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.

Résumé Writing Basics with Scott Eagan

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

Saturday, March 4, 2023
10:00AM – 1:00PM PT
Saturday, May 6, 2023
10:00AM – 1:00PM PT

How to Jumpstart Your Inner Poet through Memory and Story with Kim Dower (Onsite)

Use the rich storehouse of your memories to develop poems brought to life with sensory details in a workshop designed for writers brand new to poetry or continuing their study.

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

Introduction to Picture Books with Kim Tomsic and Dianne White

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

10:00AM – 1:00PM PT

Pitching for Publication with Shawna Kenney

In today’s competitive and ever-changing literary environment, it is crucial for writers to build an online presence. Publishing personal essays, micro-nonfiction or reported stories well before finishing a manuscript…
10:00AM – 1:00PM PT

Interview Tips, Tricks, and Techniques with Robert Wax

Strengthen interview skills in this three-hour introductory class.
10:00AM – 1:00PM PT
Saturday, June 3, 2023
10:00AM – 1:00PM PT

Building Your Brand as a Writer with Brian Sonia-Wallace

Learn how to express what makes you and your writing voice unique in this professional development course devoted to articulating your “brand”–all the things you and your work stand for.

10:00AM – 1:00PM PT

Revision in Speculative Fiction with Ploi Pirapokin

Make your speculative fiction draft ready for publication in this course detailing how to make your work appealing to genre publications and magazines.

6:00PM – 9:00PM 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.

6:00PM – 9:00PM PT

Proof-reading Clinic with Shari Goodhartz

Learn professional proofreading techniques and notations in this interactive seminar demonstrating how to ensure your script says what it needs to say in the best way possible.

5:00PM – 8:00PM PT

Pin It on Pinterest