PRECISION REVISION: AN ONLINE TV PILOT REVISION CLASS

Finally the phone is ringing. It’s some fast-talking agent from ICM who wants to rep you because of that killer pilot you wrote. How did you get there? You took a 7-wk online TV Pilot Revision Class with TV writer Karen Hall (The Good Wife, Roseanne), that’s...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 »


PRECISION REVISION: A LOS ANGELES TV PILOT REVISION CLASS

Finally the phone is ringing. It’s some fast-talking agent from ICM who wants to rep you because of that killer pilot you wrote. How did you get there? You took a 5-week Los Angeles TV Pilot Revision class with TV writer Mike Ellis, that’s how. He’s written for all...Read More »


SLASHERS & BODY SNATCHERS: A LOS ANGELES HORROR MOVIE CLASS

Do you dream of writing the next breakout horror film?  Scary films are among the most lucrative films in an ever shrinking marketplace. Let successful horror writer Thomas Fenton (Saw IV, I Spit On Your Grave 2) show you how. In this five-week Los Angeles Horror Movie Class, you’ll learn...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 »


DRAFT 2: A LOS ANGELES BOOK REVISION INTENSIVE

You’re trying to write that bestselling book, but your first draft lacks the sparkle you hoped would propel you to literary stardom. Have no fear! We’ve recruited award-winning novelist Lauren Strasnick to guide you to polished prose. In this two-day Los Angeles Book Revision Intensive, you’ll learn questions to...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 »


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 (6 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 6 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 »


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 Todd Waldman (Awkward, Happy Endings), share his secrets for developing the DNA of your show, finding the funny, developing characters...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 »


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 Todd Waldman (Awkward, Happy Endings), that’s how. In...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, Summer Kumar 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 »


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 »


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 »


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: 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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 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 »


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 »


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 »