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Children’s Book Writing Level I One Day Intensive

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Hell's Kitchen 555 8th Ave 14th Flr. Ste 1402, New York, New York 10018

The quiet magic of Goodnight Moon grows into the zaniness of Dr. Seuss and widens into the dazzlement of Harry Potter then matures into the straight talk of Judy Blume and the gritty reality of The Outsiders. Such is the amazing journey children take through books. These stories are a treasured part of childhood and they linger for a lifetime. To...

Friday Nov 22nd, 10am - 5pm

Television Comedy 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 half-hour comedy 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...

Wednesday Oct 23rd, 7pm - 10pm

  (10 sessions)
$1,200

10 sessions

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The Writer's Lab for Unpublished Authors

at Continuing Professional Studies at Bank - Morningside Heights 610 W 112th St, New York, New York 10025

We are offering this lab for a small group of committed writers who enjoy the writing process and want to come together each month to share their works in progress and receive feedback from other committed writers. This is a safe, supportive place to try out what you've been working on independently in a facilitated workshop.  Occasional guest...

Thursday Oct 24th, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$460

4 sessions

How to Get Published Level 1: One Day Intensive

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

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 Nov 9th, 11am - 6pm

The Next Bestseller Workshop

at Your Book Is Your Hook LLC - Flatiron 60 Madison Ave Ste 601, New York, New York 10010

This workshop is a real training experience where you will have several opportunities to practice and polish your pitch with direct access to book publishing industry professionals, Hollywood, the media and others. As a writer, you will be equipped to pitch your book to get published, turn it into a film or TV series, and be able to talk about it confidently...

Friday Nov 1st, 6pm - 9:30pm

  (3 sessions)
$897

3 sessions

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Writing for Children II: Developing Your Manuscript

at Continuing Professional Studies at Bank - Morningside Heights 610 W 112th St, New York, New York 10025

Now that you've found your voice and your story, this is the workshop to help serious writers refine your manuscript. We recommend taking WFC I: Writing Your First Children's Book prior to this workshop, but it's not required.

No Upcoming Schedules
$350

4 sessions

Children’s Book Writing Level 1: 10 Week Workshop

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Hell's Kitchen 555 8th Ave 14th Flr. Ste 1402, New York, New York 10018

The quiet magic of Goodnight Moon grows into the zaniness of Dr. Seuss and widens into the dazzlement of Harry Potter then matures into the straight talk of Judy Blume and the gritty reality of The Outsiders. Such is the amazing journey children take through books. These stories are a treasured part of childhood and they linger for a lifetime. To...

No Upcoming Schedules
$460

10 sessions

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Writing for Children: Finding Your Voice

at Continuing Professional Studies at Bank - Morningside Heights 610 W 112th St, New York, New York 10025

So you want to write a children's book! Here is a workshop to help you get started, once and forall. In this friendly, supportive environment, class discussions will focus on all aspects of good story telling and good writing, including tone of voice, clear dialogue, characters who feel real, and beautiful language.  You will return to your classes...

No Upcoming Schedules
$460

7 sessions

Developing an Illustrated Children’s Book

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

Get an insiders’ overview of how to begin, develop, polish and pitch a successful children’s book. Explore theory and technique, including developing an image vocabulary and a child-friendly style. Learn about story line, story boarding, pacing, rhythm, the variety of media available and more.

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$240

6 sessions

Young Writers Workshop

at Q.E.D. - Astoria 27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria, New York 11105

Young Writers! Together we will use writing prompts and exercises to work on your creative writing skills in a fun and encouraging environment! So, bring a notebook and your favorite writing utensil and your AWESOME imagination and let's get writing! Workshop runs one hour! The class is taught by Jenn Wehrung! Jenn has taught writing and drama at...

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$5

Writing for Children in the 21st Century

at Art Studios @ JCC Manhattan - Upper West Side 334 Amsterdam Ave, New York, New York 10023

Students attending this class will learn how to give their stories the “spank of life” in this fun, inspirational workshop loaded with practical advice for those interested in entering the bunny eat bunny world of children’s publishing. Children’s books today are not your grandfather’s bedtime stories! Whether you’re writing for toddlers...

No Upcoming Schedules
$460

8 sessions

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Creating the Picture Book

at Pratt Institute - West Village 144 W 14th St, New York, New York 10011

Are you an artist with a character in mind? A story to tell? Let an editorial director and an author-illustrator help you express your personal vision and successfully appeal to your audience-children and publishing professionals. Showcasing the essentials of the picture book format, we'll work with you to determine what's best suited to your story....

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$680

9 sessions

Polish Your Kids' Book Manuscript

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

Full Course Name: Polish Your Kids’ Book Manuscript: A Work-in-Progress Workshop Do you have a children’s book in you that’s just dying to get out? Join other writers and illustrators for an intensive review-and-redo workshop on the book you’re writing—whatever stage it’s at. Engage in specific analysis, critique and revision in a group...

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$240

6 sessions

How to Get Published Level 1

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

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 ins-and-outs...

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$175

Science Fiction & Fantasy Writing Level 1

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Hell's Kitchen 555 8th Ave 14th Flr. Ste 1402, New York, New York 10018

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...

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$460

10 sessions

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