Start Your New Year Off WRITE!

New Year / New Writing Classes

Start the New Year Off WRITE!

Start the New Year off Write

We are adding new classes every week, but never more than at the start of a year.  Keep track of the classes that are meant to start you (and your writing project!) off on the right (WRITE!) foot for the new year.

2017-12/31 Vision Boards with Lydia Lea Real

As we move into the new year, channel your creative, personal, and professional desires through a vision board! We will start off with an exercise…

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2017-12/31 Writing Resolutions: writing more (and better) into the new year with W.A. Fulkerson

Writing Resolutions: goal setting and practical applications for writing more (and better) in the new year with W.A. Fulkerson Sometimes we all…

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2018-01/07 Self-Publishing with Maggie Espinosa

Gone are the days of sending your book manuscript to myriad editors in hopes of getting published. In the 21st century actualizing your tome is…

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2018-01/08 Before the Voice is Lost with Stacy Dyson

Before the Voice is Lost creates a record (audio and visual) of the life and times of San Diego’s 60+ crowd. This project will culminate in an…

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2018-01/08 Creative Writing with David Coddon

NEW DATE!  You’ll be writing both in class and at home, then receiving supportive, constructive feedback from your instructor and your fellow…

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2018-01/08 Writing Diversity with Margaret Dilloway

When you’re writing a character who comes from a different ethnicity or culture than your own, how do you get it right? This class discusses…

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2018-01/11 FireScribe: Her Warrior Soul with Stacy Dyson

FireScribe is not for the faint of heart. These are sessions for women who know (or need to know) how to tell truth–their truth–from the depths,…

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2018-01/13 An Introduction Into Screenwriting with Martin Gomez

This introductory-level course is designed to give attendees the tools necessary to begin writing their first (or next) short or feature-length…

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2018-01/13 Game of Thrones and Advanced Writing Techniques with Mark O’Bannon

An in depth analysis of the advanced techniques used to write GoT. Some of the techniques covered: The Seven Steps of Classical Story…

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2018-01/13 Publishing Your Personal Essays with Molly Larson Cook

In a world full of words, how do you make yours stand out? How do you bring your unique voice into the light and generate interest in what you have…

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2018-01/14 Writing Believable Dialogue with Cathy Scott

Speech humanizes characters. You’ll learn how to create dialogue that moves naturally and conversationally within your story. In this workshop,…

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2018-01/16 Writing for Children with Marcie Colleen

Ever think you might want to write for children but don’t know where to start? Whether you desire to write a quiet bedtime story like Goodnight,…

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2018-01/20 Goal Setting for Creatives with Jill G. Hall

Is it time to start submitting poems for publication, carve out more time for writing or maybe even get cast in a musical? In this quick workshop…

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2018-01/20 Novel I: Intro to the Novel with Rich Farrell

Learn the basics of novel writing in six weeks from Rich Farrell! If you have always wanted to write a novel but didn’t know where to start,…

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2018-01/20 Power Words with Garr Kuhl

  Ignite your writing with perfect word choices. Whether writing an adult adventure thriller or middle grade fantasy, word choice and…

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2018-01/21 Journaling and SoulCollage®: Creating New Beginnings with Mary Lee Moser

    SoulCollage® and Journal to the Self® are two profound expressive processes that, when combined, can provide guidance and…

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2018-01/21 Making Stories from Memories with Judy Reeves

A fun and fast paced workshop creating two-page story starts, flash fictions or flash memoirs based on prompts from Abigail Thomas’s masterful…

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2018-02/03 Introduction to Screenwriting with Brian E. Bill

Ever wondered what it takes to write an award winning film or tv show? In this introductory course, learn the basics of visual storytelling…

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2018-02/06 Blogging: How to Succeed Online and Get the Attention You Deserve

You might be using a blog to build an author’s platform and advertise your book.  Maybe you are hoping the blog will even become a bestselling…

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2018-02/10 Memoir I: Intro to Memoir Writing with Marni Freedman

Learn the basics of memoir writing in six weeks with Marni Freedman. If you have always wanted to write a memoir but didn’t know where to start,…

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2018-02/11 Writing to the Heart: Falling in Love with Yourself with Lara Eisenberg

Around Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity to deepen our relationship with ourselves. Our relationship with ourselves sets the tone and…

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2018-02/25 Valentine Hangover: A Generative Writing Workshop with Judy Reeves

Now that the Most Romantic Day of the Year has come and gone, let’s write about love’s leftovers, still-burning embers or what’s gone to ash.…

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2018-02/25 What Makes a Poem a Poem? with Molly Larson Cook

This lively four-week series is for beginning poets as well as those with years of experience. As we consider the question – what makes a poem a…

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2018-03/03 Someday? Make it Today! A Writing Workshop for Middle School Kids with Sally J. Pla

Are you a middle school student, ages 11 to 14? Are you interested in writing? Do you write poems or screenplays or articles or graphic novels or…

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