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Just Write

Gotham Writers Workshop @ 555 8th Ave, New York, NY

Unlock your creativity and overcome writer's block with Just Write. Join a group of writers once a week for three hours and dive into your chosen project, whether it's a novel, script, memoir, or stand-up routine. With a teacher offering guidance and inspiration, this cross-genre course provides the time and space you need to make progress on your writing goals.

Tuesday Jan 16th, 10am–1pm Eastern Time

 (6 sessions)

$220

6 sessions

Stand-Up Comedy Writing Intensive

Gotham Writers Workshop @ 555 8th Ave, New York, NY

Step into the spotlight and learn the art of stand-up comedy writing and performing at Gotham Writers Workshop. This intensive course will teach you the techniques to make a crowd of people laugh until they're helpless. Get ready to become the next big name in comedy.

Tuesday Jan 9th, 7–10pm Eastern Time

 (10 sessions)

$490

10 sessions

Reading to Write with Myla Goldberg

92nd Street Y @ 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, NY

What makes a good story tick? In this in-person class, Myla Goldberg will take you under the hood of contemporary realist and fabulist fiction to discuss stories from the perspective of craft. You'll plumb the mysteries of scene, point of view, character development and narrative arc, with each discussion culminating with an in-class guided writing exercise inspired by the story. This is not a workshop: rather than share writing, this class creates...

Monday Jun 5th, 6:30–8pm Eastern Time

 (4 sessions)

$185

4 sessions

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Memoir Writing Level 1: 10-Week Workshop

Gotham Writers Workshop @ 555 8th Ave, New York, NY

Every life holds many tales. Whether your life is wildly unconventional or relatively normal, there’s bound to be something fascinating about it. That’s why the contemporary memoir—everyday people telling their stories—has become such a popular phenomenon. A memoir covers an aspect of a life, whether it’s a short piece about, say, a bicycle ride with a friend, or a book about, say, your entire childhood. To make readers care, your memoir...

Thursday Jan 11th, 7–10pm Eastern Time

 (10 sessions)

$490

10 sessions

Creative Nonfiction 101 Level 1: 6 Weeks

Gotham Writers Workshop @ 555 8th Ave, New York, NY

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 you will gain an introduction to six major forms of creative nonfiction— memoir, personal essay,...

Tuesday Jan 16th, 2–5pm Eastern Time

 (6 sessions)

$380

6 sessions

Personal Essay Writing Intensive

Gotham Writers Workshop @ 555 8th Ave, New York, NY

What do you think about X or Y or Z? And how have your life experiences informed your views on these topics? That’s the essence of a personal essay: viewpoints filtered through the lens of your personal experience. Any topic goes, from the ridiculous to the sublime. Unlike the stiff essays you may have written in school, these should feel personal, imbued with your unique voice and observations. Here you will learn techniques for crafting personal...

Saturday Jan 20th, 11am–6pm Eastern Time

Workshop in Fiction and Poetry (Level 1)

The Writers Studio @ 272 W 10th St, New York, NY

This introductory Writers Studio workshop introduces fiction writers and poets to the philosophy on which The Writers Studio was founded in 1987 by Pulitzer Prize winning poet, Philip Schultz. Persona writing, a method of borrowing the voice and temperament of accomplished writers, offers writers the imaginative distance and perspective they need to overcome their negative inclinations, their fear of self-exposure and endless doubt. This method...

Wednesday Feb 28th, 6:15–8:30pm Eastern Time

 (8 sessions)

$435

8 sessions

Effective Business Writing

Noble Desktop @ 185 Madison Ave, New York, NY & Virtually Online

Hone your business writing skills with practical strategies that will take your communication from idea to final draft. Learn how to effectively write digital communication, office memos, and formal documents in this comprehensive course. Elevate your business writing with Noble Desktop.

Sunday Dec 17th, 10am–5pm Eastern Time

$325

Effective Business Writing

NYC Career Centers @ 185 Madison Ave, New York, NY & Virtually Online

Enhance your professional communication skills with NYC Career Centers. Discover the secrets to writing persuasive emails, impactful memos, and persuasive proposals that get results. Master the art of organizing your thoughts and crafting clear sentences that speak to different business audiences.

Sunday Dec 17th, 10am–5pm Eastern Time

$325

Grammar Essentials

NYC Career Centers @ 185 Madison Ave, New York, NY & Virtually Online

Master the technical aspects of business writing with Grammar Essentials. Improve your punctuation, word choice, and sentence structure to effectively convey your message. Polish your writing skills and avoid common errors with this essential grammar course.

Sunday Dec 10th, 10am–5pm Eastern Time

$325

Advanced Business Writing

NYC Career Centers @ 185 Madison Ave, New York, NY & Virtually Online

Master the art of effective business communication and achieve your goals with Advanced Business Writing at NYC Career Centers. Enhance your skills in delivering policy memos, persuasive proposals, and more. Take your business writing to the next level and build an impressive portfolio along the way.

Tuesday Mar 12th, 10am–5pm Eastern Time

$325

Advanced Business Writing

Noble Desktop @ 185 Madison Ave, New York, NY & Virtually Online

In Advanced Business Writing, you will learn how to prepare complex documents for any purpose. Learn outline and formatting techniques for different business documents, including schedules, proposals, project plans, and contracts. This course focuses on writing complex, multi-page business documents. At the end of the course, you’ll be able to create business documents using a four-step process. You’ll determine the purpose of the text and...

Tuesday Mar 12th, 10am–5pm Eastern Time

$325
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Filling the Well

West Side YMCA - Community Arts @ 5 W 63rd St, New York, NY

This is the perfect class for fiction writers who want to be writing but aren't, or those who feel stuck on a current project. This is a generating class in which students write new material or advance pre-existing short stories or novel chapters. The class provides weekly deadlines, through fun and challenging prompts, that serve as pricks to the imagination to get you off and racing. Each class session is reserved for workshopping student work....

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$353

6 sessions

Food Writing Workshop

Newmark Graduate School of Journalism @ 219 W 40th St, New York, NY

Indrani Sen leads this workshop that will introduce students to the fundamentals of the beat. Writing about food must be as simple as eating it, right? Wrong. Food writing requires more than a fine-tuned palate, a table at the hottest, hot-hot restaurant, or a good recipe for authentic Neapolitan pizza dough. Locavores, the Farm Bill, food safety scares, commodity prices, environmental justice, pop ups, CSAs, molecular gastronomy, buying clubs...

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Modern Publishing in the Kindle Era

FIELD COLONY @ 1001 Bloomfield St, Hoboken, NJ

Always wanted to write the Great American Novel but don’t know where to get started? Have an inkling to become an author but aren’t sure how to navigate the real world of editors and publishers? The following workshop series is the brain creature of a local New Jersey author, Valerie Howard, who over the past 20 years, has authored several books and learned that it’s not as easy as it seems. She’s here to share with you her experience in...

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$240

6 sessions

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