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Fiction Writing Workshop (Engaging Setting)

at Los Angeles Writers Group - Hollywood 1728 Laurel Canyon Blvd Unit B, Los Angeles, California 90046

Spend the evening learning how to improve your fiction prose and doing writing exercises to help you elevate your prose and avoid writing purple prose.

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Poetry Workshop - Free Verse Poetry

at Los Angeles Writers Group - Hollywood 1728 Laurel Canyon Blvd Unit B, Los Angeles, California 90046

Spend an evening studying free verse poetry and learning what makes a good free verse poem, then practice writing your own through writing prompts.

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Fiction & Memoir Writing Workshop

at Los Angeles Writers Group - Hollywood 1728 Laurel Canyon Blvd Unit B, Los Angeles, California 90046

In this multi-week novel and memoir writing workshop, we’ll delve into beginnings. Each week, we will read one participant’s 25-page beginning of a longer work-in-progress (to be turned in the week prior). We’ll provide feedback on what is working and what can be improved, while recognizing the sensitivity of works-in-progress. We’ll discuss...

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7 sessions

The Art of the Ghost Story

at El Camino College - Torrance 16007 Crenshaw Blvd El Camino, Torrance, California 90506

When things go bump in the night, do you run--or do you write? Bring your ghostly imaginings to this workshop, where we'll discuss famous ghost stories and why they scare us, then use those concepts to draft our own. We'll write within a recreation of Villa Diodati, where a storm and a challenge led Mary Shelley to create Frankenstein. 

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Fiction and Memoir Workshop

at L.A. Writers' Lab - Los Angeles Lake Balboa Exact location provided upon reg, San Fernando, California 91406

The Fiction and Memoir Class is an ongoing workshop for writers who seek to complete their work for publication. This workshop is open to writers of fiction, memoir, and creative non-fiction. Important: A short interview is required prior to registration. Please send us an email to schedule an interview with Al. Note: Saturday Class meets in Lake...

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4 sessions

Group Coaching for Creative Writers

at Los Angeles Writers Group - Hollywood 1728 Laurel Canyon Blvd Unit B, Los Angeles, California 90046

This coaching session is for creative writers who are experiencing blocks, time management issues, or who need a little encouragement. This group coaching for creative writers meeting is recommended for: Writers working on a project and would like some accountability, guidance, or help with blocks. Writers who want to discuss their writing practice...

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The Write Stuff:Create Content that Connects & Converts

at General Assembly - Downtown 360 E 2nd St Ste 400, Los Angeles, California 90012

Whether you are brand new to blogging OR looking to fine tune your voice, this workshop will inspire you to stretch your writing skills, strategically build your online presence, connect with your audience AND achieve results whether that be guest posting opportunities, increased traffic, sales, or simply having a creative outlet. Define what’s...

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Fiction Writing Workshop (POV/Narrators)

at Los Angeles Writers Group - Hollywood 1728 Laurel Canyon Blvd Unit B, Los Angeles, California 90046

Spend the evening learning about the different types of narrative voices you can choose from when writing fiction and how to use them properly.

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Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing

at Writing Pad - Downtown 688 S Santa Fe Ave #312, Los Angeles, California 90021

Have you always dreamed of writing whimsical tales that take place in a futuristic world of your own creation? In this class, award-winning science fiction writer, Maureen McHugh will share her recipe for crafting an irresistible science fiction or fantasy tale! Zombies, Space Ships, and Killer Robots Through fun, in-class writing exercises and...

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Am I Good Enough?

at Los Angeles Writers Group

How do you know if you are a good writer? By discovering what writing techniques you excel at and what tools you are missing from your toolbox. Hone the craft tools that may be the missing link between being a writer and being a talented writer. In this group, you’ll also get a list of recommended reading for writers.

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Novel III: Advanced Novel Workshop

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

Are you looking for a top-tier MFA-style novel class that will help you dig more deeply into your writing? Have you been longing to find a group of dedicated, talented writers to workshop pages with?  In this 5-week Advanced Novel Workshop, successful novelist Lauren Strasnick (4 published novels) will help you nudge your book to the finish line....

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5 sessions

Creative Writing Camp: (Grades 6-8)

at El Camino College - Torrance 16007 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance, California 90506

“It’s not inspiration, it’s perspiration.” This is a truism relating to any creative endeavor – it’s work. This class will help students not only work hard but work smart. A variety of cleverly contrived lesson plans and PowerPoint presentations will enable students to look past the usual barriers that impede creative thought so that they...

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10 sessions

The 90-Day Novel Workshop

at L.A. Writers' Lab - Encino 15720 Ventura Blvd Penthouse, Los Angeles, California 91436

The 90-Day Novel In-Person workshop is limited to 12 students per semester. It is an intensive workshop designed to guide the writer from initial idea to the completion of a first draft. This program is available for both fiction writers and memoirists, and is offered to writers at all levels. Month One: Imagining The World Of The Story (Creating...

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13 sessions

Short Story Overdrive: An Advanced Short Fiction

at Writing Pad - Downtown 688 S Santa Fe Ave #312, Los Angeles, California 90021

You’ve learned the short story basics, but how do you do you take your skills to the next level? In this five-week advanced short fiction class, successful writer Matt Sumell will show you how. Through fun in-class exercises, you’ll learn to how to evaluate your ideas, write glorious prose, and troubleshoot problematic arcs. He will teach you...

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5 sessions

Short Fiction Workshop

at Santa Monica College - Santa Monica SMC Bundy Campus 3171 S Bundy Dr, Santa Monica, California 90066

Do you have short stories sitting in a drawer, or have you always wanted to write one? Learn the fundamentals of what makes a short story effective. In this friendly, supportive workshop with a focus on themes, character, dialogue, point of view, story action, and writing compelling descriptions, you will also find out about the world of literary...

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6 sessions

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