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Article Writing Intensive

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...

$150
F.   Sep 23rd, 10am
All levels
(233)
Other Dates (2)
Creative Nonfiction 101: Level 1

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
M.   Sep 26th, 2pm
Beginner
(233)
Other Dates (3)
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Creative Writing 101 Intensive

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...

$150
F.   Sep 9th, 10am
All levels
(233)
Other Dates (3)
Creative Writing 101 Level 1

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
Th.   Sep 15th, 7pm
Beginner
(233)
Other Dates (9)
The Editor’s Eye Intensive

Every writer needs a good editor to push the work to its best possible state. But your work won’t reach a professional editor unless it’s already in excellent shape. A dilemma, to be sure. That’s why you need to be a skilled editor of your own work. Perhaps your great ideas and stories are clouded by such things as clunky language, pallid verbs,...

$150
Sa.   Sep 17th, 11am
All levels
(233)
How to Get Published Level 1

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...

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$190
2 sessions
Th.   Sep 8th, 7pm
Beginner
(233)
Other Dates (2)
Humor Writing Level 1

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
T.   Oct 4th, 7pm
Beginner
(233)
Humor Writing Intensive

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...

$150
Sa.   Nov 12th, 11am
All levels
(233)
Children’s Book Writing Intensive

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...

$150
F.   Sep 23rd, 10am
Advanced
(233)
Other Dates (3)
Children’s Book Writing Level 1

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...

$450
10 sessions
T.   Oct 4th, 7pm
Beginner
(233)
The Art of Personal Narrative

This open-level class is for anyone interested in writing personal narrative in any form: memoir, creative nonfiction, or personal essay. Through insightful critique and focused discussion, we hone the tools of strong writing: distinctive voice, precise language, resonant imagery, vivid sensory description, dramatic scene and dialogue, and inventive...

$360
7 sessions
T.   Sep 6th, 6:45pm
All levels
(6)
The Writing Room

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
Th.   Sep 8th, 6:30pm
All levels
(6)
Other Dates (2)
The Next Bestseller Workshop

This workshop is a real training experience where you will have several opportunities to practice and polish your pitch with direct access to book publishing industry professionals, Hollywood, the media and others. As a writer, you will be equipped to pitch your book to get published, turn it into a film or TV series, and be able to talk about it confidently...

$697
3 sessions
F.Sa.Su.   Nov 4th, 6:30pm
All levels
Getting Published: Nonfiction Book Proposals

This class is an introduction to putting together a non-fiction book proposal. So, you’ve found a killer true story and you want to write a book about it. How do you start? We’ll go over how to decide if your story is a book or a shorter piece, how to figure out if it’s already been done, what to look for in an agent, the mechanics of a book...

$18
No Upcoming Schedules
All levels
(405)
Magazine Writing

Discover how to work as a writer in a changing industry by completing two publishable pieces. This class will show you where opportunities are and which are right for you. You'll workshop two pieces in any format including news stories, roundups, services pieces, listicles, profiles, personal essays, interviews, and features. The class will address...

$550
8 sessions
No Upcoming Schedules
Beginner
(48)
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