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Story Generation Class: 120 Minutes, 20 ideas


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This exploratory story generation online class gets you kickstarted with wherever you are in your creative process. Feeling stuck? Run out of ideas? Finding it hard to crystallize ideas in this time? Wanting a method and process to continue to generate ideas? After 120 minutes, not only will you leave with 20 brand new ideas for stories, you’ll leave with 20 tools to keep generating ideas going forward! 

Designed for anyone, anywhere in the world who is struggling with writing during this time. 

This Story Generation class: 

* gives you twenty easy to use exercises and examples to get you started with new ideas. 

* gives you tools to manage and organize those ideas & build upon them.
* gives you a creative space to leave the news behind, and simply allow new ideas the space to grow


Alexa started her career as an actor, working in independent features, as well as hit shows such as Masters of Sex, Lucifer, The West Wing & more, she’s most well known for playing Allison on the Emmy winning AMC Drama Mad Men for four seasons, for which she won a SAG Award.

As a writer, she launched her career with the pilot Appletown, which landed on the Tracking Board’s Young & Hungry List. On the television side, with her writing partner, she staffed on TNT’s hit show The Librarians. On the feature side, she and her writing partner wrote Something Blue, the sequel to the breakout hit Something Borrowed (Kate Hudson) for Black Label Media, as well as the book adaptation of Serpent’s Bite by Warren Adler (War of the Roses) with Grey Eagle Films. They recently sold their feature I Won’t Be Home For Christmas to UCP for USA Networks. Their feature Lion in the Library is in pre-production with Level Forward & Prodigal Entertainment. They currently have other projects in active development with TeamDowney, Rebelle Media & Right of Way Films.

As a producer she has overseen and/or produced ten shorts, is producing an upcoming webseries, and is in active development on two micro-budget features. 

Alexa is an Adjunct Professor of Screenwriting in the John Wells Division of The School of Cinematic Arts at USC, as well as a Professor of Screenwriting at New York Film Academy for both BFA & MFA students. She serves as the President of The Collaborative, a non-profit for actors, and runs her own writing studio: Bad Pitch Writers LabShe is a graduate of Vassar College with a degree in theater and history.

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