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 and online workshops, email courses, and online writing challenges.

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 diplomacy, and their belief in positive reinforcement. We believe writers need a safe space 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.

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Get Writing Again


Get prompts and coaching steps to get you writing again. 15-Day Email Course.

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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
Los Angeles (West Hollywood)
Near Hollywood Blvd & Laurel Canyon Blvd

Art Journaling Workshop


Learn how to start your own art journal. No art experience necessary

Every other Sunday
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Los Angeles (West Hollywood)
Near Hollywood Blvd & Laurel Canyon Blvd

Story Outlining Workshop


Create an outline for your story

6 Thursday Evenings starting 02/08/18
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Los Angeles (West Hollywood)
Near Hollywood Blvd & Laurel Canyon Blvd

First Draft Incubator 2.0


Ongoing private and group support for writers who are serious about completing a first draft.

Start todayGroup and One-on-One Coaching
(Online)

Coaching or Critique


Work with a private coach for accountability, overcoming blocks, get feedback on a completed draft, or get help completing your first draft.

Schedule a Free Consultation or Book a Session todayLos Angeles (West Hollywood) 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

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.

This is the best writing organization you will find!! I'm from Michigan and contacted Nicole about private coaching in 2015. Our first meeting/consultation was incredible. I felt like we had been friends in a past life. Nicole is genuine and is truly an expert in the craft.

We met via "Zoom" during our sessions, and she allowed me enough time to finish my edits and set up a meeting when I was ready. In terms of experience, she meets you where you are. She listens and edits carefully to fully understand what you need to do in order to move forward. In the sessions, we had a dialogue. She was not preaching to me or lecturing. Her unique ability to explain and teach helped me retain the information she gave me.

I was self-taught until I met Nicole. She helped transform my writing in ways I cannot describe. I am proud to say that in 2016 I published a chapter Nicole helped me edit from my upcoming novel for an impromptu reading. The feedback I received from the audience was magical. Word has spread, and friends are still asking for copies.

As writers, it is up to us to put our best foot forward and own our craft. Nicole helped me find that confidence and own it. Not only does she teach, she believes in you. And to me, that is greater than any lesson someone can offer.

I would recommend LA Writers Group to any writer serious about the art. (I brag about the organization every chance I get)

Nicole S.

I’m new to creative writing, and the 15 Day Challenge taught me so much! The daily prompts provided a journey of self exploration, and insight into new ways of bringing a story to life. Having the on-line community was invaluable. Seeing how others handled an exercise, helped me grow even more. I feel inspired to continue writing everyday. Thank you Nicole, for a wonderful experience!!

Frances S.

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.

Nicole, I want to thank you for your thought provoking and active participation as the facilitator of this incredible 15-Day experience! I began this workshop with lots of apprehension which was similar to how I tackled my writing, unfortunately. But, with your energy and tenacious daily prompts and up-to-the minute feedback, I was able to defeat the writers block that I often found myself in! I’ve been writing everyday since your workshop and I’m happy to say that I have actually completed two articles that I am preparing to submit for publication! I am incredibly grateful to have had this opportunity. Thank you so much for your enthusiasm, professionalism, and mindful energy that you brought to this 15-Day challenge! I’m actually considering doing it a second time!

Deb G.

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 draft. Learn More