How To Have A Writing Career

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Learn the professional skills you need to survive in an industry where your creative skills and vision are as important as your ability to navigate the business.

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Remote
Starting at $695.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Examine the various roles that help screenwriters get their work to the right decision makers
  • Understand why building a reputation is a key element of success in the industry
  • Identify the role of agents and how they help their clients find success
  • Discuss how to break through the closed culture of the industry

About this course:

Beyond writing a great story, writers must learn to compete for the attention of professional readers.  They must also learn to develop an understanding of the interpersonal collaboration among a wide array of literary insiders, since, like many other kinds of professional systems, the insider network in film, television, and publishing is a closed system.  In this course, students learn to navigate through this barrier by acknowledging common feelings of intimidation while exploring the unique behaviors of insider culture.  You learn to constructively focus on a dedicated practice of reputation building in order to make your work visible to the people who are the best advocates for it.  By the end of this course, you understand how the agent/writer relationship works, what literary agent actually does, and what rubric for success an agent uses for a client’s work and their potential for a successful career.

Winter 2022 Schedule

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Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
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Instructor: Nancy Nigrosh
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Fee:
$695.00
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Location: Online
ENROLL BY: Jan 13, 2022
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

This course is held via video teleconference. Instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time. Students must be present at the course meeting time as each student’s final grade may include scores for participation.
Please inform your instructor if you will miss a class meeting. You are responsible for any class information you missed. We suggest you arrange with a fellow classmate to share their notes when feasible.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 27, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles by Steven Pressfield
(Optional) Turning Pro: Tap Your Inner Power and Create Your Life's Work by Steven Pressfield
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Thu Jan 13, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Thu Jan 20, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Thu Jan 27, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Thu Feb 3, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Thu Feb 10, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Thu Feb 17, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Thu Feb 24, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Thu Mar 3, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Thu Mar 10, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Thu Mar 17, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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