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A NOVEL APROACH: A NOVEL WRITING WORKSHOP IN SAN FRANCISCO

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 five-week novel writing workshop in San Francisco, successful novelist Frank Portman will help you nudge your book to the finish line! He’ll also...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 »


SHORT AND SWEET: A SHORT STORY WORKSHOP (1 DAY)

Want to write brilliant, heartfelt tales about the human condition for McSweeney’s? Now’s your chance! In this one-day Short Story Workshop, successful fiction writer Summer Block Kumar shares her recipe for crafting an irresistible short story! Through fun, in-class writing exercises and an engaging craft talk, she’ll help you...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 »


SHORT AND SWEET: A SHORT STORY WORKSHOP (1 DAY)

Want to write brilliant, heartfelt tales about the human condition for McSweeney’s? Now’s your chance! In this short story workshop, successful fiction writer Jodi Angel shares her recipe for crafting an irresistible short story! Through fun, in-class writing exercises and an engaging craft talk, she’ll help you brainstorm new...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 literary journal like McSweeney’s? Now’s your chance! In this short story workshop in San Francisco, successful writer Jodi Angel will help you craft a brilliant, heartfelt tale about the human condition! Through fun, in-class writing exercises and engaging...Read More »


SUNDAY MORNING PAGES (4 WK): A CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP

You can craft an awesome email and your party stories are a hoot. But every time you sit down to write, nothing comes out. Have no fear! Writer of a thousand talents, Brett Paesel can help. Her four week creative writing workshop will unlock the great stories inside...Read More »


SO YOU WANT TO BE A WRITER: A ONE-DAY CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP

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 one-day creative writing workshop in San Francisco will help you! Marilyn’s fun, in-class writing exercises will...Read More »


CHANNEL YOUR INNER TEEN: A YOUNG ADULT NOVEL WRITING WORKSHOP

What does it take to hook a reader on page one? Award-winning YA author Ron Koertge will answer this question and many more in this one-day young adult novel writing workshop. Ron will show you how to create relatable characters, electric dialogue and gripping pages.

 

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WRITING ACCESSIBLE POEMS: A POETRY WORKSHOP IN LOS ANGELES

When most people hear the word poetry, their eyes glaze over. Not when veteran poet Ron Koertge is in the house. In the hands of a master, words become delicate instruments, allowing the fusion of sound, sensory experience, symbolism, and humor. In this one day Poetry Workshop in Los...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 »


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 »


MEMORABLE MEMOIR BOOTCAMP: A 5 WK MEMOIR CLASS IN SAN FRANCISCO

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 in San Francisco, successful memoirist Katie Hafner takes you behind the scenes, exploring techniques for making...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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »