Leading workshops in beginning fiction, intermediate fiction, experimental fiction, and "The Art of the Short Story."
Faculty in the University Writing Program at UCR.
Faculty in Creative Writing, teaching writing for television.
Department chair and instructor in fiction and screenwriting.
Various month-long online workshops in creative writing. Affiliated with The Doctor T. J. Eckleburg Review, the literary arts journal based at The Johns Hopkins University.
Visiting instructor on new media and its use in contemporary advertising. With Bob Giraldi.
Teaching courses in critical thinking and writing composition.
Teaching courses in writing composition.
A one-week intensive in the art and magic of writing flash fiction, hosted at the Idyllwild Arts Academy and funded by an AEL grant.
Leading workshops in outlining for fiction writers and screenwriters.
A one-day workshop in how to tap into your unconscious and your personal history to create stories that only you can tell. Hosted by the International Screenwriters' Association.
A month of guided exercises, free-writing, and workshopping to help develop a feature, TV pilot, or play.
Two days of creativity coaching for "Artizen Lab," helping citizen-artists to create projects that improve their communities. Hosted by The Music Center of Los Angeles.
A one-day intensive, including a series of unnerving exercises to generate material for new and in-progress horror stories.
Two days of interviews, freewriting exercises, and photography to chronicle the nonfiction narratives of the people of San Pedro. Part of the "Pop-Up Museum" series at the Music Center of Los Angeles. Funded by the James Irvine Foundation.
A one-day workshop in using storytelling techniques to improve social influence in digital media. Hosted by The Key Worldwide 2014 UCLA Summer Workshop.
A six-week writing workshop that uses the "Hero's Journey" to clarify new creative writing.
A six-week workshop at The Brewery Art Complex, with Dorie Barton of Development Girl.
Guest lectures at the Sotheby's Insitute of Art on blogging about art.
Guest lectures at Emerson College, hosted by Emerson's Social Media Committee and the Vice President of Marketing and Communications, and focusing on the art of writing for blogs, Twitter, and other social media platforms.