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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
+5500 pts
Th.   Sep 4th - Oct 23rd, 6:45pm
Beginner

This course helps students refine their skills at writing and pitching feature and travel articles for magazines and newspapers. The focus is on developing projects and receiving feedback from the instructor and classmates. Students should leave this course with professional-caliber pitches and articles.In this class, students will work toward comp

$445
+4450 pts
W.   Oct 8th - Dec 10th, 7pm
Advanced

Gain a firm grounding in all the basics of fiction writing; write 1-2 short stories; learn an assortment of writing exercises to develop new ideas and overcome writers block.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 fiction writing.

$445
+4450 pts
M.   Oct 6th - Dec 8th, 2pm
Beginner
Monday October 6 2pm - 5pm 9 Sessions $445
Monday October 6 7pm - 10pm 9 Sessions $445
Tuesday October 7 7pm - 10pm 10 Sessions $445
Wednesday October 8 7pm - 10pm 9 Sessions $445
Thursday October 9 10am - 1pm 9 Sessions $445
Thursday October 9 7pm - 10pm 9 Sessions $445
Sunday October 12 12pm - 3pm 9 Sessions $445
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This course will improve your business writing skills. You'll learn to compose clear, professional documents that get attention and results. You'll receive individual in-class feedback and a personalized writing assessment. Whatever you write in business, your challenge remains constant. With every document, you must quickly organize your thoughts

$650
+6500 pts
T.   Sep 23rd, 9am
Beginner
Tuesday September 23 9am - 5pm 1 Session $650
Wednesday October 22 9am - 5pm 1 Session $650
Tuesday November 11 9am - 5pm 1 Session $650
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Practice, gain writing inspiration and hang out with other writers without needing to make a long term commitment or spend a lot of money. This is like an exercise class for writers. Here is what happens. The teacher gives an interesting writing prompt. Everyone writes for a while. Then those who want, can read aloud their work. You take a bre

$20
+200 pts
Sa.   Aug 23rd, 12pm
All levels

Learn to tap into your deepest instincts as a writer, and connect to your writing at its creative source. This 5 week series of 2 hour meditative writing sessions will help you break through writers block, so your writing, and unique voice, can flow effortlessly. Designed for writers of all genres, including Screenwriters, Playwrights, Novelists &

$350
+3500 pts
W.   Sep 10th - Oct 22nd, 7:30pm
Beginner
Wednesday September 10 7:30pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $350
Wednesday November 5 7:30pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $350
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Students will learn to forget all writing hype to settle in and explore stories only they know. This is perfect to those who are yearning to begin, those who have been at it for some time, and all those in between. The workshops begin with a period of writing. A short phrase is offered by Fred or Marta, something that has come out of recent writing

$45
+450 pts
Sa.   Sep 13th, 10am
All levels
Saturday September 13 10am - 12:30pm 1 Session $45
Saturday September 27 10am - 12:30pm 1 Session $95
Saturday September 27 10am - 12:30pm 1 Session $75
Saturday October 11 10am - 5pm 1 Session $95
Saturday October 25 10am - 12:30pm 1 Session $95
Saturday October 25 10am - 12:30pm 1 Session $75
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Using a variety of tools, such as visualizations and accessible physical and writing exercises, 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 so you learn to create

$310
+3100 pts
Th.   Sep 18th - Oct 23rd, 7pm
All levels

The Intensives are fun, fast-paced immersions in a type of writing. You’ll get a mixture of brief lectures that hit the high-points and writing exercises that let you immediately try your hand at what you’ve just learned. The Intensives provide an excellent overview of their fields, ideal for both the beginner and someone wanting a quick refres

$175
+1750 pts
F.   Sep 5th, 10am
Beginner
Friday September 5 10am - 5pm 1 Session $175
Saturday November 15 11am - 6pm 1 Session $175
Friday December 12 10am - 5pm 1 Session $175
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Brush up on the fundamentals of writing with a mixture of brief lectures and writing exercises that let you immediately try what you've just learned. The One-Day Intensives are fun, fast-paced immersions in a type of writing. You’ll get a mixture of brief lectures that hit the high-points and writing exercises that let you immediately try your ha

