Do you want to write children’s books, novels, nonfiction, screenplays, or memoirs? Come discover your writing niche and find your personal writing style in our literary arts classes.
Classes also available for teen writers.
The creative writing process is mysterious. Where does our writing come from? Words seem to appear magically on the page, conjured from t... More »
Is your dream to become a screenwriter? Do you brainstorm script ideas or start writing but do not know what to do next? This class is the... More »
Become the cartoonist you always dreamed of in this introduction to the art of cartooning! For artists who aspire to (1) illustrate books, (... More »
Immerse yourself in the world of children's book illustration with this introductory course. Using a variety of media, you'll learn basic te... More »
Want to create the romantic heroine of the 21st century? In this course learn how to create a protagonist that is strong, successful, co... More »
Have you ever wondered what it takes to write a book and get it published? This class will cover the novel writing process, plus explore pu... More »
This course analyzes popular sci-fi, fantasy, superhero and dystopian screen favorites to discover what makes them tick. Then we use these t... More »
This class is a continuation of the Beginning Screenwriting class which emphasizes story structure, plot, and character development. You st... More »
This course is designed for those who've taken Ready, Set, Write or any other beginning-level writing course and are eager to keep the prac... More »
Whether you’re a beginner, or have already published; whether you want to write for preschoolers, teens, or in-between, this is the class ... More »
In this course, students will focus on structuring the novel–often the most challenging part of novel-writing. Discover the three words th... More »
Learn how to be inspired by old love stories and develop your own romance. In this course we will explore eight familiar love stories, le... More »
Your characters live and breathe because of a hidden story—one you must go deep within to find. A work of fiction that is disconnected fr... More »
The Young Adult book market is in a state of rapid growth, as teens devour “relatable” reads and hunt for more. Publishers are searching... More »
We recall our pasts in fragments, so how can we turn random memories into structured narrative? We'll first analyze the works of writers an... More »
Do you have a completed draft novel? Wondering what to do next? This class walks writers through the novel revision process. In-class exerci... More »
“Photography is such a democratic art form, everyone’s shooting with some kind of camera, and everybody can use more training. Whereas some people will never paint with oil, watercolor, or acrylic, we’re all photographers." Read more. . .