Instructors: Barbara Abercrombie, Anne Perry, Victoria Zackheim
~Choose from 3 morning workshops, 3 afternoon workshops~
~Post-workshops event: Open discussion and Q&A with Instructors!~
For workshop choices and registration, click Course and Registration tabs
Welcome to WriteTeachers! Our workshops are designed to support, inspire, and guide all writers, from beginners to the widely published. If your organization, school, or group is interested in a daylong or weekend program, please contact us.
BARBARA ABERCROMBIE has published novels, children’s books, and non-fiction. Her personal essays have appeared in national publications and anthologies. Recent books are Courage & Craft: Writing Your Life Into Story, Cherished: 21 Writers on Animals They’ve Loved & Lost and A Year of Writing Dangerously, a Poets & Writers Magazine choice as a top book for writers, and Kicking In The Wall. She was Outstanding Instructor and given a Distinguished Instructor Award in the UCLA Extension Writers' Program. Barbara conducts private writing retreats and writes a weekly blog. She lives in Santa Monica and Lake Arrowhead.
If there is one secret to writing, it’s Barbara Abercombie. I've taken several classes with her, and in each one I wrote essays that were published.
ANNE PERRY is a New York Times and international bestselling author noted for her memorable characters and exploration of social and ethical issues. Two of her series—one featuring Thomas Pitt, one featuring William Monk—have been published worldwide. She has a third successful series based around World War One. Among her other novels is the Byzantium novel The Sheen on the Silk, and fantasies that reflect her spiritual convictions: Tathea and Come Armageddon. Anne has published nearly eighty-five novels, more than 28 million in print. None of her titles has ever been out of print. A recipient of the prestigious Edgar Award, she was selected by the London Times as one of the twentieth century’s 100 Masters of Crime. Anne resides in Los Angeles.
Anne Perry is brilliant at getting to the psychology of characters.
VICTORIA ZACKHEIM is the author of the novel, The Bone Weaver, and editor of six anthologies, including The Other Woman, The Face in the Mirror, Exit Laughing, He Said What?, and her most recent, Faith Her screenplay, Maidstone, a feature film, is in development, as are her theater plays The Other Woman and Entangled. On November 9, 2015, her play, The Other Woman was given simultaneous readings at more than twenty theaters and libraries across the United States. Victoria is working with Anne Perry to create a television series based on Perry's Thomas Pitt mysteries. She writes documentary films and teaches creative nonfiction (Personal Essay) in the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program. She is a 2010 San Francisco Library Laureate.
Found Victoria's workshop useful and inspiring last year--and again this year.
Spend the day with Barbara, Anne, and Victoria. Registration includes two two-hour writing workshops of your choice (see COURSES), plus a post-workshop Discussion and Q&A where you can ask questions and enjoy a give-and-take with the instructors. This is followed by the sales and signing of your instructors' books.
General Public: $180
Seniors, Students, CWC Members: $160