COURSES
FALL CLASSES BEGIN OCTOBER 2021
Online and In-person Creative Writing Workshops

Eventbrite: AlaaAlAswany.eventbrite.com

Reading Fiction
(online)

The art of writing begins with reading critically. 

This workshop teaches the tools to appreciate literary works and learn from accomplished writers from around the world. Students learn to interpret fiction, recognize underlying themes, decipher writing techniques, and analyze the human content of each story.

 

Five weeks

Recommended with all courses

Classes will be held

online on MONDAYS

Oct. 4–Nov. 1

from 6:30–9:30 pm

New York time

Nov.  8–Dec. 6

from 6:30–9:30 pm

New York time

(15 class hours in total)

Cost: $675

Fiction and Short Story Writing
(online)

The magic of imagination takes us to new worlds and into the lives of characters.

 

This workshop course teaches the essential story writing elements: creating a compelling opening, organizing the structure, weaving in tension and plot twists, implementing flashback and viewpoint, and mastering the art of dialogue. Students learn techniques for crafting fiction, conceiving colorful characters, and developing ways of bringing imagination and intrigue into a literary work. 

Ten weeks

Classes will be held

online on TUESDAYS

Oct. 5–Dec. 7

from 6:30–9:30 pm

New York time

(30 class hours in total)

Cost: $1,300

Fiction and Short Story Writing
(in Brooklyn)

The magic of imagination takes us to new worlds and into the lives of characters.

 

This workshop course teaches the essential story writing elements: creating a compelling opening, organizing the structure, weaving in tension and plot twists, implementing flashback and viewpoint, and mastering the art of dialogue. Students learn techniques for crafting fiction, conceiving colorful characters, and developing ways of bringing imagination and intrigue into a literary work. 

Ten weeks

Classes will be held

in Greenpoint, Brooklyn on WEDNESDAYS

Oct. 6–Dec. 8

from 6:30–9:30 pm

New York time

(30 class hours in total)

Cost: $1,300

 
 

Intensive Creative Writing Weekend
(in Brooklyn and online)

The creative writing weekend is designed for writers who want to learn the craft of exceptional storytelling in an intensive setting. In a three-day workshop, students learn to master the qualities that make for engaging fiction and the techniques used by writers in crafting stories and imagining characters. Lessons are reinforced through in-class writing exercises. 

Classes will be held

Saturday, 3–9 pm (6 hours)

Sunday, 3–9 pm (6 hours)

Sept. 25–26

Oct. 2–3

Oct. 9–10

Oct. 16–17

Oct. 23–24

Oct. 30–31

Nov. 6–7

Nov. 13–14

Nov. 20–21

Nov. 27–28

Dec. 4–5

Dec. 11–12

Dec. 18–19

(12 class hours in total)

Cost: $1,975

One-On-One Tutorial
(in Brooklyn and online)

Individual one-on-one sessions are for writers working on their novels. Alaa Al Aswany will read the novel, suggest revisions and areas for reinforcing the literary work, and train writers on the elements for more compelling story writing.

Scheduled by arrangement with Alaa Al Aswany

Cost: $4,500

(30 hours)

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Please call us at 347-770-7336 if you encounter problems booking online.