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The One-Day Intensives are seven-hour crash courses. You are immersed in a topic through a mixture of brief lectures that hit the high-points and writing exercises that let you immediately try your hand at what you’ve just learned. How much can you learn in one day? Plenty. As you will discover in one of our One-Day Intensives in New York City.The...

$150
Sa.   Apr 11th, 11am
Beginner
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Saturday April 11 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday May 8 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
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Practice, gain writing inspiration and hang out with other writers without needing to make a long term commitment or spend a lot of money. This is like an exercise class for writers. Here is what happens. The teacher gives an interesting writing prompt. Everyone writes for a while. Then those who want, can read aloud their work. You take a break...

$20
F.   Mar 6th, 6:30pm
All levels
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Friday March 6 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday March 13 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday March 20 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday March 27 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
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In this course, you’ll discover characterization techniques that you can apply to fiction, nonfiction, screenplays, teleplays, or stage plays. Through lectures, script analysis, and exercises, you will learn how to find characters, flesh them out, make them fascinating, and bring them to vibrant life on the page. The One-Day Intensives are seven-hour...

$150
F.   Mar 20th, 10am
Beginner
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Friday March 20 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
Saturday April 11 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday May 22 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
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Brush up on the fundamentals of fiction writing with a fast-paced combination of brief lectures and writing exercises that let you try your hand at what you've just learned.The One-Day Intensives are fun, fast-paced immersions in a type of writing. You’ll get a mixture of brief lectures that hit the high-points and writing exercises that let you...

$150
F.   Apr 24th, 10am
Beginner
(59)
Friday April 24 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
Saturday May 16 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Monday June 8 10am - 5pm 1 Session $100
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This course is for students who have a strong knowledge of grammar and sentence structure and are ready to delve deeper into the art of creative writing. The course will emphasize content and the process of your writing, exploring the difference between creative fiction and nonfiction. You will focus on generating ideas, getting past writers’ block,...

$240
W.   Mar 25th, 6pm
All levels
(3)
Wednesday March 25 6pm - 8pm 8 Sessions $240
Saturday March 28 10am - 12pm 8 Sessions $240
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In this workshop, writers are given the freedom to find and strengthen their individual and unique voices as well as to experiment with form, style and new genres. In addition, the workshop provides a structure for writers to produce new work on a regular basis. Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? Maybe...

Free
M.   Mar 9th, 4pm
All levels
(8)
Monday March 9 4pm - 6pm 1 Session Free
Monday March 16 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday March 23 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday March 30 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday April 6 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday April 13 4pm - 6pm 1 Session Free
Monday April 20 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday April 27 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
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Learn to tap into your deepest instincts as a writer, and connect to your writing at its creative source. This 5 week series of 2 and a half hour meditative writing sessions will help you break through writers block, so your writing, and unique voice, can flow effortlessly. Designed for writers of all genres, including Screenwriters, Playwrights, Novelists...

$350
W.   Mar 11th, 7pm
Intermediate
(3)
Wednesday March 11 7pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $350
Wednesday April 29 7pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $350
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Blueprint Screenwriting is a writing workshop specifically designed for screenwriters who are serious about writing every week AND finishing their pilot or feature script.With a class size of 8 or fewer, individual attention is given to each student as I help you work through outlining, character building, story development, conflict enhancement, and...

$320
W.   Mar 11th, 6:30pm
All levels
Wednesday March 11 6:30pm - 8:30pm 8 Sessions $320
Wednesday March 18 6:30pm - 8:30pm 8 Sessions $320
Wednesday March 25 6:30pm - 8:30pm 8 Sessions $320
Wednesday April 1 6:30pm - 8:30pm 8 Sessions $320
Wednesday April 8 6:30pm - 8:30pm 8 Sessions $320
Wednesday April 15 6:30pm - 8:30pm 8 Sessions $320
Wednesday April 22 6:30pm - 8:30pm 7 Sessions $320
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In today’s business world corporate audiences are numb to communication explaining the latest reorganization, strategic initiative, acquisition, employee engagement effort and proposed change in the organizational culture. Through writing, discussion and rewriting learn how to effectively communicate to busy, diverse audiences who won’t read past...

