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Discover a world of creative expression with a wide range of writing classes. From improving your storytelling skills to mastering the art of persuasive writing, these classes offer endless inspiration and the opportunity to gain valuable expertise.

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Business Writing Bootcamp

NYC Career Centers @ 185 Madison Ave, New York, NY

Master the art of effective business communication and sharpen your writing skills with the Business Writing Bootcamp. Learn essential grammar rules, how to write clear sentences, and how to create persuasive business documents for different audiences. Take your business writing to the next level at NYC Career Centers.

Tuesday, May 14th, 10am–5pm Eastern Time

 (3 sessions)

$695

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How to Write an Award-Winning Screenplay (Private 2-Hour Session)

New York International Screenplay Awards @ David Rubenstein Atrium, New York, NY

Learn the secrets to creating an award-winning screenplay in this workshop led by Emine Dursun, an experienced festival director, jury member, and screenwriter. Discover the crucial elements of storytelling and master the technical aspects of formatting. Gain insider knowledge on the criteria used by top competitions like Nicholls Fellowship, Blue Cat, and NYISA.

Saturday, Feb 24th, 8am–8pm Eastern Time

Blog & Newsletter Writing Intensive

Gotham Writers Workshop @ 555 8th Ave, New York, NY

The Blog & Newsletter Writing Intensive happens in a short time span (1 day in NYC, or 2 days on Zoom). The course includes a mixture of lectures and assignments. It’s open to writers of any level. Farther down, you can view a syllabus for this course. The beauty of a blog or newsletter is you can start one up without anyone’s permission. But how many are well written? Truly interesting or entertaining or useful? Maintained on a regular...

Friday, Apr 26th, 10am–5pm Eastern Time

Character Creation (Private 2-Hour Session)

New York International Screenplay Awards @ David Rubenstein Atrium, New York, NY

Unlock the secrets to creating captivating characters at the New York International Screenplay Awards' Advanced Screenwriting Development Programs. Dive deep into the principles of characterization, engagement with plots, consistency, connections with others and the audience, and the effects of dialogue. Don't miss out on this immersive workshop for aspiring screenwriters.

Saturday, Feb 24th, 8am–8pm Eastern Time

Efficient Moving Dialogue Writing (Private 2-Hour Session)

New York International Screenplay Awards @ David Rubenstein Atrium, New York, NY

Learn the art of creating powerful and engaging dialogue in this advanced screenwriting workshop at the prestigious New York International Screenplay Awards. Discover the principles of effective dialogue, character development, consistency, subtext, and content transformation in this compact and informative course. Unlock your screenwriting potential and receive a certificate and free feedback for your screenplays.

Saturday, Feb 24th, 8am–8pm Eastern Time

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Sketch Comedy Writing Level 1

Los Angeles City College @ 855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Unleash your comedic potential and develop your sketchwriting skills in this exciting course designed for writers, performers, and comedy enthusiasts. Discover the art of generating ideas, crafting compelling stories, creating hilarious characters, and mastering the art of punchlines and dialogue. Join us and let the laughter begin!

Monday, Mar 18th, 7–10pm Pacific Time

 (6 sessions)

Write a Feature Screenplay in 5 Weeks

Los Angeles City College @ 855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA

If you’ve been wanting to write a feature screenplay but don't know where to begin, this class is your chance to start (and finish!) a screenplay in just over a month.  Learn the bare bones structure for working fast and smart in a style that fits your story.  Bring your idea—whether it be a paragraph, a synopsis, a character, or an unfinished work—and be ready to work!

Saturday, Mar 16th, 10:30am–12:30pm Pacific Time

 (5 sessions)

Sketch Comedy Writing Level 2

Los Angeles City College @ 855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Attention writers, performers, or just fans of comedy! Join this fun course and explore your comedic voice through in-class exercises and take-home sketch writing assignments.  By the end of six weeks, students will have a foundation in sketch comedy basics including tools for idea generation, story structure, creating comic characters, set-ups/punchlines, and dialogue. 

