the best parts of the classroom experience is interaction with other writers to get feedback and perspective on your work. Our Writing Studio's instructors are published authors who share their writing passion with you to help you get your words on paper (or a screen) and published. 

Ready for a challenge? November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), when writers around the world dedicate themselves to writing 50,000 words in 30 days. Click here for details on our Write a Novel in 30 Days Workshop (LLA0012) course. 

NaNoWriMo Events: The Writing Studio is proud to partner with the Harper College Library as an official NaNoWriMo 2018 Write-In Host. Join us for these free events at the library (Building F), no registration necessary:

  • Resources for Writers: Attend our free introductory class to learn what the library can do for you: Thursday, 10/18, 7-8 p.m., Library, Room F221
  • Scheduled Write-In Morning Sessions: Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 11/3, 11/10, 11/17, Library, Room F221
  • Scheduled Write-In Evening Sessions: Wednesdays, 6-10 p.m., 11/7, 11/14, 11/28, Library, Room F221
  • Open Write-Ins: Come in whenever the library is open, find an available spot and start writing! Hours: Library (Building F), Mondays-Thursdays 7:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m., Fridays 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Sundays 1-5 p.m. Note: the campus is closed 11/21-11/25.

Writing Digital Badge: Earn a Harper Digital Badge to authenticate the work you have done to hone your writing skills and prepare for writing and publishing in today’s market. Now you can earn a credential that will make you a better writer, help you understand how to assemble and sell your work, and prepare you to present your qualifications to others. We have designed the program to help you work on your writing skills and to obtain the skills necessary to succeed in today’s market, whether you are signing with a mainstream publisher or self-publishing. Click here to learn more.