SO YOU WANT TO BE A SCREENWRITER: AN ONLINE SCREENWRITING WORKSHOP

You dream of writing a killer script that launches you to the top of “The Black List” and gets you a seven figure deal. Or maybe you want to turn your life story into an Emmy award-winning HBO series. If so, veteran screenwriter and TV writer Chris Reed can...Read More »


DREAM IT, PITCH IT, WRITE IT: A SCREENWRITING BOOTCAMP

The spec script market is hot right now, but to play the game, you have to have a finished movie script. In this five-week screenwriting bootcamp, veteran screenwriter Wayne Powers (“The Italian Job”) will help you shepherd your amazing screenplay from concept to outline and teach you how to...Read More »


ANATOMY OF A SCENE: A SCENE WRITING CLINIC

Screenwriting is scene writing. Your story comes to life through well crafted moments, authentic dialog, rising and falling conflict, and strong emotional beats. In this one day scene writing workshop, veteran screenwriter Wayne Powers (The Italian Job) will show you how to build your story from the inside out,...Read More »


FROM THE PAGE TO THE STAGE: A SOLO SHOW WORKSHOP (5 WK)

Are you an actor or a comedian yearning for your 15 minutes of fame? A solo-show could help launch your career and get you the attention that you deserve. In this five week solo show workshop, actress and writer Lauren Weedman will show you how to make...Read More »


YOU IN 1200 WORDS: A 5 WK PERSONAL ESSAY WORKSHOP

Have you always wanted to write a personal essay but you don’t know where to start? Or have you dreamed of seeing one of your essays published in the New York Times or Salon? Then this personal essay workshop is for you. Using fun in-class exercises, we’ll help you...Read More »


STORYTELLING AT LIGHT SPEED: A FLASH FICTION WORKSHOP

In the world of Twitter and TiVo, attention spans have been reduced to fractions of a second. With flash fiction, that’s exactly what we’re going to give them: blazing fast stories so compelling and compact that even an ADD stricken reader is unable to resist. In this one-day flash...Read More »


YOU'VE BEEN FEATURED: REVIEW AND INTERVIEW WRITING WORKSHOP

If you have a story to tell, you can get it published in a newspaper or magazine with a little know-how and discipline. You have to know how to find a great story, how to make sure you’re the right person to tell it, how to pursue it, and...Read More »


YOU IN 1200 WORDS: AN ONLINE PERSONAL ESSAY WORKSHOP

Have you dreamed of seeing one of your essays published in the New York Times or Vanity Fair? Successful journalist Sara Benincasa will show you how. Sara will help make your essay relatable, targeted for the right publication, and tantalizing to readers. In this seven-week online personal essay workshop....Read More »


BRAND U: A BLOGGING, PUBLICITY AND SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOP

Want to use your blog as a personal branding weapon to achieve your dreams? Goodbye day job, hello Rebecca Parks Fernandez, marketing, social media, and branding guru. In this one-day blogging and social media workshop, Rebecca will teach you how to take your blog from hobby to creative career....Read More »


A NOVEL APPROACH: A 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 »


SO YOU WANNA BE A BLOGGER?: A BLOGGING WORKSHOP IN LOS ANGELES (4 WK)

You don’t just want to write a post, you want to kick your blog into overdrive and garner legions of followers. Let award-winning blogger Jessie Rosen show you how. In this four-week Blogging Workshop in Los Angeles, she’ll take you through the ABC’s of blogging. Through fun writing exercises...Read More »


YOUR NAME IN PRINT: A PUBLISHING WORKSHOP IN LOS ANGELES

Have you fantasized about seeing a story of yours published in the New Yorker? Award-winning writer, Melissa Chadburn will give you the resources, structure, and inspiration to hustle your work effectively into a literary magazine, and she’ll take the pain out of the submission process. In this 1-day publishing...Read More »


GET YOUR WEBISODE ON (1 DAY): A WEBISODE WORKSHOP IN LOS ANGELES

Got a cell phone, a laptop, and the desire to create the next Broad City? Or maybe you are looking for a way to show off your acting chops? Then this Webisode Workshop in Los Angeles is for you! Successful actor and writer, Lou Perez will show you how...Read More »


