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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 March, 2021 with



Who Speaks?

Creating Captivating Characters

Sundays, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Jan 24 - Mar 1

All genres, on Zoom


Get your characters up and running! Be it memoir or fiction, characters fuel our stories. In just five weeks you'll generate new work while exploring characterization....


Advanced Writers' Workshop

Sundays, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

New Dates Soon

All genres, on Zoom 

Coming Soon

Janine deBoisblanc

Year Round



Achieve your writing goals!

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

Starting in March, 2021  with


In a Flash

Thursdays, 9:30 am - 11:30 am

March 4- April 29, no class 4/1)

All genres, on Zoom

Flash is Hot! We'll read a range of flash fiction, nonfiction, and poetry and see what these tightly crafted stories can teach us...


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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