Monday, Apr 29th, 7–10pm Pacific Time

 (6 sessions)

Business Writing with Positive Impact

Training Connection @ 915 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

Learn how to write persuasive and effective emails, reports, and business proposals in this interactive and fast-paced Business Writing course. Develop your language, tone, style, and punctuation skills while avoiding common writing mistakes. Enhance your professional image and make a positive impact with your business writing.

Monday, Mar 4th, 9am–4pm Pacific Time

How to Write the Funny

Santa Monica College @ 1900 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA

Unlock your comedic potential in this engaging workshop at Santa Monica College. Learn the tools, techniques, and tricks that comedy writers use to get laughs in various mediums, from prose to screenplays. Discover the limitless possibilities of humor and express yourself through laughter.

Thursday, Mar 14th, 6:30–9:30pm Pacific Time

 (8 sessions)

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Proofreading & Editing

Discovery Center @ 4318 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL

Master the art of perfecting written content and avoiding embarrassing mistakes in the digital age. Enhance your skills with personalized instruction and hands-on exercises to ensure error-free final products. Join the industry experts at The Discovery Center for a comprehensive course on proofreading and editing.

Sunday, Feb 25th, 10am–4pm Central Time

Poetry & Art (Ages 16+)

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Unleash your creativity at the Evanston Art Center as you dive into the enchanting world of poetry and art. Discover the beauty of haiga, cherita, and ekphrastic poetry while exploring various forms of poetic expression. Let your imagination soar in this unique fusion of words and visuals.

Saturday, Feb 24th, 9:30am–12:30pm Central Time

 (3 sessions)

Beginning Calligraphy

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

This class will explore the tools of calligraphy, with emphasis on the dip pen. Learn the basics in strokes and techniques to improve your beginner’s hand, including instruction on slant, spacing, and the importance of negative space. Practice time with individualized attention will be provided, plus at-home practice is recommended in-between classes. Pen and ink materials, plus practice paper, are included in the fee.

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Writing Imaginatively Through Art

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

This workshop explores the intersection between writing and art that is exploratory in nature. We will first become acquainted briefly with experimentation in writing, and then we will approach chosen pieces of art or installations on view at EAC to describe their absolute and then their possible environments.  We will then immerse ourselves in these alternate environments, by shifting them and/or placing our animate or inanimate characters...

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Business Writing Made Simple

American Management Association @ 205 N Michigan Ave , Chicago, IL

Your writing says a lot about you. Weak writing can be a sign that you lack professionalism and credibility. Strong writing conveys that you are skilled and trustworthy. This practical 1-day course comes packed with in-class exercises and offers immediate feedback to help you quickly develop this crucial skill. Learn a simple process for crafting a clear and concise message and get hands-on practice writing for the results you want—in the correct...

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Business Writing Bootcamp

NYC Career Centers @ 185 Madison Ave, New York, NY

Master the art of effective business communication and sharpen your writing skills with the Business Writing Bootcamp. Learn essential grammar rules, how to write clear sentences, and how to create persuasive business documents for different audiences. Take your business writing to the next level at NYC Career Centers.

Tuesday, May 14th, 10am–5pm Eastern Time

 (3 sessions)

$695

3 sessions

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Creative Writing Weekly via Zoom

The Writing Studio @ Live Online via Zoom

Unleash your creativity and find your unique voice through the power of writing. Join a supportive community of writers as you explore the art of storytelling and unlock your hidden potential. Whether you're a seasoned writer or new to the craft, this class will guide you on an inspiring journey of self-expression and literary discovery.

Wednesday, Feb 21st, 10am–1pm Pacific Time

 (4 sessions)

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$180
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$200

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AMA's 2-Day Business Writing Workshop

American Management Association

Improve your business writing skills and learn techniques for composing effective and organized documents in AMA's comprehensive workshop. Streamline your writing process and save time by focusing on what to write rather than how to write it. Get personalized feedback and bring in your writing projects for expert guidance.

Monday, Feb 26th, 10am–6pm Eastern Time

 (2 sessions)

$2,295

2 sessions

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Character Development Level 1

Gotham Writers Workshop

Discover the secrets of creating unforgettable characters in this cross-genre course at Gotham Writers Workshop. From Sherlock to Katniss, learn how to bring your characters to life with vivid dimensions and captivating traits. Unlock the magic of character development and leave a lasting impression on your readers or audience.

