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Masters workshops are half-day, full-day, two-day, and/or on-going  intensive sessions with veteran educators, literary agents, industry experts, and best-selling authors. Locations and tuition fees vary. Classes are limited in size, so you get the maximum benefit. These Workshops are a terrific opportunity for writers of novels, short stories, screenplays--both fiction and nonfiction--to take their writing to the next level and increase the chances for success.

Toni Lopopolo
Art Holcomb

The Hollywood Story

Hollywood loves adapting intellectual property and the top publishers love the Hollywood-style cinematic novel, so there’s never been a better time for writers of all stripes to learn about the Hollywood process. And applying the methods behind strong movies and bing-able television to your fiction, you can instantly create sharper dialogue, improved pacing and enduring characters.

If you've dreamed of being a paid writer, then this workshop is for you!

Intensive Masters Workshop
with master educator and author, Art Holcomb

Saturday November 09, 2019
Class size limited. Two 2-hour sessions ( 4+ hours)
includes a buffet lunch with beverages.

Paul S. Levine, Esq.
Paul S. Levine, Esq.

The Legal and Business Aspects of Writing Fiction and Non-Fiction Books

The nuts and bolts of the business of writing are as essential to a writer’s success as the writer’s work itself. How does a writer get an agent and an attorney? How does the writer’s work get sold and how is the writer compensated? What will the agent and the lawyer do for the writer? How are they compensated? How do writers work together?

This comprehensive seminar with one of the only Literary Agents in Los Angeles who is also a successful book publishing attorney, will cover all the principles and answer your questions.

Intensive Legal and Business Workshop
with a Literary Agent and Entertainment Lawyer for over 35 Years ,
Paul S. Levine
2+ Hours Workshop November 09, 2019
4:00 pm – 6:00± pm

Paul S. Levine, Esq.
Paul S. Levine, Esq.

"The Legal and Business Aspects of
Turning Literary Material and True-Life Stories into Movies & Television Programs"

Writing a book or a screenplay is just the first step in developing literary material or a true life story into a viable television show or movie. There's potentially a sea of legal hurdles to clear your property and protect a publisher's or the studio's "buy-in" as well as your financial insterests and Intellectual Property rights. One of the best legal experts on the West Coast will discuss the classic and contemporaty pitfalls to avoid and reveal the secrets to reach success for your project.

An Intensive Masters Workshop
with a Literary Agent and Entertainment Lawyer for over 35 Years ,

Paul S. Levine

Intensive Legal and Business Workshop
2+ Hours Workshop November 09, 2019
6:15 pm – 8:30± pm

Katharine Sands
Katharine Sands

How to Get an Agent to Want You, Read You, and Get a Publisher to say Yes to You!

This Masters Workshop will cut through the mystery of getting an agent to want YOU, to read YOU, and a publisher to say YES to YOU. Join Katharine Sands, literary agent with the Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency, for an intensive 3-part seminar that will teach you the ins and outs of polishing your work, getting an agent, and prospering in the publishing universe.

An Intensive Masters Workshop for Authors
of Fiction and Nonfiction


Sunday November 10, 2019
Class size limited. 10:00 am - 3:00± pm
(lunch optionally available at hotel restaurant)