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Is it your dream to create the next Serial, This American Life, or Startup? If so, this is the class for you! In this five-week Online Podcasting Class, Podcasting expert John Fecile (99% Invisible, Snap Judgment) will teach you the fundamentals of this engaging new storytelling form. Through informative craft lectures, in-class writing exercises, deconstructing successful podcasts and hands-on technical training you will learn how top tier shows are developed, researched, written, and produced.
In addition, you will explore tools of the trade such as interviewing techniques, audio editing basics, use of archival audio, miking and field recording techniques. By the end of the class you will have thoroughly developed an idea for an episode of your own podcast and have at least a solid outline of your pilot episode plus a recording of a short teaser. You will also learn how to do recording at home and in the field.Pulitzer not included.
This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.
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Online Classroom via Zoom
Los Angeles, California Online
Online Classroom via Zoom
Los Angeles, California
This class isn't on the schedule at the moment, but save it to your Wish List to find out when it comes back!
Writing Pad classes aren’t stuffy. They’re pampering, relaxing and inspiring. At each class you can expect:
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In the peaceful atmosphere of the Saturday workshop, and with the help of meditations that quiet the critical mind, writing becomes possible, cathartic, transformational. You can write memoir or fiction. Each workshop is focused around an inspirational theme or myth. You’ll write three times for about one hour each time, and receive constructive,...
Saturday Aug 21st, 9:30am - 6:30pm Pacific Time
Have you always wanted to start a blog, or do you have one that needs some direction? This workshop will provide you with a toolkit to create, maintain, promote, and drive traffic to your blog. You will get tips for which blogging platforms and content management systems to use, what kind of layout and content works best for online audiences, how...
Tuesday Aug 10th, 10am - 11:30am Pacific Time
In a hands-on workshop featuring lectures, in-class writing exercises, and supportive feedback, discover how to write a comedic piece that is part story, part essay, part dialogue, and entirely, uniquely you. Learn all about the tools, techniques, and tricks that comedy writers use to get laughs in prose, screenplays, sitcoms, blogs, stories for live...
Thursday Sep 23rd, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Pacific Time(8 sessions)
Building on the Basics: How to Take Your Blog to the Next Level Do you want to take your blog to the next level? This advanced blogging class will provide you with tips and techniques to enhance, promote, and monetise your blog. You’ll receive expert advice on how to drive more traffic to your blog, build lasting partnerships, and generate revenue....
Wednesday Aug 25th, 10am - 11:30am Pacific Time
Do you struggle to write web pages, emails, blogs and other digital copy that capture and hold attention? Are you having trouble convincing online visitors and leads to say “Yes!” at the final step? Well here’s some invigorating news. You don’t need to be a pro copywriter to convert the curious into customers. The key to writing web copy that...
Sunday Sep 12th, 5pm - 7pm Pacific Time
A “learn by doing” class that takes you step-by-step through the TV pitching and writing process, moving you from idea to pages in four weeks. Three classes will be taught by Pilar Alessandra and will focus on creating and developing your series and pilot. One class will be taught by Carole Kirschner and will focus on selling, staffing...
Saturday Sep 18th, 10am - 12pm Pacific Time(4 sessions)
Crafting Content Ideas: How to Create Stories Your Audience will Love In modern business, everyone is a publisher. Whether you're a freelancer, a growing startup or an established enterprise – quality content gives you an opportunity establish your credentials and build a meaningful relationship with your audience. You could be publishing your...
Tuesday Sep 21st, 10am - 1pm Pacific Time
On this 1-day Business Writing class participants learn step-by-step how to write more persuasive and effective emails, reports and business proposals and create a more favorable impression of themselves and their organization. They will also learn to sharpen language, tone, style, spelling and punctuation whilst avoiding common writing mistakes. This...
Wednesday Aug 11th, 9am - 4:30pm Pacific Time
Have you always wanted to write hilarious sketches for TV and live performance? This crash course you will learn the various templates of sketches (TV and movie parodies, character driven, fake commercials, etc) but you'll also acquire invaluable sketch writing dos and don'ts that will help your work stand out. In order to master sketch writing, you'll...
Thursday Aug 19th, 12pm - 3pm Pacific Time
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