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"A course where someone can gain confidence and build courage."
- Lorlie Watler
 teacher
"This was a fantastic class. I always thought that great writers were born that way. This course taught me that practice, practice, and more practice contribute just as much to great writing."
- Jennifer Lund
 Managing Director
"I took this course unsure about the whole writing process, and this course served to awaken my excitement for reading and writing fiction. I have signed up for Fiction I, and I can't wait!"
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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 to start?

Have you written previously but been away from it? Or never studied before?

Our creative writing course will guide you surely and safely into the writing life. You will expand your powers of observation, imagination, and language. You will collect numerous tips on craft and practices. You will be exposed to various forms of creative writing in the fields of prose fiction and nonfiction. Ideas will be sparked, confidence acquired, and youíll gain a sense of where to move onward with your writing.

Creative writing is one of the most stimulating and fulfilling ways to express yourself, and youíre never too young or too old to explore its wonders. So come on in. The waterís fine.

This course is an excellent precursor to any of Gothamís other Level I courses.



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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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New York City Classes  
Tuition: $299. Registration Fee $25.  
Each class strictly limited to 14 students, ages 18 and up.

Starts Meeting Day Location Time Special Enroll
Aug 3 Sundays 555 8th Ave. 12:00PM - 3:00PM
No Class: Aug 31
Aug 21 Thursdays 555 8th Ave. 7:00PM - 10:00PM
= Daytime Class



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