Tuesday, Mar 12th, 12am–11:45pm Eastern Time

 (2 sessions)

Memoir 1: Memorable Memoir Workshop

Writing Pad

Turn your life's trials and tribulations into a captivating memoir with the guidance of Erika Schickel, LA Times bestselling author. Discover the secrets to infusing your memories with authenticity and creating a compelling emotional journey for your main character in this five-week online workshop. Unleash your writing potential and bring your story to life in this transformative course.

Wednesday, Feb 21st, 5–8pm Pacific Time

 (5 sessions)

Effective Technical Writing

American Management Association

Enhance your technical writing skills to effectively communicate complex information with clarity and precision. Learn practical strategies and techniques from industry experts at the American Management Association. Perfect for engineers, scientists, and IT professionals.

Monday, Mar 11th, 11am–7pm Eastern Time

 (2 sessions)

$2,495

2 sessions

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Writing Classes Coming Up in Boston

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Writing Retreat

Braintree Community Arts Center @ 1969 Washington St, Braintree, MA

A day dedicated to writing. We’ll warm up with a few writing prompts, then spend most of the afternoon writing in companionable  silence, with occasional breaks and optional sharing. Open to adult writers of all experience levels and all types of writing.  If you have a writing project, bring it; if you’re just beginning, we’ll have some resources to help you start. Either way, you’ll write a lot! Materials Required:  ...

Authentic Copywriting For Your Business Remote Bootcamp

General Assembly @ Online Class Livestream, Online, MA

Do you want to write better copy for your brand? This workshop will help you to deconstruct your own copywriting and brand narratives that are holding back your business, marketing campaigns, and branding. With interactive discussions, group exercises, and real-time feedback from the instructor, students will develop their own brand copywriting narrative, learn from real-world copywriting case studies, and discover the value in developing their...

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Advanced Writing Skills

Quality & Productivity Solutions, Inc @ 28 Lord Road, , Marlborough, MA

Enhance your workplace communication and master the art of effective business writing with this course designed by Quality & Productivity Solutions, Inc. Learn how to make your writing clear, concise, complete, and correct, while also gaining essential skills in sentence construction, paragraph development, and document preparation. Don't miss this opportunity to sharpen your writing skills and make a lasting impact in the professional world.

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Writing Classes Coming Up in Houston

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AMA's 2-Day Business Writing Workshop

American Management Association

Would you like a quick and easy method for composing documents—letters, memos, reports, proposals and performance appraisals—in an organized format? This business writing workshop provides you with basic formats and formulas for tackling any kind of writing task—and communicating to your readers what they need to know. You’ll streamline your process for effective business writing and save time by focusing on what to write instead...

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Travel Writing: How to Pivot in Times of Uncertainty

General Assembly @ Online Class, Houston, TX

Are you a budding travel writing enthusiast? Then this class is for you. This workshop will cover the elements of travel writing, including pre-trip research, using on-location experience to find an angle, telling the story, and engaging an audience. It will also include tips on how to leverage the learnings of this class in the current global crisis - with everything that’s going on in the world right now, more than ever, we need to find ways...

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Business Case Writing

Knowledgehut

Corporate strategy execution depends upon developing and implementing the best solution in the workplace. Success factors however, rely upon basing the solution on the right requirements, drawn from a sound and robust Business Case. A well crafted business case document outlines the rationale for undertaking a business project. It should be a formal, written argument that argues the reasoning to convince a decision maker to approve an intended action....

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Writing Classes Coming Up in Washington, D.C.

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Business Writing Made Simple

American Management Association @ 2345 Crystal Dr , Arlington, VA

Master the art of effective business writing and enhance your professional image with the practical 1-day course offered at the American Management Association. Learn to craft clear and concise messages, choose the right tone, and avoid common grammar and punctuation errors. Develop this crucial skill and gain credibility in the business world.

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AMA's 2-Day Business Writing Workshop

American Management Association @ 2345 Crystal Dr , Arlington, VA

Learn the essential formats, formulas, and techniques for effective business writing in this comprehensive workshop. Streamline your process and save time by focusing on what to write instead of how to write it. Bring a current project for personalized feedback and improve your business communication skills.

