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YOU IN 1200 WORDS: AN ONLINE PERSONAL ESSAY WORKSHOP

Have you dreamed of seeing one of your essays published in the New York Times or Vanity Fair? Successful journalist Sara Benincasa will show you how. Sara will help make your essay relatable, targeted for the right publication, and tantalizing to readers. In this seven-week online personal essay workshop....Read More »


SO YOU WANT TO BE A FREELANCER?: A JOURNALISM FREELANCING WORKSHOP

You have so many stories inside of you, and you are burning to tell them. But how do you get from inspiration to publication? In this two-day journalism freelancing workshop, veteran journalist Liana Aghajanian (NY Times) will take you through the paces of the freelance life. You’ll learn how...Read More »


ROMANCING YOUR EDITOR: A PITCH LETTER CLINIC

You have a great idea for a spellbinding article, celebrity profile, or reported essay that you’re dying to get published. How do you make your pitch stand out so it doesn’t disappear into the slush pile? How do you target the right editor at the right publication? In this...Read More »


BRAND U: A BLOGGING, PUBLICITY AND SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOP

Want to use your blog as a personal branding weapon to achieve your dreams? Goodbye day job, hello Rebecca Fernandez Parks, marketing, social media, and branding guru. In this one-day blogging and social media workshop, Rebecca will teach you how to take your blog from hobby to creative career....Read More »


"MODERN LOVE": A ROMANTIC PERSONAL ESSAY WORKSHOP

The “Modern Love” personal essay column in the New York Times Style Section is the crown jewel of personal essays in terms of bragging rights and future book deals. In this one-day romantic personal essay workshop, Modern Love Alum Cole Kazdin will share her insight into securing this prestigious...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 »


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, Melissa Chadburn 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 »


PERSONAL ESSAY AND FREELANCING CLASS IN LOS ANGELES (ADVANCED 4 WK)

You’ve learned the basics of the personal essay. But how do you keep the magic going day after day, week after week, year after year? In this four-week class Personal Essay and Freelancing Class in Los Angeles, Brett Paesel will help you take your essay and freelancing skills to...Read More »


SO YOU WANNA BE A BLOGGER (1 DAY)

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 one-day class, she’ll help you craft captivating titles for your posts and write appealing stories that keep your...Read More »


YOU IN 1200 WORDS: A PERSONAL ESSAY WORKSHOP (5 WK)

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 is the Personal Essay Workshop is for you. Using fun in-class exercises, we’ll...Read More »


PERSONAL ESSAY CLINIC

You wrote this great essay but aren’t sure if it’s done yet or where you should send it for publication. Good news: the personal essay doctor is in! Successful journalist Sarah Tomlinson will help you push that essay to the finish line. In this intimate (eight student max) one-day...Read More »


YOU IN 1200 WORDS: A 1 DAY PERSONAL ESSAY WORKSHOP

Have you always wanted to write a personal essay but you don’t know where to start? Successful journalist, Sarah Tomlinson, 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 to make...Read More »