Discover Classes. Earn Rewards.
Creative Writing 101 Two Day Intensive is unfortunately unavailable

Thankfully we have 23 other Creative Writing Classes for you to choose from. Check our top choices below or see all classes for more options.

Creative Writing 101 Two Day Intensive

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Online

(737)
Course Details
Price:
$190
Start Date:

This class isn't on the schedule at the moment, but save it to your Wish List to find out when it comes back!
If you're enrolled in an upcoming date, this simply means that date has now sold out.

Important:
Price includes $25 registration fee, paid once per term.
Purchase Options
Save to WishList

458 people saved this class

Book Private Class
Description
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 14

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this creative writing class:

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 idea is to explore—see with a writer’s eyes, spark ideas to life, gain confidence, and experiment with both fiction and nonfiction.

Creative writing is one of the most fulfilling ways to express yourself, and you’re never too young or too old to give it a try. Come on in. The water’s fine.

Notes:
This course includes both fiction and nonfiction prose.

The 101 courses do not include workshopping of student projects, but students write and receive feedback on writing exercises and assignments.

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

Still have questions? Ask the community.

Refund Policy

Note: This provider has a temporary cancellation policy for COVID-19 related cancellations which is as follows: 

We offer refunds if students withdraw two or more days before a class begins. This comes with a $50 fee, but we will likely waive this for Coronavirus situations.   

---- 

Original cancellation policy (non-COVID-19):

All Classes (except One-days and Write-Ins)
For a refund or credit, contact us two business days or more before your class starts. You can either choose to hold a full credit with us good for one year on other Gotham classes OR you can opt for a refund less a $25 administrative fee and your $25 registration fee ($50 total).


If you need to withdraw after your class has started (or one business day before it starts), you won’t receive a refund, but you’re welcome to a Gotham credit less the price of Week 1 and your $25 registration fee, but we need to hear from you two business days or more before Week 2 meets for that to happen. After that point, no credits are available.


One-day Intensives
You may reschedule a One-day Intensive one time, if you notify us before the class begins.


If you notify us two business days or more before your class begins, rescheduling is free. If you notify us less than two business days before your class begins, there is a $25 rescheduling fee. If you don’t notify us until after your class begins, we cannot reschedule you.


You may get a refund (minus a $50 fee) if you notify us two business days or more before your class begins.


Write-Ins
If you withdraw two hours or more before it begins, you’re welcome to a full credit good for one year toward another Write-In. No refunds are available. If you simply don’t show up and don’t notify us in advance, you forfeit your money.


A few more things
Credits are valid for one year and cannot be changed into refunds down the road.Simply not attending class or notifying the instructor does not mean you've officially withdrawn.Some exceptions are made on a case-by-case basis for medical emergencies with a doctor's note.Refunds take up to six weeks to process.


Please understand, we can't issue a refund after classes have started, even if you miss your first class. Similarly, we can't offer you a credit one day before your second class or after that. We understand that other obligations get in the way of attending class, but these policies allow us to get other interested writers into class early enough to have a good experience, and this allows us to offer our classes at a reasonable price. 


Important Notes:

  • Students are allowed to join a class in the second week.
  • Only those who pay the tuition in full can be guaranteed a place in class.
  • Class dates and times may be subject to change. A substitute may be assigned or make-up classes added to the end of the term.
  • Auditing and the recording of classes are not allowed.For all classes, students receive a record of payment and registration.
  • Gotham reserves the right to remove any student at our discretion.
  • Gotham does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, socioeconomic status, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age, or marital status.
  • Our courses are not intended to provide instruction that will result in the student's acquisition of occupational skills.
Start Dates (0)

This class isn't on the schedule at the moment, but save it to your Wish List to find out when it comes back!

Similar Classes

Benefits of Booking Through CourseHorse

Booking is safe. When you book with us your details are protected by a secure connection.
Lowest price guaranteed. Classes on CourseHorse are never marked up.
This class will earn you 1900 points. Points give you money off your next class!
Questions about this class?
Get help now from a knowledge expert!
Questions & Answers (5)

Get quick answers from CourseHorse and past students.

