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Creative Nonfiction 101: Level 1

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

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

Monday Jun 5th, 7pm

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Personal Essay Writing Intensive

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

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,...

Friday Jun 9th, 10am

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Memoir Writing Level 1: One Day Intensive

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Hell's Kitchen
1450 Broadway, New York, New York 10001

Every life holds many tales. Whether your life is wildly unconventionalor 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...

Saturday Jun 17th, 11am

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Memoir Writing Level 2

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Hell's Kitchen
1450 Broadway, New York, New York 10001

This course helps you sharpen your skills at memoir craft and work toward completion of one or two short memoirs or a book. Writers often repeat Memoir II to continue their projects.  Course components:  Lectures Writing exercises  Workshopping of student projects (each student presenting work two times) Prerequisite: Memoir Writing...

$450

10 sessions

Tuesday Jul 11th, 7pm

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Memoir Writing Level 1

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

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 memoir writing. Everything is presented in a clear, accessible manner. Write one or two short memoirs or begin a book Lectures on basics of memoir craft Writing exercises Present work for...

$300

10 sessions

Monday Jul 10th, 11am

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Article Writing Level I: One Day Intensive

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Hell's Kitchen
1450 Broadway, New York, New York 10001

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 Jul 22nd, 11am

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Essay & Opinion Writing Level 1

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Hell's Kitchen
1450 Broadway, New York, New York 10001

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 essay and opinion writing. Everything is presented in a clear, accessible manner. Write one or two short pieces Lectures on basics of craft Writing exercises Present work for critique (two...

$450

10 sessions

Monday Jul 10th, 7pm

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Non-Fiction Book Proposal Workshop

at Q.E.D. - Astoria
27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria, New York 11105

Non-fiction books (anything from memoir, pop culture, true crime and self-help) are sold to publishers on the basis of a proposal which is a 20-50 page document pitching the book’s content and marketability and is supplemented by sample chapters. You write the proposal before you actually write the book. Taught by the owner and published author,...

Saturday Jul 29th, 2:30pm

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Article Writing Level 1: 10 Week Workshop

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Hell's Kitchen
1450 Broadway, New York, New York 10001

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...

$450

10 sessions

Monday Jul 10th, 7pm

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Creative Nonfiction 101: Level I One Day Intensive

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

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.  ...

Friday Jul 28th, 10am

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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):...

$373

7 sessions

Tuesday Sep 12th, 1:30pm

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Teens College: English Language Arts Elective 2

at Queensborough Community College - Bayside
222-05 56th Ave, Bayside, New York 11364

Teens College: English Language Arts Elective 2- Essays, Grammar, Vocabulary Students will focus on grammar, punctuation, paragraphs, the development of ideas and sentence structure. Students will learn to analyze written assignments, structure essays, organize thoughts, and use sophisticated vocabulary.

$260

10 sessions

Tuesday Jul 11th, 9am

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Creative Writing 101 Level 1

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...

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6 sessions

Thursday Jun 1st, 7pm

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Children’s Book Writing One Day Intensive

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

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...

Friday Jun 30th, 10am

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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 Jun 2nd, 10am

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