Student Testimonials

“The best [writing class] I have ever taken. If I had taken it before I went to med school, I may have become a writer instead of a pediatrician.”

–Dr. Ed Brown, Massachusetts

“I was so elated when the essay I wrote in Barbara’s class was accepted by Good Housekeeping.”

– Anne Sigmon, Lafayette, CA

The Great Book of Pears by

Barbara Flores won an IACP cookbook

award nomination

“The class was both energizing and motivating.”

Tina Parsons, San Ramon, Calif.

I am a different person because of this class.

Kathy Zolnier, San Ramon, Calif.

                                LIVERMORE, CA CLASSES,

                                SPRING 2017

Memoir & Personal Essay Class

Only you can tell your story.

Learn memoir and story writing technique from an award-winning, three-time author, Barbara Flores. Class includes lecture, writing exercises, student readings, and information to publish your work. Adults are welcome to this senior class if space permits.

6 CLASS SESSION: Thurs. 10am -12:30pm   4/6-5-11  $79

Robert Livermore Community Center

4444 East Avenue, Livermore

To register: call 925 373-5700 or visit LARPD.ORG

How to Write a Book in Six Weeks

Whether you’re dabbling with an idea or have completed a first draft, this adult class teaches writing secrets to put your writing on the fast tract to completion – and techniques to turn your prose into page-turners. All prose genres: fiction, nonfiction, children’s, and playwriting. Fee includes professional editing of your work by instructor Barbara Flores.               

6 CLASS SESSION: Thurs. 7pm - 9:30pm   4/6-5/11 $99

Another 6 session class continues 4/6-5/11

Robert Livermore Community Center

4444 East Avenue, Livermore

To register: call 925 373-5700 or visit LARPD.ORG

Barbara Flores has taught writing through U.C. Berkeley Extension, St Mary’s College in California, and currently at Palm Beach Atlantic University. She is an award winning author and playwright with three nonfiction books, a completed memoir and a YA fiction in the works. She received her MFA in Writing and Literature in 2010 from Bennington College. The Atlantic named Bennington College as one of the top 5 MFA writing programs in the United States. Barbara lives both in Livermore, CA and Palm Beach.

To view or purchase Barbara Flores

designed posters go to Poster Gallery.


May 16-June 6, Thurs., 6:30-9pm. Private Critique class held in Barbara’s condo. Email for details.