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NY Times Worthy Personal Essay

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Getting an essay in the New York Times is the crown jewel of personal essays in terms of bragging rights and future book deals. In this five-week Online NY Times worthy personal essay class, the instructor will share insight into securing this prestigious but elusive prize. Through fun, in-class exercises, an informative craft talk, and in-class feedback,...

Wednesday Sep 29th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Pacific Time

  (5 sessions)
$425

5 sessions

Academic Writing + Grammar

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at American English College - Online Online Classroom, Los Angeles, California 00000

Note: This is an open enrollment course beginning July 6th, and will continue until September 24th. Please note, joining after July 6th means you will be entering a course that has already started. Students are welcomed to join any Monday and instructors are familiar with adapting the course to accommodate new enrollees. Learn to draft and write...

Monday Aug 2nd, 12:45pm - 1:35pm Pacific Time

  (20 sessions)
$220

20 sessions

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How to Write the Funny

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Santa Monica College - Online Online Classroom, Los Angeles, California 00000

In a hands-on workshop featuring lectures, in-class writing exercises, and supportive feedback, discover how to write a comedic piece that is part story, part essay, part dialogue, and entirely, uniquely you. Learn all about the tools, techniques, and tricks that comedy writers use to get laughs in prose, screenplays, sitcoms, blogs, stories for live...

Thursday Sep 23rd, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Pacific Time

  (8 sessions)
$164

8 sessions

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Online Essays And The Persona Narrator

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at The Writers Studio - Online Instructor-led Online Learning, New York, New York 00000

Do you live with realities that shock, delight, or implore you? Do you have expertise, confusion, curiosities, appreciations, or denunciations that you want to share in a way that others can hear? In this 6-week class, we will look at essays by James Baldwin, Joan Didion, Brian Doyle, Maya Angelou, and Rebecca Solnit to see how their use of a persona...

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$325

6 sessions

Personal Essay Writing Two Day Intensive

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

What do you think about X or Y or Z? And how have your life experiences informed your views on these topics? That’s the essence of a personal essay: viewpoints filtered through the lens of your personal experience. Any topic goes, from the ridiculous to the sublime. Unlike the stiff essays you may have written in school, these should feel personal,...

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$190

2 sessions

NY Times Worthy Personal Essay 101

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 with some in-class exercises but not everyone will get to share their writing for feedback due to the seminar format. Have you always wanted to write a personal essay but you don’t know where to start? Or have you dreamed of seeing one of your essays published in the New York Times or Salon? In this 1...

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$95

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Humorous Personal Essay 101

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

This is primarily a lecture class with some in-class exercises but not everyone will get to share their writing for feedback due to the seminar format. Have you always wanted to write a humorous personal essay but you don’t know where to start? Or have you dreamed of seeing one of your essays published in the New York Times or Salon? Then this...

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$95

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Humorous Personal Essay: Find the Funny

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Using fun in-class exercises, we’ll help you transform your bad blind dates and visits from unruly parents into insightful, compelling revelations. We will help you dig deep into your treasure trove of personal experience to find the literary diamond in the rough that you can polish into a hilarious, relatable and tantalizing gem. You’ll even...

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$425

5 sessions

Personal Essay 1

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Have you always wanted to write a personal essay but you don’t know where to start? Or have you dreamed of seeing one of your essays published in the New York Times or Salon? Then this six week live online personal essay writing class is for you. Using fun in-class exercises, we’ll help you transform your bad blind dates and visits from unruly...

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$495

6 sessions

Personal Essay 101 (1 Day)

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at Writing Pad -

Note: This is primarily a lecture class with some in-class exercises but not everyone will get to share their writing for feedback due to the seminar format. Have you always wanted to write a personal essay but you don’t know where to start? Or have you dreamed of seeing one of your essays published in the New York Times or Salon? In this 1 Day personal...

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$95

Personal Essay 101 (1 Day)

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 with some in-class exercises but not everyone will get to share their writing for feedback due to the seminar format. Have you always wanted to write a personal essay but you don’t know where to start? Or have you dreamed of seeing one of your essays published in the New York Times or Salon? In this 1 Day personal...

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$95

From Ordinary Life to Extraordinary Personal Essay

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 with some in-class exercises but not everyone will get to share their writing for feedback due to the seminar format. Dreaming of publishing your essay in a top newspaper or magazine, but feel your experiences aren’t unique enough? You’re not alone. Most of us have never moonlighted as a pirate or worked...

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$95

From Ordinary Life to Extraordinary Personal Essay

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Writing Pad -

Note: This is primarily a lecture class with some in-class exercises but not everyone will get to share their writing for feedback due to the seminar format. Dreaming of publishing your essay in a top newspaper or magazine, but feel your experiences aren’t unique enough? You’re not alone. Most of us have never moonlighted as a pirate or worked...

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$95

P 2: Intro to Essay Writing “Long-form & College Prep”

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at I Write NY - Remote Learning

Learn the art and craft of first-person, real-life storytelling and writing about subjects near and dear to you––from how to construct 100-word essays to developing 500 to 1,000-word pieces you can submit for possible online publications and use for high school and college applications. Bring a notebook and pen or two no.2 pencils

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$350

3 sessions

P 1: Intro to Essay Writing “Personal & Subject Themes”

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at I Write NY - Remote Learning

Learn the art and craft of first-person, real-life storytelling and writing about subjects near and dear to you––from how to construct 100-word essays to developing 500 to 1,000-word pieces you can submit for possible online publications and use for high school and college applications. Bring a notebook and pen or two no.2 pencils

No upcoming schedules
$350

3 sessions

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