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Page 99

at Bronxville Adult School - Bronxville 177 Pondfield Rd, Bronxville, New York 10708

A very well-known editor told me he only reads page 99 of any given manuscript. If he likes it, great! If not, well, it ends up you-know-where. End of story. Let’s see for ourselves! Bring in page 99 of your manuscript (or the half way page) for the class to critique to help you land that book contract! No manuscript yet? No problem! Just bring your...

Thursday May 2nd, 7pm - 8:30pm

The Editor’s Eye Level I: One Day Intensive

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Flatiron 30 W 16 St, New York, New York 10011

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 May 18th, 11am - 6pm

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Blog Writing Level 1: One Day Intensive

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Midtown 1501 Broadway 11th Fl, New York, New York 10036

Everyone and their cousins have a blog. But how many are well written? Truly interesting or entertaining or useful? Maintained on a regular basis? Enjoyed by a wide circle of people? Precious few. The key is to write posts so good even total strangers will be drawn to your blog. Here you will learn the specialized craft of writing blog content. Writing...

Saturday Jun 22nd, 11am - 6pm

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Humor Writing Level 1: One Day Intensive

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Hell's Kitchen 555 8th Ave Ste 1402, New York, New York 10018

Who doesn’t love the pleasure of literary laughter? We’re talking about essays, memoirs, articles, short stories, and novels that are humorous. It can be anything from a true story about the special hell of raising kids to a far-fetched tale of a would-be knight tilting at windmills. As Mark Twain says, “The best way to cheer yourself up is to...

Friday Jul 19th, 11am - 6pm

Screenwriting/Playwriting/TV & Musical Theater Writing

at West Side YMCA - Community Arts - Midtown 5 W 63rd St, New York, New York 10023

In this workshop playwrights, screenwriters, tv, and musical theater writers revise works-in-progress or develop new ideas from conception to completion. Several active students are currently having works produced in NYC and abroad that were developed in class. Particular attention is paid to writing prompts and exercises that engage fundamentals of...

Monday Apr 29th, 6:45pm - 8:45pm

  (8 sessions)

8 sessions

Start Your Screenplay Now

at Blueprint Screenwriting Group - Midtown 260 West 36th St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10018

Now in their sixth successful year, Blueprint Screenwriting Group's weekly writing workshops take place in midtown Manhattan. These small, supportive classes are for screenwriters who are serious about finishing their pilot or feature script. With a class size of 8 or fewer, individual attention is given to each student as Timothy helps you:...

Wednesday May 1st, 1:30pm - 3:30pm

  (9 sessions)

9 sessions

Documentary Research and Writing: Finding the Story

at Made in NY Media Center by IFP - DUMBO 30 John St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

Documentaries often tell stories that unfold in real time, and filmmakers must expect twists and turns along the way. By the time you get to the editing stage, it’s too late to figure out what your story is. This one-day workshop will guide you through the process of developing your story and honing your character arcs, from the research process...

Sunday Apr 28th, 10am - 5pm

The Art of Personal Narrative

at West Side YMCA - Community Arts - Midtown 5 W 63rd St, New York, New York 10023

This open-level class is for anyone interested in writing personal narrative in any form: memoir, creative nonfiction, or personal essay. Through insightful critique and focused discussion, we hone the tools of strong writing: distinctive voice, precise language, resonant imagery, vivid sensory description, dramatic scene and dialogue, and inventive...

Thursday May 2nd, 6:45pm - 8:45pm

  (7 sessions)

7 sessions

Leading with Executive Presence

Leading with Executive Presence

at Exec-Comm - Midtown 1040 Avenue of the Americas 20th Fl, New York, New York 10018

Business Context You are a leader, a corporate rising star, or an expert in your field. But how do you stand out from the crowd? How can you use strong executive presence to go from good to great? Sometimes stress creeps in and detracts from your performance, especially in new, challenging and highly visible situations. Executive presence is no longer...

Tuesday Apr 30th, 9am - 5pm


Don't Think, Just Write

at Bronxville Adult School - Bronxville 177 Pondfield Rd, Bronxville, New York 10708

You think about writing, but every time you face the blank page, anxiety takes over and you can’t let yourself go. Maybe you have an idea for a novel, journal or essay, but feel confused and don’t know how to start. This is the class for you! Our goal is to create a relaxed and creative environment, where students will learn basic techniques to...

Monday May 6th, 7pm - 8:30pm

  (3 sessions)

3 sessions

Resume Writing, Networking, & Interviewing Workshop

at Improving Communications - Midtown 800 Third Avenue Ste 2800, New York, New York 10022

It’s time to move on—or maybe you’ve been “in transition” for too long. Either way, you need some input so that you know what others see when they look at your résumé, and what they hear when they interview you.   Participants will engage in a training session to improve and refine their résumés. Opportunities to engage in one-on-one...

Thursday May 2nd, 9:15am - 5pm


Television Comedy Writing Level 2

at Jacob Krueger Studio - Midtown 247 W 35th St 6th Fl, New York, New York 10001

Now that you’ve completed our TV Comedy Level 1 Class it’s time to take your pilot to the next level, in this intermediate TV Writing workshop with Emmy Award Winner Jerry Perzigian. You’ll not only complete a half hour pilot or spec script for a tv comedy series, you’ll also collaborate on the development of your fellow students scripts for...

Monday May 20th, 7pm - 10pm

  (10 sessions)

10 sessions

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College Essay Talk for Parents

at Bee Tutored - Park Slope 823 President St, Brooklyn, New York 11215

As a parent, it’s easy to get bent out of shape about the unknowns of the college application process. This 1 hr interactive talk by educator and college essay expert Sara Nolan will give you insight into what makes a great college essay, and how to effectively support your teen in the writing process. When we understand better, we do better. Don’t...

Saturday May 18th, 11:30am - 12:30pm

Playwriting Intensive I: Intro to Process

at The Barrow Group Acting School - Hell's Kitchen 312 W 36th St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10018

There is nothing like a deadline to get you writing and keep you going! Modeling on The Barrow Group aesthetic of using “tools,” this workshop includes in-class writing and out-of-class homework. As a supportive collective we’ll read and discuss our pages in class.  Whether you are looking at finishing a first draft of a play or improving...

Monday Jul 1st, 2pm - 5pm

  (4 sessions)

4 sessions

Advanced Business Writing

at NYC Career Centers - Midtown 185 Madison Ave Ste 1104, New York, New York 10016

Advanced Business Writing As a first-time manager, you will have the responsibility to write business documents that will help support the goals of your company. In order to successfully create a variety of business documents, you need to thoroughly understand which documents work best for specific situations and how to produce them. In this course,...

Thursday Jul 25th, 10am - 5pm

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