$295
F.   May 1st, 9am
All levels
(23)

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In Writing Fundamentals 2, you will build upon the foundational skills learned in Writing Fundamentals 1. This course is designed for students seeking to enhance their academic and creative writing skills.Topics to be covered include thesis development, providing evidence, supporting the argument, structure and style. (15 hours) Pre-requites:...

$185
Sa.   Mar 28th, 10am
Intermediate
(3)

This is a comprehensive class that will teach students the entire end to end process in Digital Graphic Design. Students will use Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat PDF, using proper Adobe workflow processes and best design practices, to create, design, build and export content for print and digital outputs.Software toolsBridge Creative Cloud...

$2,950
T.Th.   Mar 24th, 6pm
Intermediate
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Tuesday March 24 6pm - 8:30pm 45 Sessions $2,950
Saturday March 28 9am - 3pm 25 Sessions $2,950
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In this class, you'll develop a children's book from an initial concept to a dummy ready to submit to publishers. Through writing assignments, you'll focus your ideas and build your story. You'll also create an illustration portfolio ready to present to art directors. The entire process of creating a children's book will be explored, including writing...

$550
W.   May 6th, 6:30pm
All levels
(20)

Success takes more than having a great idea and the expertise to implement it. In order to succeed in today’s information overload world you must be able to effectively articulate your ideas quickly, clearly and concisely in proposals, emails, reports, memos, project plans and through social media. Writing for Results is a one-day program that will...

$195
T.   Mar 31st, 9am
All levels
(23)

Every life has stories worth telling. This workshop provides tools to overcome fear of the blank page and writing prompts to jump-start the creative process. Inspired by class discussion and examples of great writing, participants will hone in on their stories and explore elements of craft. Maximum enrollment is 9 students. No pre-registration requirement(s):...

$370
T.   Apr 28th, 1:30pm
All levels
(1)

Explore the creative process and broadening the skills in storytelling. For playwrights, actors, directors, designers and anyone interested in exploring the creative process and broadening their skills in storytelling. Whether you are new to playwriting or in the middle of a project, you already possess, deep inside you, everything you need to jumpstart...

$150
Sa.Su.   Mar 14th, 2pm
Beginner
(4)
Saturday March 14 2pm - 5pm 2 Sessions $150
Saturday May 9 2pm - 5pm 2 Sessions $150
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This open-level class is for anyone interested in writing personal narrative in any form: memoir, creative nonfiction, or personal essay. Through insightful critique and focused discussion, honing the tools of strong writing: distinctive voice, precise language, resonant imagery, vivid sensory description, dramatic scene and dialogue, and inventive...

$370
T.   Apr 28th, 6:45pm
All levels
(1)

This open-level class is for anyone interested in writing personal narrative in any form -- memoir, creative nonfiction, or personal essay. Through focused critique and discussion, we hone the tools of strong writing: distinctive voice, precise language, resonant imagery, vivid sensory description, dramatic scene and dialogue, and inventive form.

$370
W.   Apr 29th, 6:45pm
All levels
(1)

This course is for anyone who wants to break into copy editing or feel more confident wrangling words. We'll cover the basics, from understanding copy editing marks to avoiding rookie grammar mistakes. You'll have the tools needed to enter the field and an understanding of how to create smooth, readable copy. And you'll have another skill you can add...

$275
Sa.   Mar 21st, 10am
Beginner
(20)

Jacob Krueger Studio's flagship workshop will teach you more than just great screenwriting. It will prepare you to make writing a permanent part of your life. Along the way, you’ll learn how to overcome writer’s block, self doubt, procrastination, and other obstacles to build the writing life you have always wanted for yourself. Whether you’re...

$350
M.   Mar 30th, 7pm
All levels
(3)

Blog! Blog! Blog! What is it all about? Marisa Marcantonio, founder of design blog StyleBeat.blogspot.com, editor and creative interior design consultant, will demystify the process of creating a blog, share how to find your design voice, and advise on how a blog and social media can help designers build and grow their business.

$260
F.   Mar 27th, 9am
Beginner
(3)
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