Creative writing for television, film, and theater share many core creative elements with other forms of fiction storytelling—as well as important differences. Whatever your goals for your own stage and broadcast writing, our award-winning instructors and welcoming community are here to help.
You’ll get weekly instructor feedback on your work, ongoing collaboration with other writers, and a supportive course structure that will help you set and meet your writing goals.
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Upcoming Stage and Broadcast Writing Classes
| The Hero's Journey For Storytellers|
April 8, 2020
$360 | 10 Weeks
Structure your story and give it meaning with Joseph Campbell’s The Hero’s Journey.
| Experiments in Genre: Finding Creative Inspiration by Messing Up the Rules|
May 6, 2020
$260 | 6 Weeks NEW!
Can you translate the movement of a dance into a poem? What happens when you write a story in the form of a multiple-choice quiz? Learn to take your work in rich and unexpected new directions by subverting and blending genre conventions.
| Humor Is The New Black!|
May 6, 2020
$175 | 4 Weeks
Ready to add a splash of fun to your writing life? Join us for a four-week humor writing class. We’ll read. We’ll laugh. We’ll write. We’ll experiment.
| The Ongoing Fiction Workshop|
May 13, 2020
$360 | 10 Weeks
Many students have attended this 10-week online fiction workshop with Shelley Singer multiple times, completed novels, and come back to finish more books.
Unscheduled Stage and Broadcast Writing Classes
Browse our full stage and broadcast offerings below. Let us know which stage and broadcast writing courses you're interested in, and we'll contact you with dates when we're ready to put them on our calendar.
The premise line is the only reliable tool that can tell you, BEFORE you start writing, whether or not your story will “work.” In this class participants will learn how to master the process of premise line development—the essential first step in any book or screenplay’s development process.
Write about love beyond trite sentiment and shallow fictions. Work down to the real thing: deep, powerful, destructive, exalted, fundamental.
Banish writer’s block, unearth fresh ideas, and sharpen your storytelling ability with the practice of fast, timed writing.
Have a grand time with specific physical exercises that honor your health, generate imaginative ideas, explore deeply and make your creative writing entertaining.
Bring your characters to life in this in-depth character development class with Gloria Kempton.
For those who want to kick start their writing into high gear.
It’s an age-old art form—storytelling—and you can learn the craft.
For young writers (ages 10-15) who want to learn more about creating their own stories: Four video seminars and direct one-to-one coaching with Sarah Aronson!
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Why Take a Stage and Broadcast Writing Course with Writers.com?
- We welcome writers of all backgrounds and experience levels, and we are here for one reason: to support you on your writing journey.
- Small groups keep our online stage and broadcast writing classes lively and intimate.
- Work through your weekly written lectures, course materials, and writing assignments at your own pace.
- Share and discuss your work with classmates in a supportive class environment.
- Your course instructor will offer you direct, personal feedback and suggestions on every assignment you submit.