LIVE online writing workshops

90-Day Workshops

the 90-day novel

A Live-on-Zoom workshop with Alan Watt that will take you from your initial idea to the completion of a first draft of your novel in 90 days.

the 90-day screenplay

A Live-on-Zoom workshop with Alan Watt that will take you from your initial idea, to outline, to the completion of a polished screenplay in 90 days.

the 90-day memoir

A Live-on-Zoom workshop with Alan Watt that will take you from your initial idea to the completion of a first draft of your memoir in 90 days.

the rewrite master class

Live on Zoom weekly workshops with Alan Watt for novelists and memoirists seeking to complete their work for publication.

Other Workshops

4-week outline your story

Learn the process of marrying the wildness of your imagination to the rigor of structure to create compelling stories.

write your solo show

Have you always wanted to write and perform a solo show? Does the idea thrill and/or terrify you? Do you feel like you've got a story to tell...but you're not quite sure what it is yet? A 6-week workshop with Mary-Beth Manning.

women on the verge of a breakthrough

In this ongoing workshop, writers meet once a week live on zoom for stream-of-consciousness writing exercises, and one-on-one feedback with the instructor/facilitator. Share your work. Each week two writers read from their work-in-progress and receive feedback and support from Mary-Beth.

Tuscany writing retreat

Join us for this ten-day, once in a lifetime retreat, that includes your own private room, writing workshops, and gourmet meals prepared by our personal 5-star chef (and accompanied by superb local wines).

the professional writer

The professional writer is an ongoing subscription series for writers who are serious about their work and looking for the tools necessary to build a prolific career. A professional writing career involves ongoing craft workshops, support, goal setting, deadlines, and the support of fellow writers for networking, support, and accountability.

the master classes

The 2022 Master Classes are currently accepting submissions. These workshops are limited to four writers who are seeking to complete their work for publication. The workshops are open to writers of fiction and memoir.

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