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Getting Started: Creative Writing

The Writer's Center @ 4508 Walsh St, Bethesda, MD

In this eight-week workshop, beginning and intermediate writers will have the chance to explore three different genres: memoir writing, short fiction, and poetry.  Each week participants will be given a writing assignment and several readings, to be followed by a critique of each student’s assignment. During our eight-weeks, participants will learn about voice, point of view, dialogue, description, imagery, and sound.  By the end of...

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Writing Classes Coming Up in Seattle

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Authentic Copywriting For Your Business Remote Bootcamp

General Assembly @ Online Class, Seattle, WA

Do you want to write better copy for your brand? This workshop will help you to deconstruct your own copywriting and brand narratives that are holding back your business, marketing campaigns, and branding. With interactive discussions, group exercises, and real-time feedback from the instructor, students will develop their own brand copywriting narrative, learn from real-world copywriting case studies, and discover the value in developing their...

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FAST TRACK TO KICKASS StoryTeller's Workshop

Electron Unlimited @ 6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle, WA

In FAST TRACK TO KICKASS we’ll drill into your vision. We’ll dig into practical tools and systems to get sh*t done. We’ll also deep dive to learn how to step out of our comfort zones, write something that matters, defend against the shadows and bring our unique gifts and perspectives to the world. FAST TRACK TO KICKASS will guide you into your subconscious to access your gold and truth, free up your blockaded heart, diffuse your fears and...

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Psychology & Copywriting: Web Content That Converts

General Assembly @ Online Class, Seattle, WA

Do you struggle to write web pages, emails, blogs and other digital copy that capture and hold attention? Are you having trouble convincing online visitors and leads to say “Yes!” at the final step? Well here’s some invigorating news. You don’t need to be a pro copywriter to convert the curious into customers. The key to writing web copy that connects and sells is understanding psychological triggers - how people think, behave and make choices...

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Writing Classes Coming Up in Atlanta

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Business Writing Made Simple

American Management Association @ 1170 Peachtree St, Atlanta, GA

Your writing says a lot about you. Weak writing can be a sign that you lack professionalism and credibility. Strong writing conveys that you are skilled and trustworthy. This practical 1-day course comes packed with in-class exercises and offers immediate feedback to help you quickly develop this crucial skill. Learn a simple process for crafting a clear and concise message and get hands-on practice writing for the results you want—in the correct...

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AMA's 2-Day Business Writing Workshop

American Management Association @ 1170 Peachtree St, Atlanta, GA

Would you like a quick and easy method for composing documents—letters, memos, reports, proposals and performance appraisals—in an organized format? This business writing workshop provides you with basic formats and formulas for tackling any kind of writing task—and communicating to your readers what they need to know. You’ll streamline your process for effective business writing and save time by focusing on what to write instead...

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Copywriting 101

General Assembly @ 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA

Through guided discussions, group exercises and interactive explorations, students will define copywriting and how it compares to other types of writing, understand its value as a business and marketing tool, learn a basic process for practicing and evaluating copywriting, and apply this knowledge to real-world examples. This class is designed to be highly practical in its applications and appropriately playful in its methods—imagination and creativity...

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Writing Classes Coming Up in Denver

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Travel Writing: How to Pivot in Times of Uncertainty

General Assembly @ Remote Online , Denver, CO

Are you a budding travel writing enthusiast? Then this class is for you. This workshop will cover the elements of travel writing, including pre-trip research, using on-location experience to find an angle, telling the story, and engaging an audience. It will also include tips on how to leverage the learnings of this class in the current global crisis - with everything that’s going on in the world right now, more than ever, we need to find ways...

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Write Your 5 Minute Story

General Assembly @ 3858 Walnut St, Denver, CO

During this Workshop, you will learn how Design Thinking principles can be applied to write a more authentic story in 5 Minutes. At the conclusion of each 5 Minute Story Writing session, you will connect with other attendees to share your newly minted stories and trade feedback. Our goal over for the duration of this workshop is to apply and encourage empathetic thinking when writing, and to get in as many sharing reps as possible.  Join us...

