You don’t have to consider yourself “a writer” to want to discover who you are on the page.

Explore your creativity through fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

  • Beyond Writer’s Block

    Saturday, August 24, 2024

    Do you wish you were writing more—and more often? Join us for a practical, fun afternoon that may just transform your creative life.

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  • The Short Story (online)

    September 28th to September 29th, 2024

    Writing a short story is a wonderfully intricate process; we make countless creative decisions in the course of telling a single tale. During these two days, we’ll explore the most vital creative decisions and find what works for you as a storyteller.

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  • The Novel (online)

    October 19th to October 20th, 2024

    Writing a novel is often a marathon experience. The challenges are in starting; in keeping the faith; and, of course, in finishing.

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  • Writing Nonfiction (online)

    November 23rd to November 24th, 2024

    “Creative nonfiction” can take so many forms: the profile or feature article, the travel piece, the review, the personal essay or memoir, and more. Compelling nonfiction transcends the mere factual.

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Most writing happens when we're alone.

That’s why the Amsterdam Writing Workshops exists. To form a community around people who write. To secure a safe place for receiving writing feedback. To cultivate writing skill, and enhance power of expression.

Each month, from September to June, we offer a workshop or two. And while many of the topics may change, one thing remains constant: the Amsterdam Writing Workshops help writers write.

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