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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,...

$549
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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...

$135
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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...

$310

6 sessions

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Technical Writing Introduction

at Learning Tree International - Rockville
1801 Rockville Pike 2nd Fl, Rockville, Maryland 20852

Successfully conveying complicated content to end users — both internal and external — is vital and can greatly enhance the value of products and services. This training course provides a complete process for planning, writing, and editing technical documents, including assessing the needs of users, selecting document formats, and making effective...

$2,990

4 sessions

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Making Metaphor Work

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

This class will examine some of the more challenging and unusual metaphors that contemporary poets have used to bring their poems to life. This workshop will discuss how to choose between simile and metaphor, how to control and extend an image, and how to avoid using clichés.  There will be a writing exercise designed to challenge image-making...

$50
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Poetry Bootcamp

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

Looking for a one-stop shop to get your work closely read before submitting? This one-day workshop will be dedicated to generating a couple new poems, critiquing a few older poems, and creating a list of literary journals and contest to submit work. Please submit three poems to [email protected] for the workshop leader to review prior to the...

$80
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Write Like the News

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

Lead with the future -- not background. That's the most important of eight journalism skills that will transform your writing.  The others:  write your readers' language be positive (to be both clear and upbeat) lay out logically be consistent be precise be brief choose strong verbs.  Highlights:  communicate in a crisis...

$50
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Memory Writing - The Basics

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

Call it memoir, creative non-fiction, autobiography, journaling, or memory writing. Your inspired-by-life stories may be intended “for the grandkids,” or become a got-to-read bestseller. If you hope to share your life with others, you’ll want the writing to be appealing and the best it can be.  This half-day course will discuss basic guidelines,...

$50
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World Building

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

World building is a concept that was once more the property of writing like Sci-Fi and Fantasy. Since they were “imagined” worlds – there was much work to do to get your reader “into” the world and have them understand it. Now, world building is attributed to all types of writing. It’s like setting on steroids. World building is about letting...

$50
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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...

$199
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Business and Report Writing Introduction

at Learning Tree International - Herndon
13650 Dulles Technology Dr Ste #175, Virginia, District of Columbia 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...

$2,650

3 sessions

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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...

$270

8 sessions

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Making a Poetry Chapbook

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

In this six week intensive workshop, participants will write a poetry chapbook of up to 15 pages, and then make a physical book!  In the first four meetings participants will explore how groups of poems work together to create a focused, whole experience. The sessions will include reading model chapbooks and considering various strategies of...

$400

6 sessions

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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...

$325

8 sessions

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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...

$199
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