The Basics of Writing Speculative Fiction Class offered through Indiana Writers Center on 7/21

Greetings all!

I will be teaching The Basics of Writing Speculative Fiction Class on Thursday, July 21st online via Zoom, for Indiana Writers Center (see info below).

Course Information

Are you interested in adding some fantastical elements to your writing? Ready to explore and entertain aspects of futurism, slip-stream, sci-fi, fantasy, supernatural, or horror stories? Check out this class!

The Basics of Writing Speculative Fiction is a basic guide on what speculative fiction consists of and how to create a Speculative Fiction Short Story from beginning to end.

In this 3-hour course, you will learn the basic mechanics of writing a Speculative Fiction Short Story including: plot, setting, characters and world building.

Not sure if you are interested in the genre – check out What is Speculative Fiction?

Click here to register!

Journaling Workshops taught by local author John F. Allen offered through Indiana Writers Center for Fall Semester

Greetings everyone!

I’m honored and privileged to be teaching Journaling Workshops through Indiana Writers Center for my Fall Semester!

Here are the links to my Fall Semester classes beginning in October and continuing through November.

*NOTE* Please note that the in-person class on 10/6 starts at 7pm EST, the online classes start at 6pm EST.

10/6 Journaling (In-Person Only)

Website link – https://www.indianawriters.org/product/106-journaling-toolbox/

FB link – https://fb.me/e/2xtKy7Xb3

11/3 Journaling (ZOOM)

Website link – https://www.indianawriters.org/product/113-journaling-toolbox/

FB link – https://fb.me/e/1VtYsdTdh

10/20 Journaling (ZOOM)

Website link – https://www.indianawriters.org/product/1020-journaling-toolbox/

FB link – https://fb.me/e/1HiHvmlER

Copyright © 2022 by John F. Allen Author

Indiana Marion County Public Library 2021 Summer Reading Program, to Feature classes by John F. Allen Author!

Hey Indy Residents!

Are you interested in learning more about Speculative Fiction and supporting your local libraries? If so, IMCPL & Indiana Writers Center have collaborated to present IMCPL’s 2021 Summer Reading Program!

I will be teaching a Basics of Writing Speculative Fiction course at various library branches throughout the month of July!

Discover an Imaginary World through Speculative Fiction
Instructor: John F. Allen

Get ready to explore the fantastical in your writing. This introduction to writing speculative fiction will cover aspects of futurism, slip-stream, sci-fi, fantasy, supernatural, and horror stories. Learn how to plot, create settings and characters, and build an imaginary world.

See the schedule below:

Monday, July 19, 6:30-8:00 PM, Spades Park Branch

Saturday, July 24, 2:00-3:30 PM, Wayne Branch

Monday, July 26, 5:30-7:00 PM, East 38th Street Branch

Saturday, July 31, 1:00-2:30 PM, Southport Branch

Click the link below for other classes being offered!
https://www.indianawriters.org/classes-events-at-the-imcpl/

Remember, The Best is Yet to Come!

John F. Allen Author Copyright ©2021