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 thin... 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 »
While a strong plot makes a story worth telling, it is multilayered, nuanced characters who make a story worth reading. Learn six techniques... 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 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 »
Create your own graphic novel. Using your original story, we will go step by step through the process of scripting, storyborarding, pacin... More »
This course is designed to help romantic storywriters who already have a love story idea in mind, whether they are beginners or experienc... 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 »
Is writing a novel one of your life-long dreams? Join this 8 week class as it hooks up with 100,000 writers worldwide for National Novel Wr... 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 »
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 »
Unlock your natural literary voice, and see what it has to say. You will be surprised! We all have a spark of native genius. We sense it d... More »
Want targeted, one-on-one assistance with your writing? If you are working on a writing project or a book for either professional or person... 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. . .