Beginner

  • Fireflies: A Writing Workshop

    Come write away and be inspired. We will travel to the firefly fields inside where the sparks that ignite our most powerful writing are waiting for us to claim them. We will write and share, write and sh...

    May 7, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Instructor: Coleen M. Paratore

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  • Seriously Funny: The Art and Craft of Humor Writing

    “Comedy is tragedy plus time.” -Carol Burnett In this course, we will consider how comedy works. Looking at both writers and stand-up comedians, we’ll try to figure out what actually makes something ...

    June 14, 2016 — 06:00 PM to 08:30 PM

    Instructor: Olivia Dunn

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  • Travel Writing: From Ordinary Observation to Extraordinary Essay

    Taking a very loose definition of “travel,” this course will teach you how to craft your ordinary observations into exquisite essays. Whether your ‘travel’ takes you to far-flung lands or just into...

    June 28, 2016 — 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM

    Instructor: Olivia Dunn

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  • FIREFLIES: A Writing Workshop

    Sat July 9, 9-11 a.m. FIREFLIES: A Writing Workshop -- We will travel to the "firefly fields" within and "catch the sparks." We'll write and share in a relaxed, collegial, encouraging atmosphere, and le...

    July 9, 2016 — 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Instructor: Coleen M. Paratore

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  • Screen Writing 101

    This workshop is for those who are interested in learning the foundational aspects of the craft of screenwriting. If you are just getting starting with an idea or already in the process of writing a script...

    July 11, 2016 — 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

    Instructor: Bernard Amador

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  • Ways to Tell a Story

    Visual artist, storyteller, and published Graphic Novelist Ira Marcks will help you develop your unique storytelling voice and illustration style through a better understanding of the mechanics behind sequ...

    July 16, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM

    Instructor: Ira Marcks

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  • Revise, Revise, Revise

    In this class, we'll spend all our energy focused on one piece and one piece only. Come with a draft of something you're working on, any genre. Could be personal essay, short story, book excerpt, or collec...

    July 18, 2016 — 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM

    Instructor: Olivia Dunn

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  • CRIT CLASS with Coleen Paratore

    Sat July 16, 9-11 a.m. CRIT CLASS with Coleen Paratore -- Bring a piece to have critiqued by the author and your fellow classmates. Up to 5 pages maximum (typed, double-spaced, 10-70 margins)-- a first ...

    July 23, 2016 — 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Instructor: Coleen M. Paratore

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Advanced

  • Advanced Screenwriting: Psychology for Screenwriters

    This workshop is for those who are interested in learning the aspects of human behavior that can add conflict to their scenes and make their screenplays come to life. Psychological theories of personality ...

    August 1, 2016 — 06:00 PM to 08:30 PM

    Instructor: Bernard Amador

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