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Comics and Graphic Novels One Day Intensive

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

Comic books (and their movie adaptations) aren’t just for kids anymore; they have zoomed to the forefront of popular culture. Meanwhile, graphic novels have blossomed into a legitimate form of literature. These illustrated stories embrace everything from super-hero tales like The Dark Knight, to literary novels like Ghost World, to memoirs like Fun...

Saturday Jul 27th, 11am - 6pm

The Migration Course

at Fledgling Writing Workshops - Crown Heights 417 Prospect Pl, Brooklyn, New York 11238

This course is offered for writers returning or arriving to the Fledgling nest who are ready for a more traditional workshop experience. Mixing the generative experience you know and love with the critical seminar style you might expect from standard workshops, these sessions are split in two. Each writer will be the focus of an hour of discussion...

Thursday Aug 1st, 7pm - 9pm

  (5 sessions)

5 sessions

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Dynamic Interactions

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

Business Context Face-to-face conversations give you an increasingly rare opportunity: the chance to use all your communication skills to influence someone. During these interactions, you have the chance to build a relationship rather than just push information. Challenge & Solution Many of us lead or participate in meetings with one question...

Thursday Jul 25th, 9am - 5pm


The Power of Point of View in Your Fiction

at Brooklyn Brainery - Park Slope 1110 8th Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11215

One of the most important—and, perhaps, overlooked—decisions facing a writer when they first set out to tell a story is deciding how to tell it. Should the story be told in first person or third? Whose voice are we hearing? Why? In this two-hour class, we will explore the pros and cons of first-, second-, and third-person narration,...

Wednesday Jul 24th, 7pm - 9pm

Television Drama Workshop

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

You’ll learn the elements of a successful TV Drama series, and how to write a series pilot or series spec script that shows off your talent as a writer, but also your ability to demonstrate your professionalism to every network, studio, and series producer who reads it. By the time you’re done, you’ll not only have real world experience of working...

Saturday Oct 26th, 11am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

Overcoming Writer's Block with Melissa Ross

at Primary Stages ESPA - Hell's Kitchen 307 W 38th St Ste 1510, New York, New York 10018

Whether you're in the middle of a play, making revisions on a completed draft, or starting something brand new, sometimes it's unavoidable – you just get stuck. In this 2-day workshop, figure out ways to banish writer's block and regain your momentum. This workshop might be for you if: You're a playwright of any level that wants tools to combat...

Saturday Aug 17th, 1pm - 6pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

Awesome Ideas, Unbelievable Movies: Screenwriting

at Uptown Stories, Inc. - Fort George 178 Bennett Ave, New York, New York 10040

What do Star Wars, Hunger Games and Wonder Woman have in common? They all started as great ideas, that were turned into awesome stories, then into unbelievable movies. If you have a great movie idea, here's your chance to get busy writing it down in a way that will make your idea jump off the page and onto the screen. We'll show you how to write a...

Monday Jul 22nd, 10am - 2pm

  (5 sessions)

5 sessions

Mission Driven Storytelling: Make the Most Impact

at General Assembly - Flatiron 10 E 21st St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10010

Mission Driven Storytelling: Make the Most Impact on Social Media Digital storytelling is one of most impactful strategies currently used to further missions and increase growth. Learn how to master the art of your story and further your cause through videos, photos, writing, and various content mediums. See examples of some of the most impactful...

Friday Jul 26th, 10am - 1pm

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How to Get Published Level 1: One Day Intensive

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

You’ve spent months, or years, sweating and swearing over a book and now you’re ready to draw the interest of agents and/or publishing houses. Or perhaps you’re in the midst of writing a book and you want to know the publishing challenges up ahead. The question looms: how do you get a book published? Here, you will learn how to navigate the...

Saturday Jul 27th, 11am - 6pm

Meditative Writing Level 2: 1st Draft/Rewrite Intensive

at The Science and Art of Writing - Flatiron 39 W 29th St 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10001

Do you wish you could just lock yourself in a room and bang out a rewrite in one weekend? Okay, let's do it. Use Intervaled Story Structure-Guided Visual Meditation to step into your characters at the top of each scene.  Connect with the wants and needs of your character that build scene structure.  Last workshop the...

Saturday Jul 20th, 11am - 5:45pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

Action: Teen Scriptwriting Level I

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

Do you dream of seeing your work performed, up there, somewhere? A spellbinding movie. An addictive TV show. A gripping play. Then go for it, but you’ll go farther if you learn the craft of scriptwriting. Here you will gain an introduction to screenwriting, TV writing, and playwriting. You will learn how these forms are similar and how they’re...

Monday Aug 5th, 3pm - 5pm

  (7 sessions)

7 sessions

Create Your Own Graphic Novel (Ages 10-17)

at Wagner College Lifelong Learning - Grymes Hill 1 Campus Rd, Staten Island, New York 10301

Future writers and illustrators are invited to participate in this exciting workshop developing skills in visual literacy. Learn about plot, setting, dialogue, illustration, and composition. No prior experience is required. “Publish” your own book using a Mac Computer, and bring your writing to life with graphics, illustrations and an originally...

Monday Jul 22nd, 1pm - 4:30pm

  (5 sessions)

5 sessions

Social Media: 5 Good Reasons Why You Still Need A Blog

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Chelsea 227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001

Forget about those old blogs that focused on one particular person’s opinion.  Learn about the new blog style featured on websites and hear the five reasons blogging is perfect for PR, marketing, and branding in this “Micro Master” course. If you’ve heard that you no longer need a blog, discover why that’s not true, especially if you...

Tuesday Jul 16th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Video Storytelling for the Web

at Newmark Graduate School of Journalism - Midtown 219 W 40th St, New York, New York 10018

Learn to produce compelling original video content that will connect readers, clients or stakeholders to the news, projects and people that matter. In this class, which will include a lot of 1-1 instruction, you will pitch, storyboard, shoot and edit a short, interview-based video story.  No experience needed, but lots of passion required. We...

Tuesday Oct 29th, 6:30pm - 9pm

  (6 sessions)

6 sessions

Flight Behavior

at Fledgling Writing Workshops - Crown Heights 417 Prospect Pl, Brooklyn, New York 11238

Always wanted to write a book, but unsure how or where to start? Stuck on chapter four and searching for support? In our weekly sessions we'll discuss the bones of creating a successful manuscript including lessons on plotting, character development, setting, and more. We'll turn to examples from master novelists to light our way and write together...

Thursday Oct 10th, 7:30pm - 9pm

  (6 sessions)

6 sessions

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