Part-time, in class or online The Writer’s Studio

Online vs. Vancouver Program

The elements of both our Vancouver program and our online program are nearly identical, with a few differences in course/module offerings. See the table below to compare the two programs.

Program Elements

TWS Vancouver

TWS Online

Live workshops

One-on-one mentorship

Live readings (mentors and guest authors)

Submission to anthology, emerge

Core curriculum:

Introduction to the Life of Writers

Rhetoric, Process and Material of Writing

Genre-Specific Training

Cross-Genre Training

Ethics and Legal issues in Writing

Grammar for Writers

How to Give a Live Reading

Electives/required modules:

Cross-Genre Workshops

*Elective (summer)

emerge Book Production

*Elective (summer)


Minding Your Manuscript

*Elective (fall)

Getting Published

*Elective (fall)

*Vancouver students choose one summer elective and one fall elective.