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Are you eager to test the waters of creative writing but not sure where to start, or how? Have you written previously but been away for a while and hope to dip back in? Here you will be guided surely and safely into the writing life. There’s no pressure to work on a specific project or even settle on which type of creative writing you prefer. The...

$340
T.   Jul 7th, 2pm
Beginner
(99)
Tuesday July 7 2pm - 5pm 6 Sessions $340
Thursday July 9 7pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $340
Monday July 13 7pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $340
Saturday July 18 2pm - 5pm 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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Are you eager to test the waters of creative writing but not sure where to start, or how? Have you written previously but been away for a while and hope to dip back in? Here you will be guided surely and safely into the writing life. There’s no pressure to work on a specific project or even settle on which type of creative writing you prefer. The...

$150
F.   Aug 28th, 10am
All levels
(99)
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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 saleable songs. Writers often repeat Songwriting II to continue their projects. Begin or refine one/two songs Lectures that expand on basics of songwriting craft Writing Exercises...

$450
T.   Jul 7th, 7pm
Intermediate
(99)

Nonfiction—pieces that spring from the real world—is everywhere. Magazines, newspapers, books, blogs, websites. And nonfiction has grown more diverse and creative than ever, embracing all styles from straight to zany to lyrical, encompassing every topic imaginable from schoolyard memories to a trek in Nepal to the creation of the universe. Here...

$340
T.   Jul 7th, 10am
Beginner
(99)
Tuesday July 7 10am - 1pm 6 Sessions $340
Wednesday July 8 7pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $340
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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 songwriting. Everything is presented in a clear, accessible manner. Write one/two songs Lectures on basics of songwriting craft Writing exercises Present work for critique (two times) ...

$450
T.   Jul 7th, 7pm
Beginner
(99)

A novel is a world into which a reader disappears for hours or days at a time, navigating through time and space and human psychology. We live with the characters, be they a glamorous bootlegger living the high life, or a mixed-up teenager on hiatus from prep school, or a neurotic woman trying to lose weight and land a man. Writing a novel is a long...

$450
T.   Jul 7th, 7pm
Advanced
(99)
Tuesday July 7 7pm - 10pm 10 Sessions $450
Thursday July 9 10am - 1pm 10 Sessions $450
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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 stories Listen to lectures that expand...

$450
T.   Jul 7th, 7pm
Advanced
(99)
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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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
(99)
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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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...

$20
F.   Jul 10th, 6:30pm
All levels
(99)
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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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
(99)

This course lets you explore types of dramatic writing, and the techniques that go with them. Course components: Lectures Writing 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
(99)

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...

$82
Su.   Aug 2nd, 10am
All levels
(179)

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.   Jul 6th, 10am
All levels
(14)
Monday July 6 10am - 12pm 1 Session Free
Monday July 6 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday July 13 10am - 12pm 1 Session Free
Monday July 13 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday July 20 10am - 12pm 1 Session Free
Monday July 20 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday July 27 10am - 12pm 1 Session Free
Monday July 27 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
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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.   Jul 22nd, 7pm
Intermediate
(8)
Wednesday July 22 7pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $350
Wednesday August 26 7pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $350
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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
Sa.   Aug 29th, 10am
All levels
(5)
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