Writing Workshops in Los Angeles, San Diego, & Online: View Schedule

Welcome to Los Angeles Writers Group. We offer creative writing workshops in Los Angeles, San Diego, and online as well and private and group book coaching.

This page lists all our currently scheduled creative writing workshops in Los Angeles (West Hollywood), San Diego (Carlsbad, CA) and our online workshops, such as the Get Writing Again email course. For one-on-one assistance in writing a book, check out our Private Coaching or our First-Draft Incubator Group, both of which are available online and in person in San Diego. 

Los Angeles Writers Group has facilitated creative writing workshops in Los Angeles since 2003, and now in San Diego since August 2019.

Quick Jump:

Get Writing Again, an email-based  workshop Email Course: Our 15-day email-based writing workshop for those of you who want to get back to daily writing practice. Get an email every day with a writing prompt and a coaching step to help you get back on track. Learn more
Sunday Creative Writing Workshops in Los Angeles Online: Get words on the page in our longest-running, generative, Sunday Creative Writing Workshop, where we use writing prompts designed to teach aspects of scene writing, create new, unexpected new works, or bring creativity back into writing. Join us online any Sunday you’d like, from anywhere! Learn more
Weekly Creative Writing Workshop in San Diego San Diego / Carlsbad, CA: Get words on the page in our longest-running, generative, Sunday Creative Writing Workshop, where we use writing prompts designed to teach aspects of scene writing, create new, unexpected new works, or bring creativity back into writing. Come any Sunday you’d like. Learn more
Writing Retreat on San Diego / Carlsbad, CA Writing Retreat in San Diego, CA / Carlsbad: 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. Learn more
First Draft Incubator, a Support Group for Writers The First Draft Incubator combines group and private coaching for a low monthly fee — an affordable and less intensive option than one-on-one Private Coaching. The group meets online twice a month, and every member gets 2 hours of private coaching per month. An excellent choice for writers who want to make slow, steady progress, need check-ins, deadlines, motivation to keep on track, or can’t afford private coaching. Learn more
Creative Writing Coach, Book co Intensive, one-on-one coaching for writers who are serious about completing a draft of a fiction or nonfiction book. Get help with your story structure and scene-writing tools. Includes in person or video conference meetings and feedback on your chapters as you write them. Learn more

Event Phone: (323) 201-1601

Get back into a daily writing habit with our Get Writing Again email course. Get one email per day with a fun writing exercise and a coaching step to keep you writing. Start any time. More Info

Workshop Leader

  • Nicole Criona
    Nicole Criona is the owner of Los Angeles Writers Group and specializes in helping writers finish the first draft of their fiction and nonfiction book or screenplay. She has been running writing workshops since 2003 and has helped more than 35 clients complete drafts of fiction and nonfiction books.

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GWA Email Course $57.00 (USD)  


Event Phone: (323) 201-1601

Spend a weekend near the beach and attend a writing retreat! This retreat is focused on writing better scenes for novel and short story writers. The retreat itself will take place at a private residence in Carlsbad, CA, a beautiful beachside town in North County San Diego. Learn More

Workshop Leader

  • Nicole Criona
    Nicole Criona is the owner of Los Angeles Writers Group and specializes in helping writers finish the first draft of their fiction and nonfiction book or screenplay. She has been running writing workshops since 2003 and has helped more than 35 clients complete drafts of fiction and nonfiction books.

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September 13 – 15 $295.00 (USD)  


Event Phone: (323) 201-1601

Tap into your creative side, write work that will surprise you, and learn a few things along the way. Generate new writings from original prompts every Sunday. More Info

Workshop Leader

  • Nicole Criona
    Nicole Criona is the owner of Los Angeles Writers Group and specializes in helping writers finish the first draft of their fiction and nonfiction book or screenplay. She has been running writing workshops since 2003 and has helped more than 35 clients complete drafts of fiction and nonfiction books.

Details Price Qty
Sunday 08/25, 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm $45.00 (USD)  


Event Phone: (323) 201-1601

Tap into your creative side, write work that will surprise you, and learn a few things along the way. Generate new writings from original prompts every Sunday. More Info

Workshop Leader

  • Nicole Criona
    Nicole Criona is the owner of Los Angeles Writers Group and specializes in helping writers finish the first draft of their fiction and nonfiction book or screenplay. She has been running writing workshops since 2003 and has helped more than 35 clients complete drafts of fiction and nonfiction books.

Details Price Qty
Sunday 09/01, 11:00 am – 1:30 pm $45.00 (USD)  


Event Phone: (323) 201-1601

Tap into your creative side, write work that will surprise you, and learn a few things along the way. Generate new writings from original prompts every Sunday. More Info

Workshop Leader

  • Nicole Criona
    Nicole Criona is the owner of Los Angeles Writers Group and specializes in helping writers finish the first draft of their fiction and nonfiction book or screenplay. She has been running writing workshops since 2003 and has helped more than 35 clients complete drafts of fiction and nonfiction books.

Details Price Qty
Sunday 09/08, 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm $45.00 (USD)