Weekend Writing Retreat is unfortunately unavailable

Thankfully we have 11 other Professional Classes for you to choose from. Check our top choices below or see all classes for more options.

Weekend Writing Retreat

at Los Angeles Writers Group - Carlsbad

(39)
Course Details
Price:
$395
Start Date:

This class isn't on the schedule at the moment, but save it to your Wish List to find out when it comes back!
If you're enrolled in an upcoming date, this simply means that date has now sold out.

Location:
Carlsbad
6744 Camino Del Prado
Carlsbad, California 92011
(Map)
Important:
Friday Evening Reception, 6:30 pm (Optional)
Purchase Options
Save to WishList

2 people saved this class

Book Private Class
Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 8
Teacher: Nicole Criona

What you'll learn in this writing class:

Spend a weekend near the beach getting words on the page and learning to write better scenes. Writers of all genres welcome, but we will focus on writing better scenes for fiction and memoir writers.

  • Get words on the page
  • Learn to write better scenes through writing exercises
  • Learn the biggest mistakes I see in manuscripts
  • Make new writing friends
  • Get personal feedback on a scene or short story, up to 10 pages that you submit in advance
  • Personal attention – limited to 8 attendees

Schedule:

Friday Evening Reception, 6:30 pm (Optional)

  • Reception from 6:30 - 8:00pm
  • Location TBA in Carlsbad, CA
  • I've made the reception optional in case you don't want to arrive on a Friday.

Saturday 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

  • 9:00 am - 11:30 am - Get words on the page through writing exercises designed to improve your scene work.
  • 11:30 am - 12:00 pm - Personal writing time.
  • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Lunch break (lunch is not provided but there are lots of local options or you can bring a lunch).
  • 01:00 pm - 02:00 pm: 3-Act Structure lecture
  • 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Get words on the page through writing exercises designed to improve your scene work and Q & A

Sunday 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

  • 9:00 am - 10:30 am: Get words on the page through writing exercises designed to improve your scene work.
  • 10:30 am - 1:30 pm: Personal writing time and one-on-one 30-minute meetings to get feedback on your writing.

Still have questions? Ask the community.

Refund Policy
Cancellations made at least 7 days prior to the first meeting night of the workshop will be honored with a refund.

Map

Google Map

Los Angeles Writers Group

All classes at this location

Start Dates (0)

This class isn't on the schedule at the moment, but save it to your Wish List to find out when it comes back!

Benefits of Booking Through CourseHorse

Booking is safe. When you book with us your details are protected by a secure connection.
Lowest price guaranteed. Classes on CourseHorse are never marked up.
This class will earn you 3950 points. Points give you money off your next class!
Questions about this class?
Get help now from a knowledge expert!
Questions & Answers (0)

Get quick answers from CourseHorse and past students.

Reviews of Classes at Los Angeles Writers Group (39)

School: Los Angeles Writers Group

Los Angeles Writers Group

LAwritersgroup.com was founded by Nicole Criona and Sanora Bartels in 2003 with a tiny writers group of five people who wanted to get together and be creative once a week, and to have a place to bring our work in for feedback from fellow group members. As members moved away, we created a website, and...

Read more about Los Angeles Writers Group

CourseHorse Approved

This school has been carefully vetted by CourseHorse and is a verified San Diego educator.

Want to take this class?

Save to Wish List
Booking this class for a group? Find great private group events here

11 Top Choices

PMP Training

at Master of Project Academy - Little Italy 1646 Front St, San Diego, California 92101

If you’re a professional with experience of participating, leading and directing projects, this in person PMP classroom training will help you prepare for PMP certification and boost your chances of passing first-time. Created by experienced project management professionals, our PMP Classroom Training is structured around the certification exam...

Monday Sep 26th, 6:30am - 3:30pm Pacific Time

  (4 sessions)
$2,450

4 sessions

In-Person QuickBooks Int-Adv Desktop Class

at Computers Etc Software Training Center - Miramar 6920 Miramar Road Suite 206, San Diego, California 92121

ESTIMATES & INVOICESCreate estimates. Base invoices on information in an estimate. Add Reimbursable Expenses to invoices and mark-up the amounts to make a profit.TIME TRACKINGUse Timesheets to track time for different projects and use Timesheet data for invoicing, in payroll, and reports.CLASSESUse "Classes" to track and compare different parts...

