You may be wondering which nonfiction class would be right for you this fall. Let us help! (See also "Which Fiction Class Should I Take This Fall?")
If you’d like to write about events from your life, Kim Young can help with her class Translating Experience Into Art—A Generative Multi-Genre Workshop, starting October 16 in Eagle Rock.
If you’re interested in producing inquisitive essays in which the primary focus is not personal experience, we'd recommend eight-week workshop Essay Writing with Summer Block starting October 15 in Burbank.
If you’re looking to launch a freelance writing career, you can join established journalists Katharine Gammon and Mallory Pickett in Santa Monica starting on October 15 to learn How to Pitch, Publish, and Get Paid.
If you’d like to access and recover memories and use them to propel your narratives forward, we’d suggest The Funny Thing About Memory with Shonda Buchanan, starting October 17 in Jefferson Park.
Our new Work in Progress classes are designed for writers who have started a first draft of a story, essay, or book-length project and who would like constructive criticism and astute readers as they continue to write. Writers can take multiple versions of our Work in Progress classes until their drafts are complete. This term, we’re offering Work in Progress: Memoir with Bernard Cooper starting October 16 in Silver Lake and Work in Progress: Essay & Memoir with Lisa Fetchko starting October 17 in Mar Vista.
If you have a complete (or almost complete) draft of your memoir, 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 you’d like to explore the prose-poem at a Buddhist center in Boyle Heights with Mike Sonksen aka Mike the PoeT, we’ve got the class for you—The Extraordinary Ordinary: Writing the Hybrid Prose-Poem on November 16.
If you’re looking for an online class, Margaret Wappler is teaching a Flash Nonfiction seminar on November 2 and 9.
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 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 email@example.com if you want any additional guidance. See you in class!