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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.   Jun 20th, 11am
All levels
(90)
Saturday June 20 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday August 28 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
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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.   Jul 7th, 2pm
Beginner
(90)
Tuesday July 7 2pm - 5pm 6 Sessions $340
Tuesday July 7 7pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $340
Thursday July 9 7pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $340
Saturday July 11 2pm - 5pm 6 Sessions $340
Monday July 13 10am - 1pm 6 Sessions $200
Monday July 13 7pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $340
Tuesday July 28 7pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $340
Thursday July 30 10am - 1pm 6 Sessions $340
Thursday August 20 7pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $340
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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 29th, 6:30pm
All levels
(90)
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
Friday July 10 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday July 17 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday July 24 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday July 31 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday August 7 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday August 14 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday August 21 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday August 28 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday September 11 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday September 18 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday September 25 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
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In this day-long class, we'll get you writing again through a series of tools, exercises and discussions from famous creativity and writing experts such as Natalie Goldberg, author of "Writing Down The Bones" and Julia Cameron's "The Artist's Way." You love to write, perhaps it's torture... Either way you wish you were doing more of it.Bring a pen...

$82
Su.   Jun 14th, 10am
All levels
(142)

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
Sa.   Jun 20th, 11am
Beginner
(90)
Saturday June 20 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday August 14 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
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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
Sa.   Jun 20th, 11am
All levels
(90)
Saturday June 20 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday July 24 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
Sunday August 9 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Monday September 14 10am - 5pm 1 Session $120
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Focusing on developing projects and receiving feedback from the instructor and classmates, this course helps students sharpen their skills and work toward completion of publishable work. Writers often repeat Fiction Writing II to continue their projects.In this course, you will:Write or refine one/two short storiesListen to lectures that expand on...

$450
T.   Jul 7th, 7pm
Advanced
(90)
Tuesday July 7 7pm - 10pm 10 Sessions $450
Wednesday July 8 2pm - 5pm 10 Sessions $450
Wednesday July 8 7pm - 10pm 10 Sessions $450
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The main difference between Level III and the Advanced class is the level of student experience and commitment. The class operates in a more intensive way because the students are veterans of writing and workshopping. Writers often repeat Fiction Level III Classes to continue their projects. Prerequisite: Two terms of a GWW Fiction II or Novel II ...

$450
M.   Jul 13th, 7pm
Advanced
(90)

Focusing on developing projects and receiving feedback from the instructor and classmates, this course helps students sharpen their skills and work toward completion of publishable work. Writers often repeat Novel II to continue their projects. Begin or work toward completion of a novel. Lectures that expand on basics of fiction craft and the novel...

$450
T.   Jul 7th, 7pm
Advanced
(90)
Tuesday July 7 7pm - 10pm 10 Sessions $450
Thursday July 9 10am - 1pm 10 Sessions $450
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This course lets you explore types of dramatic writing, and the techniques that go with them. Course components:LecturesWriting exercises Dramatic Writing 101 is for beginners or anyone who wants a refresher. Students must be 18 years or older.

$340
M.   Jul 13th, 7pm
Beginner
(90)

Gain a firm grounding in all the basics of fiction writing; write 1-2 short stories; learn an assortment of writing exercises to develop new ideas and overcome writers block.Using a balance of lecture, exercise, and feedback on work from the instructor and classmates, this course gives students a firm grounding in all the basics of fiction writing....

$450
T.   Jul 7th, 7pm
Beginner
(90)
Tuesday July 7 7pm - 10pm 10 Sessions $450
Wednesday July 8 7pm - 10pm 10 Sessions $450
Thursday July 9 2pm - 5pm 10 Sessions $450
Sunday July 12 2pm - 5pm 10 Sessions $450
Monday July 13 10am - 1pm 10 Sessions $300
Monday July 13 7pm - 10pm 10 Sessions $450
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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
F.   Jul 17th, 10am
All levels
(90)
Friday July 17 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
Su.   Aug 9th, 11am
All levels
(90)
Sunday August 9 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday September 11 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
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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.   May 25th, 8pm
All levels
(14)
Monday May 25 8pm - 10pm 1 Session Free
Monday June 1 8pm - 10pm 1 Session Free
Monday June 8 8pm - 10pm 1 Session Free
Monday June 15 8pm - 10pm 1 Session Free
Monday June 22 8pm - 10pm 1 Session Free
Monday June 29 8pm - 10pm 1 Session Free
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If you always wanted to write a story or describe a special moment in time, this class is for you! By using your own personal object to fire up your creative brain cells – a childhood gift, something you bought yourself – you will be on your way to crafting that story or memory piece. If size allows, bring your “object of affection”...

$55
W.   Jun 3rd, 6:15pm
All levels

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For beginner writers, or writers looking for a means to jump back into their writing process, this workshop will provide time to write while exploring issues of place, community and identity as they manifest in Queens and beyond. The first three to four weeks will be devoted to development: we’ll read and discuss short texts and do interactive writing...

$200
T.   May 26th, 7pm
All levels
Tuesday May 26 7pm - 9pm 5 Sessions $200
Tuesday June 2 7pm - 9pm 5 Sessions $200
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These small, supportive classes are for screenwriters who are serious about finishing their pilot or feature script.With a class size of 8 or fewer, individual attention is given to each student as Timothy helps you:Reach realistic but aggressive draft deadlinesIdentify and hone your unique voiceCreate the most marketable structure and charactersBrainstorm...

$320
W.   May 27th, 6:30pm
All levels
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
Wednesday June 17 6:30pm - 8:30pm 8 Sessions $320
Wednesday June 24 6:30pm - 8:30pm 8 Sessions $320
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Geared for intermediate to advanced writers working on individual short stories and essays or a book-length prose project, this ongoing community-oriented group encourages members to write in a way that is both bravely personal and socially conscious. Held in a supportive environment in the instructor’s home, the weekly sessions include discussions...

$225
W.   May 27th, 6:30pm
Intermediate
Wednesday May 27 6:30pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $225
Wednesday June 3 6:30pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $225
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Ideasmyth founder, Victoria C. Rowan, has been acknowledged in many well-received and best-selling books, and has coached many authors who have earned six- and even seven-figure advances. So whether becoming an author has always been your most cherished artistic dream or the necessary next step for you to establish your professional expertise, why...

$1,450
T.   Jun 2nd, 7pm
All levels

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.   Jul 22nd, 7pm
Intermediate
(5)
Wednesday July 22 7pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $350
Wednesday August 26 7pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $350
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