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TV and Screenwriter Representation

at Writing Pad - Palms 10200 Venice Blvd #203, Culver City, California 90232

Do you have that killer pilot or movie script that’s dying to be sold but you have no idea how to get it to the right person? The best way to get a manager is to know one. Enter Chad Snopek, manager of Mark Friedman (Executive Producer, Fox’s “Wayward Pines”) and producer, to take you through the process of finding literary representation....

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$225

TV Drama I: TV Drama Pilot Workshop

at Writing Pad - Palms 10200 Venice Blvd #203, Culver City, California 90232

Do you have a great idea for HBO’s next hit series? Helps you transform your brilliant premise into a page-turning script! In this 5-week Los Angeles TV Drama Pilot Class, you’ll learn how to craft a great logline, structure a compelling story, plan a season arc that keeps the audience hooked, and break your pilot story just like they do in...

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$525

5 sessions

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TV Drama Pitching: Sell It In the Room

at Writing Pad - East Los Angeles 1132 Van Pelt Ave, Los Angeles, California 90063

You’ve worked hard to hone that super-fly Drama or Dramedy pilot premise with great characters, a compelling world, and an amazing pilot episode. So what’s next, a pitch meeting with a network exec, perhaps? How about a huge opportunity to learn pitching, branding techniques and pitch your show in front of executives who develop shows for ABC?...

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$225

2 sessions

Scene Writing Workshop

at Writing Pad - Palms 10200 Venice Blvd #203, Culver City, California 90232

You’ve got your killer beats. Maybe you’ve even got your fine-tuned outline. But how do you turn those raw materials into the beating heart of an amazing script–the scene? In this one day Scene Writing Workshop, veteran TV and screenwriter Steve Peros (22 scripts sold) will show you how to build your story from the inside out, making each scene...

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$115

TV: Character Driven Stories

at Writing Pad - East Los Angeles 1132 Van Pelt Ave, Los Angeles, California 90063

You’ve got a story, outline or treatment for a TV Show or Feature. You know your characters in and out, but now you have to write compelling, dramatic, hilarious, true scenes!  In this one-day Bringing TV Characters To Life workshop “Transparent” and “I Love Dick” Consulting Producer Brett Paesel, helps you break down your script into...

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$185

2 sessions

How To Write Funny

at Los Angeles Harbor College Extension - Harbor City 1111 Figueroa Pl, Wilmington, California 90744

In a hands-on workshop featuring lectures, in-class writing exercises, and supportive feedback, discover how to write a comedic piece that is part story, part essay, part dialogue, and entirely, uniquely “you.”  Learn all about the tools, techniques, and tricks that comedy writers use to get laughs in sitcoms, screenplays, blogs, story nights,...

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$145

7 sessions

How to Be Self-Published for Free

at Los Angeles City College - Los Angeles 855 N Vermont Ave Admin Bldg 112, Los Angeles, California 90029

Have you dreamed of being published? Are you ready to be published now? Do you want to see your book on Amazon.com? It just takes know-how to put it together into a finished piece.  You’ll learn how to:  be quickly and easily published how to offer pay-per-download from your website how to convert your manuscript to Kindle for FREE...

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$35

Effective Business Writing

at Out of Bounds Technology - Pasadena 70 South Lake Ave 10th Flr, Pasadena, California 91101

n business writing, the language is concrete, the point of view is clear, and the points are well expressed. Good writing is hard work, and even the best writers get discouraged. However, with practice you can feel more confident about your own writing. This one day workshop will give participants the tools to become better writers. This one-day...

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$250

Memoir I: Memorable Memoir Workshop

at Writing Pad - East Los Angeles 1132 Van Pelt Ave, Los Angeles, California 90063

Have you ever thought about turning your life’s trials and tribulations into a NY Times bestseller? In this seven-week Los Angeles Memoir Writing Workshop, bestselling memoirist Wendy Lawless will share her secrets for turning your life’s twists and turns into lively drama! Her fun, all new in-class exercises will help you infuse your most fascinating...

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$425

7 sessions

Freelance Journalism

at Writing Pad - Palms 10200 Venice Blvd #203, Culver City, California 90232

You have so many stories inside of you, and you are burning to tell them. But how do you get from inspiration to publication? In this Los Angeles freelance journalism workshop, successful journalist Sophia Kercher (NY Times, Elle) will take you through the paces of the freelance life. You’ll learn how to pitch to editors, keep your pile of ideas...

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$99

More Grammar Power (Ages 15 & Up)

at West Los Angeles College - Culver City Fine Arts Bldg 9000 Overland Ave, Los Angeles, California 90230

Here is more of our “grammar power” class for those who couldn’t get enough! Get further into the complexities of sentence structure, verb tenses, rules of word order, and the difference between the phrases ’I hate to go’ versus ‘I hate going’ and much more. Important: Signed release required for Minors only  Please email [email protected]

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$39

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Biggest Mistakes & Scene Deconstruction

at Los Angeles Writers Group - Hollywood Location will be emailed to registrants, Los Angeles, California 90046

In this series of workshops, we will examine in depth a different element of scene writing every Wednesday evening, so that by the end of the series, you will feel like you have all the tools you need to write better scenes. Each workshop starts with introductions, then a presentation on the evening’s topic with examples, a Q&A period, and one...

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$97

TV Drama 1: Pilot Roadmap

at Writing Pad - East Los Angeles 1132 Van Pelt Ave, Los Angeles, California 90063

In most TV 1 classes, you learn so much about the writing process: developing interesting characters that will help you tell the story, creating setting and tone, finding a turn or change in scenes that will lead to a propulsive story that moves.  But when the class is over, you find yourself in the same place every writer finds themselves:...

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$525

5 sessions

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Basics of Script Writing

at Flappers Comedy University - Burbank 118 E Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, California 91502

Whether you're writing a play, a screenplay, a sitcom, a sketch or a web series, there are basic essential elements to all script writing that a writer MUST know before they can begin to effectively tell their story! In this intensive workshop designed specifically for comedians looking to learn how to begin to format their ideas for the page, you...

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$49

Memoir Advanced

at Writing Pad - Palms 10200 Venice Blvd #203, Culver City, California 90232

Are you in the throes of finishing your memoir and need help slogging through to the end with grace and flare? In this six-week Los Angeles Advanced Memoir Workshop, bestselling memoirist Brett Paesel will help you take your pages to the finish line! This is a workshop-only class for experienced memoirists. Brett will also give students custom homework...

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$340

4 sessions

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