Question from Jane F.
Hello - Is there a published syllabus for this course?
Answer
Cancel
Question from Hope H.
How is the class structured?
Answer
Cancel
Question from Russ W.
Is there a break for lunch?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Russ! Yes, there is an hour break for lunch.
Answer
Cancel
Question from Anna B.
What materials do I bring to the 1-day intensive class? Notebook, computer, etc?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi Anna! Thanks for your question. Students can bring anything they are comfortable taking notes with. Hope this helps!
Answer
Cancel
Question from anonymous
I have never done any writing, but I always wanted to. I just don't know if this is the right course for me. Can you give me some recommendations ?
Answer from Darwin V. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Creative Writing 101 is our most basic course. It's a great entryway into the wide world of creative writing. It will go between all the different forms, both fiction and non-fiction, and give you a taste of what sort of writing you might be most interested. We recommend that everyone that doesn't know where to start, start here.
Answer
Cancel
View all 5 questions

Reviews of Classes at Gotham Writers' Workshop (737)

(737 Reviews)
Creative Writing 101 Two Day Intensive
Reviewed by Anonymous on 2/14/2021
This instructor had a wealth of info but I do wish he had used more modern or current day examples for resources as opposed to the classics that were mentioned.
Creative Writing 101 Two Day Intensive
Reviewed by Krysta B. on 10/18/2020
Fantastic class! I've never taken a Creative Writing class before so I was a bit nervous but Janet Flora made it very comfortable as well as stimulating. She was a pleasure to have as a teacher. I learned a lot and feel very encouraged to continue to pursue creative writing. Great introduction and excellent experience. I will definitely be taking another class!
Creative Writing 101 Two Day Intensive
Reviewed by Sara Spoden N. on 11/11/2019
This class was inspiring and full of great tips for beginner writers. I had such a great time!
Creative Writing 101 Two Day Intensive
Reviewed by Amanda F. on 6/1/2019
I learned so much! I left inspired and like a had a leg up getting started on my writing. Seth was awesome as well - genuinely nice, funny and was a skilled teacher. The class was friendly and there was no pressure to read out work out loud (which I appreciated), but the discussions were really accessible and fun.
Creative Writing 101 Two Day Intensive
Reviewed by Anonymous on 5/21/2019
The class gives a good introduction to the various forms of creative writing. The instructor shared concrete tips for effective and evocative writing, which I find useful -- even if it might not be ground-breaking concepts for more seasoned writers.
loading...
loading...

School: Gotham Writers' Workshop

Gotham Writers' Workshop










Want to take this class?

Save to Wish List
Booking this class for a group? Find great private group events here

23 Top Choices

Virtual Poetry Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Adeyemi Artistry - Virtual Learning via Zoom

In this course, you will learn to enhance and augment your creative writing ability. This poetry class is one that will assist in your creative writing process and upon completion you will gain confidence in writing some of the best poetry you have written. Materials Needed to Fully Participate: Pencil/Pen Notebook An open mind About the...

Sunday Jun 27th, 1pm - 3pm Eastern Time

Creative Writing Workshop - Fiction

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Los Angeles Writers Group - Online 00000

Add some creativity to your week from the comfort of your own home This long-standing in-person generative, creative writing workshop, which took place in West Hollywood, CA, for 15 years, has switched to an online format so you can now join us from anywhere. Tap into your creative side, write work that will surprise you, and learn a few things along...

Saturday Jun 19th, 10am - 12:30pm Pacific Time

Creative Writing 101 Level 1: 6 Weeks

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Online Zoom Conference, New York, New York 00000

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...

Wednesday Jul 7th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

  (6 sessions)
$334

6 sessions

Saturday Creative Writing Workshop via Zoom

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at The Writing Studio - Hollywood Near the intersection of La Brea & Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90036

In the peaceful atmosphere of the Saturday workshop, and with the help of meditations that quiet the critical mind, writing becomes possible, cathartic, transformational. You can write memoir or fiction. Each workshop is focused around an inspirational theme or myth. You’ll write three times for about one hour each time, and receive constructive,...

Saturday Jun 19th, 9:30am - 6:30pm Pacific Time

Comics & the Graphic Novel

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

Learn the fundamentals of creating comic strips, graphic novels and cartoons in this class for writers and artists. Discover how to create a strong, compelling storyline, how to create characters and illustrate body language and facial expression, how to match words and pictures. Working in small groups to enable each student to receive individual...

Thursday Jun 24th, 7pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$190

4 sessions

Creative Nonfiction 101 Level 1: 6 Weeks

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Online Zoom Conference, New York, New York 00000

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...

Tuesday Jul 6th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

  (6 sessions)
$434

6 sessions

Fiction Writing Level 1: 10 Week Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Online Zoom Conference, New York, New York 00000

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 of craftsmanship,...

Tuesday Jul 6th, 10am - 1pm Eastern Time

  (10 sessions)
$434

10 sessions

The 90-Day Novel Telecourse

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at L.A. Writers' Lab - Virtual Classroom

The 90-Day Novel is a Live-on-Zoom workshop with Alan Watt that will take you from initial idea to the completion of your novel's first draft in 90 days. GET THE FIRST DRAFT DOWN QUICKLY The 90-Day Novel is about making a contract with your subconscious. Your subconscious is the seat of your genius, and there is a window...