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Business Case Writing

Knowledgehut

Corporate strategy execution depends upon developing and implementing the best solution in the workplace. Success factors however, rely upon basing the solution on the right requirements, drawn from a sound and robust Business Case. A well crafted business case document outlines the rationale for undertaking a business project. It should be a formal, written argument that argues the reasoning to convince a decision maker to approve an intended action....

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Discover the Best Writing Classes Near Me

Because writing is an essential element for communication in virtually every possible career, improving skills with writing can only prove to be beneficial. The trick is finding the right training for getting better at writing. Areas for improvement include working on sentence structure, spelling, and grammar. Prospective students may choose to focus on business writing, becoming a freelance writer, news reporting, proofreading, fiction, film and television, or blogging as career directions. Anyone interested in becoming a better writer has options for training through in-person and online writing courses. Many who are hesitant about taking a writing class should think of the training as an investment in their future.

Why You Should Learn Writing

Essentially, training can help anyone become a better writer through being able to communicate more clearly and coherently. Writing helps in accomplishing several tasks and often serves as a blueprint for speeches and other creative activities. Writing not only facilitates communication but helps people organize their thoughts by arranging ideas into something coherent. The act of writing itself stimulates brain functions by opening up new paths with thinking. Writing allows people to clear their thoughts by being able to see their own words in front of them and making sure that they are not only using the right words but that they make sense when putting them all together.

While the main reason most people might choose training to improve their writing is for enhancing career opportunities, some people may want to take a creative writing course to help them alleviate anxieties with writing a book or screenplay they have been struggling with. Writing can become a great hobby for relaxing but at the same time produce stress. A creative writing course may help would-be writers with projects and advice for handling the difficulties inherent with creativity. Creative writers may also consider joining writing groups where people can exchange ideas or give feedback. 

Significantly, writing allows people to communicate effectively with colleagues or for connecting with customers and clients. People use writing in business communication for email, memos, and developing company mission statements. Effective writing helps in maintaining clarity, which facilitates an efficient and productive working environment. More than likely, anyone working in an office has likely had to submit a cover letter detailing their qualifications for their position that provided both a work history and a list of credentials for the job. In all likelihood, that cover letter served a major role in convincing the organization of the individual’s competence for the position. In a nutshell, writing helps people in organizing their thoughts, maintaining brain functions, exploring creativity, and providing a vital means of communication.

5 Ways to Learn Writing

There are several ways to improve writing skills. People can enroll in a variety of courses to get formal training for learning how to write for an audience, including taking in-person classes, virtual learning courses, or on-demand training programs. Informally, anyone interested in improving their writing can find free online seminars or free online videos from various education providers or YouTube.

In-Person Classes

Some people may feel more comfortable learning inside a classroom and having direct interaction with their instructor. Another benefit of improving writing skills inside a classroom is that a student can get feedback directly from that instructor and classmates.

Live Online Courses

Virtual learning for improving skills in writing offers hands-on training from expert instructors who can give students the same level of education that they would get from sitting inside a classroom without ever having to leave the house.

On-Demand Training

Finding on-demand training allows anyone interested in improving writing skills to learn at their own pace and on their own time. For example, Udemy offers the Writing with Flair: How To Become an Exceptional Writer on-demand course that trains participants in how to make their written work simpler and clearer. This course costs $150 for seven hours of on-demand video training that can be viewed whenever the student chooses.

Free and Low-Cost Online Seminars

There are plenty of free and low-cost online seminars available for enhancing anyone’s skills in writing. Those interested can take advantage of the Professional Business Writing Skills course that Alison.com offers as a free online training seminar. This course trains students for improving writing skills in the workplace for use on individual writing projects and group collaborations. This course covers writing related to a variety of business purposes, including emails, letters, proposals, and reports. Alison offers thousands of free online courses across a variety of categories.

Video Tutorials

Anyone interested can find video tutorials offered through various Internet outlets, including several online education providers as well as social media platforms like LinkedIn and YouTube. For example, anyone interested can find the free 5 Ways to Improve Your Writing video offered through YouTube, which is a free tutorial that helps students with improving their writing skills.

In-Person Writing Classes

Writing is an essential element for communicating information in every area of life. While there are plenty of live online classes for training to improve skills in writing, some people simply feel more comfortable learning inside a classroom with their instructor standing right there in front of them. For those individuals, there are courses available throughout the country for enhancing skills in writing. 

