Collage Writing Lab: Kickstart Your Creative Project

In this 3-week class, you’ll pull from pieces you’ve already written and brand-new writing you generate in class to create a collage. Prompt-driven writing, optional sharing of work, discussions about the collage form, and light feedback sessions will provide direction and encouragement... more

Instructor: Ann Guy

August 13 - August 27
3 Tuesdays, (Pacific Time)

6:30pm - 9:00pm

San Francisco, CA

Comedy Writing 101

“Comedy is fragile,” says instructor Kate Montgomery. “One extra word can ruin a laugh. But the truth is, just about anyone can be funny, once they know how it’s done... more

Instructor: Kate Montgomery

August 13 - August 27
3 Tuesdays, (Pacific Time)

6:30pm - 9:00pm

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

August 13 - August 27
3 Tuesdays, (Pacific Time)

6:30pm - 9:00pm

San Francisco, CA

Short and Sweet: Prose Poems, Flash Fiction and Mini-Memoirs

In this online class we'll look at examples of short pieces from practitioners such as Lydia Davis and Russell Edson, and we’ll explore how to incorporate techniques like free association and juxtaposition into our work. Then we'll write, share, and write some more... more

Instructor: Alison Luterman

August 13 - August 27
3 Tuesdays, (Pacific Time)

6:30pm - 9:00pm

San Francisco, CA

Creative Writing Workshop: The Process Is Everything

This online creative writing workshop will enable class members to deepen reflection on their own work, receive focused feedback from classmates and instructor, and inspire development toward class members’ finest hopes for their writing projects... more

Instructor: Kathy Garlick

August 13 - August 27
3 Tuesdays, (Pacific Time)

6:30pm - 9:00pm

San Francisco, CA

Intro to Creative Writing: Getting Our Stories onto the Page

“Each of us has a story to tell, but finding the words and voice for that story is an art and craft specific to each individual,” says instructor Kathy Garlick. “This class is designed for writers who may be uncovering and sharing that story for the first time... more

Instructor: Kathy Garlick

August 13 - August 27
3 Tuesdays, (Pacific Time)

6:30pm - 9:00pm

San Francisco, CA

Round Robin Writing Group

Running concurrently with the Daily Write Round Robin, the Round Robin Writing Group will respond to your specific writing needs and interests, connect you with like-minded writers, and provide insights into process and craft... more
April 14 - May 19
6 Sundays, (Pacific Time)

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Craft Memorable Characters

What makes a character like Harry Potter or Katniss Everdeen or Walter White so memorable? “Their predicament may be foreign to us and we may not approve of all their choices," says instructor Kate Montgomery, “but we connect with them on a visceral level. They make us care... more
June 04 - June 11
2 Tuesdays, (Pacific Time)

2:00pm - 4:30pm

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

Story Mapping

Got an idea for a novel, a movie or a TV series? “That’s great!” says instructor Kate Montgomery. “Now it’s time to roll up your sleeves and organize it into a layered, well-structured story that’s engaging from start to finish... more
May 08 - May 15
2 Wednesdays, (Pacific Time)

2:00pm - 4:30pm