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Poetry writing classes in NYC... Gotham Writer's Workshop? 92Y?

I'm looking for NYC poetry class recommendations! Gotham Writer's Workshop and 92Y are both offering courses that start soon. Poet's House also offers classes but they haven't announced the dates yet. Does anyone have experiences with any of these? Are there other poetry classes or groups I'm overlooking? [more inside]
posted by yaymukund on Jan 6, 2014 - 6 answers

Tips & tricks for capturing the 'voice' of a piece of fiction?

How do you go about consciously aping the voice/tone/style of a particular genre of fiction or writer? [more inside]
posted by Erberus on Aug 24, 2013 - 8 answers

Jobs that would give me time to work on my own creative projects?

Are there paid jobs I could get that are non-demanding enough that they would give me long hours of free time to work on my own creative projects? [more inside]
posted by incandescentman on Jul 17, 2013 - 11 answers

Australian university without classes?

Is there an external professional/creative communication undergraduate program with no class interaction at any Australian university? [more inside]
posted by paleyellowwithorange on Jul 10, 2013 - 9 answers

How can I achieve a state of creative flow as a writer?

When I'm racing to meet a writing deadline, I feel a sense of exhilaration, momentum, and flow. How can achieve that state on a regular basis so I can make steady progress on my writing? [more inside]
posted by incandescentman on Feb 27, 2013 - 17 answers

How to transition from commenting on blogs to "real" writing

In the last 9 years, I've written a Russian novel's worth of blog comments. Can you help me channel this energy into personal writing projects? NOTE : I am NOT interested in blogging. [more inside]
posted by Afroblanco on Feb 12, 2013 - 10 answers

Projects like devilbunnies...but less insufferable, y'know?

Are there any current shared-mythos writing projects structurally similar to alt.devilbunnies? Think the evolving Cthulhu Mythos, if those guys were working relatively quickly via email and had a really good FAQ.
posted by waxbanks on May 8, 2012 - 5 answers

Help my use my Master's degree for good, not evil.

[Career change filter, humanities edition] How can I best market my skills when I have very little experience? [more inside]
posted by Kitty Stardust on Mar 28, 2012 - 5 answers

How does your writing group work?

My fiction writing group is wondering if there's a better way to critique each others' pieces. How does your writing group do it? [more inside]
posted by ShooBoo on Mar 6, 2012 - 10 answers

i've been accepted to my creative writing mfa program! help me do it right.

i've been accepted to my creative writing mfa program of choice! help me do it right. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 5, 2012 - 11 answers

A story, a story, my kingdom for a story!

I can write fiction, but nothing I write ever seems to be a coherent story. How do I write a story? [more inside]
posted by Senza Volto on Nov 30, 2011 - 31 answers

Ghibli in the Classroom

What are some ways I could incorporate Studio Ghibli films into the writing class I'll be teaching this Fall? [more inside]
posted by joyeuxamelie on Jul 4, 2011 - 13 answers

Helpful websites for an aspiring writer?

[Creative Writing Filter] I'm looking for some online resources to help me get back into creative writing after a three year break. [more inside]
posted by wansac on Dec 18, 2010 - 4 answers

Creative writing prompts, blogs, pages, communities?

Inspired by this post, I'm interested in pages that combine creative writing prompts and tasks with a blog-type personal page. [more inside]
posted by zardoz on Jun 16, 2010 - 3 answers

please help me with my thesis

I'm doing my creative writing thesis as a collection of short stories about people struggling to come to terms with intense childhood experiences. What kinds of experiences could I be writing about? [more inside]
posted by joyeuxamelie on Mar 7, 2010 - 27 answers

What should be on a "Personal MFA in Creative Writing" reading list?

What titles should be on a "Personal MFA in Creative Writing Fiction" reading list? [more inside]
posted by thepalephantom on Dec 22, 2009 - 18 answers

How does one get into the business of writing stories for video games?

Tell me what I need to do, or which bums I need to kiss, to write a storyline for a video game. [more inside]
posted by metalheart on Jul 8, 2009 - 15 answers

Anonymous Writing Group

How do I create an anonymous online creative writing group? I want to limit membership to around 5 people. Specific qualifications inside: [more inside]
posted by dchrssyr on Feb 8, 2009 - 3 answers

College-level "book reports" -- are they possible?

I'm teaching a feature writing class, and I'd like to require my students to read a nonfiction book by the end of the semester -- ala Tracy Kidder or John McPhee. I'd like them to do some sort of "book report" or presentation to the class at the end of the semester on the book they chose -- how do I make this assignment not lame? [more inside]
posted by printchick on Feb 5, 2008 - 16 answers

Help me be a creative feature writing teacher!

I'm teaching a college-level feature writing class this spring, and while I've taught the class before, I'm looking for new ideas for in-class writing exercises and short assignments. [more inside]
posted by printchick on Jan 9, 2008 - 4 answers

What resources would you recommend to someone who wants to write?

What would you recommend to someone who wants to increase their confidence in their writing abilities? (books/websites/other resources) [more inside]
posted by melissa on Nov 5, 2007 - 32 answers

creative writing exercises

Give me some exercises for creative writing. [more inside]
posted by invitapriore on Jul 9, 2007 - 21 answers

Grad school recommendations: whom to ask?

If I've been out of college for twelve years, from whom do I get recommendations for graduate school? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 16, 2007 - 11 answers

826Indonesia?

What activities can I suggest during a workshop on designing awesome creative writing assignments for overworked ESL teachers to use in class? (In Indonesia?) (With learners across many levels?) (For little/no money?) (Without Powerpoint?) [more inside]
posted by mdonley on Jan 18, 2007 - 5 answers

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