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Writing a Nonfiction Book Proposal

at The Writer's Center - Bethesda
4508 Walsh St, Bethesda, Maryland 20815

Whether you have a great idea, a few sample pages, or a finished manuscript, this workshop will help you bring it all together in a proposal that conveys your work and vision! In two two-hour sessions, participants will explore the proper structure and purpose of a nonfiction proposal, and the process for obtaining a literary agent. Classes will be...

$80

2 sessions

Tuesday Jan 9th, 7pm

Writing the Horror Story

at The Writer's Center - Bethesda
4508 Walsh St, Bethesda, Maryland 20815

Generate fear and tension in your work, while daring your reader to plunge forth into the darkness you create! Participants will read and discuss three selected stories in the first session, considering the elements of horror, attending to suspense, character, violence, and fear. In the following meetings, writers will workshop their newly written...

$195

5 sessions

Wednesday Jan 10th, 6pm

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Poetry Bootcamp

at The Writer's Center - Bethesda
4508 Walsh St, Bethesda, Maryland 20815

Looking for a one-stop shop to get your work closely read before submitting? This one-day workshop will be dedicated to generating a couple new poems, critiquing a few older poems, and creating a list of literary journals and contest to submit work. Please submit three poems to [email protected] for the workshop leader to review prior to the...

$80

Saturday Jan 13th, 11am

Lean Certification Training

at Six Sigma Development Solutions, Inc. - Arlington
2899 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Virginia, District of Columbia 22202

This is an Intense 4-day Lean Certification Course The Lean Certification course is full of Games, Videos and Simulations. We will be using a number of Lean Games and Simulations to learn the how to Reduce Waste (Complexity) in a Process and Increase the Capacity to do work without adding more employees. We will be playing with Dice, Legos and Airplanes...

$2,499

4 sessions

Getting Started with Wordpress

at General Assembly - Downtown, Washington, D.C.
1133 15th St NW 8th Fl, Washington, District of Columbia 20005

WordPress is the premier content management system for those seeking an easy, user-friendly way to set up and maintain a website. In this class, you’ll walk through the basics of getting your site live quickly and discover various free templates as well as premium resources that require little to no coding skills and will have your site looking...

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

at Knowledgehut

Our Green Belt course will give you a thorough understanding of Lean Six Sigma and its focus on eliminating defects through process improvement and variation reduction. This course builds upon and adds to the topics covered in the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt course. The course content efficiently covers all of the recognized Lean Six Sigma Green Belt...

$1,499

3 sessions

Monday Dec 18th, 9am

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Fiction I

at The Writer's Center - Bethesda
4508 Walsh St, Bethesda, Maryland 20815

This workshop is designed to help find the stories you were meant to write, and to begin to develop the craft you’ll need to tell them. Where do stories come from? To begin with, they come from memories, associations, and concerns within you. We’ll do some exercises to help you uncover these germs of an idea for a story, and turn them into fiction....

$270

6 sessions

Wednesday Jan 17th, 7pm

Writing the Spy Novel

at The Writer's Center - Bethesda
4508 Walsh St, Bethesda, Maryland 20815

Clancy, Ludlum, Le Carre, Follett -- These authors write books with tension that barely eases from beginning to end. Their characters often play to type, but that doesn't keep them from being memorable. How do these authors do it? In this six-week class participants will take an up-close look at publishied spy novels, then create some characters and...

$215

6 sessions

Thursday Jan 18th, 7:30pm

Fiction II

at The Writer's Center - Bethesda
4508 Walsh St, Bethesda, Maryland 20815

Fear is just excitement without the breath! What if there was something you haven't learned yet that could change everything? The mission in this workshop is to help you use your fear as a compass, instead of letting it paralyze you - to help you write and share the pieces of your soul aching to be set free. Participants will explore the topics of...

$50

8 sessions

Wednesday Jan 17th, 7pm

Sonnet Crash Course

at The Writer's Center - Bethesda
4508 Walsh St, Bethesda, Maryland 20815

Here's an opportunity either to improve your sonnet skills or to write your first one. With the help of a widely published author of sonnets and villanelles, participants will read several classic and contemporary examples and then write one or more of their own. Then, writers will see how a new poem can be improved by revision. (Feel free also to...

$50

Saturday Jan 20th, 11am

Six Sigma Green Belt

at Six Sigma Development Solutions, Inc. - Arlington
2899 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Virginia, District of Columbia 22202

This is an Intense 5-day Six Sigma Certification Course The course is full of Games, Videos and Simulations. We will be using simulations to learn the Importance of Statistics and Data when Solving a Process problem. You will learn Powerful Root Cause Analysis Tools. We will be using Minitab as a statistical analysis tool throughout the course. The...

$2,999

5 sessions

The Extreme Novelist

at The Writer's Center - Bethesda
4508 Walsh St, Bethesda, Maryland 20815

Can't find the time/energy/inspiration to get your novel written? This popular course, developed by the author of the book by the same name, will help you complete a rough draft in just eight weeks. Writers will receive the encouraging guidance of professional writing coach Kathryn Johnson (author of over 40 published novels). Each participant will...

$360

9 sessions

Wednesday Jan 17th, 7pm

Writing Literary Science Fiction

at The Writer's Center - Bethesda
4508 Walsh St, Bethesda, Maryland 20815

Works of fiction are often identified as either literary or genre, but this class will consider them both/and. Writers will identify what makes fiction "genre" or "literary," and look at contemporary short stories that combine aspects of science fiction with a literary aim. Participants will focus on an example and an aspect of craft each week. By...

$360

8 sessions

Monday Jan 22nd, 7:30pm

How to Collect More Money ... In Less Time

at National Seminars Training Washington

Secrets of successful collectors revealed  Program Description: If you’re like most collections professionals, you’re always looking for better and faster ways to get the money you’re owed—NOW! Unfortunately, the same old collection techniques don’t cut it anymore. That’s why we’ve searched the country for the most practical, effective,...

$199

Thursday Jan 4th, 1pm

Poetry Titles

at The Writer's Center - Bethesda
4508 Walsh St, Bethesda, Maryland 20815

Do you struggle to find a good title for your poems? Many poets do. A good title will expand the range of a poem, and deepen the reader’s experience. Join us to explore what makes a good title, and learn how to maximize such crucial “real estate” in your own poems. For class, please bring: a notebook, and 3 copies of two typed poems that you’ve...

$50

Saturday Jan 27th, 1pm