Creative Writing Programs for Adults

At Interlochen College of Creative Arts, writers can experience a variety of inspiring workshops and programs. We are located in beautiful northern Michigan, just south of Traverse City.

Deep Revision Workshop

Adult Arts Program

Whether trying to revise a stand-alone chapter or considering the broader arc of your full manuscript, these techniques are graspable, effective, and empowering. You’ll come away with a greater understanding of your strengths as a nonfiction writer, as well as systematic tools to address areas for improvement. 

Program dates:
Saturday, February 27, 2016 to Sunday, February 28, 2016

Writers Retreat

Adult Arts Program

Join us in 2016 to celebrate the 11th year of Interlochen’s Writers Retreat and spend four days writing new material in the genre of your choice, attending craft talks by award-winning faculty, and enjoying lakeside lunches and evening readings while making connections in the literary world that will last for years to come.

Program dates:
Monday, June 13, 2016 to Thursday, June 16, 2016

Crafting Great Content: Best Blogging Practices for Artists and Writers

Adult Arts Program

Now that you have a blog, what do you write? And, how do you write it in a way that attracts readers? This workshop is for those who already have a blog but are seeking best practices in developing the right titles, managing your "idea flow," defining your audience, developing a conversational writing style, and promoting your blog posts.

Program dates: Saturday, July 9, 2016

Memoir Writing Workshop

Adult Arts Program

Open to all skill levels, this week long retreat examines the place of memoir writing in the genre of nonfiction and will help writers develop specific skills to tell their personal or family stories with a crafted sensibility.

Program dates:
Monday, August 8, 2016 to Friday, August 12, 2016

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