You may be wondering which nonfiction class would be right for you this summer. Let us help! (See also "Which Fiction Class Should I Take This Summer?")
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 July 24 in Eagle Rock.
If you’d like to explore the use of voice in your nonfiction, Seth Fischer’s six-week workshop Voices Carry—How to Master the Use of Voice in Your Prose would be a great choice, starting August 8 in Chinatown.
If you have lost your way in an essay you’re writing, we'd recommend What’s the Point? Revising Your Essay for Clarity and Precision with Summer Block on July 27 and August 3 in Burbank.
If you would like to boost the emotional power of your memoir, we’d suggest Strengthening Your Memoir with Scenes, Stakes, Story, and Suspense with Chris Daley, starting July 17 in Los Feliz.
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 July 24 in Silver Lake and Work in Progress: Essay & Memoir with Lisa Fetchko starting July 18 in Mar Vista.
If you have a memoir you want to rework or finish with the help of screenwriting tools, we’d suggest Christopher DeWan’s two-day seminar Shaping Your Story—How a Screenwriter’s Toolkit Can Help You Finish (or Start) Your Book on July 28 and August 4 in Pasadena.
Act fast to grab the last available spot in Zan Romanoff’s workshop Writing for the Internet—How to Pitch, Publish, and Get Paid, starting July 25 in Hancock Park.
Feel free to contact us at email@example.com if you want any additional guidance. See you in class!