Monday Jun 14th, 12pm - 1:30pm Pacific Time

  (14 sessions)
$750

14 sessions

Short Story 1: Short Story Writing Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Writing Pad - Online Online Classroom via Zoom, Los Angeles, California 00000

Have you dreamed about getting a short story published in a literary journal like McSweeney’s? Now’s your chance! In this 5-week Online short story workshop, we will help you craft a brilliant, heartfelt tale about the human condition! Through fun, in-class writing exercises and engaging craft talks, she’ll help you brainstorm new ideas and write...

Monday Jun 14th, 5:30pm - 8:30pm Pacific Time

  (5 sessions)
$425

5 sessions

Character Development Two Day Intensive

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Online Zoom Conference, New York, New York 00000

Characters are the beating heart of every story—fiction, nonfiction, any kind of scripted show.  In fact, it’s their actions, dialogue, habits, quirks, appearance, gestures, hopes, dreams, fears, triumphs, failures, and flaws that make a story what it is. We follow people like Sherlock, Hamlet, Katniss, Batman, Lolita, and ________ (fill...

Saturday Jun 19th, 1pm - 4pm Eastern Time

  (2 sessions)
$190

2 sessions

Children’s Book Writing Level 1: 10 Week Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Online Zoom Conference, New York, New York 00000

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...

Tuesday Jul 6th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

  (10 sessions)
$434

10 sessions

Songwriting Level 1: 10 Week Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Online Zoom Conference, New York, New York 00000

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...

Tuesday Jul 6th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

  (10 sessions)
$434

10 sessions

Reading Toni Morrison

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

92Y brings together a group of the nation’s most celebrated Black scholars, critics and writers for a year-long series on all the novels of Toni Morrison—from The Bluest Eye (1975), which she wrote between her day job as a book editor and her life as a single mother; to God Help the Child, from which she read on our stage in 2015, the last of...

Thursday Jun 24th, 7pm - 8pm Eastern Time

Poetry Writing Level 1: 10-Week Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Online Zoom Conference, New York, New York 00000

Consider it the caviar of literature: tiny eggs with tremendous taste. Or the nitroglycerin: every drop explosive. Poetry's power has endured thousands of years, captivating the most passionate souls. If you hear mermaids singing or feel the winnowing wind or see the sun rising in ribbons, then you are one of these blissful few. To write excellent...

Tuesday Jul 6th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

  (10 sessions)
$434

10 sessions

Feature Article Writing Level 1: 10 Week Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Online Zoom Conference, New York, New York 00000

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...

Tuesday Jul 6th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

  (10 sessions)
$434

10 sessions

Writing for Children: Finding Your Voice

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Continuing Professional Studies at Bank - Online 00000

So you want to write a children's book? This workshop will give you the boost you've been waiting for and get you started on that picture book, novel, or young reader piece once and for all. In this friendly, supportive environment, class discussions will focus on all aspects of good storytelling and good writing, including tone of voice, clear dialogue,...

Wednesday Jul 7th, 5pm - 7pm Eastern Time

  (7 sessions)
$460

7 sessions

Comic Book Writing

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Jacob Krueger Studio - Virtual Classroom

Writing for comics demands a “very particular set of skills,” unlike any other form of writing, but sharing traits of screenwriters and playwrights. The key is being able to think in pictures, and visualize your story in a frozen moment in time of still, single images. Over the four-week class with acclaimed comics writer Ron Marz, you will learn...

Wednesday Jul 7th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$375

4 sessions

Creative Exploration and Expansion: Creative Diary

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Richmond Art Center - Virtual Classroom

Creative Exploration and Expansion: In this series of classes we will do various exercises about creative expansion and artistic self-discovery. We will experiment with techniques such as drawing, painting, writing, and creating mandalas in an intuitive way. As an instructor, my goal is to create a safe space for everyone to explore, use...

Saturday Jun 19th, 11am - 12pm Pacific Time

  (2 sessions)
$32

2 sessions

Pitch Deck

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Writing Pad - Online Online Classroom via Zoom, Los Angeles, California 00000

As generals, pitches and writers’ rooms have moved online, so have the opportunities to enhance storytelling though pitch decks, sizzle reels and other visual sales tools. So why not take full advantage? In this Pitch Deck Workshop, you’ll explore the latest tools, techniques and methodologies to bring your project to life for producers, execs,...

Sunday Jun 27th, 10am - 2pm Pacific Time

Your Story Matters - Nonfiction Writing Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Los Angeles Writers Group - Online 00000

Get words on the page and meet other writers in this online creative writing workshop that focuses on personal writing. Your Story Matters Add some creativity to your week from the comfort of your own home. Tap into your creative side, write work that will surprise you, get to know yourself and your own story in this personal writing workshop. This...

Sunday Jun 13th, 1pm - 3:30pm Pacific Time

Loading...