Bridging The Gap Between Writers and Producers.

Bridge 17: Compelling Stories. Extraordinary Writing.


Bridge 17 Writer's Room Classes​

A writer's community built for writers by writers.

252 Walker St SW, Atlanta, GA 30313


Study The Bridge Method™

A writing style designed for emerging writers.

The Bridge Method™  is a proven technique designed for emerging writers to rise above the pack. Our workshops contain functional skills to develop your craft with pacing, authentic storytelling, build your muscle, and basics of screenwriting.


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Level I Certification

Scriptwriting Basics -

(Pre-requisite for Level II)

Scriptwriting Basics 

(Pre-requisite for Level II)

Weekend Writing Workshop

(Jan 22 & 23, 2021)

This two-day workshop will cover screenwriting basics, proper elements of scene structure, and discuss approaches to the story. Who should come? This workshop is open for all writers who have a written script and need professional industry-standard guidance on how to move forward.

Class Time:

Start 10 am

Lunch 1 pm - 1:30pm

End 3 pm

We're very excited to see you for our Weekend Writing Workshop.

What to bring:

• Open Mind

• Bottled Water

• Snack/Lunch

• Notebook and Writing Instrument

• Laptop (if possible)

• Working Script (any stage of development will do)

In-Person COVID protected.

(Max class size 25)

Atlanta, GA 30313

Saturday - Sunday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Register: OPEN


One Day Refresher Course

One Day, One Topic Refresher

Refresher Course on Story Arcs for previous participants of B17 classes.

February 5th, 2021

Have you attended a Weekend Workshop, 5-Week Course, or need a writer to lift to fill the blank page? This course is designed to jump-start your writing muscle. A one-day refresher, with one topic of Story Arcs design.

Using the Bridge Method™ the class will cover:

  • Mapping Character Spectrum
  • Tone setting with the opening image
  • Genre and style selection
  • Story creation
  • Writing a solid 5 pages

Class Time:

Start 8:45 am (EST)

End 4:59 pm (EST)

(Max class size 40)

Atlanta, GA 30313

Saturday, February 5th, 2021

8:45 am - 4:59 pm


Register: OPEN


4-Week Workbook Session

Personal Script Workbook Series

(Starting Jan Film 24th & TV 25th, 2021)

Using your personal screenplay, in this 4-week workbook-guided uses the Bridge Method™ to story approach, character development, dialogue, and understanding audience psychology. Who should come? The workshop is designed for writers that want a class focused on how to improve their script.

Choose Monday for screenplays, Tuesday for teleplays - pilot script (no specs).

Online Class Time:

Start 6:55 pm (EST)

End 9:29 pm (EST)

(Max class size 25)

Screenplay Mondays Jan 24th - Feb 14th

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Teleplay Tuesdays Jan 25th - Feb 15th

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm



Level II Certification

Writer For Hire™ - Intermediate

(Starting Apr 11th & 12th, 2022)

For writers (intermediate and advanced) who write for hire and want to build a business, and/or learn how to collaborate with producers.

Training Includes:

• Introduction and Mission

• History of Screenwriting for TV/Film

• Screenwriting Basics

• Finding your voice and pace

• Story Genre mapping

• Emotional Mapping

• Writer Collaboration Techniques

• Art of creating the Pitch Document

• Setting Up Your Business as a Writer/Finding Clients

Via Zoom and In-Person alternating weeks.

(Max class size 8)

Atlanta, GA 30313

Movie Mondays Apr 11th - Jun 6th *Memorial Day Off

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

TV Tuesdays Apr 12th - Jun 7th

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm


*Not Eligible for Writer Friday Deal



Wednesday, February 16th, 2022

7 pm - 8 pm