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8 Best Creative Writing Classes in Los Angeles

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In this one-day structure clinic, successful TV writer Farhan Arshad (Co-EP, FRASIER, UPLOAD, 3 Pilots) will help you apply the toolset of the scribe to root your story in a clearly defined genre, give it a rock-solid spine and compelling arcs that launch your pilot firmly into series.

Website: https://writingpad.com/classes/online-tv-structure-for-pi...

Categories: Fiction and Screenplay

Start date:

July, 2024

Price:

$95.00

Based in Los Angeles

Level: Any

Length: 25 (3 hours)

Class size: Limited

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Novel 101

Writing Pad

If you’re a self starter who’s looking for all the tools to hit the ground running or if you’re a newbie who wants to get an overview of what novel writing is all about, this is the class for you. Topics include: character, description, and dialogue.

Website: https://writingpad.com/classes/online-novel-101-class-gre...

Categories: Copywriting and Content

Start date:

Open all year round

Price:

$95.00

Based in Los Angeles

Level: Any

Class size: Limited

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

In this one-day structure clinic, TV writer Alicia Carroll will help you apply the toolset of the scribe to root your story in a clearly defined genre, give it a rock-solid spine and compelling arcs that launch your pilot firmly into series.

Website: https://writingpad.com/classes/?genre=TV%20Writing

Categories: Fiction and Screenplay

Start date:

Open all year round

Price:

$95.00

Based in Los Angeles

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This course provides a foundational journey into the art of short fiction, focusing on core storytelling elements such as plot, perspective, setting, and character development. Participants will engage in various exercises and assignments to develop their story ideas, with the goal of drafting and revising a short story. Suitable for aspiring writers, the course is offered both in-person and online, spanning 10 weeks with a limited enrollment to ensure personalized guidance​​​​​​​​​​.

Website: https://www.uclaextension.edu/writing-journalism/creative...

Categories: Short Story

Start date:

Open all year round

Price:

$720.00

Based in Los Angeles

Level: Beginner

Class size: 15

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Alan Watt's 90-Day Screenplay workshop is a live Zoom course that takes you from concept to finished screenplay in 90 days. The 14-week workshop includes craft lessons, film clips, and writing exercises. Daily guidance letters and optional one-on-one story consultations (at an additional cost) are also offered​​​​​​​​​​.

Website: https://lawriterslab.com/online-writing-classes/90-day-sc...

Categories: Screenplay

Start date:

Open all year round

Price:

$500.00

Based in Los Angeles

Level: Beginner

Class size: Unlimited

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Taught by Alan Watt, this live Zoom workshop takes you from the initial idea to the completion of your memoir's first draft in 90 days. Meetings occur weekly on Thursdays for 14 weeks, combining craft lessons and writing exercises. Participants are expected to make a financial commitment, with a suggested donation of $1,500 and a minimum of $750.

Website: https://lawriterslab.com/online-writing-classes/90-day-me...

Categories: Memoir

Start date:

Open all year round

Price:

$500.00

Based in Los Angeles

Level: Beginner

Class size: Unlimited

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

This engaging 90-day live Zoom workshop, led by Alan Watt, guides you from the initial idea to the first draft of your novel. Meeting weekly for 14 weeks, it combines craft lessons with writing exercises. Daily letters provide further guidance, and recorded sessions are available for three weeks​​​​​​​​​​​​.

Website: https://lawriterslab.com/online-writing-classes/90-day-no...

Categories: Book

Start date:

Open all year round

Price:

$500.00

Based in Los Angeles

Level: Beginner

Class size: Unlimited

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

Engage in our weekly generative creative writing workshops, open to writers of all genres and skill levels. These workshops are hands-on, focusing directly on writing, with prompts inspired by various themes, educational aspects, craftsmanship, or creative exploration.

Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/creative-writing-workshop-al...

Categories: Fiction, Essay, Poetry, Nonfiction, Short Story, and Book

Start date:

Open all year round

Price:

$37.00

Based in Los Angeles

Level: Beginner

Class size: 8

Prerequisites: No prerequisites

So you’re looking for creative writing classes in Los Angeles

Los Angeles isn’t just a Hollywood sign. It’s also a city brimming with stories, from shows for the silver screen to the books that we read on paper on the subway. As author Mike Sonksen once said, “The world is a suburb of Los Angeles”—so if you’re trying to sharpen your storytelling skills, you can’t go wrong by taking a creative writing class in Los Angeles.

This directory of the best writing courses in Los Angeles is meant to help you locate the right one for yourself.  We’ve included filters for price and genre so that you can quickly sort through the writing classes. And before you commit to any one writing class, consider the following questions:

  • Who is the instructor?
  • What is the price of the writing course?
  • How far away is the writing course in Los Angeles? Is there a remote alternative?
  • How long could the course last?

Got any questions about finding the right writing class in Los Angeles for you? Feel free to reach out to us at service@reedsy.com. Good luck!

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