"The Writers Studio gave me a lot of great practical information that I could use to be a better writer. I learned things that I was able to apply right away to improve my writing, and give more insight into what might be holding me back."
--Stacy Tatem, Seattle, Washington
Offered February 5-8, 2015, 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.
2015 Instructors and Courses:
Creative Writing Workshops
Steven Wolfson, The Joy of Writing: A Workshop in Craft and Creativity
Reyna Grande, Writing the First Novel
Francesca Lia Block, Writing the Young Adult Novel
Colette Sartor, Accessing Your Stories in a Flash: A Short Fiction Writing Workshop
Jennie Nash, Writing the Memoir
Amy Friedman, Writing the Personal Essay
Michael Weiss, Writing Your First Feature Film
Ricky Manning, Creating the 1-Hour TV Pilot and Series
Corey Mandell, Creating Powerful Scenes and Sequences for the Movies
Nancy Nigrosh, How to Have a Writing Career in Film and Television
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. Many 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