New York City

People can attend the American Management Association, located at 1601 Broadway, 6th Floor, to enroll in the Business Writing Made Simple course. This course helps students develop stronger writing skills for better communication in any working environment. Lessons focus on writing clearly to avoid clutter and confusion. In this class, students will practice writing with the goal of improving spelling, punctuation, and grammar.

Noble Desktop, located at 185 Madison Avenue, 3rd Floor, offers the Effective Business Writing course that trains students in practical strategies for communicating in a corporate environment. Students will practice assignments aimed at targeting audiences, organizing ideas, and improving sentence writing. This course focuses specifically on business writing in a working environment.

Anyone interested in creative writing can enroll in the Creative Writing 101 Level 1: 6 Weeks course available through the Gotham Writers’ Workshop, located at 555 8th Avenue, 14th Floor, Suite 1402. This course guides students through a journey in creative writing. Lessons have been designed to place no pressure on participants, allowing them to practice their creative writing with ease. Creative writing can help people fulfill goals for expressing themselves no matter their age.

Los Angeles

In Los Angeles people can sign up with Training Connection, located at 915 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1800, for the Business Writing with Positive Impact course. This business writing course trains students in writing with an emphasis on business. Lessons emphasize persuasive writing that includes composing emails, reports, and proposals for contributing to any organization’s efficiency and productivity.

Those interested can enroll in the How to Write the Funny course available through Santa Monica College, located at 1900 Pico Boulevard. This hands-on workshop trains students through lectures using in-class writing assignments. This course emphasizes humor as a device for winning people over. Humor has always been a great method for relaxing and connecting with people of all types, including an audience waiting to be entertained, clients getting pitched a product, or students learning something new. Writers use humor with articles, fiction, television shows, screenplays, blogs, and business presentations.

Boston

People living in Boston can attend Quality & Productivity Solutions, Inc., located at 28 Lord Road, Suite 205, in nearby Marlborough, Massachusetts, to enroll in the Advanced Writing Skills course. This course focuses on helping students improve on their writing skills. Lessons involve practicing effective business writing with the goal of learning to write more clearly, concisely, and correctly.

Atlanta

Anyone living in Atlanta can enroll in AMA’s 2-Day Business Writing Workshop, which is offered through the American Management Association, located at 1170 Peachtree Street, Suite 300. This course trains students in basic formats and formulas for business writing. Lessons emphasize effective business writing with an emphasis on creating a strong introduction that engages readers by capturing and maintaining their attention.

San Francisco

For individuals living in San Francisco who have considered embarking on a creative project, the SF Creative Writing Institute, located at 50 Scott Street, offers the Drop-In Creative Writing Workshop. This workshop offers training in creative writing that helps participants compose brief writing assignments for getting feedback. Upon completing this class, students will have practiced writing and gained confidence for completing their creative goals.

Houston

People living in Houston can enroll with Susanne M. Glasscock Continuing Studies, located at 6100 Main Street, for the Business Writing course, which focuses on mastering skills in business writing. This course emphasizes writing skills for improving job prospects or enhancing career opportunities at a current position. Lessons include getting better at writing related to business for helping organizations communicate more effectively.

Chicago 

In Chicago, anyone interested can enroll with Training Connection, located at 230 W. Monroe Street, Suite 610, for the Business Writing with Positive Impact course. This course emphasizes business writing and helps students learn step-by-step about how to write emails, letters, proposals, advertising, and public service announcements that contribute to an efficient and productive working environment.

Participants will focus on written communication through training in basic writing to improve on punctuation, correcting spelling, and avoiding grammatical errors. 

Virtual Writing Classes 

For anyone working in any busy North American city who is interested in taking classes to get better at writing, it’s understandable that some people might not look forward to getting back out into traffic after a long day at work to find a classroom somewhere. This is why virtual learning provides an appealing option for continuing education. For instance, live online courses can improve anyone's writing skills through lessons from expert instructors who can help students learn techniques for more effectively communicating by establishing a narrative flow that connects with audiences. 

Virtual training provides a convenient option for learning how to better organize information for personal, social, and professional purposes.

