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SO YOU WANT TO BE A NOVELIST?: A NOVEL WRITING WORKSHOP

Is it your dream to write the great American novel? In this 5-week intro novel writing workshop, successful novelist Steph Cha will help you take your great book idea and turn it into a page turner. Through fascinating craft lectures, she will teach you the fundamentals of long form...Read More »


SHORT AND SWEET: A SHORT STORY WORKSHOP (1 DAY)

Want to write brilliant, heartfelt tales about the human condition for McSweeney’s? Now’s your chance! In this short story workshop, successful fiction writer Jodi Angel shares her recipe for crafting an irresistible short story! Through fun, in-class writing exercises and an engaging craft talk, she’ll help you brainstorm new...Read More »


SHORT AND SWEET: A SHORT STORY WORKSHOP IN SAN FRANCISCO (5 WK)

Have you dreamed about getting a short story published in a literary journal like McSweeney’s? Now’s your chance! In this short story workshop in San Francisco, successful writer Jodi Angel will help you craft a brilliant, heartfelt tale about the human condition! Through fun, in-class writing exercises and engaging...Read More »


SO YOU WANT TO BE A WRITER: A ONE-DAY CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP

You’ve always dreamed of finding the time to write on a regular basis or to finish a screenplay, a novel, a collection of poems, or a story. You can do it, and this one-day creative writing workshop in San Francisco will help you! Marilyn’s fun, in-class writing exercises will...Read More »


CHANNEL YOUR INNER TEEN: A YOUNG ADULT NOVEL WRITING WORKSHOP

What does it take to hook a reader on page one? Award-winning YA author Ron Koertge will answer this question and many more in this one-day young adult novel writing workshop. Ron will show you how to create relatable characters, electric dialogue and gripping pages.

 

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HOW TO HOOK AN AGENT: A YA AGENT CLASS

You have a brilliant YA or middle grade novel, but you’re not sure how to land an agent and get it published. Have no fear, Thao Le, literary agent extraordinaire, is here! In this one-day YA Agent Class, she’ll give you the inside scoop on the world of YA...Read More »


ILLUSTRATED JOURNALING WORKSHOP 1 DAY

Have you ever watched people journaling in a cafe or on the bus and wondered what they were doing exactly? Find out in this one-day illustrated journaling workshop with author, journalist, and illustrator Christopher Noxon who will guide you through this inspirational new medium that uses words and pictures...Read More »


IT’S PLAY TIME! WRITING FOR KIDS AND YOUNG ADULTS

Is it your dream to write the next “Where The Wild Things Are?” But how do you structure a children’s story? How do words and pictures come together? How do you get published? All of these issues and more will be explored in this fun and...Read More »


WRITING THE MARKETABLE PICTURE BOOK (5 WK)

Is it your dream to write the next “Where The Wild Things Are” but you’re not sure where to start? Or are you already working on a picture book, but you want to learn how to make it a bestseller? Let successful picture book author Arree Chung show you...Read More »


A NOVEL APPROACH: AN INTERMEDIATE NOVEL WRITING WORKSHOP (5 WK)

Is it your dream to write the great American novel? Finishing a book is a tough thing to do even for the seasoned professional. In this 5 week novel writing workshop, successful novelist Lauren Strasnick will help you nudge your book to the finish line! She’ll also teach you...Read More »