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Creative Writing Workshop

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...

Sunday Jul 5th, 10am - 12:30pm Pacific Time

Advanced Fiction with Paul La Farge

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

How do you structure a short story? In the readings for this workshop, we'll look at the ways in which various writers have imagined — and reinvented — story structure, in order to communicate narrative tension and emotional truth. We'll think about structure as it relates to our own work too, in constructive and thoughtful discussion of each student's...

Monday Jul 13th, 6pm - 9pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$385

4 sessions

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Science Fiction & Fantasy Writing Level 1

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Science Fiction and Fantasy may transport readers to a planet light-years away or deep inside the caves of a far-distant past. Whether extrapolating science into futuristic technology or conjuring new forms of mabe, opening the door to any possibility. To write great science fiction or fantasy, you must splice together the skills of a fiction writer...

Thursday Jul 9th, 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 Jul 15th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$375

4 sessions

Online Level 1 Workshop in Fiction and Poetry

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at The Writers Studio -

Our Online eight-week Level I workshop is an introduction to The Writers Studio that brings together students from all over the U.S. and the world to explore the myriad possibilities of narrative in fiction and poetry. Every aspect of the workshop — the weekly typed chat, the posting of assignments and critiques, and informal discussion — takes...

Tuesday Jul 28th, 8pm - 9pm Eastern Time

  (8 sessions)
$410

8 sessions

Comics & the Graphic Novel

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Learn the fundamentals of creating comic strips, graphic novels and cartoons in this class for writers and artists. Discover how to create a strong, compelling storyline, how to create characters and illustrate body language and facial expression, how to match words and pictures. Working in small groups to enable each student to receive individual...

Monday Jul 27th, 7pm - 9pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$155

4 sessions

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Workshop in Fiction and Poetry (Level 1)

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at The Writers Studio - West Village 272 W 10th St, New York, New York 10014

Students will attend Fall 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...

Monday Sep 21st, 6:30pm - 8:30pm Eastern Time

  (8 sessions)
$410

8 sessions

Fiction, Non-Fiction and Cool Writing

at I Write NY - Greenwich Village 100 Washington Square E, New York, New York 10003

Songwriters and rappers read and write every day. NFL, NBA and MLB teams create written game plans to win. Broadway actors use scripts to tell meaningful stories. Effective communication is your key to success. Writing Coaches will provide middle and high school students with the tools to write and speak well, to be heard and not misunderstood. Develop...

Monday Jul 6th, 9:30am - 12:30pm Eastern Time

  (20 sessions)
$1,500

20 sessions

Saturday Creative Writing Workshop

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 Jul 18th, 9:30am - 6:30pm Pacific Time

Online Writers In Seclusion

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

In this 6-week online class we will study how writers in seclusion and exile have turned their fear and anxiety into creative inspiration. Each week, we will try writing exercises based on fiction writers and poets such as Emily Dickinson, Virginia Woolf, and Marcel Proust. In the weekly chats, we will discuss the week’s exercise and explore the...

Monday Jul 13th, 8pm - 9pm Eastern Time

  (6 sessions)
$325

6 sessions

Intensive Creative Writing Weekend

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Alaa Al Aswany Creative Writing Workshop - Greenwood 159 20th St, Brooklyn, New York 11232

This Creative Writing Weekend is designed for writers who want to learn the craft of exceptional storytelling in an intensive setting. In this three-day workshop course, students gain a high level of training in the craft of writing by mastering rhythm, tempo, tone, and brevity. They explore the process of developing lively characters, mapping out...

Thursday Jul 9th, 2pm - 9pm Eastern Time

  (3 sessions)
$1,770

3 sessions

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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 Jul 11th, 1pm - 4pm Eastern Time

  (2 sessions)
$190

2 sessions

Novel I: Intro to Novel Writing Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Writing Pad - Online Online Classroom via Zoom, Los Angeles, California 00000

Is it your dream to write the great American novel? In this 5 week online intro novel writing class, you’ll learn the fundamentals of long form fiction! She’ll also teach you techniques for creating a thrilling story arc, irresistible dialogue, characters and conflict. If you like, you can even bring in up to 1000 words of your novel for targeted...

Saturday Jul 11th, 10:30am - 1:30pm Pacific Time

  (5 sessions)
$425

5 sessions

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 Jul 11th, 1pm - 4pm Eastern Time

  (2 sessions)
$190

2 sessions

The Editor’s Eye Level I: Two Day Intensive

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Every writer needs a good editor to push the work to its best possible state. But your work won’t reach a professional editor unless it’s already in excellent shape. A dilemma, to be sure. That’s why you need to be a skilled editor of your own work. Perhaps your great ideas and stories are clouded by such things as clunky language, pallid verbs,...

Saturday Aug 8th, 1pm - 4pm Eastern Time

  (2 sessions)
$190

2 sessions

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