Learn the techniques of becoming a free lance reader.
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.
In this one day class, you’ll learn how to generate gripping story ideas, find your first line, and hone the structure through playful writing exercises.
Learn the visual arts and techniques of making a comic book.
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Learn the strategies and techniques of writing a proposal.
Our writing classes will give students the opportunity to learn from an expert.
You don’t just want to post on Facebook about your neighbor’s organic silkworm farm — creating the next Julie & Julia project is more your style. Can we add a book deal to that? If this is what you had in mind, then this is the class for you! Blog guru and successful journalist Natasha Vargas-Cooper (who procured a book deal and a journalism gig from her blo
The goal is to finish the course with a first draft of an original screenplay.
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Learn how to get a book or writing published, using copyright and trademark law, e-publishing and electronic commerce.
You will be taught what you need to know so you don’t make the rookie mistakes and show you how to make your work stand out. By the end of this class, you'll walk away with a plan that's certain to get your foot in the door.
Performance essays are all the rage, and in this five-week class, master storyteller Brian Finkelstein will teach you how to be a yarn-spinning pro. You'll do fun, improvised storytelling drills, learn about the structure of performance essays, and explore ways to use your pieces to boost your writing career.
Students will learn step by step how to produce clear and direct emails, letters, proposals and copy for ads and public announcements.
Finally the phone is ringing. It’s some fast-talking agent from ICM who wants to rep you because of that killer half-hour comedy pilot or spec script you wrote. How did you get there? You took a rewrite class with TV writer Michael Saltzman (“Murphy Brown”, “Wings”), that’s how. In this five-week class, Michael will help you whip your script into shape.
By the end of the class, you'll have crafted a killer pitch, penned a show bible, and formulated a sales plan for your series. Surf board not included.
Have you always wanted to write a personal essay but you don’t know where to start? Published journalist, Natasha Vargas-Cooper, will help you transform your bad blind dates and visits from unruly parents into insightful, compelling revelations. She’ll show you how to make your essay relatable and tantalizing to readers and editors.