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Master the 10 business writing strategies, including getting started, understanding sentence structure, and being concise. Learn the new rules of e-communication to save time and achieve more. Through comparison, revisions, and discussion, learn ways to improve accuracy and clarity. Gain trust and increase confidence by crafting your message to meet...

$195
T.   Mar 10th, 9am
All levels
(23)

This class will focus on writing and selling first-person narratives, starting with short opinion and slice-of-life pieces appropriate for The New York Times op-ed page, and moving on to longer, reported pieces written in the first-person. Assignments will be workshopped and ready for pitching. From Anna Quindlen to Adam Gopnik, the work of personal...

$550
M.   Mar 9th, 6:45pm
Beginner
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In this interactive workshop, learn to write high quality professional reports that are read by multiple readers with a variety of expectations. Practice using several organizing techniques that deliver relevant information with clarity and consistency. Impressive reports get to the point. Identify ways to recognize wordiness and revise for conciseness....

$195
T.   Mar 31st, 9am
All levels
(23)

Travel writing is a conduit to other genres, from food and art to politics and technology. The skills and experience you'll gain covering travel can be applied to any writing project you take on.  Throughout this class, we'll extensively workshop your pitches and articles, and you'll finish with a series of solid pieces ready to sell. With the...

$470
T.M.   Mar 31st, 6:45pm
All levels
(20)

Get the business writing skills to compose powerful, professional documents and emails that get attention and prompt action. Build on the business writing fundamentals, apply practical writing techniques that will give you the flexibility to write skillfully in different contexts for multiple readers. Explore variation in word choice and organization...

$195
T.   Apr 14th, 9am
All levels
(23)

In today’s business world corporate audiences are numb to communication explaining the latest reorganization, strategic initiative, acquisition, employee engagement effort and proposed change in the organizational culture. Through writing, discussion and rewriting learn how to effectively communicate to busy, diverse audiences who won’t read past...

$295
F.   May 1st, 9am
All levels
(23)

In this class, you'll develop a children's book from an initial concept to a dummy ready to submit to publishers. Through writing assignments, you'll focus your ideas and build your story. You'll also create an illustration portfolio ready to present to art directors. The entire process of creating a children's book will be explored, including writing...

$550
W.   May 6th, 6:30pm
All levels
(20)

The One-Day Intensives are seven-hour crash courses. You are immersed in a topic through 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.How much can you learn in one day? Plenty. As you will discover in one of our One-Day Intensives in New York City. The...

$150
F.   Mar 6th, 10am
Beginner
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Friday March 6 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
Saturday April 11 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday May 8 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 let...

$150
F.   Mar 13th, 10am
Beginner
(59)

The One-Day Intensives are seven-hour crash courses. You are immersed in a topic through 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. How much can you learn in one day? Plenty. As you will discover in one of our One-Day Intensives in New York City.The...

$150
Sa.   Apr 11th, 11am
Beginner
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Saturday April 11 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday May 8 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
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In this One-Day, you will learn how to focus your life stories and apply such craft elements as character, plot, description, and dialogue. You will also learn how and where to market your work. The contemporary memoir – everyday people telling their tales – has become a popular phenomenon. Memoirs appear throughout magazines and bookstores and...

$150
Sa.   Apr 11th, 11am
Beginner
(59)
Saturday April 11 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday May 15 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
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In this One-Day, you will learn how to structure and format to industry standards, stay true to a show’s characters and spirit, and develop a dramatist’s sense of dialogue and scene. You will also learn how and where to market your work. The One-Day Intensives are seven-hour crash courses. You are immersed in a topic through a mixture of brief...

$150
Sa.   Apr 11th, 11am
All levels
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Saturday April 11 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday June 5 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
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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
F.   Apr 24th, 10am
Beginner
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Friday April 24 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
Saturday May 16 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Monday June 8 10am - 5pm 1 Session $100
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In this One-Day, you will learn such journalistic techniques as angles, “ledes,” and interviewing, as well as such craft elements as description and structure. You will also learn how and where to market your work. The One-Day Intensives are seven-hour crash courses. You are immersed in a topic through a mixture of brief lectures that hit the...

$150
F.   May 1st, 10am
All levels
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The One-Day Intensives are seven-hour crash courses. You are immersed in a topic through 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. How much can you learn in one day? Plenty. As you will discover in one of our One-Day Intensives in New York City. The...

$175
F.   Jun 12th, 10am
Beginner
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Success takes more than having a great idea and the expertise to implement it. In order to succeed in today’s information overload world you must be able to effectively articulate your ideas quickly, clearly and concisely in proposals, emails, reports, memos, project plans and through social media. Writing for Results is a one-day program that will...

$195
T.   Mar 31st, 9am
All levels
(23)

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 break...

$20
F.   Mar 6th, 6:30pm
All levels
(59)
Friday March 6 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday March 13 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday March 20 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
Friday March 27 6:30pm - 8:30pm 1 Session $20
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In this course, you’ll discover characterization techniques that you can apply to fiction, nonfiction, screenplays, teleplays, or stage plays. Through lectures, script analysis, and exercises, you will learn how to find characters, flesh them out, make them fascinating, and bring them to vibrant life on the page. The One-Day Intensives are seven-hour...

$150
F.   Mar 20th, 10am
Beginner
(59)
Friday March 20 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
Saturday April 11 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday May 22 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
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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? Maybe...

Free
M.   Mar 9th, 4pm
All levels
(8)
Monday March 9 4pm - 6pm 1 Session Free
Monday March 16 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday March 23 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday March 30 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday April 6 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday April 13 4pm - 6pm 1 Session Free
Monday April 20 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
Monday April 27 3pm - 5pm 1 Session Free
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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 and a half 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
W.   Mar 11th, 7pm
Intermediate
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Wednesday March 11 7pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $350
Wednesday April 29 7pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $350
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