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Tales from the Home Front: Writing the Personal Novel

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

In this one day class she’ll share her secret techniques for finding the stories that only you can tell. Through fun in-class exercises you’ll learn how to use your own experiences and memories to imbue your novel with a sense of place that is so specific, that the reader feels transported to another time and place. By the end of the class, you’ll...

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$90

A Novel Approach: Crafting The Page Turner

at Writing Pad - Los Angeles 10200 Venice Blvd #203, Los Angeles, California 90232

What does it take to hook a reader on page one? Successful author Lauren Strasnick will answer this question and many more in her one-day foray into the art of irresistible novel writing. Lauren will show you how to heighten conflict and tension and manipulate your characters and setting to intensify the drama. She’ll also help you create inner...

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$80

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Writing Reboot: A Short Story Clinic

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

You’ve got a great idea or a first draft of a hot, new short story. Everything seems to be there: beautiful language, strong characters, compelling conflict, and clear themes. But something is missing, and you don’t know what it is. In this class, award-winning short story writer Ben Loory will help find the weakness in your piece’s structure,...

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$125

Srory Marathon: Plot Bootcamp

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

You’ll learn how to avoid convoluted, overly complex story lines. By the end of the class, you’ll have written a few vivid scenes and a solid outline of key plot points. Writing the “Great American Novel” can be a long and winding road without well-considered story arcs and a solid structure. Enter award-winning novelist Reyna Grande to...

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$80

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Story Marathon: Novel Bootcamp

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

Writing the “Great American Novel” can be a long and winding road without well-considered character arcs and a solid story structure. Enter award-winning novelist Reyna Grande to help you whip your characters into shape and pick up the plot pace! Through fun in-class writing exercises, you’ll learn how to trim the fat from your story and develop...

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$160

Mini Novel Writing Bootcamp

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

Is it your dream to write the great American novel? Finishing a book is a tough thing to do even for the seasoned professional. In this class, successful novelist Lauren Strasnick will help you nudge your book to the finish line. She’ll also teach you techniques for creating a thrilling story arc, irresistible characters and conflict. With the...

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$200

2 sessions

The 8-Week One-Person Show Telecourse

at L.A. Writers' Lab - Culver City 4117 Overland Ave Room A, Culver City, California 90230

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. Write the story of your life — for the stage! Join me for this 8-week workshop, and I'll help guide you through the process of writing a compelling one-person show. The goal is to complete the first draft of your one-person...

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$645

8 sessions

Pages, Pages, Pages: A Generative Craft Workshop

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

Are you a super busy person who wants to write regularly? Have you been dreaming about finishing an essay, book, screenplay, or story but life has been getting in the way? You can do it, and bestselling author Brett Paesel will help you. Brett's fun in-class writing exercises will allow you to access your imagination in new ways, dig deep, and boost...

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$250

4 sessions

From Teen to Tween: A Middle Grade and YA Workshop

at Writing Pad - Los Angeles 10200 Venice Blvd #203, Los Angeles, California 90232

What does it take to write the next “Harry Potter”? Whether your story takes place in Middle Earth, a dystopian future, or a gated suburb, bestselling author D.J. MacHale will show you how. He’ll share his tricks for using personal experiences to bring your conflicts and characters to life with vivid detail. Through fun in-class writing exercises...

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$80

Mini Writing Pad Bootcamp

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

Put the bounce back into your writing practice! Athletes exercise every day to keep their muscles in shape. Writers should too. The more you write and use your imagination, the better your writing becomes. This class will give you tools for inspiration and motivation to work out your writing muscles. Our Mini Writing Boot Camp includes fun but intensive...

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$75

From Blog Post to Book Deal: A Blog Writing Workshop

at Writing Pad - Los Angeles 10200 Venice Blvd #203, Los Angeles, California 90232

You don’t just want to post on Facebook about your neighbor’s organic silkworm farm — creating the next Julie & Julia project is more your style. Can we add a book deal to that? If this is what you had in mind, then this is the class for you! Blog guru and successful journalist Natasha Vargas-Cooper (who procured a book deal and a journalism...

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$90

Crime Scene Confidential: Writing the Suspenseful Novel

at Writing Pad - Los Angeles 10200 Venice Blvd #203, Los Angeles, California 90232

Every story needs a great mystery to hook readers in. But to do it right, you’ll need some serious chops. In this five-week class, Author Eric Beetner will show you how to build scintillating suspense and use the techniques of mystery to enhance your novel. Through fun in-class exercises you’ll learn what makes a good mystery. In informative lectures,...

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$395

5 sessions

Writing the Marketable Picture Book

at Writing Pad - Los Angeles 10200 Venice Blvd #203, Los Angeles, California 90232

Want to write the next “Where The Wild Things Are?” Let picture book author Sarah Maizes show you how to craft a story so good it will actually make children look forward to bedtime. She'll cover crucial topics such as tone, target age, marketability, and much more. Sarah will also help you avoid the rookie mistakes, make your work stand out,...

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$475

6 sessions

It's Story Time: Storytelling for Kids

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

To be a successful children's author, you need to have good live storytelling skills. Whether you are an aspiring picture book author trying to promote your book, an actor launching a storytelling career, a parent trying to get your child to eat his vegetables, or a teacher struggling to get your class to pay attention, being able to tell a good story...

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$80

12 Week Workshop on Novel Writing

at Karmen Lizzul Writing Workshops -

This class is for you if you have a novel in progress that has been hanging around for too long or, if you are ready to start fresh on a new novel. Or if your just goddam sick of yourself and are ready to change something. Location: The Comfort of Your Home --You don't have to get your lazy (or not-lazy) ass off the couch! This is taught VIA teleconferences....

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$297

12 sessions

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