The Long Haul: Your Book Project Support Team

Sat, March 30 @ 2:00 pm - Sat, June 8 @ 5:00 pm
Berkeley, 2121 Bonar St, Studio D, 2nd Fl
Berkeley, CA United States
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$215 6 tickets left

“Embarking on a book-length project is like swimming across the Pacific,” says instructor Alison Luterman. “You definitely want a support team in a boat riding alongside you, with sandwiches and shark repellent

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Write from Real Life: Personal Essays & Memoirs

Tue, April 9 @ 7:00 pm - Tue, June 4 @ 9:30 pm
Berkeley, 2121 Bonar St, Studio D, 2nd Fl
Berkeley, CA United States
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$475 Sold out

In this class you will plunge into the personal themes that make your real life stories uniquely yours. In the first half of this class, instructor Alison Luterman will give you writing exercises carefully designed to elicit the undertones and overtones that elevate events and anecdotes into the realm of art

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The Fiction Gym: A Workshop Focused on Craft

Thu, April 11 @ 7:00 pm - Thu, June 6 @ 9:30 pm
Berkeley, 2121 Bonar St, Studio D, 2nd Fl
Berkeley, CA United States
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$475 5 tickets left

“Good writing is about empathy—how writers understand their characters and how the reader comes to share that understanding,” says instructor Cary Groner. “This course is designed to develop that empathy through exercises and assignments, then strengthen the writer’s craft through drafting and revision of a story

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Memoir Master Class

Sun, April 14 @ 2:00 pm - Sun, June 23 @ 5:00 pm
San Francisco, 2042 Balboa St.
San Francisco, CA United States
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$420 5 tickets left

The focus of the workshop is to encourage and guide experienced writers in creating, revising, and potentially publishing short, stand-alone works of memoir

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Take the Next Steps: A Prose Workshop

Sun, April 14 @ 2:00 pm - Sun, June 16 @ 5:00 pm
Berkeley, 2121 Bonar St, Studio D, 2nd Fl
Berkeley, CA United States
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$420 7 tickets left

You’ve taken some introductory classes, feel like you know the basics of creative writing craft, and have generated some promising short stories, or chapters of a novel or memoir,” says instructor Elaine Beale. “If you’re looking for a workshop that will help you take your writing to the next level, then this is the place for you

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Creative Writing Workshop: The Process Is Everything

Sun, April 28 - Sun, June 9
Online, Online
$345 Sold out

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

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Through the Looking Glass: Applying the Cinematographer’s Lens to Written Narratives

Sat, May 11 @ 10:30 am - Sat, June 15 @ 1:00 pm
Berkeley, 2121 Bonar St, Studio D, 2nd Fl
Berkeley, CA United States
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$295 11 tickets left

What movies have served as touchstones, guideposts, or talismans in your personal and creative life? How has the cinema influenced you as a writer? In this five-week course, we’ll explore the fertile connection between cinema and written narrative

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Sudden Stories: Five Weeks of Flash

Sat, May 11 @ 10:30 am - Sat, June 15 @ 1:00 pm
San Francisco, 2042 Balboa St.
San Francisco, CA United States
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$295 10 tickets left

How short can a story be? Consider Ernest Hemingway’s six-word classic: "For sale: baby shoes, never worn." A tale told quickly can offer untold riches, which swell inside a reader long after the telling

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Intro to Creative Writing

Sat, May 11 @ 2:00 pm - Sat, June 15 @ 4:30 pm
San Francisco, 2042 Balboa St.
San Francisco, CA United States
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$295 5 tickets left

“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

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Navigating Point of View: 5 Weeks of “Moving in Close” on 3rd Person-Close

Sun, May 12 @ 10:30 am - Sun, June 16 @ 1:00 pm
San Francisco, 2042 Balboa St.
San Francisco, CA United States
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$295 5 tickets left

One of the first decisions we must make as we begin a new story is about what point of view (POV) we will narrate from. Do we want the intimacy (and restrictions) of 1st person? The perceived credibility (and distance) of 3rd person? Or the flexibility (and navigation issues) of 3rd person-close

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