SCREENWRITING II: 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 »


GET YOUR BOOK PUBLISHED: AN ONLINE BOOK PROPOSAL WORKSHOP

Working on a gripping memoir, nonfiction book, or novel but have no clue how to land an agent or contract? Editor at Hachette Book Group, Trish Daly can help make your dream of publishing your book a reality! She’ll help you present and shape your book so it’s the...Read More »


TV II: A LOS ANGELES TV DRAMA DRAFT WRITING WORKSHOP

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


IT'S PLAY TIME!: A LOS ANGELES CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOK WRITING CLASS

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 award-winning author and illustrator Laura Lacámara (5 picture...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 »


NOVEL I: A LOS ANGELES INTRO NOVEL WRITING WORKSHOP

Is it your dream to write the great American novel? In this 5-week Los Angeles intro novel writing workshop, successful novelist Steph Cha (3 Novels Published) will help you take your great book idea and turn it into a page turner. Through fascinating craft lectures, she will teach you...Read More »


ADVANCED STORYTELLING: A LOS ANGELES MASTER STORYTELLING CLASS

You’ve gotten up at the Moth, but that GrandSlam title remains elusive. No Problem! Let two time Moth GrandSLAM winner, Moth Host and master storyteller Matteson Perry help you take your storytelling into overdrive. In this 5-week Los Angeles master storytelling class, he covers topics like getting the raw...Read More »


MIND/BODY: A LOS ANGELES CREATIVE WRITING YOGA CLASS

Your weekends are precious! How to spend that “you” time? Exercising, writing or dreaming of the future? Do it all in this five-week Los Angeles Creative Writing Yoga Class. In the first part of class, Jessie Rosen (Forbes and Time Top Blogger, Staff Writer “Single by 30”, Author “Dead...Read More »


TV II: TV DRAFT WRITING CLASS IN LOS ANGELES

You have a killer beat sheet for your TV Pilot, but when sit down to write, everything turns to mush: vague characters, huge data dumps, clunky dialogue, and scenes that go nowhere. If this sounds familiar, veteran screenwriter and TV writer Mike Ellis can help. He’s written for all...Read More »


ON-AIR: A SAN FRANCISCO RADIO STORYTELLING CLASS

Have you ever wanted to have your story aired on a show like This American Life? In this 5 week Radio Storytelling Workshop, Snap Judgement Producer Davey Kim will show you how. Through fun, in-class exercises, you’ll learn the differences between performed and broadcast storytelling. By the end of...Read More »


ONLINE TV PILOT DRAFT CLASS

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


INTRO TV WRITING ONLINE

If you want to break into TV, you’ll need the help of a seasoned pro. Enter veteran scribe Karen Hall (The Good Wife, Brotherhood, Roseanne). In this seven-week online Intro TV Writing workshop, you’ll get her help on your great TV idea and learn how to turn...Read More »


SHORT STORY OVERDRIVE: AN ADVANCED 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 five-week advanced short story class, successful writer Ryan McIlvain will show you how. Through fun in-class exercises, you’ll learn to how to evaluate your ideas, write glorious prose,...Read More »


YOU IN 1200 WORDS: AN ONLINE PERSONAL ESSAY CLASS

Have you dreamed of seeing one of your essays in print? Successful essayist Sara Benincasa will show you how. Sara will help make your essay relatable, targeted for the right publication, and tantalizing to readers. In this six-week online personal essay class, you’ll learn about the essential elements of...Read More »


TV II: A LOS ANGELES TV COMEDY DRAFT WRITING WORKSHOP

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


BLOG II: AN INTERMEDIATE BLOGGING WORKSHOP IN LOS ANGELES (4 WK)

You’ve got a blog, a decent following, now what? Let award-winning blogger Jessie Rosen (Time Top Blogger, xoJANE) show you how to take your blog to the next level. In this four-week Los Angeles Advanced Blogging Class, you’ll work on enhancing your blog writing voice, developing new audience members,...Read More »


