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.

Publishing During the Pandemic: Webinar

In this pre-recorded webinar, several editing and publishing instructors from UCLA Extension’s Writers’ Program discuss the current state of the publishing industry, the ins and outs of various professional…

September 20 – January 2
This section has no set meeting times.

Writing with Confidence with Daniel M. Jaffe

Increase your confidence in writing by getting an overview of basic writing skills, approaches, and exercises.

Saturday, September 25, 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.

Saturday, September 25, 10:00AM – 1:00PM PT


Readers are the gatekeepers to Hollywood, and their coverage can make or break your chances of success. ScriptHop is an innovative web-based app to present your work to industry executives that changes the game for pitching and selling your screenplay. 

Saturday, October 23, 10:00AM – 1:00PM PT

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.

Saturday, November 20, 1:00PM – 4:00PM PT

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