Anne Landsman will give you the tools to create and sustain a lifelong writing habit. Standing? Sitting? Lying down? On a train? In a crowded subway car? On scraps? Scrolls? In ink? With pencils? Crayons? Morning? Noon? Or night?
Readying your Book for Literary Agent
Course Design: Two private half-hour brainstorming sessions with each participating client, one prior to class beginning and the other after the class ends; Everyone submits their class assignments every Sunday to a free class website; Every week, we critique a sizeable section of your agent submission package; Everyone will be assigned a buddy to keep them on track between the Tuesday class and Sunday submission time.
Spend a Day with a Literary Agent with Sheree Bykofsky
This course will cover: How to effectively pitch agents; The difference between a query letter, a pitch and a proposal; How to develop ideas with true commercial potential; How to write a query that really sells; How to locate and work with the right agent; What's hot right now in both fiction and non-fiction; What to realistically expect in a first-book contract; Why becoming a published author is just like being a contestant on Wheel of Fortune!
Cultural Landscapes of Greenwich Village
In this series of three walking tours, we will discuss the cultural and physical heritage of "Greater Greenwich Village," with an emphasis on the writers, artists, and musicians who once defined Greenwich Villageand American culturein the imaginations of people all over the world. Can we still find inspiration in the streets of the Village as we contemplate its past? We will also discuss the general history and architecture of the Village.
Advanced Research and Reporting with Katherine Wessling
Whether you're writing a nonfiction book, a magazine article, or checking the facts about anything that really matters to your health, home or livelihood, the ability to cultivate and interview sources and/or find the information you need online is important.Quality intel is all.