Write Now!: Salon Saturdays

For 25 years, The Writing Salon has used the power of writing prompts to coax out writers’ work in its raw form—work that would later become novels, personal essays, poems. Write Now! will showcase a Writing Salon teacher’s favorite paths to the source of inspiration... more

Instructor: David Jacobson

September 14
1 Saturday, (Pacific Time)

10:30am - 12:00pm

San Francisco, CA

Summer Zoom Meetup

Occurring on a seasonal basis, Writing Salon Zoom meetups are designed to provide an intentional and facilitated space to help you keep a finger on your own creative pulse. At the same time, you'll have the opportunity to engage with a community of other like-minded writers... more

Instructor: Shelby Hinte

September 14
1 Saturday, (Pacific Time)

10:30am - 12:00pm

San Francisco, CA

Let’s Get Real: Writing with Authenticity, Passion and Vulnerability

Instructor Elaine Beale says, “The best writers create stories that resonate long after a reader has finished the final page. To do this, you have to be willing to go the places that may feel uncomfortable or complicated, to be both brave and curious... more

Instructor: Elaine Beale

September 14
1 Saturday, (Pacific Time)

10:30am - 12:00pm

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: Kathy Garlick

September 14
1 Saturday, (Pacific Time)

10:30am - 12:00pm

San Francisco, CA

Write Now!: Salon Saturdays

For 25 years, The Writing Salon has used the power of writing prompts to coax out writers’ work in its raw form—work that would later become novels, personal essays, poems. Write Now! will showcase a Writing Salon teacher’s favorite paths to the source of inspiration... more

Instructor: Ben Jackson

September 14
1 Saturday, (Pacific Time)

10:30am - 12:00pm

San Francisco, CA

Write Now!: Salon Saturdays

For 25 years, The Writing Salon has used the power of writing prompts to coax out writers’ work in its raw form—work that would later become novels, personal essays, poems. Write Now! will showcase a Writing Salon teacher’s favorite paths to the source of inspiration... more

Instructor: Katharine Harer

September 14
1 Saturday, (Pacific Time)

10:30am - 12:00pm

San Francisco, CA

Spring Zoom Meetup

Occurring on a seasonal basis, Writing Salon Zoom meetups are designed to provide an intentional and facilitated space to help you keep a finger on your own creative pulse. At the same time, you'll have the opportunity to engage with a community of other like-minded writers... more
April 06
1 Saturday, (Pacific Time)

2:00pm - 3:30pm

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
May 02 - May 30
5 Thursdays, (Pacific Time)

6:30pm - 9:00pm

Free Your Creativity: Using Constraints to Generate New Writing

In this generative class, we’ll explore how constraints may inspire both poetry and prose. We’ll look at examples by writers who use these techniques, then engage with inventive writing exercises, freeing our own imaginations... more
May 28 - June 11
3 Tuesdays, (Pacific Time)

6:30pm - 9:00pm

Writing Your Personal Symbols

In this 5-week remote class, students will use class time to develop a series of creative nonfiction pieces connected to classic Jungian archetypes such as the Hero, Lover, Outlaw, Trickster, Orphan and more... more
May 11 - June 15
5 Saturdays, (Pacific Time)

10:30am - 1:00pm