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.
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 »
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 »
While a strong plot makes a story worth telling, it is multilayered, nuanced characters who make a story worth reading. Learn six techniques... More »
This class is a continuation of the Beginning Screenwriting class which emphasizes story structure, plot, and character development. You st... 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 »
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. . .