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Build Your Journaling Practice

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

Ground and grow into your creative spirit with a journaling practice. Why journal? Think of journaling as a clearing the clutter of the mind, a tilling of the soil: writing is an embodied experience that, when practiced regularly, helps us weed out and sift through all the things floating around in our squirrel-like minds in order to make space...

Thursday Oct 24th, 5pm - 7pm

Intensive Creative Writing Weekend

at Alaa Al Aswany Creative Writing Workshop - Greenwood 159 17th St, New York, New York 11215

This Creative Writing Weekend is designed for writers who want to learn the craft of exceptional storytelling in an intensive setting. In this three-day workshop course, students gain a high level of training in the craft of writing by mastering rhythm, tempo, tone, and brevity. They explore the process of developing lively characters, mapping out...

Thursday Oct 17th, 2pm - 9pm

  (3 sessions)
$1,770

3 sessions

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How to Write a Cookbook Proposal

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

Have you ever dreamed of writing a cookbook? Or a non-fiction narrative related to food? If you're a chef, food blogger, or journalist who would like to write a food-centric book, this class unlocks the mysteries of writing a killer book proposal for traditional publishers.  We will cover: How to develop a great...

Wednesday Nov 13th, 6:30pm - 8pm

Directing Chekhov

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

Regardless of the genre, playwright, or period, the director's job is to create a unified vision for a production that inspires collaboration among the artists and a transformative experience for the audience. With Chekhov, this all starts with a director's relationship with their actors. This class might be for you if you: Wish to expand your versatility...

Monday Nov 4th, 7pm - 10pm

  (5 sessions)
$380

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 Oct 17th, 9am - 5pm

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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

  (5 sessions)
$549

5 sessions

The Poetics of Love

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

"I dread falling in love," wrote the poet Robert Duncan. "Falling in love means losing my being. Love exposes us to the first body and to the light; we might even fall in love with what we hate or what hates us." The Poetics of Love seeks to engage the transformative potential of love and emotional interdependence-from eros to philia, philautia to...

Sunday Oct 20th, 5pm - 7:50pm

  (5 sessions)
$495

5 sessions

Shaping the Stories in Our Lives

at West Side YMCA - Community Arts - Midtown 5 W 63rd St, New York, New York 10023

Every life has stories worth writing. This class provides tools to overcome fear of the blank page and writing prompts to jump-start the creative process. Inspired by collaborative discussion and examples of great writing, participants will hone in on their stories and explore elements of craft.  No pre-registration requirement. Open to writers...

Tuesday Nov 5th, 1:30pm - 3:30pm

  (7 sessions)
$402

7 sessions

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Grant Writing for Creatives: A Two-Part Workshop

at Made in NY Media Center by IFP - DUMBO 30 John St, Brooklyn, New York 11201

This workshop will prepare you to put your best foot forward the next time you apply for a grant. The goal of this course is to help you gain confidence in your fundraising and proposal writing abilities and provide you with a solid road map to begin the process. CURRICULUM PLAN The course is taught by Tracie Holder, a filmmaker and consultant,...

Tuesday Nov 19th, 7pm - 8:30pm

  (2 sessions)
$75

2 sessions

Don't Think, Just Write

at Bronxville Adult School - Bronxville 177 Pondfield Rd, Bronxville, New York 10708

You think about writing, but every time you face the blank page, anxiety takes over and you can’t let yourself go. Maybe you have an idea for a novel, journal or essay, but feel confused and don’t know how to start. This is the class for you! Our goal is to create a relaxed and creative environment, where students will learn basic techniques to...

Monday Oct 21st, 7pm - 8:30pm

  (3 sessions)
$75

3 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 Oct 18th, 10am - 1pm

Playwriting I Weekend Workshop: Jumpstart

at The Barrow Group Acting School - Hell's Kitchen 312 W 36th St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10018

For playwrights, actors, directors, designers and anyone interested in exploring the creative process and broadening their skills in storytelling. Whether you are new to playwriting or in the middle of a project, you already possess, deep inside you, everything you need to jumpstart your art and bring forth your unique voice. For theatre artists and...

Saturday Nov 16th, 10am - 6pm

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Comics & the Graphic Novel

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

Learn the fundamentals of creating comic strips, graphic novels and cartoons in this class for writers and artists. Discover how to create a strong, compelling storyline, how to create characters and illustrate body language and facial expression, how to match words and pictures. Working in small groups to enable each student to receive individual...

Monday Nov 11th, 7pm - 9pm

  (6 sessions)
$249

6 sessions

Fiction, Non-Fiction and Cool Writing

at I Write NY - Greenwich Village 100 Washington Square E, New York, New York 10003

The 2-hour, small group (morning or afternoon) sessions offer a forum of friendly peers and time for each young writer to speak about and work on personal writing challenges and goals. Guided by a Writing Coach who can customize each session based on individual interests, young writers will practice the craft of creative writing and strengthen their...

Saturday Oct 19th, 10am - 12pm

Write Smart Workshop

at I Write NY - Greenwich Village 100 Washington Square E, New York, New York 10003

This is a one-hour, writing workshop designed to introduce young writers to one writing form. Practical strategies will be offered. Sign up a week in advance to assure your spot and individualized attention. Workshop Topics and Dates: A. WRITING FOR YOURSELF: Blogging: October 13, November 3 and 24 Journaling: October 20, November 10, and December...

Sunday Oct 20th, 1:30pm - 2:30pm

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