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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
Sa.   Oct 25th - Nov 22nd, 2pm
Beginner
(22)
Saturday October 25 2pm - 5pm 5 Sessions $324
Tuesday October 28 7pm - 10pm 5 Sessions $324
Tuesday October 28 7pm - 10pm 4 Sessions $324
Wednesday November 5 7pm - 10pm 5 Sessions $324
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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 y

$150
F.   Oct 24th, 10am
Beginner
(22)
Friday October 24 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
Friday December 5 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
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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
F.   Oct 24th, 6:30pm
All levels
(22)
Friday October 24 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Saturday October 25 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $20
Friday October 31 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Saturday November 1 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $20
Friday November 7 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Saturday November 8 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $20
Friday November 14 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Saturday November 15 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $20
Friday November 21 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Saturday November 22 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $20
Friday December 5 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Saturday December 6 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $20
Saturday December 13 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $20
Friday December 19 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Saturday December 20 12pm - 2pm 1 Session $20
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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 In

$150
Sa.   Nov 15th, 11am
Beginner
(22)

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
(22)
Saturday November 15 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Monday December 8 10am - 5pm 1 Session $70
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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
(22)

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
(1)

Learn how to get your work in magazines and websites with a veteran freelance writer who has contributed to a variety of top notch publications from InStyle to O Magazine.In addition to writing and reporting exercises, we'll also show you the business side of getting published: how to query specific publications, how to find resource

$470
M.   Nov 3rd - Dec 8th, 6:45pm
All levels
(7)

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.   Oct 27th, 3pm
All levels
(4)
Monday October 27 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday November 3 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday November 10 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday November 17 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday November 24 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
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​In this class, you’ll learn how to:Get readers to 1) pay attention to your message, 2) understand it, 3) remember it and 4) act on it. That — not merely getting the word out — is your four-part job description. You either achieve it or you don’t. In this class, you’ll learn to ditch outdated writing practices that actually annoy, rathe

$1,195
T.W.   Oct 28th - Oct 29th, 9am
All levels

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.Su.   Oct 30th - Nov 20th, 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

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
Wednesday November 5 7pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $350
Wednesday January 7 7pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $350
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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 inspiratio

$200
Th.   Dec 4th, 6:30pm
All levels
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Whether you have a deep understanding of the ?blogosphere? or none at all, this all-day blogging workshop will provide you with invaluable insight into the vast world of online publishing.Food blogging serves as a satisfying creative outlet for many, an income source or even a full-time job for some.Digital strategy expert Ashley Parrish will teach

$125
Sa.   Jan 24th, 10am
All levels
(22)

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

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.   Nov 15th, 11am
Beginner
(22)

This open-level class is for anyone interested in writing personal narrative in any form -- memoir, creative nonfiction, or personal essay. Through focused critique and discussion, we hone the tools of strong writing: distinctive voice, precise language, resonant imagery, vivid sensory description, dramatic scene and dialogue, and inventive form.

$315
T.   Nov 4th - Dec 16th, 6:45pm
All levels
(1)

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

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 requ

$315
T.   Nov 4th - Dec 16th, 1:15pm
All levels
(1)
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