YOU IN 1200 WORDS: A SAN FRANCISCO PERSONAL ESSAY WORKSHOP

Have you always wanted to write a personal essay but you don’t know where to start? Successful journalist, K.K. Goldberg, will help you transform your bad blind dates and visits from unruly parents into insightful, compelling revelations. In this 5 week San Francisco Personal Essay Workshop, she’ll...Read More »


TV I: 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 Devanshi Patel (Blackish), share her secrets for developing the DNA of your show, finding the funny, developing...Read More »


NOVEL II: AN ONLINE INTERMEDIATE NOVEL WRITING WORKSHOP

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 7 week online intermediate novel writing workshop, successful novelist Jennifer Brody will help you nudge your book to the finish line! She’ll also...Read More »


NOVEL I: AN ONLINE INTRO NOVEL WRITING WORKSHOP

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 7 week online intro novel writing workshop, successful novelist Jennifer Brody will teach you the fundamentals of long form fiction! She’ll also teach...Read More »


MEMORABLE MEMOIR: A SAN FRANCISCO MEMOIR WORKSHOP (5 WK)

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 five-week San Francisco memoir workshop, award-winning memoirist Melissa Cistaro takes you behind the scenes, exploring techniques for making...Read More »


IT'S ALL ABOUT YOU: A LOS ANGELES SOLO SHOW WORKSHOP

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. Or maybe you have a solo show but want to take it to the next level. In this intensive one-day...Read More »


FROM THE STAGE TO THE PAGE: A LOS ANGELES STORYTELLING INTENSIVE

Have you ever thought about taking one of your life’s trials and tribulations to the stage and getting paid for it as a personal essay? In this one day Storytelling Intensive, actress and writer Lauren Weedman (HBO’s Looking, LA Moth Host) will help you unearth amazing stories and show...Read More »


STORY TIME: A SAN FRANCISCO STORYTELLING WORKSHOP

Want to tell powerful true stories without schmaltz to a packed audience of adoring fans? Let comedic storyteller and Moth host Corey Rosen 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. In this...Read More »


NOVEL II: A LOS ANGELES INTERMEDIATE NOVEL WORKSHOP

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 Los Angeles intermediate novel workshop, successful novelist Lauren Strasnick (4 published novels) will help you nudge your book to the finish...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 Pat Charles (“Sons of Anarchy”) 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,...Read More »


MEMORABLE MEMOIR: A LOS ANGELES MEMOIR WRITING WORKSHOP

Have you ever thought about turning your life’s trials and tribulations into a NY Times bestseller? In this four-week Los Angeles Memoir Writing Workshop, bestselling memoirist Brett Paesel will share her secrets for turning your life’s twists and turns into lively drama! Her fun, all new in-class exercises will...Read More »


MEMORABLE MEMOIR: AN 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 »


SW III: A MASTER SCREENWRITING WORKSHOP

You have a movie script in progress, but as you move through the acts, plot twists, and scenes, you get stuck. Have no fear. Veteran scribe Chris Reed (12 scripts sold) will help take your script to the next level in this five-week Los Angeles master screenwriting workshop. Before...Read More »


STORY TIME: A LOS ANGELES STORYTELLING CLASS (5 WK)

Performance essays are all the rage. In this five-week Los Angeles storytelling class, two time Moth GrandSLAM winner, Moth Host and master storyteller Matteson Perry will teach you how to be a storytelling pro. You’ll do fun, improvised storytelling drills, learn about the structure of performance essays,...Read More »


TV I: AN INTRO TV WRITING WORKSHOP

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 »


SW I: A LOS ANGELES INTRO 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 (12...Read More »


NOVEL II: A LOS ANGELES INTERMEDIATE SCIENCE FICTION HORROR FANTASY NOVEL CLASS

Have you always dreamed of writing whimsical tales that take place in a futuristic world of your own creation? In this five week Los Angeles intermediate science fiction horror fantasy novel class, successful science fiction writer and horror movie writer Jennifer Brody (3 books published) will help...Read More »


