Breaking Through: Exploring Our Stories of Wins

"Most of us have experienced breakthroughs in our lives, such as finishing a big project, improving an interpersonal relationship, earning a promotion, or feeling spiritual growth,” observes course instructor David Jacobson. "In this class, you will create a nonfiction piece about that experience... more

Instructor: David Jacobson

January 18 - February 01
3 Wednesdays, (PST)

6:30pm - 9:00pm

San Francisco, CA

Mining for Gold: Looking to the Everyday for Creative Inspiration

In this 5-week virtual class, we will use material from our everyday lives as starting points to generate our own creative prose, poetry, or hybrid works. We will look anew at the world and seek inspiration in unexpected places, mining the everyday for artistic leads... more

Instructor: Shelby Hinte

January 18 - February 01
3 Wednesdays, (PST)

6:30pm - 9:00pm

San Francisco, CA

The Green World: Writing about Nature

"Nature can be a source of solace, inspiration, and renewal," says instructor Katharine Harer. "Just walking down a path surrounded by trees with the smell of the earth under my feet changes the way I feel instantly... more

Instructor: Katharine Harer

January 18 - February 01
3 Wednesdays, (PST)

6:30pm - 9:00pm

San Francisco, CA

The 5-Minute Memoir

Instructor Rob Williams says, “I love being wowed by a short piece of writing, something that may take only three to five minutes to read, but in its brevity is still rich with candor, humor, or heartbreak, and leaves me thinking about it long after I’ve read the last sentence... more

Instructor: Rob Williams

January 18 - February 01
3 Wednesdays, (PST)

6:30pm - 9:00pm

San Francisco, CA

Creative Practice: Cultivating a Writing Routine That Works for You

“Writing is a way to engage deeply and meaningfully with the world so that life does not just simply pass us by,” says Shelby Hinte. “Writing is a way to linger and dissect the moments that might otherwise evade us. But as busy adults, how do we find time to write... more

Instructor: Shelby Hinte

January 18 - February 01
3 Wednesdays, (PST)

6:30pm - 9:00pm

San Francisco, CA

Daily Write Round Robin

Jane Underwood had a unique vision when she developed the Round Robin class. By combining several elements—partnering, repetition, practice, feedback, and dedication—she created not just a writing course, but an actual community, one that has continued and grown for over a decade... more

Instructor: Allison Landa, Kathy Garlick

January 18 - February 01
3 Wednesdays, (PST)

6:30pm - 9:00pm

San Francisco, CA

Mining for Gold: Looking to the Everyday for Creative Inspiration

In this 5-week virtual class, we will use material from our everyday lives as starting points to generate our own creative prose, poetry, or hybrid works. We will look anew at the world and seek inspiration in unexpected places, mining the everyday for artistic leads... more

Instructor: Shelby Hinte

January 18 - February 01
3 Wednesdays, (PST)

6:30pm - 9:00pm

San Francisco, CA

Seasonal Intentions: Autumn Equinox Writing

“Honoring the seasonal shifts in the solstices and equinoxes is powerful,” says instructor Jessica Litwak. “We can set new intentions for our writing lives and write freely about the essence of what the season can mean for us... more

Instructor: Jessica Litwak

January 18 - February 01
3 Wednesdays, (PST)

6:30pm - 9:00pm

San Francisco, CA

Facing Down Writer’s Block

Writer’s block is the curse of even the most experienced writer and stops beginners before they get a word on the page. This class will provide the guidance and inspiration you need to face down writer’s block and succeed... more

Instructor: Elaine Beale

January 18 - February 01
3 Wednesdays, (PST)

6:30pm - 9:00pm

San Francisco, CA

Raw Writing

In this 3-week version of The Writing Salon's Raw Writing series, David will lead you through prompts and exercises that indulge your senses, tickle your intellect, and mine your memory. You'll engage in writing exercises using your favorite pieces of literature, music, and other art forms... more

Instructor: David Jacobson

January 18 - February 01
3 Wednesdays, (PST)

6:30pm - 9:00pm

San Francisco, CA