Writers Studio at UCLA Extension

Los Angeles, California, United States

Feb 6 - Feb 9, 2014


TUITION / COST:$815 early-enrollment fee through January 6, 2014; $895 starting January 7th.
SCHOLARSHIP:None Available

PHONE: 310-825-9415
EMAIL: writers@uclaextension.edu
WEBSITE: http://writers.uclaextension.edu

Presented by the UCLA Extension Writers' Program, the Writers Studio at UCLA Extension is an intensive four days of instruction and writing.

Participants choose one of 10 workshops in which they work closely with a professional writer in classes limited to not more than 15 students. Genres include fiction, memoir, personal essay, screenwriting, and television writing. For 2014, the Writers Studio at UCLA Extension presents the following courses:

Creative Writing:

Courage and Craft: A Writing Workshop to Jumpstart Your Creativity with Barbara Abercrombie

Writing the First Novel with Eduardo Santiago

Writing the Young Adult Novel with Francesca Lia Block

Novel Revision Techniques with Mark Sarvas

Writing Memoir and Personal Essay with Amy Friedman

Memoir Writing: Works-in-Progress with Samantha Dunn


An Organic Introduction to Screenwriting with Kim Krizan

Creating Powerful Scenes and Sequences for the Movies with Corey Mandell

Push Through and Pitch: Finishing Your Screenplay and Selling it with Michael Weiss

Creating the Television Pilot with Phil Kellard


Featured Writers Include:

Featured Instructors Include: Barbara Abercrombie, Eduardo Santiago, Francesca Lia Block, Mark Sarvas, Amy Friedman, Samantha Dunn, Kim Krizan, Corey Mandell, Michael Weiss, and Phil Kellard


Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Screenwriting, Children's literature


Writers' Program, UCLA Extension
10995 Le Conte Avenue
Room 440
Los Angeles
California, United States

UCLA Extension Writers' Program

As the largest and most comprehensive continuing education writing program worldwide, we offer 425 annual open-enrollment courses onsite and online in creative writing and screenwriting, designed to accommodate individual writing needs, ambitions, and lifestyles. Special programs and services include certificate programs, a 4-day Writers Studio, master classes, one-on-one manuscript and screenplay consultation services, feature film, television, and novel writing mentorship programs, literary and screenplay competitions, knowledgeable advisors, and free public events.