ADVANCED STORYTELLING: A MASTER STORYTELLING CLASS

You’ve gotten up at the Moth, but that GrandSlam title remains elusive. No Problem! Let comedic storyteller and Moth host Corey Rosen help you take your storytelling into overdrive. In this 5-week advanced storytelling class in San Francisco, he covers topics like getting the raw emotion in your story,...Read More »


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 »


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 »


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 Jennifer Brody 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...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 intermediate novel writing workshop, successful novelist Lauren Strasnick will help you nudge your book to the finish line! She’ll also teach...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 Los Angeles Blogging Workshop, she’ll take you through the ABC’s of blogging. Through fun writing exercises and...Read More »


YOU IN 1200 WORDS: WRITING THE PERSONAL ESSAY (5 WEEKS)

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 class in Los Angeles is for you. Using fun...Read More »


BLOGGING 2.0: A LOS ANGELES ADVANCED BLOGGING CLASS

You’ve got a blog, a decent following, now what? Let award-winning blogger Jessie Rosen 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, creating attention grabbing blog...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 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 »


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 »


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 (12 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 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 »


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 5 week Personal Essay Workshop in San Francisco,...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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


SO YOU WANT TO BE A NOVELIST?: AN ONLINE NOVEL WRITING WORKSHOP (7 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 7 week intro novel writing workshop, successful novelist Lauren Strasnick will teach you the fundamentals of long form fiction! She’ll also teach you...Read More »


A NOVEL APPROACH: AN INTERMEDIATE ONLINE NOVEL WRITING WORKSHOP (7 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 7 week intermediate online novel writing workshop, successful novelist Lauren Strasnick will help you nudge your book to the finish line! She’ll also...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 »


FROM GAME OF THRONES TO MAD MEN: WRITING THE TELEVISION DRAMA (5 WK)

Do you have a great idea for HBO’s next hit series? Let successful TV writer Sam Ernst (Hand of God, Haven) help you transform your brilliant premise into a page-turning script! You’ll sample the different genres of TV dramas, plan a season arc that keeps the audience hooked, and...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 »


SHORT AND SWEET: 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 Ryan McIlvain will help you craft a brilliant, heartfelt tale about the human condition! Through fun, in-class writing exercises and engaging...Read More »


WRITING A PILOT THAT CAN FLY: A LOS ANGELES PILOT CLASS

Do you have a brilliant idea for next season’s hit TV show? Then this five-week Los Angeles Pilot Class is for you. Let successful TV writer David Iserson (Mr Robot, New Girl, Mad Men, Saturday Night Live), share his secrets for developing the DNA of your show, developing...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 »


PAGE TO THE STAGE: 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. In this five week Los Angeles Solo Show Workshop, actress and writer Lauren Weedman (Looking) will show you...Read More »


SHORT, MEAN, & LEAN: A LOS ANGELES SHORT FICTION REVISION CLASS

You’re trying to write that short story for a top-tier literary magazine, but your first draft lacks the sparkle you hoped would propel you to literary stardom. Have no fear! We’ve recruited award-winning short story writer Summer Block Kumar (McSweeneys) to guide you to polished prose. In this two-night...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 »


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 »


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 »


YOU IN 1200 WORDS: A PERSONAL ESSAY CLASS IN LOS ANGELES

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 class in Los Angeles is for you. Using fun...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 »