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Brush up on the fundamentals of writing with a mixture of brief lectures and writing exercises that let you immediately try 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 immediately try your hand...

$150
Sa.   Jan 10th, 11am
Beginner
(22)

Eliminate bad writing habits and begin cultivating confidence through practice and praise. Develop an awareness of your strengths and weaknesses in a supportive, constructive environment. Employ myriad techniques and strategies for finding new writing ideas. In this six week workshop, you will find: Exercises that stretch your writing in various directionsA...

$324
M.   Jan 12th - Feb 16th, 10am
Beginner
(22)
Monday January 12 10am - 1pm 6 Sessions $324
Monday January 12 7pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $324
Tuesday January 13 2pm - 5pm 6 Sessions $324
Tuesday January 13 7pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $324
Tuesday January 27 7pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $324
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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.   Oct 31st, 6:30pm
All levels
(22)
Friday October 31 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Saturday November 1 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $20
Friday November 7 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Saturday November 8 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $20
Friday November 14 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Saturday November 15 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $20
Friday November 21 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Saturday November 22 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $20
Friday December 5 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Saturday December 6 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $20
Saturday December 13 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $20
Friday December 19 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Saturday December 20 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $20
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This is the course that will hone your writing skills in a productive workshop environment with other writers, as well as receive helpful feedback on your project. We will examine, discuss and provide suggestions to improve all students’ writing in detail, as well as look at examples of works by successful authors working today. Please be prepared...

$179
M.   Nov 3rd - Dec 8th, 6pm
Beginner
(2)

In this course, you'll discover dialogue techniques that you can apply to fiction, nonfiction, screenplays, teleplays, or stage plays. Through lectures, script analysis, and in-class exercises, you will learn how to write dialogue that rings true, stays focused, reveals character, creates tension, adds depth through subtext, and more.The One-Day Intensives...

$150
Sa.   Nov 15th, 11am
Beginner
(22)
Saturday November 15 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday January 16 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
Saturday February 21 11am - 6pm 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
Sa.   Nov 15th, 11am
Beginner
(22)
Saturday November 15 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Monday December 8 10am - 5pm 1 Session $70
Saturday January 10 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday February 6 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
Saturday February 21 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
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Brush up on the fundamentals of writing through a combination of fast-paced lectures and writing exercises that let you immediately 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.   Dec 5th, 10am
Beginner
(22)
Friday December 5 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
Saturday January 10 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Monday March 9 10am - 5pm 1 Session $75
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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 in-class 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...

$150
F.   Dec 12th, 10am
Beginner
(22)
Friday December 12 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
Saturday January 10 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday March 20 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
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Learn how to get your work in magazines and websites with a veteran freelance writer who has contributed to a variety of top notch publications from InStyle to O Magazine.In addition to writing and reporting exercises, we'll also show you the business side of getting published: how to query specific publications, how to find resources...

$470
M.   Nov 3rd - Dec 8th, 6:45pm
All levels
(11)

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.   Nov 5th - Dec 10th, 7pm
Intermediate
(2)
Wednesday November 5 7pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $350
Wednesday January 7 7pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $350
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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.   Nov 3rd, 3pm
All levels
(4)
Monday November 3 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday November 10 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday November 17 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday November 24 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
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Using a variety of tools, such as visualizations and accessible physical and writing exercises, you will be able to develop your voice as a writer. Clarify the connections between your senses, emotions, and imagination, and discover the core elements of your craft. Sense Writing frees you from the thoughts you think you “should” be thinking so...

$310
W.Sa.   Nov 5th - Nov 19th, 7pm
All levels

By the end of the class, students will walk away with list of great story ideas, an understanding of the most compelling angle on your reflection piece, memoir, or solo show, and some mad skills to boot.You've got some great stories in there, but how do you find the real gems? In this evening workshop, actress, journalist, and author of The New York...

$85
Th.   Nov 20th, 7pm
All levels

This seminar offers both a historical and theoretical introduction to the history of Jews in the Middle East and North Africa, with particular attention to the relationship between Jewish identity and European colonialism. Here we encounter a very different historical experience that that of European Jews (who still often appear as the primary if not...

$315
T.   Nov 25th - Dec 16th, 6:30pm
All levels

In this half day account planning workshop, you'll explore the strategic processes and techniques employed by the world's best creative agencies to get closer to consumers and write razor sharp briefs. Great creative work begins with a killer brief. It's not easy to develop creative briefs filled with insight, consumer understanding, and inspiration...

$200
Th.   Dec 4th, 6:30pm
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.

$315
T.   Nov 4th - Dec 16th, 6:45pm
All levels
(1)

Interested in beginning a novel or writing a short story? The Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College is offering a 4-part Fiction Writing Workshop Character, Setting, Plot, Now What? Get yourself started by working with an established, published author and learn tools to hone the craft of creative writing. Beginners welcome.Pre-requisites:Writing...

$85
T.   Nov 4th, 6pm
Beginner
(1)

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):...

$315
T.   Nov 4th - Dec 16th, 1:15pm
All levels
(1)

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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 immediately try your hand at what you’ve just learned. The one-days provide an excellent overview of their fields, ideal for both the beginner and someone wanting a quick...

$150
Sa.   Nov 15th, 11am
Beginner
(22)
Saturday November 15 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday January 23 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
Saturday February 21 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
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Other Dates (3)

Brush up on the basics of screenwriting with a fast-paced combination of lectures and writing exercises that let you immediately 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 immediately...

$150
Sa.   Nov 15th, 11am
Beginner
(22)
Saturday November 15 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Saturday January 10 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Saturday February 21 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday March 20 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
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