Compliments from the Writers' Program

To support our writing community during the developing Covid-19 situation, the Writers’ Program has decided to offer a variety of one-day courses as FREE online seminars this quarter!

Click any of the buttons below, then select the “View Course Options,” followed by “Enroll” and follow the prompts to register.

Please note that the enrollment period opens two weeks before the start date of that particular course.

Character Arcs, the Lifeblood of Your Story with John Henry Davis

Learn how your characters’ journeys form the backbone of your story.

 
10:00AM – 1:00PM PT

Women's Write Night with Robin Finn

Drop in on a judgment-free generative writing space where you can connect with other writers and jumpstart new work.

 
7:00PM – 10:00PM PT

Interview Tips, Tricks, and Techniques with Roberta Wax

Strengthen interview skills in this three-hour introductory class

 
10:00AM – 1:00PM PT

Anatomy of a Pilot with Richard Hatem (Onsite)

Learn what goes into a successful TV pilot.

 
10:00AM – 1:00PM
This course meets in-person at the UCLA Campus

CANCELLED: Showrunners and Show Writers with Ed Scharlach

Hear directly from successful TV writers and creators in this course that demystifies the industry and how to break in and stay in.
 
10:00AM – 1:00PM PT

Storytelling Starter Kit with Cole Kazdin

Identify your own unforgettable personal story suitable for writing or performing before a live audience.
 
10:00AM – 1:00PM PT

Publishing During the Pandemic: Webinar

Learn about the current state of the publishing industry in this roundtable of experts.

 
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This section has no set meeting times.

Résumé Writing Basics with Scott Eagan

Transform your resume into a powerful tool that will get you noticed in a competitive job market.

 
10:00AM – 1:00PM PT

Introduction to Picture Books with April Halprin Wayland

Learn how to start writing picture books in this basic workshop for absolute beginners.

 
12:00PM – 3:00PM PT

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