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Learn the techniques of becoming a free lance reader.

$43
+430 pts
Su.   Apr 27th, 9am
All levels

In this workshop you will be inspired to write like never before and produce material that will surprise even yourself. The skills of creative writing will be taught and deepened, as well as methods to quiet the critical mind so that writing will flow easily and naturally.

$160
+1600 pts
M.T.W.Th.   Apr 28th - May 1st, 7pm
All levels
Monday April 28 7pm - 10pm 4 Sessions $160
Monday May 5 7pm - 10pm 4 Sessions $160
Monday May 12 7pm - 10pm 4 Sessions $160
Monday May 19 7pm - 10pm 4 Sessions $160
Monday May 26 7pm - 10pm 4 Sessions $160
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In this one day class, you’ll learn how to generate gripping story ideas, find your first line, and hone the structure through playful writing exercises.

$80
+800 pts
M.   Apr 28th, 7pm
All levels

Learn the visual arts and techniques of making a comic book.

$85
+850 pts
Th.   May 1st - May 29th, 7pm
All levels

Learn the strategies and techniques of writing a proposal.

$55
+550 pts
Sa.   May 3rd - May 10th, 9am
All levels
Saturday May 3 9am - 12pm 2 Sessions $55
Saturday May 31 1pm - 4pm 2 Sessions $55
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Our writing classes will give students the opportunity to learn from an expert.

$80
+800 pts
Sa.   May 3rd - Jun 21st, 12:30pm
Beginner
Saturday May 3 12:30pm - 2:30pm 8 Sessions $80
Saturday May 17 10am - 1pm 4 Sessions $65
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You don’t just want to post on Facebook about your neighbor’s organic silkworm farm — creating the next Julie & Julia project is more your style. Can we add a book deal to that? If this is what you had in mind, then this is the class for you! Blog guru and successful journalist Natasha Vargas-Cooper (who procured a book deal and a journalism gig from her blo

$90
+900 pts
Su.   May 4th, 2pm
All levels

The goal is to finish the course with a first draft of an original screenplay.

$3,300
+33000 pts
M.T.W.Th.F.   May 5th - Jul 4th, 9:30am
All levels
Monday May 5 9:30am - 7pm 45 Sessions $3,300
Monday July 7 9:30am - 7pm 45 Sessions $3,300
Monday September 8 9:30am - 7pm 45 Sessions $3,300
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Learn how to get a book or writing published, using copyright and trademark law, e-publishing and electronic commerce.

$65
+650 pts
T.   May 6th, 6:30pm
All levels

You will be taught what you need to know so you don’t make the rookie mistakes and show you how to make your work stand out. By the end of this class, you'll walk away with a plan that's certain to get your foot in the door.

$195
+1950 pts
Sa.   May 10th, 11am
All levels

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Performance essays are all the rage, and in this five-week class, master storyteller Brian Finkelstein will teach you how to be a yarn-spinning pro. You'll do fun, improvised storytelling drills, learn about the structure of performance essays, and explore ways to use your pieces to boost your writing career.

$80
+800 pts
M.   May 12th, 7:30pm
All levels
Monday May 12 7:30pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $80
Monday May 19 7:30pm - 10:30pm 5 Sessions $395
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Students will learn step by step how to produce clear and direct emails, letters, proposals and copy for ads and public announcements.

$325
+3250 pts
T.   May 13th, 9am
All levels
Tuesday May 13 9am - 4:30pm 1 Session $325
Thursday June 26 9am - 4:30pm 1 Session $325
Thursday August 14 9am - 4:30pm 1 Session $325
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Finally the phone is ringing. It’s some fast-talking agent from ICM who wants to rep you because of that killer half-hour comedy pilot or spec script you wrote. How did you get there? You took a rewrite class with TV writer Michael Saltzman (“Murphy Brown”, “Wings”), that’s how. In this five-week class, Michael will help you whip your script into shape.

$595
+5950 pts
T.   May 13th - Jun 17th, 7:30pm
All levels

By the end of the class, you'll have crafted a killer pitch, penned a show bible, and formulated a sales plan for your series. Surf board not included.

$595
+5950 pts
W.   May 14th - Jun 11th, 7pm
All levels

Have you always wanted to write a personal essay but you don’t know where to start? Published journalist, Natasha Vargas-Cooper, will help you transform your bad blind dates and visits from unruly parents into insightful, compelling revelations. She’ll show you how to make your essay relatable and tantalizing to readers and editors.

$90
+900 pts
W.   May 14th, 7pm
All levels
Wednesday May 14 7pm - 10:30pm 1 Session $90
Wednesday May 21 7:30pm - 10:30pm 5 Sessions $395
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