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 »


MEMORABLE MEMOIR: A 7 WK ONLINE MEMOIR WRITING WORKSHOP

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 this seven-week online memoir writing workshop, successful memoirist Lisa Jakub takes you behind the scenes, exploring techniques for making the truth...Read More »


ONLINE TV COMEDY PILOT WRITING WORKSHOP

Do you have a hysterical idea for next season’s hit breakout comedy? Then this seven-week Online TV Comedy Pilot Writing Workshop is for you. Let successful TV writer Sean Russell (Maron), share his secrets for developing the DNA of your show, finding the funny, developing characters that bring us...Read More »


SO YOU WANNA BE A SCREENWRITER INTENSIVE: A 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 »


TV WRITING PT 2: A TV PILOT FIRST DRAFT WRITING WORKSHOP (7 WK)

You have all the elements of a great comedy or drama pilot: a great premise, clear characters, an engaging world, and a solid outline. Unfortunately, the thought of actually writing the pilot fills you with dread every time you stare down at the blank screen. No problem! Mike Ellis...Read More »


MAJOR DRAMA: A TV DRAMA PILOT WRITING WORKSHOP

Do you have a great idea for HBO’s next hit series? Let successful TV writer Craig Chester (“True Blood”) help you transform your brilliant premise into a page-turning script! In this 5-week TV Drama Pilot writing workshop in Los Angeles, you’ll learn how to craft a great logline, structure...Read More »


FROM OUTLINE TO FIRST DRAFT: A TV COMEDY FIRST DRAFT WRITING WORKSHOP

You have all the elements of a great TV Comedy: a great premise, clear characters, an engaging world, and a solid outline. Unfortunately, the thought of actually writing the pilot fills you with dread every time you stare down at the blank screen. No problem! Isaac Aptaker (About a...Read More »


YOU IN 1200 WORDS: A 1 DAY PERSONAL ESSAY WORKSHOP IN SAN FRANCISCO

Have you always wanted to write a personal essay but you don’t know where to start? Successful journalist, Mark Lukach, will help you transform your bad blind dates and visits from unruly parents into insightful, compelling revelations. In this one-day personal essay workshop, he’ll show you how to make...Read More »


SO YOU WANNA BE A BLOGGER: A BLOGGING WORKSHOP

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 Andi Fisher show you how. In this four-week Blogging Workshop in San Francisco, she’ll take you through the ABC’s of blogging. Through fun writing exercises...Read More »


YOU IN 1200 WORDS (5 WK): A 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 »


TV COMEDY PILOT WRITING WORKSHOP IN LOS ANGELES

Do you have a hysterical idea for next season’s hit breakout comedy? Then this five-week TV Comedy Pilot Writing Workshop in Los Angeles is for you. Let successful TV writer Anthony King (Broad City), share his secrets for developing the DNA of your show, finding the funny, developing characters...Read More »


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 »


GET YOUR WEBISODE ON (5 WK)

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 »


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 (NY Times) who will guide you through this inspirational new medium that uses words...Read More »


SO YOU WANT TO BE A TV WRITER: A TV WRITING WORKSHOP (7 WK)

You dream of writing a killer pilot that launches you a staff job on Game Of Thrones. Or maybe you want to turn your life story into an Emmy award-winning HBO series. If so, veteran screenwriter and TV writer Mike Ellis can help. He’s written for all the big...Read More »


FROM OUTLINE TO FIRST DRAFT: A TV DRAMA PILOT DRAFT WRITING WORKSHOP IN LOS ANGELES (7 WK)

You have all the elements of a great TV Drama: a great premise, clear characters, an engaging world, and a solid outline. Unfortunately, the thought of actually writing the pilot fills you with dread every time you stare down at the blank screen. No problem! Pat Charles (Sons of...Read More »


HUMOROUS ESSAY WORKSHOP (1 DAY)

Have you always wanted to write a humorous 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 humorous essay workshop is for you. Using fun in-class exercises, we’ll help...Read More »


HUMOROUS PERSONAL ESSAY CLASS (5 WK)

Have you always wanted to write a humorous 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 humorous personal essay class is for you. Using fun in-class exercises, we’ll...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 this 5 week memoir class, successful memoirist Katie Hafner takes you behind the scenes, exploring techniques for making the truth more...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 »


STORYTELLING FROM THE HEART 7 WK: AN ONLINE STORYTELLING CLASS

Want to tell powerful true stories without schmaltz to a packed audience of adoring fans? Let Moth GrandSLAM winner and This American Life Story Scout and Contributor Elna Baker share her tips for turning heartbreak, humiliation, and tragedy into a riveting five-minute piece that is the perfect mix of...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, actor/comedian/writer Don Reed (NPR’s Snap Judgment, HBO, The Tonight Show) will show you...Read More »


STORY TIME: A STORYTELLING WORKSHOP (5 WK)

Want to tell powerful true stories without schmaltz to a packed audience of adoring fans? Let comedic storyteller and NPR Snap Judgment veteran Josh Healey share his tips for turning heartbreak, humiliation, and tragedy into a riveting five-minute piece that is the perfect mix of vulnerability and comedic vavoom....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 »


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 »


SELL IT IN THE ROOM!: AN EXECUTIVE DRAMA PITCHING WORKSHOP IN LOS ANGELES

You’ve worked hard to hone that super-fly pilot premise with great characters, a compelling world, and an amazing pilot episode. So what’s next, a pitch meeting with a network exec, perhaps? Enter Rob Luchow, Director of TV Dramas at CBS. In this two day pitching workshop in Los Angeles,...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 »


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 »


PRECISION REVISION: A TV COMEDY REVISION WORKSHOP

Finally the phone is ringing. It’s some fast-talking agent from ICM who wants to rep you because of that killer half-hour comedy pilot or spec script you wrote. How did you get there? You took a rewrite class with TV writer Don Diego (“Community,” “A to Z”), that’s how....Read More »


COVERAGE MADNESS: A SCRIPT COVERAGE WORKSHOP

Dreaming of being a director, screenwriter, producer, or even landing a writer’s assistant gig? Your calling card into this brutally competitive field is your “coverage skills,” the ability to evaluate written material for actors, directors, showrunners, producers, and studio execs. In this one-day class coverage workshop, veteran development exec...Read More »


SHORT STORY OVERDRIVE: AN INTERMEDIATE SHORT STORY CLASS

You’ve learned the short story basics, but how do you do you take your skills to the next level? In this six-week intermediate short story class, successful fiction author Matthew Specktor will show you how. Through fun in-class exercises, you’ll learn to how to evaluate your ideas, write glorious...Read More »


HOW TO HOOK AN AGENT: AN ONLINE LITERARY AGENT WORKSHOP

You have a brilliant new novel, memoir, or collection of short stories that you want to put out there (or an idea for one), but you’re not sure how to land an agent and get it published. Have no fear, Elise Capron, literary agent extraordinaire, is here! Through an...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 »