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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

Humor Writing with Patricia Marx

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

A workshop for anyone who wants to write funny.  Read, listen to and watch comedic samples from well-known and lesser-known humorists and complete weekly writing assignments. Students already working on projects are welcome to develop them here.

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$420

6 sessions

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The First Draft

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

Whether you're writing your first play or your hundredth, it's not always easy to set the creative wheels in motion. This 10-week class will guide you through the development of your first draft. This class might be for you if you: Are a playwright of any level looking to start the first draft of your new play. Are starting out in the world of...

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$580

10 sessions

Meditative Writing Level 1

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

At the intersection of science, art, and meditation we build an approach to writing that draws from the most powerful part of your mind.  Cognitive and meditative exercises will be crafted specifically to help you get the most out of every writing session and discover the deepest truth of your unique voice. ​These tools can...

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$325

4 sessions

Grammar for Better Professional Communications

at Baruch College - CAPS - Murray Hill 10010

In this course, students improve their grammar through targeted oral and written communication exercises. Activities and strategies are customized to meet specific professional and communication needs. Students build confidence as they develop their ability to refine their language structures and usage. Note: Classroom location listings are also posted...

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$545

10 sessions

Business Writing for Non-Native Speakers

at Baruch College - CAPS - Murray Hill 10010

In this course, students learn how to write effective text messages, email, memos, and letters.  Students develop their writing, grammar, and vocabulary as they focus on appropriate formats, style, and tone for a variety of audiences, including employers, colleagues, customers, and clients.  Pre-requisites:  Students need to be in...

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$380

10 sessions

Meditative Writing For Screenwriters

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

The Process of Creativity & Story Mining+ One-on-One Script Consultation At the intersection of science, art, and meditation we build an approach to writing that draws from the most powerful part of your mind.  Cognitive and meditative exercises will be crafted specifically to help you get the most out of every writing session...

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$635

4 sessions

Memoir Workshop

at The Writers Studio - Greenwich Village 740 Broadway, New York, New York 10003

What is so challenging about writing a memoir is that you are asking yourself to take the charged events of your life and shape them aesthetically, so they appeal to a reader, a reader who doesn’t know you and doesn’t necessarily care what happened to you – unless you can make them. Using the tried and true Writers Studio method, we will closely...

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$410

8 sessions

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Become a Better Proofreader

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights 190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

This class will teach you different strategies for finding errors in writing before they wind up in print, online, or your manager’s inbox. Learn how to integrate proofreading into your writing process to polish anything from e-mails and cover letters to grad school applications and that novel you’re working on. We’ll...

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$25

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Playwriting Level 1: 10-Week Workshop

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

The lights in the theater dim, and a play begins. Nothing beats the intensity of actors sharing the same air as the audience. The laughs and gasps and tears happen live, on the spot. And a play can be staged anywhere, from an empty space surrounded by folding chairs to a plush Broadway house. A play will not soar in performance unless it’s great...

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$460

10 sessions

Business Writing - Advanced

at Baruch College - CAPS - Murray Hill 10010

This course is for those professionals who have mastered the fundamentals of business writing and want to become versed in more complex forms of written communications in the workplace. The focus is on producing documents such as executive summaries, recommendations, formal reports, formal proposals and requests for proposal. The key elements of effective...

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$545

10 sessions

Introduction to Business and Report Writing

at Learning Tree International - Midtown 1601 Broadway 9th Fl, New York, New York 10019

Today’s technology has made everyone in the workplace a writer — leaving your reputation and success increasingly dependent on how well you communicate. In this training course, you gain foundational knowledge in business writing, and leverage effective writing tools to create contract proposals, business plans, executive summaries, recommendation...

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$2,650

3 sessions

Grammar (Basic)

at Baruch College - CAPS - Murray Hill 10010

In this course, students explore different elements of English structure through readings, digital media, dialogs, songs, games, and student writing. By the end of the course, students should have a solid grasp of basic verb tenses, prepositional phrases, articles, and sentence varieties. Pre-requisites:  Students need to be levels in 3 or 4...

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$719

19 sessions

Blog Writing Level 1: 6-Weeks

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

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

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$350

6 sessions

Woman's Narratives

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

This course will look at examples of women's writing in different genres and guide students to try their own hand in these genres. We will look at works of journalism, poetry, fiction, travel writing, personal essays, graphic novels, hybrid and experimental forms, as well as theoretical and critical texts.  The course aims to introduce writers...

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$795

13 sessions

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