Classes & Events

Barbara Flores has taught writing through U.C. Berkeley Extension, St Mary’s College in California, and Palm Beach Atlantic University. She is an award winning author and playwright with three nonfiction books, a published memoir, and a soon to be published MG fiction. She received her MFA in Writing and Literature from Bennington College, Vermont. Barbara lives both in Livermore, CA and Palm Beach, FL.

How to Write A Book in 6 Weeks

on Zoom

Check back for Fall 2024 Classes!

Whether you’re dabbling with an idea or have a completed draft, this ongoing ZOOM class teaches writing secrets and techniques to turn your prose into page-turners. All prose genres: fiction, memoir, and nonfiction. Fee includes professional editing of your work by the instructor, an award-winning five-time author. (Sponsored by Livermore Area Recreation and Park District)

  • To register: or call 925-373-5700
  • Contact Barbara for more information
  • Offered by Robert Livermore Community Center

Winter Critique Workshop

on Zoom

This is a private critique class, offered for former students or intermediate writers. Spring 2024 Classes Filled

“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.”

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

“Everything you are teaching us is embodied in the pages of your memoir. I am so blessed and honored to be your student.”

“The class was both energizing and motivating.”

“I am a different person because of this class.”

“Barbara always has a million good ideas, and her classes and editing push me to rethink and revise.”

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