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4-Day Outline Your Story Telecourse

at L.A. Writers' Lab - Virtual Classroom

This class is NOT an in-person class, but a telecourse class. You need access to a phone to dial in to the live class. The challenge in outlining a novel or screenplay lies in marrying the wildness of your imagination to the rigor of story structure. There is no formula to creating an outline, but there is craft involved. In this four-day intensive...

Monday Nov 8th, 10am - 11:30am Pacific Time

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$250

4 sessions

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Literary Novel 101

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Writing Pad - Online Online Classroom via Zoom, Los Angeles, California 00000

Note: This is primarily a lecture class with some in-class exercises but not everyone will get to share their writing for feedback due to the seminar format. Is it your dream to write the great American novel? In this 1 day Online lecture format Intro Novel Intensive, successful novelist Katherine Taylor will teach you the fundamentals of long form...

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$95

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How to Write a Romance Novel

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Santa Monica College - Online Online Classroom, Los Angeles, California 00000

If you enjoy reading romance novel, you've probably thought of writing one. This class will give you the tools to start-and finish-a romance novel you can market and publish. Through lectures and analysis of the structure of a romance novel, we will start with the basics, learning how to develop sympathetic, believable characters, and move on to explore...

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$99

6 sessions

The 90-Day Novel Telecourse

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at L.A. Writers' Lab - Virtual Classroom

The 90-Day Novel is a Live-on-Zoom workshop with Alan Watt that will take you from initial idea to the completion of your novel's first draft in 90 days. GET THE FIRST DRAFT DOWN QUICKLY The 90-Day Novel is about making a contract with your subconscious. Your subconscious is the seat of your genius, and there is a window...

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$750

14 sessions

Novel I: Intro to Novel Writing Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Writing Pad - Online Online Classroom via Zoom, Los Angeles, California 00000

Is it your dream to write the great American novel? In this 5 week Online intro novel writing class, successful novelist Jennifer Brody will teach you the fundamentals of long form fiction! She’ll also teach you techniques for creating a thrilling story arc, irresistible dialogue, characters and conflict. If you like, you can even bring in...

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$425

5 sessions

TV Drama Pitching: Sell It In the Room

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Writing Pad - Online Online Classroom via Zoom, Los Angeles, California 00000

You’ve worked hard to hone that super-fly Drama or Dramedy 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? How about a huge opportunity to learn pitching, branding techniques and pitch your show in front of an executive who develops shows for...

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$225

2 sessions

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Get Motivated to Write the Lazybones Writing Magic Way

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Los Angeles Writers Group - Online 00000

Learn to curb perfectionism and self-pressure so you can write more and have more fun. Most writers are not lazy but sometimes they have a hard time sitting down to write and they call themselves lazy. My clients, between sessions, sometimes have weeks when they don’t write even though they push themselves and work very hard. But writing is creative;...

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$399

6 sessions

Novel II: Intermediate Novel Writing Workshop

at Writing Pad - Online Online Classroom via Zoom, Los Angeles, California 00000

Are you working on a novel and looking for guidance? In this intermediate novel writing class, successful novelist Gretchen McNeil (9 Novels Published) will help you nudge your book to the finish line!  This is a workshop-only class for experienced novelists. Gretchen will also give students custom homework exercises to address the specific...

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$425

5 sessions

Writing the First Draft

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at On the Page - Studio City 12412 Ventura Blvd Suite #3
, Studio City, California 91604

Brainstorming the story you want to tell. Outlining without writing a novel. Getting your story out of your head and on the page quickly, efficiently, and creatively. That's what we do in this class. And, we do it in 6 weeks. Week 1: Idea Brainstorming Week 2: Story Outlining Week 3: Scene Crafting Week 4: Page Formatting Week 5:...

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$325

6 sessions

Creative Writing for Teens

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Writing Pad - Online Online Classroom via Zoom, Los Angeles, California 00000

Do you have a high schooler who’s interested in creative writing? What if they could sample short story, screenwriting, personal essays or novel writing? In this four-session live online creative writing class, your 14-18-year-old will get the chance to try each of these forms in two-hour sessions tailored just for them taught by an award-winning...

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$275

4 sessions

Writing Feature Film

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at On the Page - Virtual Classroom

Writing Feature Film (Interactive Online Class) Story to script in four weeks! Attend from anywhere! Pilar will take you through this four-week class live and in real time through Zoom. Have to miss one? You’ll receive the video as well. A “learn by doing” class that takes you step-by-step through the screenwriting process, moving you from...

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$250

4 sessions

TV I: An Intro TV Writing Workshop

at Writing Pad - Palms 10200 Venice Blvd #203, Culver City, California 90232

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.  Steven Peros Veteran screenwriter and TV writer Steven Peros. He’s written for one of the first AMC Series and has sold pilots to MTV and NBC-Universal. In this five-week TV...

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$513

5 sessions

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Get Your S*!t Together: A Creative Writing

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Writing Pad - Online Online Classroom via Zoom, Los Angeles, California 00000

Get Your S*!t Together: A Creative Writing & Organization Workshop Build Creative Resiliency + Overcome Writing Blocks Having trouble focusing on your writing? Feeling directionless? Do you have tons of ideas but no follow through? Or maybe you have trouble getting started on creative projects. Or you’ve lost your writing mojo. In this one...

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$100

Intro Memoir & Novel Writing

at Writing Pad - Palms 10200 Venice Blvd #203, Culver City, California 90232

Is it your dream to write the great American novel or a best-selling memoir? In this 7 week Los Angeles intro book writing class, successful novelist and bestselling memoirist Brett Paesel will teach you the fundamentals of writing a page turner, whether it is fiction or non-fiction! She’ll also teach you techniques for creating a thrilling...

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$425

7 sessions

How to Hook a Literary Agent

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Writing Pad - Online Online Classroom via Zoom, Los Angeles, California 00000

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 informative craft talk, she’ll give you the inside scoop on how to present...

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$275

2 sessions

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