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The Writer As Obsessive: Writing the Pop Culture Essay 4-Week Zoom Intensive, Starts Saturday, July 13th, 2024
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The Writer As Obsessive: Writing the Pop Culture Essay 4-Week Zoom Intensive, Starts Saturday, July 13th, 2024


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Begins Saturday, July 13th, 2024

The class will meet weekly via Zoom on Saturdays, 10:00AM PST - 12:00PM PST.

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Taught by Elizabeth Teets, an Oregon-born writer, comedian, screenwriter, and fashionista. Her work has appeared in Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Repeller, Catapult, Reductress, and more. She lives in Los Angeles, where she is waiting for her group chat to respond.


Looking to blend your pop culture obsessions with gut punching or hilarious stories from your life? Learn to mix criticism and the memoir in this in-depth class.

Elizabeth Teets, editor of the film anthology Isn’t She Great: Writers on Women Led Comedies from 9 to 5 to Booksmart, will help you blend the pop culture that consumes your thoughts with the deeply personal.

Sometimes it’s other art that best helps us articulate something personal and this class will teach you to blend the art you can’t stop talking about with the experiences you can’t stop thinking about. 

With two chances to have a draft reviewed by Elizabeth and your peers, as well as one week of focusing on a killer pitch, this class will leave you with everything you need to share your work with the world.

Class meetings will be held over video chat, using Zoom accessed from our private class page.

COURSE TAKEAWAYS:
  • Learn to seamlessly mix criticism and the personal.
  • Bring the reader into your pop culture obsessions with effective emotional world building.
  • Create essays that blend the high and low brow. Leave class with a solid draft of an essay and an accompanying pitch to impress editors.
COURSE OUTLINE:

WEEK 1: Prompts to focus on the personal story students wish to tell using a distinct pop culture element.

WEEK 2: Draft one essay focusing on the personal story.

WEEK 3: Additional draft with extra focus on the cultural side of the essay.

WEEK 4: Work on a skeleton for a killer pitch to get your piece published. 


ONLINE COURSE STRUCTURE:

This class meets weekly via Zoom. Come prepared for a super fun class with live interaction on Zoom each week and plenty of writing, reading, and talking!

PAYMENT OPTIONS:

You can pay for the course in full or use Shop Pay or Affirm to pay over time with equal Monthly Payments. Both options are available at checkout.
  • Instructor: Elizabeth Teets

  • Class Starts Saturday, July 13th, 2024

  • Course is fully ONLINE and will meet weekly via Zoom on Saturdays from 10:00AM PST - 12:00PM PST.

Contact us HERE if you have any questions about this class.

Instructor Elizabeth Teets is a Los Angeles based writer, comedian and fashionista. Her work has appeared in Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Repeller, Catapult, Reductress, and more. She works hard every day with the intention to make Elle Woods and Bette Midler proud.