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  "The Writers Studio gave me a lot of great practical information that I could use to be a better writer. I learned things that I was able to apply right away to improve my writing, and give more insight into what might be holding me back."
--Stacy Tatem, Seattle, Washington

Offered February 5-8, 2015, 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 no more than 15.

2014 Instructors and Courses:

-Courage and Craft: A Multi-Genre Workshop for Beginners and Experienced Writers with Barbara Abercrombie

-Writing the Young Adult Novel with Francesca Lia Block

-Memoir Writing: Works in Progress with Samantha Dunn

-Writing Memoir and Personal Essay with Amy Friedman

-Writing the First Novel with Eduardo Santiago

-Novel Revision Techniques with Mark Sarvas

-An Organic Introduction to Screenwriting with Kim Krizan

-Creating Powerful Scenes and Sequences for Movies with Corey Mandell

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

-Creating the TV Pilot with Phil Kellard

As the largest and most comprehensive university-related writing program in the nation, the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program equips all levels of creative writers and screenwriters with the tools they need to tell their stories and to seek out publication and production. Our almost 450 annual onsite and online writing courses in fiction, memoir, personal essays, poetry, publishing, writing for the youth market, feature film writing and television writing make it possible for students to discover or develop their full creative potential. Many courses are available online as well as in a traditional classroom setting, where evening, daytime, and weekend offerings make learning convenient for most people’s schedules.

(310) 825-9415, writers@uclaextension.edu, http://blogs.uclaextension.edu/writers/.


About Us
Website blogs.uclaextension.edu/writers/
Year Established 1997
Program Description 10 four-day intensive courses in creative writing or screenwriting plus special events & guest speakers.
Upcoming Event
Feb 5 - 8, 2015
Venue: UCLA Extension, 10995 Le Conte Ave, Los Angeles CA
Number of Programs/Year 1
Program Length 4 days
Group Size or S:T Ratio 15:1
Program Focus Autobiography/Memoir, Fiction, Screenwriting
Faculty 2014: Barbara Abercrombie; Francesca Lia Block; Samantha Dunn; Amy Friedman; Eduardo Santiago; Mark Sarvas; Kim Krizan; Corey Mandell; Michael Weiss; Phil Kellard
Costs Early bird fee is $815 and available through Jan 5, 2014. After Jan 5th the fee is $895.
U.S. Locations Los Angeles, California
Months February
Sponsor's Calendar Link blogs.uclaextension.edu/writers/programs-services/writers-studio/
Sponsor's Facebook Page www.facebook.com/writersprogram
Contact Alicia Wheeler
Conference Coordinator
Writers Studio at UCLA Extension
10995 Le Conte Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
United States
Phone: 310-825-9415
Fax: 310-206-7382
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