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Start Your Screenplay Now

at Blueprint Screenwriting Group - Midtown 260 West 36th St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10018

Now in their sixth successful year, Blueprint Screenwriting Group's weekly writing workshops take place in midtown Manhattan. These small, supportive classes are for screenwriters who are serious about finishing their pilot or feature script. With a class size of 8 or fewer, individual attention is given to each student as Timothy helps you:...

Wednesday Nov 6th, 1:30pm - 3:30pm

  (7 sessions)
$350

7 sessions

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

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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

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

After School DJ Program

at Scratch DJ Academy - East Village 32 Cooper Square 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10003

Looking for an after-school activity that your kids will love? Score some points by enrolling them in Scratch DJ Academy’s after-school program. Our after-school programming is designed for ages 10+. For younger DJs, we recommend private lessons.  Sessions meet twice a week for 6 weeks. Students enrolled in our after-school program will learn:...

Monday Oct 28th, 4pm - 5:30pm

  (12 sessions)
$450

12 sessions

Advanced Poetry with Lynn Melnick

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

This course will explore how we tell our stories through poetry, whether directly or slant, and ways we can be more adventurous, musical and honest. Experience with poetry-writing will be expected. Students will be required to turn in a poem a week to be workshopped by the group. Experience with reading poetry is also a must. Familiarity with the...

Tuesday Oct 29th, 6:30pm - 9pm

  (8 sessions)
$420

8 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

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

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

Writing in French 4: Creative Writing

at Coucou French Classes - SoHo 253 Centre St 2nd & 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10013

Want to give French creative writing a shot? We’ll analyze a few different pieces of French fiction and poetry, paying close attention to style and voice. After, you’ll have the chance to work on a rough draft or simply an idea that you’d like to put on paper in French. The focus will be on poetry, fiction, non-fiction. Prerequisite: Open...

Saturday Nov 16th, 1pm - 4pm

$123.48

Effective Business Writing

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

Master skills that are necessary in today’s competitive business environment. Learn to write in a way that elevates you with increased confidence and enthusiasm. The focus of Effective Business Writing training is how to organize ideas and communicate clearly. This class will show you how to write in a concise manner with conviction.  For business...

Wednesday Mar 4th, 9:15am - 5pm

$693.55

Workshop: Finding Your First Draft w/Abe Koogler

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

In this 2-day intensive writing workshop, you will begin and make substantial progress on a brand-new play. This class will use an intuitive approach to dramatic structure, inspiring an organic writing process that bypasses the critical brain.  Using a combination of in-class exercises, concentrated bursts of writing, and brief feedback sessions,...

Saturday Dec 7th, 11am - 3pm

  (2 sessions)
$280

2 sessions

Introduction to the Sanskrit Alphabet

at Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Center - Chelsea 243 W 24th St, New York, New York 10011

Explore the sounds and symbols of the Sanskrit alphabet, which reflect the primal sounds of the universe. Learn the writing of the Devanagari (“language of the gods”) script, as well as proper pronunciation of Sanskrit words and mantras. Sessions will include the following: What is Sanskrit? What is the structure of Sanskrit sounds and letters...

Monday Nov 18th, 6:30pm - 8pm

  (4 sessions)
$80

4 sessions

Meditative Writing Level One: The Process of Creativity

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

Meditative Writing Level One: The Process of Creativity & Story Mining 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...

Tuesday Nov 19th, 7pm - 9:45pm

  (4 sessions)
$325

4 sessions

Great Endings (And How to Write Them)

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

Often, the difference between a merely good and great story comes down to, quite simply, how its ends. Endings, we are taught, should be both surprising and inevitable. So how do we, as writers, navigate this contradiction and create a finale that is truly exceptional? In this two-hour workshop, we will focus, in particular, on some...

Tuesday Dec 3rd, 7pm - 9pm

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