“It is intense, valuable, and like nothing I have experienced in other writing programs.” – Erika Thormahlen, 2014 Writers Studio Participant
Offered February 11-14, 2016, 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.
2016 Instructors and Courses:
Creative Writing Workshops
Colette Sartor, Flash Fiction
Allison Gee, Writing Life Stories
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
Nancy Nigrosh, How to Have a Professional Writing Career: A Workshop for Authors and Screenwriters
Jon Bernstein, Writing your First Feature Film
Joel Thompson, Crearting the 1-Hour TV Pilot and Series
Billy Mernit, Creating Powerful Scenes and Sequences for the Movies
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, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://writers.uclaextension.edu
10 four-day intensive courses in creative writing or screenwriting plus special events & guest speakers.
Group Size or S:T Ratio
Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Screenwriting
Barbara Abercrombie, Jon Bernstein, Samantha Dunn, Allison Gee, Daniel Jaffe, Billy Mernit, Nancy Nigrosh, Colette Sartor, Mark Sarvas, Joel Thompson
Early bird fee is $815 and available through Jan 10, 2016. After Jan 10 the fee is $895.
Los Angeles, California
Writers Studio at UCLA Extension
10995 Le Conte Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90024