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Discover a wide range of professional writing classes in Los Angeles that will help you enhance your writing skills and unlock your creative potential. From screenwriting to copywriting, learn from industry experts and gain the competitive edge you need to succeed in the world of writing.

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Sketch Comedy Writing Level 1

Los Angeles City College @ 855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Unleash your comedic potential and develop your sketchwriting skills in this exciting course designed for writers, performers, and comedy enthusiasts. Discover the art of generating ideas, crafting compelling stories, creating hilarious characters, and mastering the art of punchlines and dialogue. Join us and let the laughter begin!

(786) All levels 18 and older
$169

6 sessions

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Write a Feature Screenplay in 5 Weeks

Los Angeles City College @ 855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Bring your story to life with expert guidance in crafting compelling feature screenplays. Dive into the world of screenwriting with industry professionals and master the art of storytelling on the big screen.

(786) All levels 18 and older
$99

5 sessions

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Business Writing with Positive Impact

Training Connection @ 915 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

Learn how to write persuasive and effective emails, reports, and business proposals in this interactive and fast-paced Business Writing course. Develop your language, tone, style, and punctuation skills while avoiding common writing mistakes. Enhance your professional image and make a positive impact with your business writing.

(159) All levels 14 and older
$395
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Intro to Stand Up Comedy

DBA Flappers University @ 102 E Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, CA

Discover the secrets of stand-up comedy and learn how to turn your funny ideas into hilarious jokes in this one-day intensive course. Taught by top instructors at Flappers Comedy University, this class will teach you the fundamentals of joke structure, how to connect with an audience, and how to discover your own unique point of view. Whether you want to pursue a career in comedy or just improve your public speaking skills, this class is perfect for beginners and professionals alike.

(38) Beginner 18 and older
$49
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Grant Writing Made Easy

Los Angeles City College @ 855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Unlock the secrets to successful grant writing and secure funding for your projects. Gain insider strategies to navigate public and private grant processes, including identifying needs and estimating costs effectively. With access to sample proposals and invaluable resources, master the art of crafting winning applications and increase your chances of funding success.

(786) All levels 18 and older
$149
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Next Level Screenwriting

Los Angeles City College @ 855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Take your screenwriting skills to new heights in this intensive and focused course, where you'll receive constructive feedback and workshop-selected scenes. Previous experience or education in screenwriting is required. Elevate your vision and excel in the art of screenwriting.

(786) Advanced 18 and older
$149

6 sessions

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How to Write the Funny

Santa Monica College @ SMC Bundy Campus, Santa Monica, CA

Unlock your comedic potential in this hands-on workshop that blends story, essay, and dialogue writing. Learn the tools and techniques comedy writers use across various formats, from screenplays to business presentations. Suitable for all experience levels, this course will help you discover that anything can be expressed humorously. Get ready for lots of fun and laughs along the way!

(513) All levels 18 and older
$178

8 sessions

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Business Writing Bootcamp

NYC Career Centers - Virtually Online

Master the art of effective business communication and sharpen your writing skills with the Business Writing Bootcamp. Learn essential grammar rules, how to write clear sentences, and how to create persuasive business documents for different audiences. Take your business writing to the next level.

(680) All levels 18 and older
$695

3 sessions

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Lunchtime Writing Sprint

Los Angeles Writers Group

Whether you're a seasoned writer or just starting out, come sprint toward your writing goals with engaging prompts and a supportive community. Don't miss out on this opportunity to connect, create, and conquer your writing projects!

(43) All levels 18 and older
$15
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Character Development Level 1 (Self-Paced)

Gotham Writers Workshop

Discover the secrets of creating unforgettable characters in this cross-genre course. From Sherlock to Katniss, learn how to bring your characters to life with vivid dimensions and captivating traits. Unlock the magic of character development and leave a lasting impression on your readers or audience.

(745) All levels 18 and older
$200

2 sessions

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Creative Writing Weekly via Zoom

The Writing Studio @ Live Online via Zoom

Unleash your creativity and find your unique voice through the power of writing. Join a supportive community of writers as you explore the art of storytelling and unlock your hidden potential. Whether you're a seasoned writer or new to the craft, this class will guide you on an inspiring journey of self-expression and literary discovery.

(56) All levels 17 and older
$200

4 sessions

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Finding Your Voice: The Artist's Way

Evanston Art Center

Unleash your artistic potential and find your unique voice in the creative process. Dive into "The Artist's Way" journey alongside fellow artists, exploring each chapter through reflective writing exercises and group discussions. Gain the tools to silence self-doubt and ignite your creative flow with confidence and clarity.

(83) All levels 18 and older
$405

12 sessions

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TV Writers’ Assistant

Writing Pad

Gain insider knowledge and practical skills in the world of television writing with this course designed for aspiring writers looking to break into the industry.

(61) All levels 16 and older
$330

3 sessions

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Effective Technical Writing

American Management Association

Enhance your technical writing skills to effectively communicate complex information with clarity and precision. Learn practical strategies and techniques from industry experts. Perfect for engineers, scientists, and IT professionals.