$150
+1500 pts
Sa.   Sep 13th, 11am
Beginner

Eliminate bad writing habits and begin cultivating confidence through practice and praise. Develop an awareness of your strengths and weaknesses in a supportive, constructive environment. Employ myriad techniques and strategies for finding new writing ideas. In this six week workshop, you will find: Exercises that stretch your writing in various d

$324
+3240 pts
M.   Oct 6th - Nov 10th, 10am
Beginner
Monday October 6 10am - 1pm 5 Sessions $324
Monday October 6 7pm - 10pm 5 Sessions $324
Tuesday October 7 2pm - 5pm 6 Sessions $324
Tuesday October 7 7pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $324
Friday October 10 10am - 1pm 6 Sessions $324
Saturday October 18 2pm - 5pm 5 Sessions $324
Tuesday October 28 7pm - 10pm 5 Sessions $324
Wednesday November 5 7pm - 10pm 5 Sessions $324
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In this workshop, writers are given the freedom to find and strengthen their individual and unique voices as well as to experiment with form, style and new genres. In addition, the workshop provides a structure for writers to produce new work on a regular basis. Are you working on a memoir, poem, or story and looking for some friendly feedback? May

Free
+0 pts
M.   Aug 25th, 3pm
All levels
Monday August 25 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday September 1 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday September 8 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday September 15 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday September 22 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday September 29 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday October 6 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday October 13 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday October 20 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday October 27 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
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In this one-day workshop, we’ll explore the art of the idea and take a look at the differences between non-fiction, fiction and memoir. The class will include exercises and handouts aimed at helping you narrow down your own book idea and some sense of how to tackle the process. The process of beginning a book starts with an idea that won’t

$82
+820 pts
Sa.   Sep 20th, 10am
All levels

Brush up on the fundamentals of fiction writing with a fast-paced combination of brief lectures and writing exercises that let you try your hand at what you've just learned.The One-Day Intensives are fun, fast-paced immersions in a type of writing. You’ll get a mixture of brief lectures that hit the high-points and writing exercises that let you

$150
+1500 pts
F.   Sep 12th, 10am
Beginner
Friday September 12 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
Monday September 15 10am - 5pm 1 Session $70
Saturday November 15 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Monday December 8 10am - 5pm 1 Session $70
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Brush up on the fundamentals of TV Writing through a combination of fast-paced lectures and writing exercises that let you immediately try your hand at what you've just learned. The One-Day Intensives are fun, fast-paced immersions in a type of writing. You’ll get a mixture of brief lectures that hit the high-points and writing exercises that let

$150
+1500 pts
Sa.   Sep 13th, 11am
Beginner
Saturday September 13 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday September 26 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
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Brush up on the fundamentals of Humor Writing through a combination of fast-paced lectures and writing exercises that let you immediately try your hand at what you've just learned.The One-Day Intensives are fun, fast-paced immersions in a type of writing. You’ll get a mixture of brief lectures that hit the high-points and writing exercises that l

$150
+1500 pts
F.   Oct 17th, 10am
Beginner

Most writers - whether we know it or not - have certain themes with which we’re obsessed. While we’re encouraged to follow our passions, obsessions get a bad wrap. Ignore that. From a writing perspective, the good stuff comes from all those obsessions, details and ideas you’ve been mulling over in your head.Obsessions are the themes and topic

$82
+820 pts
Su.   Sep 7th, 10am
All levels

This course puts the overwhelming marketplace into focus by concentrating on the four categories of commentary that are most accessible to generalist writers: news commentary, social commentary, travel and memoir. The Web has vastly increased opportunities for a freelance writer seeking to publish short essays on just about any subject. How can you

$385
+3850 pts
W.   Sep 10th - Oct 1st, 6:45pm
All levels

The One-Day Intensives are fun, fast-paced immersions in a type of writing. You’ll get a mixture of brief lectures that hit the high-points and writing exercises that let you immediately try your hand at what you’ve just learned. The one-days provide an excellent overview of their fields, ideal for both the beginner and someone wanting a quick

$150
+1500 pts
Sa.   Nov 15th, 11am
Beginner
Saturday November 15 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday September 26 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
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This is an intensive workshop for writers working on YA novels of any style or genre. During weekly critique sessions, we will focus on constructive feedback with the goal of helping the writer execute his or her intended vision.Participants will critique one another’s work in group discussions, and each writer will have a private conference, wit

$600
+6000 pts
W.   Sep 24th - Oct 29th, 6:30pm
Advanced