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Blogging Like a Boss

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at General Assembly - Online GA Washington D.C. (Remote Online), Washington, District of Columbia 00000

Build your blogging prowess with this practical workshop. Blogging is very popular with businesses, entrepreneurs, creatives and individuals alike because it allows you to express yourself, educate customers, sell a message and share your knowledge. The beauty today is that you can use words, photographs, videos and even podcasts to be found and...

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$40

Blogging Basics: Building an Online Presence

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at General Assembly - Online GA Washington D.C. (Remote Online), Washington, District of Columbia 00000

Have you always wanted to start a blog, or do you have one that needs some direction? This workshop will provide you with a toolkit to create, maintain, promote, and drive traffic to your blog. You will get tips for which blogging platforms and content management systems to use, what kind of layout and content works best for online audiences, how...

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$55

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Travel Writing: How to Pivot in Times of Uncertainty

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at General Assembly - Online GA Washington D.C. (Remote Online), Washington, District of Columbia 00000

Are you a budding travel writing enthusiast? Then this class is for you. This workshop will cover the elements of travel writing, including pre-trip research, using on-location experience to find an angle, telling the story, and engaging an audience. It will also include tips on how to leverage the learnings of this class in the current global crisis...

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$55

Business Case Writing

at Knowledgehut - Downtown, Washington, D.C. Exact Location TBD, Washington, District of Columbia 20006

Corporate strategy execution depends upon developing and implementing the best solution in the workplace. Success factors however, rely upon basing the solution on the right requirements, drawn from a sound and robust Business Case. A well crafted business case document outlines the rationale for undertaking a business project. It should be a formal,...

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$799

Playwriting from the Gut

at Theatre Lab - Penn Quarter 733 8th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001

An interactive workshop that covers many aspects of playwriting, including characterization, dialogue, stage directions, plot, script formats, and marketing. Using improvisation, theater games, and speed-writing, students will find new ways to write and revise their scripts. By the final class, all students will have written a 10-minute play, which...

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$310

6 sessions

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Playwriting: Structure

at The Writer's Center - Bethesda 4508 Walsh St, Bethesda, Maryland 20815

This workshop will focus on organizational principles at work in structuring a stage play. During this one day class, participants will take a close look at Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire, and watch selections from the film version to better understand structure, character, and exposition.  In addition, writers will look at screenwriting...

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$135

Playwriting: Exposition

at The Writer's Center - Bethesda 4508 Walsh St, Bethesda, Maryland 20815

What does your audience need to know and when do they need to know it? You only have a couple of hours (often less) to tell a story onstage, so there isn’t much time for providing back stories. In this workshop participants will consider various strategies for managing exposition and look at examples in historical contexts to better understand how...

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$50

Business Writing Essentials

at National Seminars Training Washington

How to make your point clearly and concisely. Program Description: If you’re like most managers, every day you receive hundreds of new emails, memos, messages and reports. You can’t afford to spend a lot of time on any one single item, because you’d never get anything else done! So you understand the importance of communicating important information...

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$199

Persuasive Business Writing

at National Seminars Training Washington

Make your business writing clear and convincing. Program Description: How convincing is your writing? Does it change people’s minds? Get them to act? Imagine ... a colleague receives an email from you suggesting a complicated procedure change. He or she immediately responds: “What a great idea. Let’s do it.” Or a customer or vendor who’s...

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$199

Writing War

at The Writer's Center - Bethesda 4508 Walsh St, Bethesda, Maryland 20815

In honor of Veterans Day, please join us for an evening with writers and editors of the literary journal O-Dark-Thirty which features prose and poetry written by military servicemembers, veterans, and their families.  Come hear select readings by contributors and a panel discussion with editors and others involved in working with this...

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Picture-Writing, Hieroglyphics, Cuneiform-Word

at Yellow Barn Studio - Bethesda 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Washington, District of Columbia 20812

Celebrate "visible speech” writing language as Art. Create serious whimsical beautiful communication works of Art. Explore word pictures, signs, and letter forms from ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt. Draw and paint your words as a strong design by the world’s oldest signs for syllables and alphabet letters. A fun, fast-moving journey back through...

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$325

8 sessions

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Introduction to Business and Report Writing

at Learning Tree International - Herndon 13650 Dulles Technology Dr Ste #175, Herndon, Virginia 20171

Today’s technology has made everyone in the workplace a writer — leaving your reputation and success increasingly dependent on how well you communicate. In this training course, you gain foundational knowledge in business writing, and leverage effective writing tools to create contract proposals, business plans, executive summaries, recommendation...

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$2,650

3 sessions

Playwriting: Intermediate/Advanced

at The Writer's Center - Bethesda 4508 Walsh St, Bethesda, Maryland 20815

This workshop is intended for anyone looking to sharpen their playwriting skills in a workshop setting. Participants are encouraged to explore their writing through ten-minute plays, one-acts, or full-length plays. The focus of the workshop will be on reading and responding to each other’s work using feedback strategies outlined by the instructor....

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$360

8 sessions

The Facts of Fiction

at The Writer's Center - Bethesda 4508 Walsh St, Bethesda, Maryland 20815

This workshop is for writers who want to use real-life characters and/or true events in their fiction. Each writer will come to class with the noted character or event they would like to novelize, and explore the nexus between journalism and novel-writing. This workshop will discuss how journalistic principles may apply as the writer researches a...

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$270

8 sessions

Writing Close To The Bone

at The Writer's Center - Bethesda 4508 Walsh St, Bethesda, Maryland 20815

Write four stories in four weeks and experiment in form. Write a micro-memoir, a flash fiction, and two stories that blur fiction and autobiography. In-class prompts, thought-provoking homework, and critique of your work will start you writing close to the bone.

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$195

4 sessions

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