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Creative Writing in the East Bay & Beyond

Diablo Writers’ Workshop brings adult writers of all ages and experience together to inspire and guide them to discover and tell their stories. Through our small classes and supportive workshops, we build community and provide room for independent expression and individual attention.

Classes & More

Starting in January, 2021 with


Writing from Life Experience

5 Wednesday nights

Starting Jan 13, 2021 


This class will inspire you to develop and share your stories in fiction, nonfiction, or poetry.  We'll examine the elements of craft, become highly productive writers, and have fun along the way...

Janine deBoisblanc

Year Round



Achieve your writing goals for 2020!

 A special package available through the end of the year only.

Work one on one with Janine to get your work reviewed  and received detailed written and oral feedback ...


We host readings and freewrites and keep you posted on how stay connected with the writing life.

Fall/Winter 2020 with


  Classes to start in February, 2021.

Schedule to follow soon. 


The Human Nature of Writing

Tuesdays, 9:30 am (9/15-11/10)

All genres


The Selfie

Wednesdays, 10:30 am (9/16-11/11

Memoir & Personal Essay


Andrea A. Firth

What Our Students Say

Diablo Writers' Workshop has allowed me to connect with a friendly and nurturing community of writers. I'm grateful for the great instruction, the feedback, and the friendships that have helped me further my goals as a writer.


Yolanda J

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Lafayette, CA 94549

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