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1st Chapters: Start Your Novel

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

Have you always wanted to write a novel? Every book has to hook the reader within the first few pages. How do you get a strong story rolling? How do you establish the characters and their world without slowing things down? We'll take a look at a number of different opening gambits through reading excellent first chapters from published authors. Students...

Wednesday Oct 2nd, 6:30pm - 9:25pm

  (11 sessions)
$795

11 sessions

Fall Ferments: Sauerkrauts

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

Fermentation is one of the oldest food processing methods still used today. Scientifically known as zymology, it is the conversion of carbohydrates into alcohols, carbon dioxide, yeast or bacteria. Beer, miso, sourdough, kefir, kimchi and many other delicious foods we love are the product of fermentation. In this course, we will explore fermentation...

Tuesday Nov 5th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

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Bootcamp: Practical Machine Learning for Journalists

at Newmark Graduate School of Journalism - Midtown 230 West 41st Street, New York, New York 10036

BOOTCAMP: PRACTICAL MACHINE LEARNING FOR JOURNALISTS with John Keefe, the technical architect for bots and machine learning at Quartz Welcome to the next generation of data journalism: Recognize cases when machine learning can help in investigations, use existing and custom-made tools to tackle real-world reporting issues, and avoid bias...

Saturday Oct 26th, 10am - 4pm

  (2 sessions)
$600

2 sessions

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Elegy and Ode with David Yezzi

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

Explore poetry’s divided duty—to celebrate, to commemorate—in this weekend intensive. Working from models by Elizabeth Bishop, John Keats, Pablo Neruda, Sappho and others, students will compose original poems and participate in group discussion. Special attention will be paid to the ways in which song underlies these age-old forms.

Saturday Nov 16th, 12pm - 3pm

  (2 sessions)
$400

2 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...

Wednesday Nov 6th, 9:15am - 5pm

$830.50

The Creativity Workshop

at The Creativity Workshop - Midtown 1441 Broadway 6th Fl, New York, New York 10018

The Creativity Workshop in New York City will help you become more creative in your personal and professional life. We use many techniques in creative writing memoir, art, photography, storytelling, mapmaking, mindfulness and guided visualization to help you explore your inner creativity. The Creativity Workshop is an experiential course of doing...

Friday Oct 11th, 10am - 1pm

  (4 sessions)
$895

4 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 Oct 15th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Politics And Race Commentary

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

Learn to write persuasive and sincere commentary about U.S. politics and the politics of race One way to share your expertise, establish your professional reputation, raise the visibility of your organization and promote a cause dear to your heart is to pen persuasive commentary. As a senior writer at The Root, Terrell J. Starr will talk about having...

Wednesday Dec 4th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

  (2 sessions)
$79

2 sessions

Jumpstart Your Memoir: Writing from the Heart

at New York Open Center - Flatiron 22 E 30th St, New York, New York 10016

Nancy Slonim Aronie inspires us to reclaim our authentic voices, to write in our own rhythms, in our own language, without trying to sound like a “writer.” She creates a safe space where all who want to write can access boundless inner creativity, let go of the inner critic, and let the juices flow. In this workshop, you cannot be “wrong.” ...

Saturday Dec 14th, 9:30am - 4:30pm

Business Grammar & Usage: English Boot Camp

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

Business people who know grammar judge others based on their correct (or incorrect) usage. Be the professional who is able to be clearly and correct in writing. Business Grammar & Usage: English Boot Camp is the answer for today’s business competitive environment. Interactive instruction and collaboration with your fellow attendees means that...

Wednesday Oct 23rd, 9:15am - 5pm

$693.55

Digital Self-Promotion for Journalists

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

Personal websites, LinkedIn, social media … you know you should be building your personal brand online to showcase your work and boost your career. But if you've been procrastinating or don't know where to start, then this is the #judgementfree workshop for you! Digital marketing expert Sam Dolgin-Gardner will help you create a digital presence that...

Thursday Oct 24th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Reading Don Quixote with Alberto Manguel

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

Don Quixote is in several senses one of our essential books. First, as a model for what novels could do: from Dickens to Dostoevsky, from Flaubert to García Márquez, novelists have acknowledged their debt to Don Quixote. Second, as a revolutionary work that, during the wave of expulsions of Jews and Arabs from the Iberian Peninsula, has...

Thursday Oct 31st, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

  (6 sessions)
$500

6 sessions

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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...

Friday Nov 29th, 11:15am - 6pm

  (3 sessions)
$475

3 sessions

Sci-Fi and Fantasy Comics

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

Use the basic elements of comics-making (narrative, composition, panel, rhythm, expression, word and thought balloons and more) to create comics in the fantasy and sci-fi genres. After viewing and discussing a variety of fantasy and sci-fi illustrations, students create original characters and storylines.

Saturday Dec 14th, 11am - 4:30pm

How to Start Your Fashion Company: E-Comm + Boutique

at M SHOP - Midtown 520 8th Ave, 16 Fl, New York, New York 10018

We began as a fierce NYC boutique dressing countless A-listers. We sold our own line & innovative emerging designers' lines. Join us as we provide FIRST HAND expertise taking you from concept to owning your own shop, online or physical!  We conduct the How To Start Your Fashion Company (Design Your Line) Workshop for how to design your...

Sunday Aug 25th, 1pm - 3:30pm

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