WRITING CLASSES – open for enrollment

  1. WRITING FICTION AND SHORT STORIES  
  2. SCREENWRITING 101 
  3. COMING SOON: WRITING SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY
  4. COMING SOON: WRITING FROM YOUR LIFE

WRITING FICTION AND SHORT STORIES

In this Seattle writing class, students will learn about the elements of short story writing, get practice coming up with stories of their own, and more.  You’ll also learn how to copyright your writings, strategies for getting published, and ways to make money as a writer. 

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Class #17524:
WRITING FICTION & SHORT STORIES
Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee
Wednesdays, 6pm-8pm
6/27, 7/11, 7/18, 7/25 (no class on 7/4)
University of Washington (Seattle)
Max. enrollment: 12. Spaces left: 10


SCREENWRITING 101

In this Seattle screenwriting class, you’ll learn how screenplays are written, and have opportunities to write some short scenes and scripts, workshop them in class, and get feedback on your writings. We’ll focus on plot and structure, script formatting, dialogue and action, and how to write an effective and marketable script.

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Class #17534: Screenwriting 101

Tuition: $150 + $10 registration fee

Wednesdays 6:30pm-8:30pm

8/1, 8/8, 8/15 and 8/22

Where: University of Washington campus

Max. enrollment: 12. Spaces left: 10


The classes below have been on break. They will be returning in winter 2018:

  1. WRITING SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY
  2. WRITING A NOVEL 
  3. WRITING FROM YOUR LIFE

About Nils Osmar

Nils Osmar was born in Alaska, and grew up in a wilderness area on the southern coast. He now lives in Seattle. He has made his living in the arts for over thirty years, working as a writer, visual artist, teacher, and filmmaker. He currently teaches through the University of Washington's ASUW Experimental College. He is the Director of an independent educational program, Classesandworkshops.com, which offers courses in visual, written and performing arts in Seattle, Washington.