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Write-In

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Hell's Kitchen
555 8th Ave Ste 1402, New York, New York 10018

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...

Creative Writing 101 Level 1: 6 Week Class

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Hell's Kitchen
555 8th Ave Ste 1402, New York, New York 10018

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

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Meditative Writing

at Jacob Krueger Studio - Midtown
247 W 35th St 6th Fl, New York, New York 10001

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

4 sessions

Wednesday Nov 8th, 7pm

Children’s Book Writing One Day Intensive

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Flatiron
30 W 16 St, New York, New York 10011

The quiet magic of Goodnight Moon grows into the zaniness of Dr. Seuss and widens into the dazzlement of Harry Potter then matures into the straight talk of Judy Blume and the gritty reality of The Outsiders. Such is the amazing journey children take through books. These stories are a treasured part of childhood and they linger for a lifetime. To...

Saturday Nov 11th, 11am

Creative Writing 101 One Day Intensive

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Hell's Kitchen
555 8th Ave Ste 1402, New York, New York 10018

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...

Friday Dec 1st, 10am

Fiction Writing Level 1 One Day Intensive

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Flatiron
30 W 16 St, New York, New York 10011

Fiction is a wonderful conjuring act. With only words and the reader’s imagination, a work of fiction can sail across the world in pursuit of a whale, or time-travel to another dimension, or zero in on a few minutes in line at the local bank, enveloping the reader in a made-up story that feels real.  To pull off this feat requires a balance...

Saturday Nov 11th, 11am

Sense Writing II: Making Connections

at Sense Writing - Brooklyn
118 3rd Avenue Park Slope, Brooklyn, New York 11217

Go deeper into some of the major principles of Sense Writing and learn how to use them to support yourself in and out of the workshop. Make this practice your own, while exploring both fiction and non-fiction writing and developing larger pieces through weekly workshops. Open to those who has taken Sense Writing I workshop. Note: You can purchase...

$360

2 sessions

Saturday Oct 28th, 12:30pm

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Dialogue Writing Level 1 One Day Intensive

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Flatiron
30 W 16 St, New York, New York 10011

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....

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Saturday Nov 11th, 11am

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Fiction 202

at West Side YMCA - Community Arts - Midtown
5 W 63rd St, New York, New York 10023

This is a great workshop for writers new to fiction or returning to the genre. The workshop will focus on the basics of fiction through exercises and assignments. Exercises will cover character development, dialogue, plot/storyline, and beginnings and endings. Substantial class time will be reserved for detailed critiques of works in progress (any...

$425

8 sessions

Monday Oct 30th, 6:30pm

Intro to Fiction

at West Side YMCA - Community Arts - Midtown
5 W 63rd St, New York, New York 10023

In this class, beginning- and intermediate-level fiction students work toward building short stories and novel chapters and learning the elements of craft. Whether you are a new beginner or want to sharpen up your basic writing technique, this is the class for you. Student work is discussed in a warm atmosphere. Location Instructions: Students will...

$320

6 sessions

Wednesday Nov 1st, 1pm

Article Writing Level I: One Day Intensive

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Flatiron
30 W 16 St, New York, New York 10011

Feature articles are the human side of journalism—pieces that go beyond the facts, exploring the world in a personal and compelling way. Such articles can examine virtually any topic, from the latest news to the newest trends to profiles of interesting people. And they can even grow into narrative nonfiction books. To succeed at features, you need...

Saturday Nov 11th, 11am

Shaping the Stories in Our Lives

at West Side YMCA - Community Arts - Midtown
5 W 63rd St, New York, New York 10023

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):...

$320

6 sessions

Tuesday Nov 7th, 1:30pm

Going Deeper: Fiction Workshop

at West Side YMCA - Community Arts - Midtown
5 W 63rd St, New York, New York 10023

Writing sample (up to 8 pages of fiction) and permission of instructor required. In this class, students working on novels and short stories learn to improve craft, deepen fiction, and identify and tackle common storytelling problems. Students must have work ready to present.

$320

6 sessions

Wednesday Nov 1st, 6:45pm

Start Your Screenplay Now

at Blueprint Screenwriting Group - Midtown
260 West 36th St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10018

Our small, supportive workshops have benefited dozens of screenwriters of every level—from first-timers to produced filmmakers. If you're serious about finishing your pilot or feature script, Blueprint is for you. ​​Led by award-winning screenwriter Timothy Cooper, the weekly classes combine a supportive atmosphere with personalized attention...

$360

8 sessions

Wednesday Nov 1st, 4pm

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The Line: A Weekend Intensive with David Yezzi

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side
1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

The line is the basic unit in poetry. It’s what fundamentally distinguishes poetry from prose. But how does the line affect the sound and sense of a poem? Where and how should it be broken? What are its various capabilities? In this weekend intensive, students will learn to hear the line more precisely and adopt strategies for using the line in...

$400

2 sessions

Saturday Nov 4th, 12pm

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