Writers Studio at UCLA Extension
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“I learned how important it is to read like a writer. This opened up the universe of fiction to me like never before…this will continue to teach long after the workshop has ended.” – Nadia Conners, 2016 Writers Studio Participant

Offered February 9-12, 2017, Writers Studio at UCLA Extension is an intensive four days of instruction and writing. Participants choose one of 10 workshops in which they work closely with a professional writer in classes limited to no more than 15.

2017 Instructors and Courses:

Creative Writing Workshops
Leon Martell, Writing from Below the Neck: A Theatrical Approach to Creating Characters
Steven Wolfson, True Fiction: Writing Stories Inspired by Our Lives
Samantha Dunn, Writing the Memoir
Barbara Abercrombie, Courage and Craft: A Writing Workshop to Jumpstart Your Creativity
Mark Sarvas, Writing the First Novel
Daniel Jaffe, Making a Scene: Essential Elements

Screenwriting Workshops
Phil Kellard, Creating the Half-Hour TV Pilot and Series
Jon Bernstein, Writing your First Feature Film
Joel Thompson, Crearting the 1-Hour TV Pilot and Series
Billy Mernit, Creating Powerful Scenes for Film and TV

As the largest and most comprehensive university-related writing program in the nation, the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program equips all levels of creative writers and screenwriters with the tools they need to tell their stories and to seek out publication and production. Our almost 400 annual onsite and online writing courses in fiction, memoir, personal essay, poetry, publishing, writing for the youth market, feature film writing and television writing make it possible for students to discover or develop their full creative potential. Most courses are available online as well as in a traditional classroom setting, where evening, daytime, and weekend offerings make learning convenient for most people’s schedules.

(310) 825-9415, writers@uclaextension.edu, http://writers.uclaextension.edu

About Us
Program Description
10 four-day intensive courses in creative writing or screenwriting plus special events & guest speakers.
Program Length
4 days
Group Size or S:T Ratio
Program Focus
Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Screenwriting
Barbara Abercrombie, Jon Bernstein, Samantha Dunn, Daniel Jaffe, Phil Kellard, Leon Martell, Billy Mernit, Mark Sarvas, Joel Thompson, Steven Wolfson
An early bird discount of 10% is available through Jan 9, 2017. After Jan 9 the fee is $985.
U.S. Locations
Los Angeles, California
Nutschell Windsor
Conference Coordinator
Writers Studio at UCLA Extension
10995 Le Conte Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
United States
Phone: 310-825-9415
Fax: 310-206-7382