GOING FOR THE GUT: A STORYTELLING WORKSHOP IN LOS ANGELES (1 DAY)

You’re up on stage at the Moth sharing how a bout of amnesia helped you fall for your ex a second time. Let essayist and three-time Moth Grand Slam Winner Cole Kazdin share her tips for finding the story that only you can tell. In this one day storytelling...Read More »


TV DRAMA PILOT REVISION CLASS IN LOS ANGELES

Finally the phone is ringing. It’s some fast-talking agent from ICM who wants to rep you because of that killer 1 hour drama or spec script you wrote. How did you get there? You took a rewrite class with Lit Manager (Chad Snopek), that’s how. In this 7 week...Read More »


SO YOU WANT TO BE A WRITER (4 WK): A CREATIVE WRITING CLASS IN LOS ANGELES

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 four week creative writing class in Los Angeles will help you! Writer of a thousand talents,...Read More »


SHORT AND SWEET: A SHORT STORY WORKSHOP IN LOS ANGELES (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 Los Angeles, successful writer Melissa Chadburn will help you craft a brilliant, heartfelt tale about the human condition! Through fun, in-class writing exercises and engaging...Read More »


THE REAL STORY: A ONE DAY SHORT STORY WORKSHOP IN LOS ANGELES

Have you always dreamed of writing brilliant tales of urban intrigue for the New Yorker? Now’s your chance! one day short story workshop in Los Angeles, successful fiction writer, Jim Gavin will share his recipe for crafting an irresistible short story! Through fun, in-class writing exercises and an...Read More »


GRAND SLAM STORY: A STORYTELLING WORKSHOP (4 WK)

Want to tell powerful true stories without schmaltz to a packed audience of adoring fans? Let essayist and three time Moth Grand Slam Winner Cole Kazdin share her tips for turning heartbreak, humiliation, and tragedy into a riveting five-minute piece that is the perfect mix of vulnerability and comedic...Read More »


STRANGER THAN FICTION: A RADIO STORYTELLING WORKSHOP

Have you ever wanted to have your story aired on “This American Life”? In this one day radio storytelling workshop, frequent “This American Life” contributor Davy Rothbart will show you how. You have to know how to find a great story, make sure you’re the right person to tell...Read More »


SO YOU WANNA BE A SCREENWRITER: A WEEKEND SCREENWRITING WORKSHOP

You dream of writing a killer script that launches you to the top of “The Black List” and gets you a seven figure deal. Or maybe you want to turn your life story into an Emmy award-winning HBO series. If so, veteran screenwriter and TV writer Chris Reed can...Read More »


SCREENWRITER'S TREASURE CHEST: AN ADVANCED SCREENWRITING WORKSHOP

You have an outline for your brilliant screenplay, or maybe even a first draft. But how do you take it to the next level and turn it into a polished, sellable script? Enter veteran screenwriter Chris Reed (Disney, Touchstone) to help you make your screenplay shine. In this 5-week...Read More »


MEMORABLE MEMOIR BOOTCAMP: WRITING A COMPELLING PAST

You know your story. It’s about you, after all. But how do you make your tale so engaging that it pulls the reader in page after page? In five-week memoir bootcamp, successful memoirist Monica Holloway takes you behind the scenes, exploring techniques for making the truth more compelling than...Read More »


RADIO STORYTELLING: A RECORDED STORYTELLING WORKSHOP

Have you ever wanted to have your story aired on “This American Life”? In this 4 week Radio Storytelling Workshop, KCRW “Unfictional” Producer Bob Carlson will show you how. Through fun, in-class exercises, you’ll learn the differences between performed and broadcast storytelling. By the end of the class, you’ll...Read More »


SO YOU WANT TO BE A SCREENWRITER?: A BEGINNING SCREENWRITING WORKSHOP

You dream of writing a killer script that launches you to the top of “The Black List” and gets you a seven figure deal. Or maybe you want to turn your life story into an Emmy award-winning HBO series. If so, veteran screenwriter and TV writer Chris Reed can...Read More »