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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 »


ZOMBIES, WITCHES, AND KILLER ROBOTS: SCIENCE FICTION AND URBAN FANTASY WRITING WORKSHOP

Have you always dreamed of writing whimsical tales that take place in a futuristic world of your own creation? In this one-day science fiction and urban fantasy writing workshop, successful science fiction/urban fantasy writer, Amber Benson will share her recipe for crafting an irresistible science fiction or urban fantasy...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 »


SELL IT IN THE ROOM!: AN EXECUTIVE DRAMA PITCHING WORKSHOP IN LOS ANGELES

You’ve worked hard to hone that super-fly pilot premise with great characters, a compelling world, and an amazing pilot episode. So what’s next, a pitch meeting with a network exec, perhaps? Enter Rob Luchow, Director of TV Dramas at CBS. In this two day pitching workshop in Los Angeles,...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 »


GOING FOR THE GUT: A STORYTELLING WORKSHOP IN LOS ANGELES (1 DAY)

You’re up on stage at the Moth sharing how a bout of amnesia helped you fall for your ex a second time. Let essayist and three-time Moth Grand Slam Winner Cole Kazdin share her tips for finding the story that only you can tell. In this one day storytelling...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 »


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 »


MEMORABLE MEMOIR BOOTCAMP: A MEMOIR WORKSHOP INTENSIVE (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 5 week memoir workshop, successful memoirist Brett Paesel takes you behind the scenes, exploring techniques for making the truth more...Read More »


COVERAGE MADNESS: A SCRIPT COVERAGE WORKSHOP

Dreaming of being a director, screenwriter, producer, or even landing a writer’s assistant gig? Your calling card into this brutally competitive field is your “coverage skills,” the ability to evaluate written material for actors, directors, showrunners, producers, and studio execs. In this one-day class coverage workshop, veteran development exec...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 »


SO YOU WANNA BE A SCREENWRITER: A WEEKEND 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 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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »