Writing Workshops in Los Angeles, San Diego, & Online

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View all our writing workshops, retreats, and coaching programs here. 

We offer writing workshops, daily writing challenges, and coaching programs for writers in Los Angeles, San Diego, and online

Our workshops encourage creativity, spark inspiration, teach writers to write better scenes, and help writers find other writers who understand the writing life.

We’d love to meet you, too. Welcome to LA Writers Group.


Creative Writing Workshops:

These workshops are generative in nature. We get words on the page based on writing prompts designed to increase creativity and help writers improve scene writing and storytelling skills.


Workshop Location Type Instructor Date Start Time Length Cost Register Here
Creative Writing Workshop Anywhere! Live online via Zoom Workshop Nicole Criona Sat 04/04/2020 10:00 am PST 2.5 hrs $35 Register Here
Creative Writing Workshop Anywhere! Live online via Zoom Workshop Nicole Criona Sat 04/11/2020 10:00 am PST 2.5 hrs $35 Register Here
FREE Group Coaching for Writers Anywhere! Live online via Zoom Coaching Nicole Criona Sun 04/12/2020 10:00 am PST 2.0 hrs FREE Register Here
Creative Writing Workshop Anywhere! Live online via Zoom Workshop Nicole Criona Sat 04/18/2020 10:00 am PST 2.5 hrs $35 Register Here


Daily Writing Challenges:

Our highly successful email-based writing challenges send you a daily writing prompt to get you back into a daily writing habit. Generate new ideas, learn to write better scenes, and commit to a daily creative practice.

Workshop Location Type Instructor Date Length Cost Register Here
Get Writing Again in 15 Days Email Course Email Course Nicole Criona Start any time 15 Days $24.99 to $57 Register Here
100 Days of Writing Email Course 100 Day Writing Challenge Nicole Criona Start any time 100 Days Until April 15th, 2020, due to how the coronavirus is affecting us all, I’ve changed this program to a donation model. Choose how much you’d like to pay, and you’re in! Program Value: $75 Register Here


Writing Retreats:

Get away for the day and treat yourself to a day-long writing retreat.

Workshop Location Type Instructor Date Start Time Length Cost Register Here
One-Day Writing Retreat Carlsbad, CA
(North County San Diego)
Day Retreat Nicole Criona Sat 03/28/2020 10:00 am 6 hrs $97 THIS DATE HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS CONCERNS.
One-Day Writing Retreat Carlsbad, CA
(North County San Diego)
Day Retreat Nicole Criona Sat 04/25/2020 10:00 am 6 hrs $97 Register Here
One-Day Writing Retreat Carlsbad, CA
(North County San Diego)
Day Retreat Nicole Criona Sat 05/23/2020 10:00 am 6 hrs $97 Register Here
One-Day Writing Retreat Carlsbad, CA
(North County San Diego)
Day Retreat Nicole Criona Sat 06/27/2020 10:00 am 6 hrs $97 Register Here
One-Day Writing Retreat Carlsbad, CA
(North County San Diego)
Day Retreat Nicole Criona Sat 07/25/2020 10:00 am 6 hrs $97 Register Here
One-Day Writing Retreat Carlsbad, CA
(North County San Diego)
Day Retreat Nicole Criona Sat 08/22/2020 10:00 am 6 hrs $97 Register Here
One-Day Writing Retreat Carlsbad, CA
(North County San Diego)
Day Retreat Nicole Criona Sat 09/19/2020 10:00 am 6 hrs $97 Register Here
One-Day Writing Retreat Carlsbad, CA
(North County San Diego)
Day Retreat Nicole Criona Sat 10/17/2020 10:00 am 6 hrs $97 Register Here


Coaching Programs:

For those who are serious about completing a first draft. Choose from a more intensive one-on-one coaching program or the more affordable monthly coaching program.

Workshop   Type Coach Date Start Time Length Cost Register Here
Private Coaching Coaching Private Coaching Nicole Criona
Resa Alboher
Ongoing See page for details More Info
Monthly Coaching Package ON SALE UNTIL 03/31/2020! Coaching Monthly Coaching
(Private coaching w/group meeting option)
Nicole Criona
Resa Alboher
Ongoing See page for details More Info

If you are interested in receiving critique or guidance on your book project, please check out our Private Coaching options or schedule a free coaching/editing consultation.