Creative Writer's Bootcamp: 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.

Remote Instruction
As few as 1 day

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 3 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 will develop 30-day plans for success with a current writing project and utilize the principles of kind compassionate self-critique.

Summer 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Wait List
Saturday 10:00AM PDT - 1:00PM PDT
Location: Online
Instructor: Lesley Hyatt
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Enrollment limited to 15 students. Early enrollment advised. Internet access required.

To support our writing community during the developing Covid-19 situation, the Writers’ Program will be offering this one-day Summer quarter course for FREE. 

This course uses remote instruction. As such, instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time. Students must be present at course meeting times as each student’s final grade may include scores for participation.

Please inform your instructor if you will miss a class meeting. You are responsible for any class information you missed. We suggest you arrange with a fellow classmate to share their notes when feasible.


Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Sat Aug 22, 2020
10:00AM PDT - 1:00PM PDT

Contact Us

Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.
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