Creative Writing Weekly

at The Writing Studio - Los Angeles

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$160 1 seat left
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Mon, Oct 28, 6:30pm - Nov 18, 9:30pm (4 sessions)

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Location:
Los Angeles, Downtown/Northeast
Melrose Ave
At North La Brea Ave
Los Angeles, California 90036
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Class is given 3 times/week, to 3 separate groups.
Mon or Thu night & Wed afternoon
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Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 17 and older
Average Class Size: 7
Teacher: Elana Golden

What you'll learn in this creative writing class:

In this class, you will learn first and foremost that you can write—and write well! In fact you will surprise yourself by the work you’ll be producing.

The class is designed to enhance your creativity, imagination and personal voice while also teaching the skills of creative writing—memoir and fiction.

We use calming meditations to quiet the critical mind, and music, literature and myths to inspire the creative process.

In the safety of the writing group, we take one moment from our lives and enter it fully.  We slow down and look at it through the lens of the writer, allowing the story to emerge from the silence within.  Learning to follow rather than lead the story our writing is fresh, free, original, unexpected.

The Writing Studio is a safe haven for writers from all countries and religions, all ages and lifestyles. Experienced and beginning writers are welcome, and this includes people for whom English is not their first language.

Classes are limited to seven (7) writers. Please bring a notebook and pen, or a laptop.

The weekly classes are ongoing and can be started any Monday or Thursday evening, or any Wednesday afternoon. If needed, you will be able to schedule other dates directly with the studio.

Mondays and Thursdays: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm 
Wednesdays: 1:15 pm-4:15 pm

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Refundable if you cancel one week prior to first class/workshop in series. Once the classes/workshops have started, tuition is no longer refundable.

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Start Dates (5)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:30pm - 9:30pm Elana Golden 4 $160
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Mon, Nov 04 6:30pm - 9:30pm Elana Golden
Mon, Nov 11 6:30pm - 9:30pm Elana Golden
Mon, Nov 18 6:30pm - 9:30pm Elana Golden
6:30pm - 9:30pm Elana Golden 4 $160
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Mon, Nov 11 6:30pm - 9:30pm Elana Golden
Mon, Nov 18 6:30pm - 9:30pm Elana Golden
Mon, Nov 25 6:30pm - 9:30pm Elana Golden
6:30pm - 9:30pm Elana Golden 4 $160
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Mon, Nov 18 6:30pm - 9:30pm Elana Golden
Mon, Nov 25 6:30pm - 9:30pm Elana Golden
Mon, Dec 02 6:30pm - 9:30pm Elana Golden
6:30pm - 9:30pm Elana Golden 4 $160
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Mon, Nov 25 6:30pm - 9:30pm Elana Golden
Mon, Dec 02 6:30pm - 9:30pm Elana Golden
Mon, Dec 09 6:30pm - 9:30pm Elana Golden
6:30pm - 9:30pm Elana Golden 4 $160
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Mon, Dec 02 6:30pm - 9:30pm Elana Golden
Mon, Dec 09 6:30pm - 9:30pm Elana Golden
Mon, Dec 16 6:30pm - 9:30pm Elana Golden

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Question from Olivia
Hi, I see that one of the Thursday class is scheduled for Thanksgiving Day; will this day be rescheduled, the class extended, or what is the alternative? Thank you and looking forward to attending Olivia
Answer from Elana G. Verified Educator
There will be no class on Thanksgiving; class will just be extended.
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Question from anonymous
Hi! If I sign up now (Thursday) but know I'll be out of town for the 4th session, can I make it up a week later or schedule the last session on a Monday or Wednesday?
Answer from Elana G. Verified Educator
Yes you can!
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Question from anonymous
Is that one class for $160? Or four classes for $160?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi there! The $160 fee is inclusive of the 4 sessions. Hope this helps!
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Question from anonymous
Do I get a certificate for this course?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi, there is no certificate given to students. Thanks!
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Question from Anonymous
Do you have room on other days and time besides Monday?
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Hi there! Other days are already sold out. Thank you.
Answer from Anonymous
There is room in the Thursday night class, 6:30 - 9:30PM
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Question from Sydell W.
How do you sign up for the Wednesday afternoon weekly writing workshops?
Answer from Anonymous
Interested in classes other days.
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi there! Wednesday classes are all sold out. We only have Monday classes available. Thank you.
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Question from Anonymous
Can I pay with cash
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Answer from Sydell W. Verified Student
I don’t see sign-ups for Wednesdays, only Mondays or Saturdays
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Hi Sydell! Wednesday classes are all sold out. Thank you.
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Reviews of Classes at The Writing Studio (39)

(39 Reviews)
Creative Writing Weekly
Reviewed by Jesse N. on 6/27/2019
Love Elana love her class love the other students. Nothing not to love!
Creative Writing Weekly
Reviewed by Phoebe P. on 5/30/2019
I was looking for something casual and welcoming in a class. I’ve had trouble even journaling, but Elena offers just enough guidance and her non-judgmental attitude relaxes me. It’s not a classroom setting, but there is some serious creativity from others, and I leave feeling lighter, inspired, and excited to write.
Creative Writing Weekly
Reviewed by Gwen H. on 1/26/2019
The teacher is great - no bullshit - she is the real deal. She has great ideas every time I go to class.
Creative Writing Weekly
Reviewed by Donald S. on 8/3/2018
It was good but not for me
Creative Writing Weekly
Reviewed by Barbara K. on 7/3/2018
I have been looking for a writing course that had more personal focus, time to write, and time for feedback. I love the reflection time as well. Feedback is supportive, expansive, opening and encouraging. Going back to continue, as I had been stalled for awhile. This course has me reinspired and excited about writing and discovering what arises from our creative well.
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Elana Golden teaches writing through the use of the personal story for the sake of peacemaking and beauty. She founded the Los Angeles based Writing Studio™ in January 2000, and since then has taught over 3500 classes, workshops and individual sessions in creative, personal writing to experienced...

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