You may be wondering which fiction class would be right for you this fall. Let us help!
If you're an enthusiastic, serious beginner or an experienced short story writer or novelist who wants to broaden and deepen their craft, Tools for Writing Fiction with Francesca Lia Block would be an excellent class for you, starting October 21 in Culver City.
If you’d like a similar class but prefer to meet on the weekend, we’d recommend Weekend Fiction with Sherri L. Smith on six Sundays in Glassell Park starting October 12.
If you’re interested in exploring the art of the short story, we’d suggest Christopher DeWan’s workshop The Art of the Short Story starting October 16 in Pasadena.
If you’re a writer who has started a novel and you’d like constructive criticism and astute readers as you continue to write, we’d recommend our Work in Progress: Novel class with Kate Maruyama in Glendale starting October 16.
If you’d like to fictionalize events from your life in a short story or novel, Kim Young can help with her class Translating Experience Into Art—A Generative Multi-Genre Workshop, starting October 16 in Eagle Rock.
If you want to write young adult fiction, you can’t go wrong with Zan Romanoff’s Young Adult Fiction workshop starting October 15 in Hancock Park.
If you have a complete (or almost complete) draft of your novel, our Intensive Manuscript Revision Workshop is back with Kate Maruyama in Glendale starting October 29.
If you’re ready to send out query letters and didn’t enroll in time for the first sold-out section, we’d suggest signing up soon for the second section of Chris L. Terry’s one-day seminar Beyond the Book: Finding a Literary Agent on December 15 in Los Feliz.
If crime is your thing, Ivy Pochoda has returned to teach a rare seminar on mysteries and thrillers—Make Crime Pay—on November 3 in West Adams.
If you’ve been waiting for us to finally offer a television writing class, the wait is over! You can join Andrea Ciannavei’s two-day seminar Develop Your TV Pitch in North Hollywood on December 7 and 14.
If you’d prefer a fiction class online, you might want to take Elizabeth L. Silver’s seminar “I, Me, We”: Writing First Person Point of View on November 17 and 24.
If you’d like to brush up on those grammar lessons you missed or forgot and walk away with some tips and tricks for polished writing, we’d recommend Polish Your Prose with Chris Daley & Sacha Howells online on December 7 and 14.
If you’re simply looking for a better way to reach your short- and long-term writing goals, Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo can help with her Inspiration & Accountability class starting online on October 13.
Feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like any additional guidance. See you in class!