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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’ blo

$225
W.   Oct 8th - Dec 3rd, 6pm
All levels

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 prep

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

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 d

$324
M.   Oct 6th - Nov 10th, 10am
Beginner
Monday October 6 10am - 1pm 5 Sessions $324
Monday October 6 7pm - 10pm 5 Sessions $324
Tuesday October 7 2pm - 5pm 6 Sessions $324
Tuesday October 7 7pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $324
Friday October 10 10am - 1pm 6 Sessions $324
Saturday October 18 2pm - 5pm 5 Sessions $324
Tuesday October 28 7pm - 10pm 5 Sessions $324
Wednesday November 5 7pm - 10pm 5 Sessions $324
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Go deeper into some of the major principles of Sense Writing and learn how to use them to support yourself in and out of the workshop. Make this practice your own, while exploring both fiction and non-fiction writing and developing larger pieces through weekly workshops. Open to those who has taken Sense Writing I workshop.

$310
Th.   Oct 30th - Dec 11th, 7pm
Intermediate

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

An on-going and repeatable workshop designed to take you through all the stages of writing a full-length book, collection of stories, or play. A chance to spiral through all four Sense Writing principles, with special emphasis on the last one, “non-habitual flow.” Open to writers who have completed at least one Sense Writing II class or by invi

$335
M.   Sep 29th - Nov 17th, 7pm
Advanced

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? May

Free
M.   Sep 22nd, 3pm
All levels
Monday September 22 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday September 29 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday October 6 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday October 13 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday October 20 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday October 27 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
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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

$399
M.   Oct 6th - Dec 8th, 7pm
Advanced
Monday October 6 7pm - 10pm 9 Sessions $399
Tuesday October 7 7pm - 10pm 10 Sessions $445
Wednesday October 8 2pm - 5pm 9 Sessions $445
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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, N

$350
W.   Nov 5th - Dec 10th, 7pm
Intermediate

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

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 In

$150
Sa.   Nov 15th, 11am
Beginner

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
Saturday November 15 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Monday December 8 10am - 5pm 1 Session $70
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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.

$445
M.   Oct 6th - Dec 8th, 2pm
Beginner
Monday October 6 2pm - 5pm 9 Sessions $445
Monday October 6 7pm - 10pm 9 Sessions $445
Tuesday October 7 7pm - 10pm 10 Sessions $445
Wednesday October 8 7pm - 10pm 9 Sessions $445
Thursday October 9 10am - 1pm 9 Sessions $445
Thursday October 9 7pm - 10pm 9 Sessions $445
Sunday October 12 12pm - 3pm 9 Sessions $445
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Students will learn essential copywriting terms and techniques. If you're already working as a writer or copywriter, you'll learn from a new perspective while you complete creative assignments to expand your portfolio. Craft sparkling ad copy through creative exercises and practical, hands-on learning. Once you master the basic concepts and structu

$550
Th.   Oct 9th - Nov 20th, 6:45pm
Beginner

In this course, students will learn and review the skills necessary for crafting a novel. Students will review different approaches to the writing process, read and discuss a successful modern novel and review creative writing techniques such as characterization, plot, background, ending and other elements. Students will also discuss diffe

$179
W.   Oct 22nd - Dec 3rd, 6pm
Beginner

In this course, students will discuss the process and steps necessary for getting a novel published. This involves getting a publisher to produce (in print or otherwise) and distribute students' already-written work and is different from the act of writing the work.Students will discuss royalties, markets for various kinds of literature, copyright

$69
M.W.   Nov 10th - Nov 12th, 6pm
All levels

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-requisi

$85
T.   Oct 14th, 6pm
Beginner

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-requisi

$85
T.   Oct 21st, 6pm
Beginner

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-requisi

$85
T.   Oct 28th, 6pm
Beginner

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-requisi

$85
T.   Nov 4th, 6pm
Beginner
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