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Creative Writing 101 Intensive

Are you eager to test the waters of creative writing but not sure where to start, or how? Have you written previously but been away for a while and hope to dip back in? Here you will be guided surely and safely into the writing life. There’s no pressure to work on a specific project or even settle on which type of creative writing you prefer. The...

$150
F.   Sep 9th, 10am
All levels
(233)
Other Dates (3)
Creative Writing 101 Level 1

Are you eager to test the waters of creative writing but not sure where to start, or how? Have you written previously but been away for a while and hope to dip back in? Here you will be guided surely and safely into the writing life. There’s no pressure to work on a specific project or even settle on which type of creative writing you prefer. The...

$340
6 sessions
Th.   Sep 15th, 7pm
Beginner
(233)
Other Dates (9)
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Creative Writing Workshop: Object Lessons

If you always wanted to write a story or describe a special moment in time, this class is for you! By using your own personal object to fire up your creative brain cells – a childhood gift, something you bought yourself – you will be on your way to crafting that story or memory piece. If size allows, bring your “object of affection”...

$55
4 sessions
W.   Nov 2nd, 6:15pm
All levels
(24)
Meditative Writing

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, Novelists...

$375
5 sessions
W.   Sep 14th, 7pm
Intermediate
(20)
Other Dates (2)
Get Unstuck: Get Writing, Again

In this day-long class, we'll get you writing again through a series of tools, exercises and discussions from famous creativity and writing experts such as Natalie Goldberg, author of "Writing Down The Bones" and Julia Cameron's "The Artist's Way." You love to write, perhaps it's torture... Either way you wish you were doing more of it. Bring a...

$80
Su.   Sep 18th, 10am
All levels
(405)
Grammar: Write It Right: Intensive

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...

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$150
F.   Sep 9th, 10am
All levels
(233)
Other Dates (5)
Write-In

Do you wish there was a place you could go for writing inspiration and practice? Where you could hang out with other writers? Without needing to make a long-term commitment or spend a lot of money? Gotham Write-Ins are that place. Here's what happens. The teacher gives an interesting writing prompt. Everyone writes for a while. Then, those who want...

$20
F.   Sep 9th, 6:30pm
All levels
(233)
Other Dates (8)
Fiction Writing Intensive

How much can you learn in one day? Plenty. As you will discover in one of our One-Day Intensives in New York City. 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....

$120
M.   Sep 12th, 10am
All levels
(233)
Other Dates (3)
Character Development Intensive

Intensives are for beginners or anyone who wants to brush up on the fundamentals. The NYC Intensives take place all in one-day, a seven-hour session. These are fun, fast-paced immersions. 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. NYC...

$150
F.   Sep 16th, 10am
Beginner
(233)
Other Dates (3)
Dialogue Writing Intensive

How much can you learn in one day? Plenty. As you will discover in one of our One-Day Intensives in New York City. 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....

$150
Sa.   Sep 17th, 11am
All levels
(233)
Other Dates (2)
Creative Nonfiction 101: Level 1

Nonfiction—pieces that spring from the real world—is everywhere. Magazines, newspapers, books, blogs, websites. And nonfiction has grown more diverse and creative than ever, embracing all styles from straight to zany to lyrical, encompassing every topic imaginable from schoolyard memories to a trek in Nepal to the creation of the universe. Here...

$200
6 sessions
M.   Sep 26th, 2pm
Beginner
(233)
Other Dates (3)
Songwriting Level 2

Focusing on developing projects and receiving feedback from the instructor and classmates, this course helps students sharpen their skills and work toward completion of saleable songs. Writers often repeat Songwriting II to continue their projects. Begin or refine one/two songs Lectures that expand on basics of songwriting craft Writing Exercises...

$450
10 sessions
W.   Sep 28th, 7pm
Intermediate
(233)
Fiction Writing Level 1

Gain a firm grounding in all the basics of fiction writing; write 1-2 short stories; learn an assortment of writing exercises to develop new ideas and overcome writers block. 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 fiction writing....

$450
10 sessions
M.   Sep 26th, 7pm
Beginner
(233)
Other Dates (7)
Novel Writing Level 2

A novel is a world into which a reader disappears for hours or days at a time, navigating through time and space and human psychology. We live with the characters, be they a glamorous bootlegger living the high life, or a mixed-up teenager on hiatus from prep school, or a neurotic woman trying to lose weight and land a man. Writing a novel is a long...

$450
10 sessions
W.   Sep 28th, 7pm
Advanced
(233)
Other Dates (2)
Songwriting Level 1

It happens in a darkened club. On a spotlit stage. Or behind the soundproof walls of a studio. A song unleashes its power and who knows where it’ll go? Songs fuel desire, inspire hope, break hearts, rock worlds, unite people, shake booties, turn blahs into blues, and sometimes make us feel as good as James Brown. All in a mere few minutes. If you...

$450
10 sessions
T.   Oct 4th, 7pm
Beginner
(233)
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