Nonfiction Writing Courses New York

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Discover how to work as a writer in a changing industry by completing two publishable pieces. This class will show you where opportunities are and which are right for you. You'll workshop two pieces in any format including news stories, roundups, services pieces, listicles, profiles, personal essays, interviews, and features. The class will address

$550
+5500 pts
Th.   Sep 4th - Oct 23rd, 6:45pm
Beginner

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 tha

$150
+1500 pts
F.   Aug 1st, 11am
Beginner

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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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 is a real training experience where you will have several opportunities to practice and polish your pitch with direct access to book publishing industry professionals, Hollywood, the media and others. As a writer, you will be equipped to pitch your book to get published, turn it into a film or TV series, and be able to talk about it c

$497
+4970 pts
F.Sa.Su.   Nov 7th - Nov 9th, 6pm
All levels
Friday November 7 6pm - 9:30pm 3 Sessions $497
Friday November 7 6pm - 9:30pm 3 Sessions $797
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In this evening workshop, through study and hands-on practice, students are trained in the fundamental principles, techniques, and craft of contemporary journalism. This is accomplished through a combination of lecture, demonstration, in-class hands-on production, and the students' own work. The course meets three evenings a week from 7:00 – 9:3

$3,550
+35500 pts
M.T.W.Th.F.Sa.   Sep 15th - Dec 6th, 7pm
All levels
Monday September 15 7pm - 9:30pm 72 Sessions $3,550
Monday January 12 7pm - 9:30pm 72 Sessions $3,550
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In this workshop, through study and hands-on practice, students are trained in the fundamental principles, techniques, and craft of contemporary journalism. This is accomplished through a combination of lecture, demonstration, in-class hands-on production, and the students’ own work.Each student produces news projects, shot with single-camera se

$5,800
+58000 pts
M.T.W.Th.F.Sa.   Sep 22nd - Nov 15th, 9:30am
All levels
Monday September 22 9:30am - 7pm 48 Sessions $5,800
Monday January 26 9:30am - 7pm 48 Sessions $5,800
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Brush up on the fundamentals of six forms of Nonfiction writing: memoir, personal essay, feature articles, profiles, reviews, travel writing; complete writing exercises and receive instructor and peer feedback; gain exposure to a broad range of nonfiction writers. In this six-week course, you will find:Starter information on six forms of nonfiction

$324

Take this one-day crash course on the essentials of conceptualizing, researching, organizing, and writing a professional-level non-fiction book proposal. The seminar also focuses on techniques for reporting and writing non-fiction books. Students are given insights into negotiating book contracts as well.The session draws on Prof. Glenn Lewis’ e

$65

Whether you’re writing a nonfiction book, a magazine article, or checking the facts about anything that really matters to your health, home or livelihood, the ability to cultivate and interview sources can be more authoritative than anything you can find on the internet. Investigative Interviewing: Best Practices for ReportingGetting original in

Free

This class will explore a range of nonfiction styles, voices, and subject matter, will touch on such issues as the boundaries of nonfiction and the ethical questions peculiar to the writing of true stories. Journalist, short story writer, novelist and memoirist Molly McCloskey will discuss short pieces of published nonfiction by established writer

$50

If you are interested in nonfiction, but don’t know much about it from a writers perspective, Nonfiction 101 is a great place to start. This course also serves as an excellent precursor to other Gotham nonfiction courses. Nonfiction 101 is for beginners or anyone who wants a refresher. This is a survey course, designed to introduce you to a varie

$150

In two three-hour sessions, a publishing insider will break down the various parts of a nonfiction book proposal and also work with students on crystallizing their book ideas into something that is realistically saleable. In the week between the two sessions, students will create “catalogue copy” of their book to present for feedback. Students

$184

In this workshop, we'll take your idea, develop it, and turn it into something you can write and sell. Got a great idea for a nonfiction book but don't know what to do with it? With a professional and powerfully-written book proposal, you'll be able to get the attention of busy agents and editors and sell them on your book.By the end of the course,

$550
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