(5) All levels 21 and older
$2,495

2 sessions

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Email Etiquette

Improving Communications @ Virtual Classroom

Improve your written communication skills and enhance productivity with this training on crafting concise, effective emails. Learn how to create a positive public perception and build rapport with internal and external customers, resulting in increased customer satisfaction. Take your workplace communication to the next level.

(45) All levels 18 and older
$125
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NY Times Worthy Article

Writing Pad

Learn the secret techniques for securing a feature article in the prestigious New York Times in this seven-week online class. Discover how to approach the article, pitch editors, find experts, and check your sources, all while honing your writing skills. Join the ranks of published writers who have sold their work to top publications.

(61) All levels 16 and older
$425

5 sessions

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Creative Writing Workshop - All Genre

Los Angeles Writers Group

Unleash your creativity and explore new genres in an online writing workshop. Unlock your potential with surprising prompts, craft discussions, and positive reinforcement from fellow writers. Join us from anywhere and start crafting pages you never thought possible.

(43) All levels 18 and older
$39
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+390 pts
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Proust in Time: In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower

Brooklyn Institute for Social Research @ Online Classroom

Embark on an exploration of Proust's profound portrayal of adolescence and modernity. Delve into themes of memory, identity, and societal change against the backdrop of Belle Époque France and the aftermath of World War I. Whether you're a newcomer to Proust or a seasoned reader, join us to unravel the complexities of his timeless masterpiece within the context of its modernist influences and our contemporary world.

(29) All levels 21 and older
$335

4 sessions

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Humor-writing: An Online Workshop

92nd Street Y @ Live Interactive Online Classroom

Humor-writing: An Online Workshop with Elissa Bassist Whether you want to write funnier or make friends as an adult, in this four-week workshop experience we’ll gossip about the many ways to do both. To get started, we’ll read funny personal essays by our favorites to steal the tricks they used to write them. We’ll also: discuss how to turn a funny situation into a funny story that you can publish and self-promote explore what it takes...

(1072) All levels 18 and older
$395

2 sessions

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Flash Fiction

92nd Street Y

Dive into the art of Flash Fiction with a dynamic two-day crash course intensive. Explore the intricacies of crafting compelling stories in 500 to 1000 words, guided by renowned authors and enriched with generative prompts and real-time feedback. Discover the potency of brevity as you sharpen your writing skills and unlock the potential of the short form narrative.

(1072) All levels 18 and older
$395

2 sessions

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Reviews for Writing Classes in Los Angeles

Writing Classes in Los Angeles are rated 4.4 stars based on 4,315 verified reviews from actual CourseHorse.com purchasers.

  • Write a Feature Screenplay in 5 Weeks

    Reviewed by Roddy J. on 9/2/2023
    Michael Morris (Instructor) was excellent. Class curriculum was also well laid out for this schedule. I enjoyed it very much.
  • Write a Feature Screenplay in 5 Weeks

    Reviewed by Marlene M. on 8/28/2023
    Michael Morris did a wonderful job teaching about screenwriting. He broke down the beats of a story for a screenplay. I will be taking his advanced class.
  • Sketch Comedy Writing Level 1

    Anonymous review on 6/12/2023
    It was such a great class! Rebekah Walendzak Slepski is an amazing teacher. So funny, so professional and informative. Top notch!
  • Intro to Stand Up Comedy

    Reviewed by Barbara O. on 6/5/2023
    The teacher was awsome. I felt that some portals just opened in my life and I am very interested to do new classes.
  • Creative Writing Workshop - All Genre

    Reviewed by Colinda G. on 3/6/2023
    It was my first time ever trying to write. The exercises given where nice and fun to do even though English isn’t my first language. The host created a very positive and safe space to explore your own writing. I learned a lot and feel like exploring writing further.
  • Write a Feature Screenplay in 5 Weeks

    Reviewed by Lejend V. on 2/26/2023
    Great teacher! Great course!
  • How to Write the Funny

    Reviewed by Irene L. on 5/13/2022
    It was a good class. I learned a lot and had a lot of fun doing so. The instructor really broke down the patterns in how funny material is made. He also created an environment that made it easy to participate.
  • Creative Writing Workshop - All Genre

    Reviewed by Stacey C. on 1/9/2022
    Very enjoyable, inspiring, and helpful class with a wonderful instructor and great people!
  • Creative Writing Workshop - All Genre

    Reviewed by Jane W. on 10/31/2021
    This class was so much fun. Nicole is an insightful and encouraging coach. I would definitely recommend this course to anyone commencing a fiction project.
  • Creative Writing Weekly via Zoom

    Reviewed by RICK CHERTOFF on 9/23/2021
    Beyond learning skills I needed somebody who "gets" what I write, what I'm interested in, and Then gives the kind of feedback that "feeds" my desire to write. I have a life of my own stories I want to tell and Elana at the Writing Studio consistently, actually without fail, is ready to help me birth those stories.

Discover the Best Writing Classes in Los Angeles

Many people think of good writing as something complex and beyond their capability. However, writing plays an essential role in communication that helps people understand each other in exchanging information. There are courses available throughout Los Angeles for improving writing skills that help individuals more effectively connect with audiences in business, education, or marketing with communication through speech, print, and digital media. Therefore, enrolling in a writing course can open new communication methods.

