Jonathan Blum’s fiction-writing workshops are among the best in L.A. according to  “15 Top Writing Classes in Los Angeles” by Katrina Kwan of Writing Tips Oasis.

Welcome, writer. I offer a mix of in-person workshops in Downtown Los Angeles and fiction-writing classes on Zoom. You may enroll in any of my classes by scrolling down to the pay option and following the steps.

Please feel free to contact me with questions.

Classes are refundable up until 10 days before the class starts.

Upcoming Courses

  • Jaime Goodrich, 2020 and 2022 student

    After a decade of writer’s block, I enrolled in Jonathan’s online workshop. Jonathan creates a supportive and thoughtful environment for the study of craft. He encouraged me to take risks as a writer and think deeply about stories in ways that I could never have imagined. His classes are truly life-altering. With Jonathan’s guidance, I applied to a number of top-notch MFA programs, and I’m thrilled that I’ll be attending Warren Wilson in the spring. I couldn’t have done it without him.”

    Jaime Goodrich, 2020 and 2022 student
  • Arabella Field, 2017, 2018, and 2020 student

    This is the best writing class in Los Angeles. Getting to attend Jonathan’s fiction writing workshop is like having the Iowa Writers’ Workshop come to you. Jonathan’s rare, thoughtful approach and innate brilliance will change you as a writer. Already I have had a short story turned into a draft of a novel and another short story published. Jonathan has helped me move my work to the next level.”

    Arabella Field, 2017, 2018, and 2020 student
  • Faiza Ambah, 2019 student

    I recently finished a writing class with Jonathan, and it’s the best writing class I’ve ever taken. He is supportive and his classes attract talented writers, so you end up being surrounded by and getting feedback from not only Jonathan but a group of gifted writers. The class was an inspiring treat.”

    Faiza Ambah, 2019 student

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Manuscript Services

I read fiction manuscripts, from short stories to novels. I am thorough about it too.
I will closely read your work, send you a detailed written response, and talk with you on the phone about the work.
The fee is 5 cents/word with a minimum charge of $200.
Let me know if I can help.