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Nonfiction Writing Courses Coming up in New York

Creative Nonfiction 101: Level 1

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

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

Wednesday Sep 28th, 7pm

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Article Writing Intensive

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Flatiron, New York

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 12th, 11am

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Non-Fiction Book Proposal Workshop

at Q.E.D. - Astoria, New York

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 Oct 22nd, 2pm

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Creative Writing 101 Level 1

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

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...

$340

6 sessions

Tuesday Oct 4th, 7pm

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How to Write a Cookbook Proposal

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights, New York

Have you ever dreamed of writing a cookbook? Or a non-fiction narrative related to food? If you're a chef, food blogger, or journalist who would like to write a food-centric book, this class unlocks the mysteries of writing a killer book proposal for traditional publishers.  We will cover: How to develop a great...

Monday Oct 17th, 6:30pm

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Creative Writing 101 Intensive

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

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 Nov 18th, 10am

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Humor Writing Level 1

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

Who doesn’t love the pleasure of literary laughter? We’re talking about essays, memoirs, articles, short stories, and novels that are humorous. It can be anything from a true story about the special hell of raising kids to a far-fetched tale of a would-be knight tilting at windmills. As Mark Twain says, “The best way to cheer yourself up is to...

$450

10 sessions

Tuesday Oct 4th, 7pm

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Humor Writing Level 2

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

Who doesn’t love the pleasure of literary laughter? We’re talking about essays, memoirs, articles, short stories, and novels that are humorous. It can be anything from a true story about the special hell of raising kids to a far-fetched tale of a would-be knight tilting at windmills. As Mark Twain says, “The best way to cheer yourself up is to...

$450

10 sessions

Wednesday Oct 5th, 7pm

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Humor Writing Intensive

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Flatiron, New York

Who doesn’t love the pleasure of literary laughter? We’re talking about essays, memoirs, articles, short stories, and novels that are humorous. It can be anything from a true story about the special hell of raising kids to a far-fetched tale of a would-be knight tilting at windmills. As Mark Twain says, “The best way to cheer yourself up is to...

Saturday Nov 12th, 11am

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How to Get Published Level 1

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

You’ve spent months, or years, sweating and swearing over a book and now you’re ready to draw the interest of agents and/or publishing houses. Or perhaps you’re in the midst of writing a book and you want to know the publishing challenges up ahead. The question looms: how do you get a book published? Here you will learn how to navigate the ins-and-outs...

$190

2 sessions

Tuesday Dec 6th, 7pm

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Children’s Book Writing Intensive

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

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 Oct 28th, 10am

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Business Writing

at Medgar Evers College - Crown Heights, New York

This course is for students who successfully completed Writing Fundamentals 1 and are eager to further their writing skills in a business setting. The emphasis in this course will be on nonfiction—research paper, essays, position papers, business letters, emails etc. In this course you will focus on the organization and clarity of your writing,...

$265

6 sessions

Saturday Oct 29th, 10am

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Sense Writing I: Memory, Life Stories and Fiction

at Sense Writing - Park Slope, New York

Using a variety of tools, such as visualizations and accessible physical and writing exercises, you will be able to develop your voice as a writer. Clarify the connections between your senses, emotions, and imagination, and discover the core elements of your craft. Sense Writing frees you from the thoughts you think you “should” be thinking...

$240

2 sessions

Saturday Oct 1st, 12pm

Sense Writing II: Making Connections

at Sense Writing

Go deeper into some of the major principles of Sense Writing and learn how to use them to support yourself in and out of the workshop. Make this practice your own, while exploring both fiction and non-fiction writing and developing larger pieces through weekly workshops. Open to those who has taken Sense Writing I workshop. Note: You can purchase...

$280

2 sessions

Saturday Oct 15th, 12pm

The Writing Room

at West Side YMCA - Community Arts - Midtown, New York

There’s a reason why writers gravitate to cafes and libraries, where it can help just to be surrounded by others doing the same thing. The challenge of persevering through the long and lonely process of writing a full-length work can be daunting. The Writing Room is here to help. Whether you’re putting off starting a novel, memoir or narrative...

$410

8 sessions

Thursday Nov 3rd, 6:30pm

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