Registration for Summer term is now open, with a wide selection of new courses across all our disciplines – whatever your focus in writing, we have something for you. Check out the new classes open for registration now, and stay tuned for more info on some other exciting options for summer.

Fiction, Nonfiction & Poetry

Advanced Workshop in Revising the Novel with Robert Eversz
This advanced submission-based course will take writers through the first 60ish pages of their novel for a deep dive into character, story, and language to help you revise the entire manuscript.
Reg# 361887: Online

Writing the Thinkpiece with Mathew Rodriguez
Specializing in this emerging, mostly online, genre, you’ll get highlights of the good and the bad, making strong, supported arguments, and come out with several completed thinkpieces.
Reg# 361058: Classroom, 6 weeks

Personal Essay Intensive: A Two-Weekend Workshop with Antonia Crane
A shorter version of our quarter-long course, this intensive will guide you through drafting and completing one piece, with hopefully more ideas for the future.
Reg# 361629: Saturday & Sunday, July 28-29 / Saturday & Sunday, Aug. 25-26

Writing a Picture Book and Getting it Published with April Halprin Wayland, Alexis O’Neill, and Barney Saltzberg
A one-day course for doing what it says on the label: giving you the tools to write, and publish, a picture book from three industry-experienced instructors.
Reg# 361060: Saturday, July 14

Young Adult Novel II with Kelly Barson
Building upon an existing story, this course will help improve the strength of your plot, characters, and voice to take your work from draft stage to more polished, with a plan for finishing.
Reg# 361053: Online

Poetry of Witness with Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo
This course is for those who want to use poetry to address current issues, while still finding ways to use language to play. Writers should finish the course with a small portfolio of poems ready for submission to journals, lit mags, etc!
Reg# 361042: Online

Editing and Publishing

From Writer to Author: A Roadmap to Publication and Editor Consultation with David Groff
This one-day seminar is a must for anyone looking to get published. As a bonus, there are six available spots for a one-on-one consultation with the instructor after the seminar. You must register for and attend the seminar to book the consultation.
Reg# 361070: (Seminar) Saturday, Sept. 8
Reg# 361071: (Consultation) Saturday, Sept. 8
*Please note the consultations are limited to SIX (6) students.

Freelancing for Editors with Jeanne De Vita
Freelancing has become a way of life for many involved in the writing business. This course will help break down the basics and how-to’s for editors to transition into the freelance market and build their own successful entrepreneurial business.
Reg# 361056: Online

Screenwriting

Adaptation for Screenwriters II with Warren Lewis
The second in a two-part series for writers looking to adapt a work for screen, keeping the integrity of the original work while making it work for the screen as well as including your unique voice.
Reg# 361586: Classroom

Next Draft, Best Draft: Advanced Screenwriting Workshop with Michael Weiss
Our advanced-submission feature film writing course revamped to give you the best revised draft possible by the time you finish the course.
Reg# 361583: Online


Bree is the Assistant to the Director and Social Media Coordinator. You can email her at btodish@uclaextension.edu.

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