Thursday Sep 29th, 9am - 4pm Pacific Time

QuickBooks Beginning (Desktop)

at Computers Etc Software Training Center - Miramar 6920 Miramar Road Suite 206, San Diego, California 92121

QUICKBOOKS BASICS:Navigating in QuickBooks, setting-up a company, working with Chart of Accounts.LISTS:Create & Edit Customer, Vendor, and Item lists (products, services, taxes, and shipping).ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE:Create, Edit, Customize, and Print invoices and Sales Receipts. Apply full or partial payments to open invoices, and make deposits. ...

Wednesday Oct 5th, 9am - 4pm Pacific Time

Overcome Your Public Speaking Fear - San Diego - Online

at Zenspeak - Public Speaking Center

*** This is an online course. Zoom link will be sent to you upon enrollment. Overcome public speaking fear with gradual exposure, in a supportive environment. Based out of New York City for 30 years, we are now offering these classes online to an international audience. ****30 Years of Testimonials: https://www.speakeeezi.com/success.htm Zenspeak...

Tuesday Sep 27th, 3pm - 4:30pm Pacific Time

  (10 sessions)
$425

10 sessions

PMP Exam Prep Boot Camp

at Project Management Academy - Sorento Valley 5975 Lusk Blvd, San Diego, California 92121

The PMP Certification is a must-have for any serious project manager. PMP Certified Project Managers on average earn over 20% more than those without the certification. The PMP Certification can help you get the job, keep your job and earn more money. In addition, many organizations have recognized that properly trained project managers are fundamental...

Monday Oct 10th, 8:30am - 6pm Pacific Time

  (4 sessions)
$1,995

4 sessions

Overcome Your Fear of Public Speaking (Online) - Trial

at Zenspeak - Public Speaking Center

*** This is an online session. Zoom link will be sent to you upon enrollment. Overcome public speaking fear with gradual exposure, in a supportive environment. Observe a trial class to see if it's right for you. Based out of New York City for 30 years, we are now offering these classes online to an international audience. This one trial class is...

Tuesday Sep 27th, 3pm - 4:30pm Pacific Time

Six Sigma Green Belt

at Six Sigma Development Solutions, Inc. - Old Town 595 Hotel Cir S, San Diego, California 92108

This is an Intense 5-day Six Sigma Certification Course The course is full of Games, Videos and Simulations. We will be using simulations to learn the Importance of Statistics and Data when Solving a Process problem. You will learn Powerful Root Cause Analysis Tools. We will be using Minitab as a statistical analysis tool throughout the course. The...

Monday Oct 17th, 8am - 4:30pm Pacific Time

  (5 sessions)
$2,999

5 sessions

In-Person QuickBooks Online Int-Adv Class

at Computers Etc Software Training Center - Miramar 6920 Miramar Road Suite 206, San Diego, California 92121

Take your QuickBooks skills to the next level. Learn about Payroll, Estimates, Progress Billing, Importing & Exporting Lists, Fixed Assets, Reimbursable Expenses, Journal Entries, and more. ESTIMATES & INVOICES Create estimates. Base invoices on information in an estimate. Add Reimbursable Expenses to invoices and mark-up the amounts to make...

Wednesday Oct 26th, 9am - 4pm Pacific Time

Level 1 BAR Smog Inspector Training

at Smog Tech Institute - Clairemont Mesa Madison High School
4833 Doliva Dr, San Diego, California 92117

This course is designed to give students the knowledge and requirements to become of a Certified Smog Inspector. OBD-II diagnostics; which covers training on how to check monitors and verify condition of OBD II readiness, Engine Mechanical application and theory including Diesel, Ignition system application and theory. It also covers fuel system...

Monday Oct 31st, 6pm - 10pm Pacific Time

  (23 sessions)
$1,400

23 sessions

Six Sigma Black Belt

at Six Sigma Development Solutions, Inc. - Old Town 595 Hotel Cir S, San Diego, California 92108

This is an Intense 5-day Six Sigma Certification Course The course is full of Games, Videos and Simulations. We will be using simulations to learn the Importance of Statistics and Data when Solving a Process problem. You will learn Powerful Root Cause Analysis Tools. We will be using Minitab as a statistical analysis tool throughout the course. The...

Monday Nov 7th, 8am - 4:30pm Pacific Time

  (5 sessions)
$2,999

5 sessions

BAR Specified Diagnostic and Repair Training A6, A8, L1

at Smog Tech Institute - Clairemont Mesa Madison High School
4833 Doliva Dr, San Diego, California 92117

BAR Specified Diagnostic and Repair Training is intended to provide students a high level of competency in the diagnosis and repair of Smog Check failures. This training focuses on the areas of electrical/electronic systems and engine and emission control performance. Students with at least two years of engine performance repair experience and who...

Monday Nov 7th, 6pm - 10pm Pacific Time

  (40 sessions)
$1,400

40 sessions