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Creative Writing Classes in NYC and Online with Professional Writing Instructors
Creative Writing Classes in NYC and Online with Professional Writing Instructors
Creative Writing

Are you eager to test the waters of creative writing but not sure where to start, or how? Have you written previously but been away for a while and hope to dip back in?
 
Here you will be guided surely and safely into the writing life. There’s no pressure to work on a specific project or even settle on which type of creative writing you prefer. The idea is to explore—see with a writer’s eyes, spark ideas to life, gain confidence, and experiment with both fiction and nonfiction.
 
Creative writing is one of the most fulfilling ways to express yourself, and you’re never too young or too old to give it a try. Come on in. The water’s fine.



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Level I
Creative Writing 101 | 6-week Workshop
 
In this six-week course, you will find:
  • Exercises that stretch your writing in various directions
  • A wealth of ideas to pursue and strategies for finding new ideas
  • Feedback from your instructor in a completely supportive and no-pressure environment
  • Expansion of your powers of observation and imagination
  • Techniques for bringing your words to vivid life on the page
  • Guidance on how to find the stories and voice that are unique to you
  • Exposure to a range of writers and types of creative writing
  • Cultivation of good writing habits
  • Awareness of your strengths and weaknesses
  • Confidence gained through practice and praise
  • A safe playground in which to work through your obstacles and fears while having a wonderful time

Creative Writing 101 is for beginners or anyone who wants a refresher.

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Tuition: $299. Registration Fee $25.  
Each class strictly limited to 16 students, ages 18 and up.

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