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Writing Your Business Book

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

Maybe you've toyed with the idea of writing a business book and sharing what you've learned with others around you. The fact is, anyone can write a book. The problem is, most people are stopped before they even start by the size of the project, and more importantly, fear of the unknown. With the right information, the right process, and the right teacher,...

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$135

4 sessions

How to Structure Your Book

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

Have a book in your mind but no idea where to start. Sometimes, especially when working with nonfiction or fiction the best place to start is to create a structure or outline that works. This two week workshop will give participants techniques and exercises to create that structure.  Please bring 15 copies of a one paragraph description of your...

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$135

2 sessions

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Building Your Speaking Business

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

Maybe you have toyed with the dream of increasing your book sales and generating additional revenue by building a speaking business, or perhaps you have just thought about addressing occasional requests to speak that have come your way. But how do you find speaking opportunities, and make every moment count to drive even more engagements your way....

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$135

Writing Persuasively for Publication

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

Learn how to pack a powerful punch when writing to persuade! This six week workshop focuses on the process of crafting newspaper op-eds and written speeches, but participants will be shown how to apply those same strategies to creating smaller-scale persuasive documents, such as memos and emails where they are taking a position or making a request...

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$270

6 sessions

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

Making Your Business Writing Mistake-free

at National Seminars Training Washington

Discover writing techniques to help you create powerful, polished business documents. If your business writing is weaker than you’d like, you’re not alone. Nearly a quarter of college graduates admit to having poor writing skills. But the need for powerful, clear, error-free written communication in business isn’t going away. And, it’s a...

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$199

Writing Workshop: Persuasive Writing

at Public Affairs Council - Downtown, Washington, D.C. 2121 K St NW Ste 900, Washington, District of Columbia 20037

Convincing advocates, policymakers and the public to all buy into your organization’s mission is critical to your advocacy campaign. Public affairs and communications professionals can increase engagement and sway supporters by creating influential and persuasive arguments. In this two-hour workshop, attendees will hear from an expert communicator...

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$399

Business Case Writing

at Knowledgehut

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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$549

Levelup Your Career:Valuable Skills for Every Workplace

at General Assembly - Downtown, Washington, D.C. 1133 15th St NW 8th Fl, Washington, District of Columbia 20005

If you’re looking to boost your skills and build up your business savvy, this workshop series is for you! Over three separate workshops, you’ll learn how to efficiently manage a project, use a variety of creative solutions to solve problems, and understand web development fundamentals.  By the end of the series, you'll have skills that make...

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$175

3 sessions

Flash Fiction

at Writer's Wordhouse - Annapolis 60 College Ave, Washington, District of Columbia 21401

Flash fiction insists that ideas are honed to their essence, while still offering structure, theme, setting, character, and dialogue. The power of these popular stories lies in their brevity (1,000 words or less), often cracking open one small moment and revealing a surprise twist. Short readings and in-class exercises will illustrate craft, at least...

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$220

12 sessions

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Right Brain Writing – Daily Life

at Politics & Prose Bookstore & Coffeehouse - Chevy Chase 5015 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

Explore your creative side in this session, one of a series of stand-alone classes with prompts designed to get your subconscious flowing. Through guided exercises, we’ll focus on writing about daily life and its simple beauty, the extraordinary found in the ordinary. No writing experience necessary! This is a great class for beginners and also...

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$50

Creating Complex Characters

at Writer's Wordhouse - Annapolis 60 College Ave, Washington, District of Columbia 21401

What do your characters yearn for? Examine how a character's wants and desires drive key elements of story, including narrative, dialogue, conflict, and plot. Short exercises and readings will illustrate ways to identify and depict a character's passion, which is essential to creating a compelling person — someone with whom a reader wants to spend...

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$50

From Novice to Novelist – Crash Course

at Politics & Prose Bookstore & Coffeehouse - Chevy Chase 5015 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

This workshop offers guidance in deconstructing and demystifying the novel-writing process for struggling and/or aspiring writers. We'll start by fostering new ideas and work all the way through to the process of getting your novel into the hands of expectant fans. Along the way, participants will learn various facets of novel writing, including how...

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$105

Strong Beginnings for Fiction & Memoir

at Writer's Wordhouse - Annapolis 60 College Ave, Washington, District of Columbia 21401

Where should your story open? In the middle? With a bit of dialogue? A character in action? Do your beginning pages introduce conflict? Do they establish point of view, setting, and expectation? Let's explore the components of a strong start, one that is not gimmicky, but an integral part of the narrative — capturing the reader from the first page....

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$50

Poem-A-Day: A Five-Day Poetry Workshop

at Politics & Prose Bookstore & Coffeehouse - Chevy Chase 5015 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

Suitable for beginners as well as more advanced students, this workshop will get you writing! Participants should bring a recent poem to the first session, during which they will be given an array of exercises and suggestions to start the poem-a-day process. From then on, each participant should bring a new poem to every class meeting. The workshop...

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$125

5 sessions

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