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Writing For The Web and Mobile

at Wylie Communications, Inc. - The Loop 1 E Jackson Blvd Joan Wish Center, Chicago, Illinois 60604

Learn to reach readers online in this digital writing class Writing for the mobile web: It’s not easy to get the word out on a 3.5-by-6.5-inch screen. In fact, reading your webpage on an iPhone can feel like reading War and Peace through a keyhole. And no wonder: Reading on a mobile device cuts comprehension by 48%, according to University of...

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$1,195

2 sessions

Spiritual Journaling

at Infinity Foundation - Highland Park 1280 Old Skokie Valley Rd, Highland Park, Illinois 60035

Perhaps you kept a diary or journal when you were younger that depicted your day, feelings, or events. Spiritual journaling takes you deeper into writing as it facilitates a connection with your soul. It enables you to slow down to fully inhabit the moment. Your five senses are the entry point. This opens you to receive inner guidance, reflect, and...

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$60

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Recipe for Adventure

at Taleblazers, Creative Writing for Kids - Oak Park 331B Harrison St, Chicago, Illinois 60304

A collaboration between Buzz Café and Taleblazers, Creative Writing Workshops for Kids. From picture book to plate: At Taleblazers, we’ll play with some beloved children’s stories (extending, rewriting, and creating our own). Then, we’ll cook our own creations at Buzz Cafe. Delicious stories and yummy snacks! 

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$180

5 sessions

Effective Technical Writing

at Global Knowledge - West Loop 500 W Madison St, Illinois City, Illinois 60661

Improve your technical writing without compromising your technical message! If writing technical information and effective memos, letters, reports, manuals, instructions, documentation, specifications, or proposals is a tough proposition, this technical writing course is for you. In this intensive three-day seminar, you will learn proven technical...

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$2,195

3 sessions

Cut Through the Clutter

at Wylie Communications, Inc. - Gold Coast 111 E Pearson St 13th Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60611

Is your copy easy to read? According to communication experts, that’s one of the two key questions people ask to determine whether to read a piece — or toss it. Fortunately, academics have tested and quantified what makes copy easy to read. Unfortunately, that research virtually never makes it out of the ivory tower and into the hands of writers...

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$1,195

2 sessions

Slam 101 – Beginner

at Slam University - West Town 2643 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60622

Slam 101 is where it all begins. Whether you’ve tried your hand at a local poetry slam or never written a poem in your life, this course is essential in going from page to stage –  great for those looking to get their foot in the door or just get started in the world of performance poetry. Part poetry class and part acting workshop, Slam 101...

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$225

8 sessions

Staying Spiritual No Matter What

at Infinity Foundation - Highland Park 1280 Old Skokie Valley Rd, Highland Park, Illinois 60035

It is so easy to negate your spirituality when you are bombarded with negative, fear-inducing news and social media posts. Keeping your spiritual center no matter what is happening around you is empowering. Use practical methods to achieve spiritual awakening and connection to your Higher Self.  Open to using your intuition and understand the...

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$30

Writing Workshop: Catch Your Readers

at Wylie Communications, Inc. - Gold Coast 111 E Pearson St 13th Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60611

Learn to write copy that moves people to act in this 2-day, hands-on Master Class. In this persuasive-writing workshop, you’ll learn how to: Think Like a Reader: Move people to act Go Beyond the Inverted Pyramid: Master a more effective structure Cut Through the Clutter: Make every piece you write measurably easier to read and understand Lift...

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$1,195

2 sessions

Open Studio Week

at Taleblazers, Creative Writing for Kids - Oak Park 331B Harrison St, Chicago, Illinois 60304

Taleblazers is offering a discounted week of Open Studio Time (July 25-29). Young authors will write alongside Ms. M.G. as she shows you how writers use collage. Choose to collage a scene, a character, a plot event, a map, or memories as part of your writing process. Bring a (nut free) snack. Taleblazers Reading in Val’s halla on the...

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$150

5 sessions

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Style and Effectiveness

at The New School - Chicago Online Classroom, Chicago, Illinois 60601

Note that this class is being offered Online. Students will have weekly submission deadlines for assignments but can watch videos and work on assignments at their own pace. Students will have access to the Online Learning class within the period, anytime day or night, but will still have direct instructor involvement. For Online Classroom, please...

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$390

5 sessions

Slam 201 – Intermediate

at Slam University - West Town 2643 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60622

Slam 201 is the next step on your journey to being a top-notch performance poet, taking the essential tools learned in Slam 101 to the next level with more advanced performance techniques and a greater emphasis on writing and critique. This is an intense poetry course not for the faint of heart that focuses on the quality of the craft on the page....

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$225

8 sessions

Slam U - Catch Up

at Slam University - West Town 2643 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60622

This class was created specifically for previous Slam U 101 students with lapsed enrollment who want to brush up before enrolling in the new 201, or previous students looking to refresh their skills, learn a few new tricks, or prepare for the upcoming slam season. Classes will focus on highly personalized attention, as well as new techniques and writing...

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$100

4 sessions

Read It, Write It

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 112 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

A course for those who want to understand the “how” of writing fiction and memoir. We will experiment with our writing in a non-threatening supportive environment. We will discuss how narrative gets made through a study of fiction, short-stories read for themselves as works of art but more specifically to understand how, as John Gardner notes,...

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$292.50

5 sessions

12 Week Workshop on Novel Writing

at Karmen Lizzul Writing Workshops -

This class is for you if you have a novel in progress that has been hanging around for too long or, if you are ready to start fresh on a new novel. Or if your just goddam sick of yourself and are ready to change something. Location: The Comfort of Your Home --You don't have to get your lazy (or not-lazy) ass off the couch! This is taught VIA teleconferences....

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$297

12 sessions

Intro to Computer Basics & Resume Writing

at Howard Area Community Center - Rogers Park 7637 N Paulina St, Chicago, Illinois 60626

Dedicated to helping adults acquire the academic, employability, and life skills they need to achieve meaningful employment and economic self-sufficiency. The program offers adult education classes and operates an Employment Resource Center that assists people with their employment needs.

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Free

4 sessions

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