In this five-week Los Angeles storytelling essay class, master storyteller Lauren Weedman will teach you the insider secrets on how to become a storytelling and essay writing pro. A master of both the written and spoken word, she’ll guide you through fun, improvised storytelling drills, teach you how to structure a compelling story, and explore ways of using storytelling to boost your writing career. Lauren will show you how to transform relationships gone bad, family feuds, adventures, and life’s minutia into 1 great story for the stage and 1 riveting essay for print that is the perfect mix of vulnerability and comedic vavoom.
You’ll learn how to pack all the verve of a story performed in front of a live audience into an essay suitable for print media. We’ll workshop one of your stories until it’s perfect for the stage and the page. Your goal will be to sell your essay within a couple of weeks after the class ends! After taking this class you’ll be well on your way to joining the ranks of the 17 students who won Moth StorySLAMS, 3 who won Moth GrandSLAMS, 145 Writing Pad Alums who have sold essays and articles with Writing Pad’s help, (9 of whom got into the NY Times) after taking our journalism classes. 4 people made $5k on one story!
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|Start Date||Time||Teacher||# Sessions||Price|
||6:00pm - 9:00pm||Lauren Weedman||5||$425|
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
|Sun, Oct 13||6:00pm - 9:00pm||Lauren Weedman|
|Sun, Oct 20||6:00pm - 9:00pm||Lauren Weedman|
|Sun, Oct 27||6:00pm - 9:00pm||Lauren Weedman|
|Sun, Nov 03||6:00pm - 9:00pm||Lauren Weedman|
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