ON AIR: A LOS ANGELES RADIO STORYTELLING WORKSHOP

Have you ever wanted to have your story aired on a show like This American Life? In this 4 week Los Angeles 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...Read More »


YOU IN 1200 WORDS: A LOS ANGELES PERSONAL ESSAY CLASS

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 five week Los Angeles personal essay class is for you. Using...Read More »


TV I: A LOS ANGELES TV DRAMA OR DRAMEDY PILOT CLASS

Have you always dreamed of writing the next killer Netflix Drama? If so, then this five-week Los Angeles TV Drama or Dramedy Pilot class with veteran writer Samir Mehta (Narcos) is the class for you! You’ll learn how to break your pilot story just like they do in...Read More »


PUBLIC SCHOOLED!: A LOS ANGELES IMPROV STORYTELLING CLASS

Everybody loves to hear a good yarn and boy do you have some stories to tell! In this four-week class, successful journalist and founder of one of LA’s hottest storytelling shows, Public School, Natasha Vargas Cooper will show you how to craft memorable stories that matter. Natasha will share...Read More »


ON-AIR: A SAN FRANCISCO RADIO STORYTELLING CLASS

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


LOS ANGELES INTERMEDIATE CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOK WRITING CLASS

You’ve already put your pen to paper on your own children’s picture book but what seemed so simple, has got you bogged down. Perhaps the guidance of a seasoned professional would help? Let award-winning author and illustrator Laura Lacámara (5 picture books published) not only show you how to...Read More »


A LOS ANGELES CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOK WRITING CLASS

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 award-winning author and illustrator Laura Lacámara (5 picture...Read More »


LOS ANGELES SCREENWRITER REPRESENTATION WORKSHOP

Do you have that killer screenplay that’s dying to be sold but you have no idea how to get it to the right person? The best way to get an agent is to know one. Enter Chad Snopek, manager and co-creator of The Following, producer, and former agent, to...Read More »


TV II: LOS ANGELES TV COMEDY PILOT WRITING WORKSHOP

Do you have a hysterical idea for next season’s hit breakout comedy? Then this five-week Los Angeles TV Comedy Pilot Writing Workshop is for you. Let successful TV writer Devanshi Patel (Blackish, 2014 ABC Fellow), share her secrets for developing the DNA of your show, finding the funny, developing...Read More »


TV III: A LOS ANGELES TV DRAFT WRITING CLASS

You have a killer outline for your TV Pilot, but when sit down to write, everything turns to mush: vague characters, huge data dumps, clunky dialogue, and scenes that go nowhere. If this sounds familiar, veteran screenwriter and TV writer Mike Ellis can help. He’s written for all the...Read More »


GOOD IN THE ROOM!: A 1-DAY LOS ANGELES SCENE PUNCH-UP WORKSHOP

Have you ever fantasized about working in the writer’s room for your favorite TV show? You can do it, but you need the help of an industry insider. Enter veteran screenwriter Cindy Caponera (Nurse Jackie, Shameless, Saturday Night Live). In this one-day Los Angeles Scene Punch-Up Workshop,...Read More »


MURDERS, MYSTERIES AND CASES: AN ONLINE TV PROCEDURAL WORKSHOP

Dead body on the lawn? Cool! An essential element of every great TV Show franchise is a compelling procedural engine that hooks the viewer. In this 1-day online TV Procedural Workshop, veteran scribe Karen Hall (The Good Wife) shares her secrets for seeding your episodes with...Read More »


STORY TIME: A 4 WK STORYTELLING CLASS IN SAN FRANCISCO

Want to tell powerful true stories without schmaltz to a packed audience of adoring fans? Let comedic storyteller and Moth host Corey Rosen 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. In this...Read More »