online writing workshops
with Alan Watt

Hi, I'm Al Watt. I teach you how to build coherent narratives for your wild imagination.

online writing workshops
with Alan Watt

Hi, I'm Al Watt. I teach you how to create compelling stories by marrying the wildness of your imagination to the rigor of structure.



Frank Wilderson

"I went $64,000 in debt for my MFA in creative writing. After taking The 90-Day Novel® workshop, I wonder why. This is a great class!"

Frank B. Wilderson III
Winner of The American Book Award for his memoir, Incognegro

Jessica Sharzer

“I've taken The 90-Day Screenplay at least three times. I cannot recommend Al highly enough. He's my guy. If you take your career seriously, make him yours.”

Jessica Sharzer
Screenwriter, A Simple Favor, Co-Exec Prod, American Horror Story


“Al’s 90-Day Novel® is the best workshop I've ever taken. The supportive nature of the class inspires you to write every day and gets you to the heart of your story.”

Jennifer L. Scott
International Bestselling Author of Lessons From Madame Chic

master your outline

30-day workshop - OCT 18TH, 2023

the 90-day workshops

LIVE on Zoom! Join the 80,000+ writers who have taken the 90-day journey.

Join the 75,000+ writers who have taken the 90-day journey.

My pay-what-you-can workshops will guide you from your initial idea to the completion of your novel or memoir’s first draft, or a polished screenplay.

amazon's #1 book on writing


“The 90-Day Novel® is a treasure trove of insight. Two thumbs up!”
Steven Pressfield, Bestselling Author of The War of Art

news. tips. inspiration.

Learn about upcoming workshops plus get writing tips, creative inspiration, and free stuff.

8-day Tuscany writing retreat

May 20-27, 2024


write 100 words a day
win a Tuscany retreat


Coming soon!

"The 90-Day Memoir® is a perfectly structured masterful guided tour to your interior world."
Bill Buzenberg, Former head of NPR News, and the Center for Public Integrity

the rewrite master class