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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

Creative Nonfiction 101 Level 1: 6 Week Class

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...

$200

6 sessions

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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 Oct 27th, 10am

Memoir Writing Level 1: One Day Intensive

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

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...

Essay & Opinion Writing Level 1: 10 Week Workshop

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 Oct 2nd, 7pm

Memoir Writing Level 1: 10-Week Workshop

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 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...

$450

10 sessions

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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...

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$337.50
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$450

10 sessions

Monday Oct 2nd, 7pm

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

Essay & Opinion Writing Level 2: 10 Week Workshop

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

Do you enjoy sharing your viewpoints? What do you think of, say, global warming or the latest water-cooler TV show or the forgotten value of handkerchiefs? No topic is too major or minor to warrant exploration. There are many places to air your views—magazines, newspapers, websites, blogs, books—and many forms to encapsulate them. People will...

$450

10 sessions

Tuesday Oct 10th, 7pm

One Day Workshop: Personal Nonfiction

at The New School - Manhattan
10011

Whether the impulse to write comes from a longtime yearning, a recent itch, or a desire to get down your experiences for yourself and your loved ones, this workshop will help you capture your memories, dreams, childhood incidents, and truths in your own voice.  You will learn to:  get rid of your internal critics,  express yourself...

Saturday Oct 14th, 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

Micro Essay

at The New School - Manhattan
10011

This intensive workshop focuses on short nonfiction, as both finished work and scaffolding for compression, lyricism, and experimentation in longer prose narratives. The course explores a variety of short (500-750-word) nonfiction forms, including memoir/personal essay, argument, social commentary, meditation, reflection, criticism, and cross-genre...

$340

6 sessions

Saturday Nov 11th, 11am

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Style and Effectiveness

at The New School - Manhattan
10011

This seminar addresses factors that contribute to prose style and effectiveness. Exemplary essays highlighting essential components are read and discussed, stylistic exercises provide practice, and responses in essay form to the assigned readings are workshopped. You will learn: The essential elements of prose style and effectiveness A deeper understanding...

$365

6 sessions

Tuesday Nov 7th, 6pm

Writing to Awaken: Memoir as a Path of Transformation

at New York Open Center - Flatiron
22 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

“When you tell the truth, your story changes. When your story changes, your life is transformed.”  — Mark Matousek This transformational, one-day workshop is an intimate exploration of personal identity through expressive writing. Using targeted questions, radical truth-telling, and self-inquiry, we will explore the narratives of our lives,...

Sunday Dec 3rd, 10am

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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...

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$255
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$340

6 sessions

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