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In this six-week course, you will find:Starter information on six forms of nonfiction - memoir, personal essay, feature articles, profiles, reviews, travel writingExercises that let you explore each of these formsTips for finding ideas in each formFeedback from your instructor in a completely supportive and no-pressure environmentDevelopment of your...

$324
M.   Jan 12th - Mar 2nd, 2pm
Beginner
(30)
Monday January 12 2pm - 5pm 6 Sessions $324
Wednesday January 14 7pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $324
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Brush up on the fundamentals of article writing through a combination of fast-paced lectures and writing exercises that immediately 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...

$150
Sa.   Jan 10th, 11am
All levels
(30)
Saturday January 10 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday February 27 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
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This class is an introduction to putting together a non-fiction book proposal. So, you’ve found a killer true story and you want to write a book about it. How do you start?We’ll go over how to decide if your story is a book or a shorter piece, how to figure out if it’s already been done, what to look for in an agent, the mechanics of a book proposal,...

$16
T.   Jan 13th, 6:30pm
All levels
(77)

Brush up on the fundamentals of article writing; Write 1-2 articles and submit for critique and evaluation; study the various types of features and the basics of article craft.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 feature writing....

$445
T.   Jan 13th - Mar 17th, 7pm
Beginner
(30)

Mark Twain said the difference between the right word and the almost right word is the “difference between lightning and lightning bug.” The goal of this class is to help you find the right words. This workshop provides students the opportunity to generate, share, and get feedback on writing inspired by personal experiences. All levels of writers...

$370
T.   Jan 6th - Feb 24th, 10am
All levels
(1)
Tuesday January 6 10am - 12pm 8 Sessions $370
Thursday January 8 10am - 12pm 8 Sessions $370
Tuesday February 24 10am - 12pm 8 Sessions $370
Thursday February 26 10am - 12pm 8 Sessions $370
Tuesday April 28 10am - 12pm 8 Sessions $370
Thursday April 30 10am - 12pm 8 Sessions $370
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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...

$330
T.   Jan 6th - Feb 17th, 6:45pm
All levels
(1)
Tuesday January 6 6:45pm - 8:45pm 7 Sessions $330
Tuesday February 24 6:45pm - 8:45pm 8 Sessions $370
Tuesday April 28 6:45pm - 8:45pm 8 Sessions $370
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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.   Jan 6th - Feb 17th, 2pm
All levels
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Tuesday January 6 2pm - 4pm 7 Sessions $370
Tuesday February 24 1:30pm - 3:30pm 7 Sessions $370
Tuesday April 28 1:30pm - 3:30pm 8 Sessions $370
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For nonfiction writers (eg. memoir, magazine, and personal essay) interested in working towards some form of publication. Each week participants share and discuss works in progress. The class has a special emphasis on how to use fiction techniques of narration, description, dialogue, and structure to improve each piece.

$280
T.   Jan 6th - Feb 10th, 6:30pm
Intermediate
(1)
Tuesday January 6 6:30pm - 8:30pm 6 Sessions $280
Tuesday February 24 6:30pm - 8:30pm 6 Sessions $280
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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.

$710
W.   Jan 7th - Apr 15th, 6:45pm
All levels
(1)
Wednesday January 7 6:45pm - 8:45pm 15 Sessions $710
Wednesday April 1 6:45pm - 8:45pm 8 Sessions $370
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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
(30)

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.   Jan 10th, 11am
Beginner
(30)

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...

$120
F.   Mar 27th, 10am
Advanced
(30)

Need some one-on-one feedback about about a piece you’re writing, first few pages of a book, a resume, a writing project or just some basic advice on freelance writing? Maybe you just have an idea for a book or article you want to flesh out.These 60-minute consultations are just what you’ve been waiting for.You don’t need to email anything before...

$100
Su.   Jan 4th, 1pm
All levels
(77)

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
F.   Jan 16th, 10am
Beginner
(30)
Friday January 16 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
Saturday February 21 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
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Brush up on the fundamentals of writing with a mixture of brief lectures and writing exercises that let you immediately try 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 try your hand...

$150
Sa.   Jan 10th, 11am
Beginner
(30)

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.   Jan 10th, 11am
All levels
(30)

This class will teach you fact-checking basics, whether you’re applying for a job as a fact checker (although rare, they do still exist) or you need to double-check your own writing. So you’ve written an article, blog post, book, or other item of nonfiction and you’re ready to publish. Before you foist it on the public: are you sure each and...

$15
W.   Jan 21st, 6:30pm
All levels
(77)

Gain a firm grounding in the fundamentals of writing humor; write at least two short humor pieces or begin a book; present work for instructor and student critique.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 humor writing. Humor Writing...

$445
T.   Jan 13th - Mar 17th, 7pm
Beginner
(30)

Brush up on the fundamentals of Humor 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...

$150
Sa.   Feb 21st, 11am
Beginner
(30)
Saturday February 21 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday March 13 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
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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
Sa.   Jan 10th, 11am
Beginner
(30)
Saturday January 10 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday March 20 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
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