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October 5 @ 7:00 PM EDT - November 9 @ 9:30 PM EST

Transfer strong, well-crafted opinions from your mind onto the page! Learn how to pack a powerful punch when writing persuasively. This six-week workshop teaches you the processes involved in crafting mainly op-eds and prepared speeches: Think. Plan. Write. Participants will learn the techniques of audience analysis, message development, targeted research,and effective use of social media. […]

October 30 @ 7:00 PM EDT - November 13 @ 9:00 PM EST

Learn the art and business of freelance writing from a veteran freelancer and former Washington Post editor. Want to become a full-time freelance writer or start a rewarding side hustle? Elizabeth Chang, a former Washington Post editor, and Nevin Martell, a veteran freelancer, will teach you techniques and tips from both sides of the craft. […]

December 6 @ 7:00 PM EST - 9:00 PM EST

Become concise as news, precise as law. Lead with the future — not background — for lead-ership, especially in a crisis. 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, […]