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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.   Jan 30th, 6:30pm
All levels
(39)
Friday January 30 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday February 6 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday February 13 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday February 20 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday February 27 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
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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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.   Feb 6th, 10am
Beginner
(39)
Friday February 6 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
Saturday February 21 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
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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.   Feb 21st, 11am
Beginner
(39)

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.   Feb 21st, 11am
Beginner
(39)

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...

$100
M.   Mar 9th, 10am
Beginner
(39)

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.   Mar 20th, 10am
Beginner
(39)

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.   Feb 2nd, 3pm
All levels
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Monday February 2 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday February 9 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday February 16 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday February 23 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday March 2 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday March 9 4pm - 6pm 1 Session Free
Monday March 16 4pm - 6pm 1 Session Free
Monday March 23 4pm - 6pm 1 Session Free
Monday March 30 4pm - 6pm 1 Session Free
Monday April 6 4pm - 6pm 1 Session Free
Monday April 13 4pm - 6pm 1 Session Free
Monday April 20 4pm - 6pm 1 Session Free
Monday April 27 4pm - 6pm 1 Session Free
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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
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Wednesday March 25 6pm - 8pm 8 Sessions $240
Saturday March 28 10am - 12pm 8 Sessions $240
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This class explores creative and reflective expression through close attention to a different artwork each week. Four paintings, four sculptures, and four songs from different epochs will be our companions and inspiration over the course of the semester. Although class sessions will include critical, historical and biographical information, the emphasis...

$400
T.   Feb 3rd, 1:30pm
All levels

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.   Feb 4th, 6:30pm
All levels
Wednesday February 4 6:30pm - 8:30pm 8 Sessions $320
Wednesday February 11 6:30pm - 8:30pm 8 Sessions $320
Wednesday February 18 6:30pm - 8:30pm 8 Sessions $320
Wednesday February 25 6:30pm - 8:30pm 8 Sessions $320
Wednesday March 4 6:30pm - 8:30pm 8 Sessions $320
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
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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)

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...

$250
Th.   Mar 12th, 6:30pm
All levels
(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):...

$370
T.   Feb 24th, 1:30pm
All levels
(1)
Tuesday February 24 1:30pm - 3:30pm 8 Sessions $370
Tuesday April 28 1:30pm - 3:30pm 8 Sessions $370
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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...

$320
T.   Mar 3rd, 6pm
Beginner
(3)

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.   Feb 24th, 6:45pm
All levels
(1)
Tuesday February 24 6:45pm - 8:45pm 8 Sessions $370
Tuesday April 28 6:45pm - 8:45pm 8 Sessions $370
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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.   Feb 2nd, 7pm
All levels
(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.   Feb 21st, 11am
Beginner
(39)
Saturday February 21 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday March 20 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
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Other Dates (2)

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.   Feb 21st, 11am
Beginner
(39)

Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own using Blogger/WordPress.Skill prerequisites: Internet for Beginners and an active email account

Free
W.   Feb 18th, 10am
Beginner
(18)

Writing an outstanding business plan can be overwhelming. If you would like to run your own food business, this informative class will help you to better understand what is involved, how to create a road map and raise capital. When you're ready to start, you'll be way ahead of the game. This class will help you write a corporate statement that includes...

$85
T.   Feb 17th, 6pm
All levels
(43)
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