Creative Writer's Boot Camp: One Day Workshop


Snap to attention in this practical workshop that helps you craft a productive writing practice, complete with short-term plans for success.


What you can learn.

  • Learn how writers employ writing practice strategies to achieve their goals
  • Get an overview of writing craft basics like plot and voice
  • Understand how writers employ self-editing techniques as part of rewriting
  • Develop a 30-day plan to help you achieve your personal writing goals

About this course:

In this three-hour workshop writers will explore the fundamentals of a productive writing practice, the basics of craft (plot, character, voice) and the art of self-editing. Through in-class writing exercises and discussion, participants develop 30-day plans for success with a current writing project and utilize the principles of kind compassionate self-critique.

Explore the UCLA Extension Writers' Program.

Learn from successful writers. Finish a novel. Complete a screenplay. Publish poetry. Write with purpose and impact.

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Speak to a student advisor. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.
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