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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...

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$255
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6 sessions
Th.   Aug 4th, 10am
Beginner
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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
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They say everyone has a story and this new writing class with Irish novelist Yvonne Cassidy will help you tell yours. Over the course of eight weeks, Yvonne will work with you to develop your story while you discover the fundamental tools of the craft of creative writing. Whether you want to write fiction, memoir, or about the lives of your Irish ancestors,...

$165
8 sessions
W.   Sep 28th, 7pm
All levels
(20)

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...

$350
5 sessions
W.   Sep 14th, 7pm
Intermediate
(20)
Other Dates (2)

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....

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$337.50
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$450
10 sessions
W.   Jul 27th, 7pm
Beginner
(219)

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.   Jul 29th, 6:30pm
All levels
(219)
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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...

$340
6 sessions
M.   Aug 1st, 7pm
Beginner
(219)

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
F.   Aug 26th, 10am
All levels
(219)

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
(219)

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
(219)

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...

$150
Sa.   Sep 17th, 11am
All levels
(219)

Interested in beginning a novel or writing a short story? The Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College is offering a 4-part Fiction Writing Workshop; Character, Setting, Plot and Now What? Get yourself started by working with an established, published author and learn tools to hone the craft of creative writing. Beginners welcome.  ...

$110
F.   Oct 14th, 6pm
Beginner
(10)
Other Dates (2)

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Blueprint Screenwriting Group's 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...

$320
8 sessions
W.   Aug 3rd, 6:30pm
All levels

The workshop begins with a period of writing. A short phrase is offered by Fred or Marta, something that has come out of recent writing in the group or a phrase that seems relevant to the group at that moment. Students will learn a way of bringing a memory or specific scene to mind. Sometimes what comes to mind seems utterly unrelated. Writer is encouraged...

$95
Sa.   Sep 17th, 10am
All levels
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Other Dates (4)

Founded by Pulitzer Prize winning poet, Philip Schultz, The Writers Studio welcomes beginning fiction writers and poets to ongoing writing workshops designed to help them discover and nurture their own voices. Hailed by The New York Times as "the most personal of the programs," The Writers Studio is founded on the belief that when the desire to write...

$445
10 sessions
M.   Sep 26th, 6:30pm
Beginner
Other Dates (2)
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