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Virtual Poetry Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Adeyemi Artistry - Virtual Learning via Zoom

In this course, you will learn to enhance and augment your creative writing ability. This poetry class is one that will assist in your creative writing process and upon completion you will gain confidence in writing some of the best poetry you have written. Materials Needed to Fully Participate: Pencil/Pen Notebook An open mind About the...

Sunday Apr 25th, 1pm - 3pm Eastern Time

Creative Writing Workshop - Fiction

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Los Angeles Writers Group - Online 00000

Add some creativity to your week from the comfort of your own home This long-standing in-person generative, creative writing workshop, which took place in West Hollywood, CA, for 15 years, has switched to an online format so you can now join us from anywhere. Tap into your creative side, write work that will surprise you, and learn a few things along...

Saturday Apr 17th, 10am - 12:30pm Pacific Time

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Creative Writing 101 Two Day Intensive

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Online Zoom Conference, New York, New York 00000

Are you eager to test the waters of creative writing but not sure where to start, or how? Have you written previously but been away for a while and hope to dip back in? Here you will be guided surely and safely into the writing life. There’s no pressure to work on a specific project or even settle on which type of creative writing you prefer. The...

Saturday Jun 5th, 1pm - 4pm Eastern Time

  (2 sessions)
$190

2 sessions

Writing a Short Story (Remote Live)

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Santa Monica College - Online Online Classroom, Los Angeles, California 00000

You will be given writing prompts in class and guided through sensorial meditation/exercises which activate your creative world. We will look at and discuss the works of great short story writers. You will be given writing homework which the instructor will read, edit, and make suggestions on how to improve and deepen what is already there. ...

Saturday Apr 17th, 11am - 1pm Pacific Time

  (6 sessions)
$149

6 sessions

Creative Writing 101 Level 1: 6 Weeks

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Online Zoom Conference, New York, New York 00000

Are you eager to test the waters of creative writing but not sure where to start, or how? Have you written previously but been away for a while and hope to dip back in? Here you will be guided surely and safely into the writing life. There’s no pressure to work on a specific project or even settle on which type of creative writing you prefer. The...

Tuesday Apr 13th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

  (6 sessions)
$334

6 sessions

Fiction Writing Level 1 Two Day Intensive

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Online Zoom Conference, New York, New York 00000

Fiction is a wonderful conjuring act. With only words and the reader’s imagination, a work of fiction can sail across the world in pursuit of a whale, or time-travel to another dimension, or zero in on a few minutes in line at the local bank, enveloping the reader in a made-up story that feels real.  To pull off this feat requires a balance...

Saturday May 15th, 1pm - 4pm Eastern Time

  (2 sessions)
$190

2 sessions

Poetry & Art

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Evanston Art Center - Online Interactive Online Classroom via Zoom, Chicago, Illinois 00000

Combine poetry and art while exploring different poetry forms. In the first session, we’ll look at different poetry forms: haiga (which combines art and haiku), cherita (longer, more narrative form of haikus) and ekphrastic (poems inspired by works of art). The next week we’ll explore more poetry forms, including acrostic, limerick, shape, list,...

Saturday May 1st, 9:30am - 12:30pm Central Time

  (2 sessions)
$220

2 sessions

Creative Nonfiction 101 Level 1: 6 Weeks

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Online Zoom Conference, New York, New York 00000

Nonfiction—pieces that spring from the real world—is everywhere. Magazines, newspapers, books, blogs, websites. And nonfiction has grown more diverse and creative than ever, embracing all styles from straight to zany to lyrical, encompassing every topic imaginable from schoolyard memories to a trek in Nepal to the creation of the universe. Here...

Thursday May 13th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

  (6 sessions)
$334

6 sessions

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Dialogue Writing Level 1 Two Day Intensive

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Online Zoom Conference, New York, New York 00000

As Rhett tells Scarlett in the movie Gone With the Wind, “Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn.” (In the book version, there’s no “frankly.”) Either way it’s a good line, and you should give a damn about your dialogue. Dialogue is crucial to any kind of story—fiction, nonfiction, any kind of script. Bad dialogue can sink it like a...

Saturday Jun 5th, 1pm - 4pm Eastern Time

  (2 sessions)
$190

2 sessions

Fiction Writing Level 1: 10 Week Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Online Zoom Conference, New York, New York 00000

Fiction is a wonderful conjuring act. With only words and the reader’s imagination, a work of fiction can sail across the world in pursuit of a whale, or time-travel to another dimension, or zero in on a few minutes in line at the local bank, enveloping the reader in a made-up story that feels real. To pull off this feat requires a balance of craftsmanship,...

Tuesday Apr 13th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

  (10 sessions)
$434

10 sessions

Comic Book Writing

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Jacob Krueger Studio - Virtual Classroom

Writing for comics demands a “very particular set of skills,” unlike any other form of writing, but sharing traits of screenwriters and playwrights. The key is being able to think in pictures, and visualize your story in a frozen moment in time of still, single images. Over the four-week class with acclaimed comics writer Ron Marz, you will learn...

Wednesday May 5th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$375

4 sessions

Creative Writing (Early College Program)

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - SAIC Virtual Classroom

In this course students improve their writing skills and push their creative limits through journaling, free writing, writing through music, digging through memories and dreams, and other methods of responding to the world in written form.  Students learn how to edit and revise a work, as well as respond critically to the writing of others; learn...

Monday Jul 12th, 10am - 12pm Central Time

  (12 sessions)
$500

12 sessions

Workshop in Fiction and Poetry (Level 1)

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at The Writers Studio - Online Instructor-led Online Learning, New York, New York 00000

Students will attend NYC Level 1 writing classes at their scheduled times via video chat (with or without cameras enabled) or by calling in to the live chat with your phone. Your exercises will be shared electronically, and the format of the live class will be the same as when you attend class in person, with students and teachers responding to your...

Wednesday Apr 14th, 5:30pm - 7:30pm Eastern Time

  (8 sessions)
$410

8 sessions

Saturday Creative Writing Workshop via Zoom

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at The Writing Studio - Hollywood Near the intersection of La Brea & Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90036

In the peaceful atmosphere of the Saturday workshop, and with the help of meditations that quiet the critical mind, writing becomes possible, cathartic, transformational. You can write memoir or fiction. Each workshop is focused around an inspirational theme or myth. You’ll write three times for about one hour each time, and receive constructive,...

Saturday Apr 17th, 9:30am - 6:30pm Pacific Time

Reading Willa Cather with Benjamin Taylor

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

Willa Cather was her own raw material and self-transformation was her game. The writer who leapt into the forefront of American letters with O Pioneers! was already middle-aged. Slow emergence—by way of provincial journalism in Nebraska, high-school teaching in Pittsburgh, editorial work on various magazines—did not deter her from the...

Wednesday Apr 21st, 2:30pm - 3:30pm Eastern Time

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