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You will organize and write effective business documents. Though businesses increasingly rely on technology, technological skills alone do not guarantee success in the workplace. You must still develop your ideas, express them clearly, and persuade others of their viability. This course offers effective strategies to sharpen your writing skills by...

$325
Sa.   Apr 4th, 9am
All levels
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Saturday April 4 9am - 5pm 1 Session $325
Tuesday April 7 9am - 5pm 1 Session $325
Friday May 15 9am - 5pm 1 Session $325
Friday June 12 9am - 5pm 1 Session $325
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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
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Students will learn how to choose the best document to use and prepare to write the document to help achieve business goals. As a first-time manager, you will have the responsibility to write business documents that will help support the goals of your company. In order to successfully create a variety of business documents, you need to thoroughly understand...

$325
M.   Apr 20th, 9am
Advanced
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Monday April 20 9am - 5pm 1 Session $325
Saturday April 25 9am - 5pm 1 Session $325
Friday May 22 9am - 5pm 1 Session $325
Friday June 19 9am - 5pm 1 Session $325
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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.   Apr 21st, 6:45pm
All levels
(27)

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
(29)

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
(27)

The main difference between Level III and the Advanced class is the level of student experience and commitment. The class operates in a more intensive way because the students are veterans of writing and workshopping. Writers often repeat Fiction Level III Classes to continue their projects. Prerequisite: Two terms of a GWW Fiction II or Novel II ...

$450
M.   Apr 13th, 7pm
Advanced
(67)

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
(67)
Saturday April 11 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday May 8 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
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Focusing on developing projects and receiving feedback from the instructor and classmates, this course helps students sharpen their skills and work toward completion of saleable songs. Writers often repeat Songwriting II to continue their projects.Begin or refine one/two songsLectures that expand on basics of songwriting craftWriting ExercisesPresent...

$450
T.   Apr 14th, 7pm
Intermediate
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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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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
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Saturday April 11 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday May 15 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
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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 standup comedy writing. Everything is presented in a clear, accessible manner.Begin developing a standup actLectures on basics of standup comedy writing craftWriting exercisesPresent work for...

$450
T.   Apr 14th, 6:30pm
Beginner
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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 songwriting. Everything is presented in a clear, accessible manner.Write one/two songsLectures on basics of songwriting craftWriting exercisesPresent work for critique (two times)Songwriting...

$450
T.   Apr 14th, 7pm
Beginner
(67)

Focusing on developing projects and receiving feedback from the instructor and classmates, this course helps students sharpen their skills and work toward completion of publishable work. Writers often repeat Fiction Writing II to continue their projects.In this course, you will:Write or refine one/two short storiesListen to lectures that expand on...

$450
T.   Apr 14th, 7pm
Advanced
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Tuesday April 14 7pm - 10pm 10 Sessions $450
Wednesday April 15 7pm - 10pm 10 Sessions $450
Thursday April 16 10am - 1pm 10 Sessions $450
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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 directionsA...

$340
M.   Apr 13th, 7pm
Beginner
(67)
Monday April 13 7pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $340
Tuesday April 14 2pm - 5pm 6 Sessions $340
Tuesday April 14 7pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $340
Sunday April 19 12pm - 3pm 6 Sessions $340
Monday April 20 10am - 1pm 6 Sessions $200
Tuesday April 28 7pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $340
Thursday April 30 10am - 1pm 6 Sessions $340
Wednesday May 6 7pm - 10pm 6 Sessions $340
Saturday May 9 2pm - 5pm 6 Sessions $340
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Focusing on developing projects and receiving feedback from the instructor and classmates, this course helps students sharpen their skills and work toward completion of publishable work. Writers often repeat Children’s Books II to continue their projects. Work toward completion of a children’s book Lectures that expand on basics of children’s...

$450
M.   Apr 13th, 7pm
Intermediate
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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....

$300
M.   Apr 13th, 10am
Beginner
(67)
Monday April 13 10am - 1pm 10 Sessions $300
Monday April 13 7pm - 10pm 10 Sessions $450
Tuesday April 14 2pm - 5pm 10 Sessions $450
Tuesday April 14 7pm - 10pm 10 Sessions $450
Wednesday April 15 2pm - 5pm 10 Sessions $450
Wednesday April 15 7pm - 10pm 10 Sessions $450
Sunday April 19 12pm - 3pm 10 Sessions $450
Thursday April 23 7pm - 10pm 10 Sessions $450
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This course gives students a firm grounding in all the basics of TV writing. Students will focus on creating a spec script for an existing show. You will learn how to select a show, 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...

$450
W.   Apr 15th, 7pm
Beginner
(67)

Gain a firm grounding in the fundamentals of Children's Book Writing; begin an original children's book; present work for critique by the instructor and other students. 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 children’s book writing....

$450
T.   Apr 14th, 7pm
Beginner
(67)