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Screenwriting Level 1: 10-Week Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Online Zoom Conference, New York, New York 00000

Movies are the modern mythology—the stories we all watch for excitement, inspiration, and entertainment. So many genres and types drama, comedy, action/adventure, science fiction, fantasy, thriller, horror, crime, noir, epic, western, war, romantic comedy, musical. Larger than life blockbusters or down-to-earth depictions of reality. Tales told with...

Tuesday Sep 29th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

  (10 sessions)
$434

10 sessions

Fiction Writing Level 1: 10 Week Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Online Zoom Conference, New York, New York 00000

Fiction is a wonderful conjuring act. With only words and the reader’s imagination, a work of fiction can sail across the world in pursuit of a whale, or time-travel to another dimension, or zero in on a few minutes in line at the local bank, enveloping the reader in a made-up story that feels real. To pull off this feat requires a balance of craftsmanship,...

Wednesday Sep 30th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

  (10 sessions)
$434

10 sessions

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Grammar 1: The Basics (Two Day Intensive)

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Online Online Classroom, New York, New York 00000

Maybe you want just enough grammar so you don’t make stupid mistakes. Or maybe you want to use grammar like a concert pianist plays the piano. We’ve got courses for both those desires. And you’ll be surprised at how fun we make it. Grammar 1: The Basics Do you panic when you punctuate? Does grammar make you say, “grrr!” Grammar I teaches...

Saturday Sep 26th, 1pm - 4pm Eastern Time

  (2 sessions)
$190

2 sessions

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Short Story 1: Short Story Writing Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Writing Pad - Online Online Classroom via Zoom, Los Angeles, California 00000

Have you dreamed about getting a short story published in a literary journal like McSweeney’s? Now’s your chance! In this 5-week Online short story workshop, we will help you craft a brilliant, heartfelt tale about the human condition! Through fun, in-class writing exercises and engaging craft talks, she’ll help you brainstorm new ideas and write...

Sunday Oct 4th, 10:30am - 1:30pm Pacific Time

  (5 sessions)
$425

5 sessions

TV Comedy 101: TV Writing Fundamentals Seminar

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Writing Pad - Online Online Classroom via Zoom, Los Angeles, California 00000

Note: This is primarily a lecture class, so not everyone will get to share their writing for feedback due to the seminar format. Do you want to write for television, but don’t know where to start? Not to worry. Veteran TV writer Steven Peros will provide the foundation you need to begin your journey into the world of writing for the small screen....

Saturday Sep 26th, 2pm - 5pm Pacific Time

Don't Think, Just Write - Online

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Bronxville Adult School - Virtual Learning via Zoom

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! Each week we will have lessons on craft where you will learn basic techniques, like structuring your plot...

Thursday Oct 8th, 4pm - 5:30pm Eastern Time

  (3 sessions)
$60

3 sessions

Script Analysis + Mentor Session (Private)

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Script School - Script School Virtual Classroom

Send your Movie or TV Script or Treatment to one of our mentors and arrange a single 2-hour online session to discuss notes and advice about developing it into an industry-standard screenplay.  Our mentors will help you plot out the beats of the story, advise you on when and where to introduce your characters, build relationships and design...

Monday Sep 28th, 8am - 4pm Pacific Time

Constructing the Short Story

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at SF Creative Writing Institute - Virtual Classroom

This four-week workshop will lead you through the construction of a short story, from conception to revision, with the goal of having a potentially publishable piece to submit to literary journals or genre fiction magazines by the end of the class. Students will read two short stories per week, develop a story of their own through exercises and drafting,...

Thursday Oct 1st, 9am - 9pm Pacific Time

  (5 sessions)
$325

5 sessions

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TV Drama I: TV Drama Pilot Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Writing Pad - Online Online Classroom via Zoom, Los Angeles, California 00000

Do you have a great idea for HBO’s next hit series? Let successful TV writer Ron Milbauer (Co-EP The Handmaid’s Tale, 10 pilots) help you transform your brilliant premise into a page-turning script! In this 5-week Online TV Drama Pilot Class, you’ll learn how to craft a great logline, structure a compelling story, plan a season arc that keeps...

Wednesday Oct 21st, 5:30pm - 8:30pm Pacific Time

  (5 sessions)
$525

5 sessions

TV III

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Writing Pad - Online Online Classroom via Zoom, Los Angeles, California 00000

In this class, you’ll learn how to focus your story, trim the fat, tighten your dialogue and sharpen your action. You’ll refine the language of your script word by word, line by line, scene by scene and act by act. You’ll also learn how applying theme to your pilot will elevate your work and get you closer to the impeccable pilot script, which...

Saturday Sep 26th, 10:30am - 1:30pm Pacific Time

  (5 sessions)
$525

5 sessions

Writing for Children: Finding Your Voice

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Continuing Professional Studies at Bank - Online 00000

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...

Tuesday Oct 20th, 5pm - 7pm Eastern Time

  (7 sessions)
$460

7 sessions

Screenwriting Alchemy

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Meditative Writing - Virtual Classroom

4 Week workshop for Screenwriters, TV writers, & Web series creators First, middle, or final drafts. Learn how to turn any pages - into great ones.  Cliche transforms into familiar but different, expository morphs into extraordinary, confusing into profound, and average into extraordinary.  ​Discover how to shape-shift for the...

Sunday Sep 27th, 3pm - 5:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$375

4 sessions

Building on the Basics: Blog to the Next Level

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at General Assembly - Online Online Class Livestream, San Francisco, California 00000

Building on the Basics: How to Take Your Blog to the Next Level Do you want to take your blog to the next level? This advanced blogging class will provide you with tips and techniques to enhance, promote, and monetise your blog. You’ll receive expert advice on how to drive more traffic to your blog, build lasting partnerships, and generate revenue....

Tuesday Nov 17th, 10:15am - 11:45am Pacific Time

How to Take Your Blog to the Next Level

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at General Assembly - Online Online Class
Livestream, New York, New York 00000

Building on the Basics: How to Take Your Blog to the Next Level Do you want to take your blog to the next level? This advanced blogging class will provide you with tips and techniques to enhance, promote, and monetise your blog. You’ll receive expert advice on how to drive more traffic to your blog, build lasting partnerships, and generate revenue....

Tuesday Nov 17th, 1:15pm - 2:45pm Eastern Time

Memoir 1: Memorable Memoir Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Writing Pad - Online Online Classroom via Zoom, Los Angeles, California 00000

Have you ever thought about turning your life’s trials and tribulations into a NY Times bestseller? In this seven-week Los Angeles Memoir Writing Workshop, 2x NY Times bestselling memoirist Wendy Lawless will share her secrets for turning your life’s twists and turns into lively drama! Her fun, all new in-class exercises will help you infuse your...

Saturday Oct 10th, 11am - 1pm Pacific Time

  (7 sessions)
$425

7 sessions

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