Why You Should Learn Writing in Los Angeles

Because writing helps people exchange information on every level, anyone in Los Angeles can benefit from taking courses to improve on skills. Becoming a good writer can help in virtually any career or activity. Good writing involves developing good narrative skills, which means structuring information into a coherent unit.

Learning to become a better writer helps people communicate more clearly and coherently. Writing can contribute to accomplishing various tasks and usually lays out the blueprint for speeches and other creative activities. The act of writing itself stimulates brain activities by opening up new paths with cognitive functions. In a city like Los Angeles, which serves as the center for the entertainment industry, writing skills can help in finding careers involving creativity. Skills with writing are vital for communication within and outside any organization.

Writing allows people to clear their thoughts by seeing their own words on a page and ensuring they have used the right words to make sense of whatever they are trying to get across. Writing helps in public speaking, developing video presentations, marketing products, and spreading public service information. Writing helps people connect for everything from being entertained to getting informed.

In-Person Writing Classes in Los Angeles

Writing is an essential element for communicating information in every area of life. Because Los Angeles is such a large and spread out city, many people may likely prefer enrolling in live online writing courses simply for the convenience to improve their skills. However, some people simply feel more comfortable learning inside a classroom with their teacher standing right there in front of them. For those individuals, there are classes available throughout Los Angeles for help with improving writing skills.

In Los Angeles, people can sign up with Training Connection, located at 915 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1800, for the Business Writing with Positive Impact course. This business writing class trains students with an emphasis on sharpening language and avoiding common errors. Lessons focus on persuasive writing that includes composing emails, reports, and proposals for contributing to any organization’s efficiency and productivity.

Those interested can enroll in the How to Write the Funny workshop available through Santa Monica College, located at 1900 Pico Boulevard. This hands-on class trains students using in-class writing assignments. This course emphasizes humor as a device for winning over an audience. Humor has always been a great method for relaxing and connecting with all types of people, including a crowd waiting to be entertained, clients getting pitched a product, or students learning something new. Writers use humor in articles, fiction, television shows, screenplays, blogs, and business presentations.

People can also enroll in the Grammar for Speaking (Rowland Heights) course available through American English College, located at 111 N. Atlantic Boulevard, Suite 112 in Monterey Park. This course focuses on improving accuracy with advanced spoken grammar in everyday professional activities, which directly contribute s to improving skills in writing.

Virtual Writing Classes 

For anyone working in a busy city like Los Angeles considering taking writing classes, it’s understandable that some people might not look forward to getting back into traffic after a long day at work to find a classroom somewhere. For those people, virtual learning provides an appealing option. Live online courses can improve anyone’s skills in writing from lessons with expert instructors who can help students learn techniques for communicating more effectively by establishing a narrative flow that audiences can connect with.

Virtual training provides a convenient option for learning how to better organize information for personal, social, and professional purposes. 

Anyone interested in jumpstarting a creative project can enroll in Creative Writing Weekly via Zoom offered through the Writing Studio. This course focuses on enhancing students’ creativity as well as teaching them to apply their own voices in writing for fiction and non-fiction. Lessons emphasize how writing can be beneficial for anyone working in a business environment. 

People can enroll in the Gotham Writers’ Workshop for the on-demand Zoetrope Fiction Writing I course. This on-demand course is not live except for an optional weekly one-hour session. This class allows students to participate at any time they choose, but they must keep in mind that the course advances week-by-week with assignments due within that seven-day time period before moving on to the next section.

The Writing Pad offers the online Humor Writing course. This online writing class focuses on using humor for connecting with an audience through writing. Whether the subject is social satire, a monologue, or a parody of a political speech, this course guides students through engaging writing exercises with feedback to help them develop their work. 

The Writing Pad was established in Los Angeles with the purpose of providing writing courses for everyday people at an affordable price.

Meditative Writing, located at 39 W. 29th Street, is a vocational school created to empower screenwriters, playwrights, and writers in crafting compelling and emotional creative work. Meditative Writing offers the online Meditative Writing course that provides training using cognitive and meditative exercises. This course emphasizes writing specifically for helping students open up their minds to new ways of thinking by tapping into their own creativity. Lessons include guided meditations along with in-class writing exercises. Students can become better writers through cognitive and meditative exercises designed to help them transform negative tendencies into positive results from building stronger writing habits for conquering self-doubt.

Private Group Writing Classes in Los Angeles

People living in Los Angeles can use CourseHorse for staging private group events that cover a variety of topics. For example, CourseHorse offers writing courses for team building events like the Social Media Marketing Corporate Training course, which is a workshop focused on creating written content for social media platforms that can include blogs or messaging outlets like Twitter for helping improve on communication in business and marketing.

Those unable to find a group event that fits their needs can use the website’s contact form for booking writing-related courses for their own private events. CourseHorse also allows clients to adjust group sizes after booking an event if necessary. CourseHorse provides customers who have booked team building events with access to the education provider’s existing network, which includes print and digital publishers.

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