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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...

$340
T.   Apr 28th, 7pm
Beginner
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Tuesday April 28 7pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $340
Thursday April 30 10am - 1pm 6 Sessions $340
Wednesday May 6 7pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $340
Saturday May 9 2pm - 5pm 6 Sessions $340
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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
F.   May 8th, 10am
Beginner
(76)
Friday May 8 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
Saturday June 20 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday August 28 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
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Do you wish there was a place you could go for writing inspiration and practice? Where you could hang out with other writers? Without needing to make a long-term commitment or spend a lot of money?Gotham Write-Ins are that place.Here's what happens. The teacher gives an interesting writing prompt. Everyone writes for a while. Then, those who want to...

$20
F.   May 1st, 6:30pm
All levels
(76)
Friday May 1 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday May 8 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday May 15 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday May 29 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday June 5 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday June 12 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday June 19 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday June 26 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
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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. The Intensives provide an excellent overview of their fields, ideal for both the beginner and someone wanting a quick...

$150
F.   May 15th, 10am
Beginner
(76)
Friday May 15 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
Saturday June 20 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday July 24 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
Sunday August 9 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
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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 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.The...

$150
Sa.   May 16th, 11am
Beginner
(76)
Saturday May 16 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Monday June 8 10am - 5pm 1 Session $100
Sunday August 9 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday September 11 10am - 5pm 1 Session $100
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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 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.The...

$150
Sa.   May 16th, 11am
Beginner
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Saturday May 16 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday July 17 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
Sunday August 9 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
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Intensives are for beginners or anyone who wants to brush up on the fundamentals.The NYC Intensives take place all in one-day, a seven-hour session. These are fun, fast-paced immersions. 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. NYC One-Day...

$150
F.   May 22nd, 10am
Beginner
(76)
Friday May 22 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
Saturday June 20 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
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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.   Apr 29th, 7pm
Intermediate
(5)
Wednesday April 29 7pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $350
Wednesday July 22 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.   Apr 29th, 6:30pm
All levels
Wednesday April 29 6:30pm - 8:30pm 8 Sessions $320
Wednesday May 6 6:30pm - 8:30pm 8 Sessions $320
Wednesday May 13 6:30pm - 8:30pm 8 Sessions $320
Wednesday May 20 6:30pm - 8:30pm 8 Sessions $320
Wednesday May 27 6:30pm - 8:30pm 8 Sessions $320
Wednesday June 3 6:30pm - 8:30pm 8 Sessions $320
Wednesday June 10 6:30pm - 8:30pm 8 Sessions $320
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The New York Times, Daily News, Newsday, New York Post, and Wall Street Journal all use freelance writers for profiles, features, reviews, news stories, humor, and editorials. So do New York Magazine, the Village Voice, Time Out New York, and the New Yorker. Taught by a writer whose work has appeared in more than 100 publications, this course reveals...

$737
M.   Jun 1st, 6pm
All levels

Writing is largely a matter of habit (to paraphrase Flannery O’Connor), yet it’s not always easy to maintain a consistent writing practice. This course offers a supportive push for writers of all levels toward creating and cementing that habit. For both fiction and nonfiction writers, and at any stage of a project—from facing a blank page to...

$737
T.Th.   Jun 2nd, 6pm
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...

$300
Th.   Aug 20th, 6:30pm
All levels
(2)

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)

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)

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
(27)

In this class, the goal is to feed imagination and create good, raw fiction material through weekly writing exercises and missions. Writing exercises provide fun and challenging prompts to generate new work or advance pre-existing stories/chapters. The class works well for both beginning and more experienced writers.

$370
T.   Apr 28th, 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.   Jun 13th, 10am
Beginner
(27)

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.   May 4th, 7pm
All levels
(5)
Monday May 4 7pm - 10pm 4 Sessions $350
Thursday June 4 7pm - 10pm 4 Sessions $350
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This workshop will cover fundamentals of the craft of Dramatic Writing including; writing dramatic scenes, story structure, character, dialogue and revision. The instructor creates a supportive workshop environment that challenges students to the degree that each student wishes to be challenged. Students bring in new pages of their script-in progress...

$232
M.   Apr 27th, 6:30pm
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.   May 9th, 2pm
Beginner
(5)
Saturday May 9 2pm - 5pm 2 Sessions $150
Saturday June 13 2pm - 5pm 2 Sessions $150
Saturday July 18 2pm - 5pm 2 Sessions $150
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