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Business Writing with Positive Impact

at Training Connection - The Loop
230 W Monroe St Ste 610, Chicago, Illinois 60606

Students will learn step by step how to produce clear and direct emails, letters, proposals and copy for ads and public announcements.  This course will teach you formulas for success in written communication. The training is interactive, fast-paced, fun, and full of tips and techniques you can use immediately. Learning Objectives Proper use...

Monday Jul 10th, 9am

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Second Draft Writers Group

at Chicago Dramatists - River West
1105 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60642

Second Draft writers group is designed for people who have participated in our First Draft Series and have taken at least two writing classes. Up to 10 writers will present anywhere from 10-70 pages two-to-four times during the 10 week session, providing feedback for their cohort and honing their projects. An industry professional (director, literary...

$75

8 sessions

Monday Jul 10th, 6:30pm

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RAC Writers Group

at Chicago Dramatists - River West
1105 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60642

The RAC (Risk, Access, Community) Writers Group is a ten session weekly writers group for early career playwrights and screenwriters in their 30s who have studied dramatic writing extensively, have a portfolio, and are looking for structure, community, and accountability. Up to 8 writers will present anywhere from 30 pages to a...

$120

8 sessions

Tuesday Jul 11th, 1pm

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Proofreading

at Discovery Center - Irving Park
4318 N Elston Ave 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60641

Would you like the skills to find a job that allows you to work your own hours, and get paid a competitive salary? If so, then proofreading is for you.  At this time in Chicago, proofreading work is available on a freelance or full-time basis for publications, typographers, corporations & a variety of other organizations. Proofreading, simply...

Sunday Jul 16th, 10am

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Wasted Pages Fiction Workshop

at Chicago Publishers Resource Center - East Ukrainian Village
858 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60622

Wasted Pages gets back to its roots with a Fiction cohort this spring. Moderated by zinester and writer Benjamin Spies. All skill levels and backgrounds welcome. These workshops are an open-format geared toward aspiring and experienced writers. Participants submit their work for commentary and critique from the group. The workshop is a community that...

$30

5 sessions

Thursday Jun 29th, 6:30pm

Developing a Play-in-progress

at Chicago Dramatists - River West
1105 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60642

This is an in-depth workshop for writers who want to develop a script on which they have already begun work. This may include anything from a full-length play to a one-act play to a series of short plays. The class will explore the skills and qualities of effective dramatic writing by reading and discussing participants’ scripts in a supportive and...

$325

7 sessions

Wednesday Jul 5th, 6:30pm

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Advanced Writing Skills

at Quality & Productivity Solutions, Inc - Near West Side
15 S Racine Ave Ste 2S, Chicago, Illinois 60607

This course is designed for those with a desire to enhance their writing skills. Course Benefits: Participants will learn and discover the secret to effective business writing and crafting messages that others want to read and act on. Participants will learn how to: Make their writing clear, complete, concise and correct. Improve sentence construction...

$995

2 sessions

Monday Jul 10th, 8:30am

Launch Pad Writers Group

at Chicago Dramatists - River West
1105 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60642

A weekly writers group for playwrights and screenwriters in their 20s who do not have a masters degree in writing but have taken at least one college-level playwriting or screenwriting writing class (or equivalent at Chicago Dramatists). Up to ten writers will share 15-20 pages of their work on alternate weeks, providing feedback and honing their projects....

$55

8 sessions

Tuesday Jul 11th, 6:30pm

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Essentials 2: Strengthen the Core

at Chicago Dramatists - River West
1105 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60642

The second in our three-class Essentials series, Essentials 2 is about the process rather than the product. You will write a short play every week in order to unleash your creativity and incorporate the core principles taught in Essentials 1 into your writing muscle memory. You will also refine your ability to give and receive notes with your fellow...

$375

6 sessions

Saturday Jul 8th, 10am

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Turn Your Movie Idea Into a Screenplay

at Discovery Center - Irving Park
4318 N Elston Ave 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60641

If you have an idea for a movie, this introductory class will show you what you have to do to get that idea on paper in a form that is "pitchable" in Hollywood. This day-long course covers all the basic steps that you will need to take in order to bring your screenplay all the way to Hollywood. You will learn the special needs of Story and Character...

Sunday Jul 9th, 10am

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Essentials 3: The Journey

at Chicago Dramatists - River West
1105 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60642

Prerequisites: Essentials 1 (or Core Weekend Bootcamp) and Essentials 2. Use the core principles of dramatic structure to outline, write, and develop a new full-length play in 10 weeks. This class will kick off with a half-hour, one-on-one meeting with the instructor and then you will bring pages in to the workshop every week. The process will emphasize...

$470

10 sessions

Sunday Jul 16th, 1pm

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The Blueprint | Building Your Play

at Chicago Dramatists - River West
1105 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60642

This class breaks structure down to the nuts and bolts of writing, introducing you to tools that will help you turn a blank page into a first draft, and successfully assess it for further revisions. You will learn how to raise the stakes for your characters and how to tell a story with twists and turns. You will learn what you need to do to make a...

$325

7 sessions

Monday Jul 17th, 6:30pm

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Writing the Political or Social Play

at Chicago Dramatists - River West
1105 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60642

This class is specifically designed for writers seeking to sharpen their skills in writing political and social theatre.  We are living through a challenging period and the arts can play a big role in raising issues and rousing communities to take action.  We will start each session by studying scenes by produced playwrights that...

$225

4 sessions

Tuesday Jul 11th, 6:30pm

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Presenting Your Best Self in Writing

at Career Transitions Center of Chicago - West Loop
711 W Monroe St 2nd Fl, Illinois City, Illinois 60661

Want to communicate effectively in today's job market? Want to know what's expected in today's resumes and on-line search communication? Increasingly we here from recruiters, HR and hiring managers that candidates need to understand what's important in crafting all communications related to the Job Search. We'll examine how to position and convey your...

Wednesday Jul 12th, 1pm

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Write for Results

at Exec-Comm - Gold Coast
980 N Michigan Ave Ste 1400, Chicago, Illinois 60611

Business professionals write more today than ever before. Emails, proposals, and reports are just a few of the documents people have to write on a regular basis. How do you write quickly AND clearly while also striking the right tone? Our Write for Results program helps you write clear, concise documents by simplifying and focusing your writing...

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$715.50
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$795

Wednesday Aug 9th, 9am

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