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New York, New York 10018
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 15

What you'll learn in this writing class:

Narrative writing is a chronological, character-centered, scene-driven genre that deeply engages readers and triggers empathy for a story. But this description is only the armature of narrative writing; the discipline also requires writers to open up their writing.


In this hands-on two-session workshop, writers will learn how to do just that. The class will be organized as follows:

  • Read, discuss, write. In the first session, students will pick topics, discuss how to present them using different writing techniques and write and rewrite short paragraphs.
  • Workshop that! In the second session, students will bring their own short narrative essay on the topic of their choice and workshop it in class under the instructor’s guidance.

What to bring: You may bring a laptop to practice your writing skills.


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Reviews of Classes at Newmark Graduate School of Journalism (63)

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Basics of Narrative Writing
Reviewed by Meredith Kurz on 11/1/2018
This was Kaufman's challenge; teach writers of all levels structure of narrative writing, in two 2 hour classes. Kaufman has the experience and chops to give the class, with a hefty portfolio. Assigned quick pieces, these were put up on a screen so the group could critique, objectively. II would take another class from him. [BTW broke many Kaufman rules in this review - adjectives, adverbs, passive verbs - but didn't have three hours to revise, okay?]
Basics of Narrative Writing
Reviewed by Daniel W. on 5/19/2019
Basics of Narrative Writing
Reviewed by Clare P. on 11/2/2018
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Reviewed by Meredith K. on 11/1/2018
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School: Newmark Graduate School of Journalism

Newmark Graduate School of Journalism

Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY offers a top-notch, affordable education teaching traditional journalism values while preparing students to thrive in a rapidly changing media landscape.

As the profession reinvents itself for the digital age, the Newmark J School is at the forefront...

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