Helping Writers to Rise and Thrive

Welcome to the Fairfield County Writers’ Studio!

The Fairfield County Writers’ Studio is a creative community committed to the art, craft and business of writing.

We help emerging and established writers grow their stories and their careers with support, workshops and master classes led by faculty whose work has received national acclaim.

We offer small classes and one-on-one editing, as well as free events and resources, in a positive, pro-active, professional – and fun – environment. Come visit us at 21 Charles St. in Westport, Conn. We’re a block away from the train station and a minute off of I-95.

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Special Evening workshop!

Personal Essay Writing Workshop

We all have stories. Personal essayists and memoirists turn those stories into powerful pieces that help others feel connected and think differently about how to see the world. Crafting a compelling essay or piece of memoir takes time and skill, but it’s time well spent; to make your story meaningful to others, you first have

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New This Fall!!

Writing for Television, Level 2

This workshop is a continuation of veteran TV writer GiGi New’s “Writing for Television” course. You will work on the elements essential for developing a strong comedy, drama or dramedy script. You will better understand the platform for your program (Amazon, Hulu, Apple+, Netflix etc) or network (ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX), nail the genre, determine cameras and more. With GiGi’s tutelage, you will create clear, concise character arcs, raise the emotional or physical stakes and polish your snappy dialogue. Please note that having Final Draft software is not a requirement for this course, but it is recommended and necessary in

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On Writing

Novel-Writing 911

Good for you for writing a manuscript that more or less makes sense! Now what do you do with it? The Studio’s Stephanie Lehmann can help. She is a critically acclaimed author, awesome teacher, manuscript diagnostician and agent-insider. Stephanie can meet with you (virtually) one-on-one to help you navigate your roadblocks. Confused about scenes? Stuck with your plot? Bored with your dialogue? A session or two with Stephanie might be all that you need to get your book back on the path to success! Wondering how

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Now

Fabulous Workshops Starting Now

Now is the perfect time to strengthen your stories with our awesome slate of workshops at the Fairfield County Writers’ Studio!

Whether you are a best-selling novelist, a brand-new blogger, a maybe-memoirist or are completely new to the page, we can help. Check out our workshops here!

Not sure where to start? Call us and we’ll actually chat with you, human to human!