Welcome to Los Angeles Writers Group!

Inspirational, Heart-Centered Creative Writing Workshops and Private Coaching for writers.
We are in Los Angeles and offer both in-person workshops and online workshops.

Heart-Centered

We support, encourage, and inspire writers of all genres. We’ve helped many writers establish or reestablish a productive and creative mindset, fill their pages, and learn their craft.

Supportive

We only pick leaders who lead with love. We hire exceptional group leaders who are adept at engaging small groups of writers. We screen them for their expertise, their diplomatic sensibilities, and their belief in positive reinforcement. We believe writers need a safe space in order to grow.

Personal

Our workshops are never about lectures with hundreds of people. Instead, our workshops are always small and geared toward individual attention. We also offer one-on-one coaching for writers working on a first draft or editing for writers with a completed manuscript.

Writing Workshops

  Workshop Date / Time Location
15-Day Writing Challenge
Challenge yourself to write every day for 15 days to get back into a daily writing habit.
Ongoing – Start Today Email Course
The Writer’s Notebook – A New Monthly Workshop
Get creative in your writer’s notebook and study what other writers have done with their notebooks.
Sat July 16
Sat Aug 20
Sat Sep 17
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
West Hollywood
Writing Group & Critique Workshop
Receive feedback on a short story, chapter, memoir, or poem; practice craft tools; get new words on the page.
Wed August 10
7:15 pm – 9:15 pm
4 Weeks
West Hollywood
First Draft Incubator
Learn 3-act structure, complete your outline, and learn scene-writing technique.
Thu Sept 01
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8 Thurs
West Hollywood
Sunday Creative Writing Workshops
Generative writing workshop. Get words on the page with a different theme each week.
Every Sunday
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
West Hollywood

Coaching for Writers

  Workshop Date / Time Location
First Draft Coaching
Work with a private coach to complete your first draft.
Schedule Free Consultation West Hollywood or Online
Manuscript Editing
Get feedback on your completed story or novel from an experienced writer and editor.
Inquire here Los Angeles or Online

It is always a pleasure to gather in this intimate setting with a few writers who want to read literature, together. In this sacred space, we go further and higher when we read out-loud and talk about what makes a particular piece so moving. Then, we can all come alive with inspiration!

F.M., Los Angeles

If you are a writer who feels discouraged, uninspired, unproductive, and unmotivated, I cannot recommend this challenge enough. Before I took the 15-day challenge I felt crippled by writer's block and disappointed in myself for my lack of productivity. But through a series of relaxing and explorative prompts, the 15-day challenge allowed me to gradually untangle my writer's block, clear my mind, and remember why I love writing. Since I finished it, I now complete a writing prompt almost every day on my own. And instead of looking at that first blank page with dread and doubt, I now see it as an adventure. This challenge will change your attitude about writing for the better and rekindle your passion for the craft. It's more than worth the money. Don't hesitate!

Kaitlyn M.

Since I began working with Nicole, she's provided valuable coaching and feedback every time we've met. I came to Nicole with a few ideas scrawled into a Moleskine notebook, and six months later, I proudly printed out the first draft of my manuscript. With her guidance, I've been able to propel my story, characters, and prose to a level I could not have achieved on my own. I cannot recommend working with her highly enough!

Christian U.

Sharing a new testimonial from a First Draft Incubator workshop attendee:

I came to this course with 20-odd pages of tired material, a clichéd main character, and no idea how to map out my novel. Despite having two decades of experience as a magazine features writer, I was stumped on how to organize and sustain compelling long form fiction. Less than six weeks later, I have a complete outline and a solid second take on several important scenes.
If you’re serious about finishing your first draft, sign up for this class. Nicole will be a generous advocate for your work. She'll honor your personal creative process and she will ask you all the hard questions at just the right time.

D.M.

Writing Workshops in Los Angeles

In-person creative writing workshops in Los Angeles, CA
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Writing Courses by Email

Check out our 15-Day Writing Challenge, an email course designed to get you back into a daily writing habit.
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Online Writing Workshops

Participate in online workshops via live video feed no matter where you are.
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Private Coaching & Editing

Work one-on-one with a writing coach / developmental editor to complete your first draft or with a manuscript editor if you have a complete draft.
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