SELL IT IN THE ROOM: A LOS ANGELES TV COMEDY PITCHING CLASS

You’ve worked hard to hone that super-fly pilot premise with hysterical characters, a compelling world, and an amazing pilot episode. So what’s next? A pitch meeting with a network exec, perhaps? Enter Natalie Gergely, Manager of TV Comedy Development at Comedy Central. In this three week Los Angeles comedy...Read More »


WRITER'S ASSISTANT CLASS IN LOS ANGELES (2 DAY)

Is your dream to write the next Game of Thrones or Girls? If you are like most people, the first step on your road to executive producer is getting your foot in the door. Enter TV Writer Sean Russell (Parks and Rec, Arrested Development), who will guide you on...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 fun in-class exercises,...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 »


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, successful memoirist Melissa Cistaro takes you behind the scenes, exploring techniques for making...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? Successful journalist Elna Baker will show you how. Elna will help make your essay relatable, targeted for the right publication, and tantalizing to readers. In this seven-week online personal essay workshop, you’ll learn about...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 »


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 »


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 »


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 Devanshi Patel (Blackish), that’s how. In...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 Devanshi Patel (Blackish), share her secrets for developing the DNA of your show, finding the funny, developing...Read More »


GETTING TO THE FINISH LINE: 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 (11 scripts sold) will help take your script to the next level in this five-week Los Angeles master screenwriting workshop. Before...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 »


TV WRITING PT 2: A TV PILOT FIRST DRAFT WRITING WORKSHOP (5 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! In this...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 top literary journal? Now’s your chance! In this short story workshop in San Francisco, successful writer Colin Winnette will help you craft a brilliant, heartfelt tale about the human condition! Through fun, in-class writing exercises and engaging craft...Read More »


RADIO STORYTELLING: A RECORDED STORYTELLING WORKSHOP

Have you ever wanted to have your story aired on a show like 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...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 outline. Unfortunately, the thought of actually writing the pilot fills you with dread every time you stare down at the blank screen. No problem!...Read More »


SO YOU WANT TO BE A TV WRITER? (ONLINE 7 WK)

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


WARLOCKS, KILLER ROBOTS AND SLASHERS: 5 WK SCIENCE FICTION, HORROR AND FANTASY NOVEL CLASS IN LOS ANGELES

Have you always dreamed of writing whimsical tales that take place in a futuristic world of your own creation? In this class, successful science fiction writer and horror movie writer, Jennifer Brody will share her recipe for crafting an irresistible science fiction, horror or fantasy novel! Through...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 »


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 »


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 5-week Los Angeles short story workshop, successful writer A. Nicole Kelly will help you craft a brilliant, heartfelt tale about the human condition! Through fun, in-class writing...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 »


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 intermediate novel workshop, successful author Steph Cha (3 Novels Published) will help you nudge your book to the finish line! She’ll...Read More »


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 »


STORY TIME PLUS: A STORYTELLING CLASS (5 WK)

Performance essays are all the rage. In this five-week 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, and explore...Read More »


MEMORABLE MEMOIR: A 4 WK LOS ANGELES MEMOIR WRITING WORKSHOP

Have you ever thought about turning your life’s trials and tribulations into a NY Times bestseller? In this five 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...Read More »


MEMORABLE MEMOIR: A 5 WK MEMOIR WRITING WORKSHOP

Have you ever thought about turning your life’s trials and tribulations into a NY Times bestseller? In this five 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...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 »


LOS ANGELES SCREENWRITING BOOTCAMP LEVEL 2

You’ve finished that killer outline. What next? In this five-week Los Angeles Screenwriting Bootcamp Level 2, Wayne Powers helps you leap into the deep end by showing you how to take those sparse beats and turn them into powerful scenes that will seduce A-List Actors, Directors, Agents, and Execs...Read More »


YOU IN 1200 WORDS: A 5 WEEK 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, K.K. Goldberg, will help you transform your bad blind dates and visits from unruly parents into insightful, compelling revelations. In this one-day personal essay workshop, she’ll show you how...Read More »


STORY TIME: A STORYTELLING WORKSHOP IN SAN FRANCISCO (5 WK)

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 »


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

Have you dreamed about getting a short story published in a top literary journal? Now’s your chance! In this short story workshop in San Francisco, award-winning writer, Suzanne Rivecca will help you craft a brilliant, heartfelt tale about the human condition. Through fun, in-class writing exercises and engaging craft...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 5-week short story workshop in Los Angeles, successful writer Summer Block Kumar will help you craft a brilliant, heartfelt tale about the human condition! Through fun, in-class writing exercises...Read More »


ILLUSTRATED JOURNALING WORKSHOP 4 WEEK

Have you ever watched people journaling in a cafe or on the bus and wondered what they were doing exactly? Find out in this four-week 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 »


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 »


BOOK PROPOSAL WORKSHOP ONLINE (7 WK)

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 »