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In a hands-on writer’s workshop, learn how to revise and polish your stories to develop their full potential. Bring to class your fiction or creative nonfiction work-in-progress, and—in a positive and supportive environment—you’ll receive meaningful feedback and helpful critiques from your instructor and fellow writers.

$99
W.   Oct 29th - Dec 3rd, 1pm
All levels
(15)

You know the situation: your life. Now how do you craft a meaningful story from it? Come find out how to create a focused narrative out of the many fascinating elements of your life. In a positive and supportive atmosphere, explore the different facets of memoir writing, including setting and place, point of view, voice, character arcs, and engagin

$99
Th.   Oct 30th - Dec 11th, 6:30pm
All levels
(15)

Is it your dream to write the great American novel? Finishing a book is a tough thing to do even for the seasoned professional. In this class, successful novelist Lauren Strasnick will help you nudge your book to the finish line! She’ll also teach you techniques for creating a thrilling story arc, irresistible dialogue, characters and conflict.

$395
Sa.   Nov 1st - Dec 6th, 11am
All levels
(3)

In this workshop you will be inspired to write like never before and produce material that will surprise even yourself. The skills of creative writing will be taught and deepened, as well as methods to quiet the critical mind so that writing will flow easily and naturally. Participants will write and read their work in the group, receive effective

$160
Sa.   Oct 25th, 9:30am
All levels
Saturday October 25 9:30am - 6:30pm 1 Session $160
Saturday November 22 9:30am - 6:30pm 1 Session $160
Saturday December 27 9:30am - 6:30pm 1 Session $160
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Spend an evening learning how and where to incorporate subtext into your fiction and practice the art of subtext through in-class writing exercises.This is one night of a series of workshops. You can purchase this one workshop or you can buy the entire series.  Look for the series under 'Fiction Workshop'.

$65
T.   Nov 4th, 7:15pm
All levels

In this workshop you will be inspired to write like never before and produce material that will surprise even yourself. The skills of creative writing will be taught and deepened, as well as methods to quiet the critical mind so that writing will flow easily and naturally. Participants will write and read their work in the group, receive effective

$160
M.W.Th.   Oct 27th - Oct 30th, 7pm
All levels
Monday October 27 7pm - 10pm 3 Sessions $160
Monday November 3 7pm - 10pm 3 Sessions $160
Monday November 17 7pm - 10pm 3 Sessions $160
Monday November 24 7pm - 10pm 3 Sessions $160
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Have you always dreamed of writing tales of urban intrigue for the New Yorker? Or maybe you imagine your short story collection on the new arrival shelf at the local bookstore? Now’s your chance! In this session, award-winning fiction writer, Maureen McHugh will share her recipe for crafting an irresistible short story! Through fun, in-class wri

$80
M.   Oct 27th, 7:30pm
All levels
(3)

Spend the evening learning how to improve your fiction prose and doing writing exercises to help you elevate your prose and avoid writing purple prose.This is one night of a series of workshops. You can purchase this one workshop or you can buy the entire series.  Look for the series under 'Fiction Workshop'.

$65
T.   Oct 28th, 7:15pm
All levels

In this class, Steven will take you from the blank page to cinematic gold in this thrilling one day class. Through intensive brainstorming, a detailed craft talk, and focused in-class writing exercises, Steven will help you avoid the rookie pitfalls, harness your limitations, and craft a roadmap to your killer breakout film. By the end of the class

$90
T.   Oct 28th, 7:30pm
All levels
(3)

This coaching session is for creative writers who are experiencing blocks, time management issues, or who need a little encouragement. This group coaching for creative writers meeting is recommended for:Writers working on a project and would like some accountability, guidance, or help with blocks.Writers who want to discuss their writing practice i

$75
Sa.   Oct 25th, 2pm
All levels

Is it your dream to write the great American novel? Finishing a book is a tough thing to do even for the seasoned professional. In this class, successful novelist Amber Benson will help you nudge your book to the finish line! She’ll also teach you techniques for creating compelling characters, exciting plot lines, and vivid worlds.If you like, yo

$395
Su.   Nov 2nd - Dec 7th, 2pm
All levels
(3)

Students will learn step by step how to produce clear and direct emails, letters, proposals and copy for ads and public announcements. This course will teach you formulas for success in written communication. The training is interactive, fast-paced, fun, and full of tips and techniques you can use immediately.Learning Objectives - This Business Wri

$325
M.   Nov 3rd, 9am
All levels
Monday November 3 9am - 4:30pm 1 Session $325
Monday December 15 9am - 4:30pm 1 Session $325
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Learn the techniques of becoming a free lance reader. Learn how to become a freelance reader and techniques for effective reading and summarizing of film and television scripts for local studios.

$43
Su.   Nov 2nd, 9am
All levels
(5)

This class teaches the basics of sketch writing. What makes the premise of your sketch funny? Learn heightening and writing efficiently in your scenes. Different types of sketches will be introduced as will rewriting sketches, and writing with others. There will be home-work assignments each week. No prerequisite to start this class - Level 1

$350
Th.   Nov 6th - Dec 18th, 7pm
Beginner
Thursday November 6 7pm - 9pm 7 Sessions $350
Saturday November 8 12pm - 2pm 7 Sessions $350
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You’re trying to write that bestselling book, but your first draft lacks the sparkle you hoped would propel you to literary stardom. Have no fear! We’ve recruited award-winning novelist Liza Palmer to guide you to polished prose. In this one-day workshop, you’ll learn the five most important questions to ask when you start a revision, the ans

$175
Su.   Nov 9th, 11am
All levels
(3)

Students will build on the skills learned in Sketch 1 to generate material for stage and television. Notes from the instructor will become more specific and focused on producing professional sketches. The final weeks of class will focus on writing for Saturday Night Live and Television Talk shows like Conan and Jimmy Kimmel Live.

$350
Sa.   Nov 8th - Dec 20th, 3pm
Intermediate

In this course students will learn basic late night comedy writing including monologue, desk pieces and remotes, with the goal of becoming technically proficient, confident and comfortable submitting material to various late night television programs. All with the emphasis of finding your unique voice as a comedy writer!

$295
M.   Nov 10th - Dec 8th, 7pm
Beginner
(1)

Spend an evening studying free verse poetry and learning what makes a good free verse poem, then practice writing your own through writing prompts.This is one night of a series of workshops. You can purchase this one workshop or you can buy the entire series.  Look for the series under 'Fiction Workshop'.

$65
T.   Nov 11th, 7:15pm
All levels

This hands-on course was designed for the sole purpose of helping you achieve your goal. You've taken all the expensive writing classes, you've networked and done all the grunt work to get your foot in the door and you've fantasized about what your life could be like if you could just get that first big break and start your new career as a writer

$129
W.   Nov 5th - Dec 17th, 7pm
All levels
(4)