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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 d

$324
+3240 pts
Su.   Aug 3rd - Sep 7th, 12pm
Beginner
Sunday August 3 12pm - 3pm 6 Sessions $324
Thursday August 21 7pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $324
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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 bre

$20
+200 pts
Sa.   Jul 26th, 12pm
All levels
Saturday July 26 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $20
Saturday August 2 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $20
Saturday August 16 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $20
Saturday August 23 12pm - 2pm 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

$70
+700 pts
M.   Sep 15th, 10am
Beginner

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, a

$240
+2400 pts
W.   Aug 6th - Sep 24th, 6:30pm
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 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
+3500 pts
W.   Jul 30th - Aug 27th, 7:30pm
Beginner

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
+0 pts
M.   Jul 28th, 3pm
All levels
Monday July 28 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday August 4 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday August 11 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday August 18 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday August 25 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday September 1 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday September 8 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday September 15 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
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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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

$150
+1500 pts
F.   Jul 25th, 10am
Beginner

This workshop will help you understand the Young Adult category and determine whether it’s the right place for you. We are excited to announce the latest addition to our Fall curriculum—Breaking into YA Fiction with Judy Goldschmidt, YA author and NY Times bestselling editor, at The Writers Room. Thanks to blockbuster hits like Twilight, The Hu

$600
+6000 pts
Th.   Oct 9th - Dec 4th, 6:30pm
All levels
Thursday October 9 6:30pm - 9:30pm 8 Sessions $600
Thursday October 9 6:30pm - 9:30pm 8 Sessions $650
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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
+690 pts
M.W.   Aug 11th - Aug 13th, 6pm
All levels

Is this you? Perhaps you want to write, but you have no time. When you do find time, you just can’t drag yourself to the desk. Perhaps your writing starts strong but becomes such a mess that you don’t know whether to throw it out and start over or keep going, or you write lots of bits and pieces but nothing adds up to a meaningful whole. You

$155
+1550 pts
Sa.   Aug 23rd, 10am
All levels
Saturday August 23 10am - 5:30pm 1 Session $155
Saturday August 23 10am - 5:30pm 1 Session $145
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In this one-night class, we'll get advice from famous writers, use prompts and exercises to get the pen moving and start working on our ideal project: whether it's an essay, story, book idea or just writing in our journal. By the end of the day, you'll feel better and start the New Year on the right writing foot. Is your New Year's goal to write m

$82
+820 pts
Sa.   Jul 26th, 10am
All levels

Everyone has a story to tell. We go to the supermarket and come home with a desire to tell the tale of the woman with a shopping cart full of cake. We wake up bursting with the details of the strange dream we just had. The craving for great storytelling is in our DNA. By combining writing prompts, lectures on great character writing, goal setting a

$600
+6000 pts
T.   Oct 14th - Nov 25th, 6:30pm
All levels

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. Children's books made us first fall in love with writing, and children can be the

$550
+5500 pts
W.   Aug 27th - Oct 15th, 6:30pm
All levels

We are offering a QuickBooks Basic Course that will teach you how to navigate QuickBooks, create a company file, set up inventory, work with vendors (writing checks, paying bills) and customers (creating invoices, receipts, receive payments), managing payroll, doing bank reconciliation and creating reports. These topics will give you a great start

$149
+1490 pts
W.   Jul 23rd, 10am
Beginner
Wednesday July 23 10am - 6pm 1 Session $149
Saturday July 26 10am - 6pm 1 Session $149
Thursday July 31 10am - 6pm 1 Session $149
Wednesday August 6 10am - 6pm 1 Session $149
Saturday August 9 10am - 6pm 1 Session $149
Tuesday August 12 10am - 6pm 1 Session $149
Tuesday August 19 6pm - 10pm 2 Sessions $149
Wednesday August 20 10am - 6pm 1 Session $149
Saturday August 23 10am - 6pm 1 Session $149
Monday August 25 10am - 6pm 1 Session $149
Wednesday September 3 10am - 6pm 1 Session $149
Saturday September 6 10am - 5pm 1 Session $149
Monday September 8 10am - 6pm 1 Session $149
Tuesday September 16 6pm - 10pm 2 Sessions $149
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The goal is to finish the course with a first draft of an original screenplay. The New York Film Academy has distilled the essential elements from the world's best screen writing programs to create a 12 week evening screenwriting workshop.It is designed for individuals with little or no screenwriting experience who are ready, willing, and able to w

$2,800
+28000 pts
M.T.Th.   Sep 15th - Dec 4th, 7pm
All levels
Monday September 15 7pm - 9:30pm 36 Sessions $2,800
Monday January 12 7pm - 9:30pm 36 Sessions $2,800
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Need help finding a class? Call 212-729-4088 or email [email protected]