Those interested can enroll in the live online Advanced Business Writing course through NYC Career Centers. This course trains students in writing a variety of document types that cover policy and procedure, memos, and proposals targeting clients. Lessons focus on establishing a message through writing by identifying the target audience. Students will be trained to use their own knowledge for composing writing projects covering several areas of business. Upon completing this course, students will possess several writing samples to add to their portfolio.

Anyone interested in jumpstarting a creative project can enroll in the Creative Writing Weekly Zoom course offered through The Writing Studio. This course focuses on enhancing students’ creativity as well as training them to apply their personal voice in creative writing, including writing fiction and articles. Lessons focus on writing that should be beneficial for anyone working in a business setting. 

People can enroll with the Gotham Writers’ Workshop for the on-demand Zoetrope Fiction Writing I course. This on-demand course is not live except for an optional weekly one-hour chat session. Students can participate in the course at any time they choose, but they must remember that the course advances from week-to-week, so they will need to get their assignments completed within the specific seven-day time periods.

Private Group Writing Classes

Anyone interested can use CourseHorse for staging team building events using group in-person and live online courses covering various subjects. For example, CourseHorse offers writing-related courses for team building events such as the Social Media Marketing Corporate Training course, which is a workshop that focuses on writing content on social media platforms, including blogs or messaging platforms like Twitter for use in business for helping individuals improve on communication and marketing.

Those unable to find a group event that fits their needs can use the website’s contact form to book writing-related courses as their own private events. CourseHorse also allows clients to adjust the group size after booking the event if necessary. CourseHorse provides customers who have booked team building events with access to the education provider’s existing network that includes print and digital publishers.

What Will I Need to Learn Writing?

There are several steps that people can take for learning to become better at writing. Writing is crucial in communication, so whatever a person does for a living involves some level of communication even if it’s not the main focus of a business or organization. While a news provider or marketing firm likely depends on effectively communicating with audiences and clients, a hospital must accurately identify patients and conditions, especially with an impending surgery. Similarly, an airline company must arrange flights, passenger lists, and itineraries for arrivals and departures around the world. The point is that clear communication is key to efficiently running any organization and writing is the key to communication.

Becoming a better writer requires developing better writing habits. Among the basic habits anyone should work on would be taking care of the basics regarding spelling and grammar, which includes clear and direct sentence structure. Poor spelling distracts readers and creates a bad impression that may lead to the writer losing credibility with readers. How can anyone be expected to trust a writer who has not taken enough of an effort to spell words correctly or get a subject’s name right?

Another good habit would be reading more to become a better writer. Good writers are good readers because reading anything reinforces basic writing concepts with sentence structure, spelling, and grammar that nourish writing skills. Ambitious writers should read anything: books, newspaper and magazine articles, or blog posts. It may also be a good idea for writers to read material outside of their comfort zone. Reading well-written opposing views can lead to someone reconsidering an opinion or challenging a previously held position that should lead to deeper contemplation for defending an argument instead of casually dismissing the opposing view.

Setting writing goals is another habit that can help with improving skills. What does a writer hope to accomplish? A goal can be as basic as making sure that everyone is aware of the time and place for a meeting or details regarding a change in policy for an organization. On a personal level, a person may keep a diary for charting a project with the objective of measuring progress on an assignment or for simply documenting thoughts.

Another habit that can help with becoming a better writer would be improving observational skills by simply paying more attention to surroundings or details with experiences. Getting better at storytelling can also help with improving overall writing skills.

In a normal working environment, writing is how colleagues communicate to get work done. Writing allows people to coordinate the abundance of information produced in today’s data driven world where analysis is essential for helping in business forecasting and financial optimization. The written word helps with moving products, spreading news, and getting the word out to the public about an impending weather situation that informs dozens to millions of people by saving lives.

Is it Difficult to Learn Writing?

Writing is not easy. Improving on writing skills for any field can help with accomplishing goals on every level. Writing includes creating narratives that involve putting information together into a coherent unit, which can be difficult depending on how complicated the information needs to be. Information can be raw data, video, audio, or content from social media. Whether it’s putting together information for a company meeting, teaching a class, or marketing a product, writing communicates information from a source to an audience.

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