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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,...

Monday Nov 13th, 9am

Quickbooks Pro 2015/2016: Level 2

at Certstaffix Training - Largo
1300 Caraway Ct Ste 200, Largo, Maryland 20774

This training course is dedicated to providing you with a flexible, high-performance learning system. This dedication has resulted in a unique and progressive training method. Unlike other training methods that focus on theory or high-tech training products that overwhelm you, this training method provides a simple approach to learning computer software....

Wednesday Dec 13th, 10am

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Salesforce for Reports & Dashboards

at Certstaffix Training - Largo
1300 Caraway Ct Ste 200, Largo, Maryland 20774

This class is delivered by a live instructor and is specifically <br><br>designed to teach administrators, business analysts, or report writers how to utilize the basic and advanced analytic capabilities of Salesforce.<br><br>A student in this class will learn the...

Thursday Nov 16th, 10am

Pitch Party

at Story District - Park View
3329 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20010

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Applying For the M.F.A.

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

What are the different options for the serious study of writing, and which is right for you?  This one day class will answer your many questions and give details about options such as low residency programs, genre-focused writing programs, and M.A.s. Writers will discuss how to choose the best path for them, and learn tips and tricks to prepare...

Thursday Oct 26th, 7pm

Precision In Language

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

Learn the skills to identify precisely the right word to express your meaning, feeling, or subtext. We’ll look at examples in fiction, poetry, and nonfiction, and discuss what makes an expression fresh rather than expected, where and how to find the mot juste (the exact, appropriate word), and why precision can succeed in getting your work noticed. ...

Saturday Oct 28th, 1pm

Writing War

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

In honor of Veterans Day, please join us for an evening with writers and editors of the literary journal O-Dark-Thirty which features prose and poetry written by military servicemembers, veterans, and their families.  Come hear select readings by contributors and a panel discussion with editors and others involved in working with this...

Free

Friday Nov 10th, 7pm

Boot Camp for Writers

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

This course is for individuals who want to tone up their writing muscles so they can go the distance. Each class will begin with a short warm up exercise followed by a prompt for a longer piece. We will then focus on specifics like effective beginnings, creative prose, and strong conclusions.  Participants will also learn how to avoid common...

$270

6 sessions

Wednesday Nov 1st, 10:30am

Beginning Fantasy & Science Fiction

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

Vampires, zombies, and halflings with swords! Participants will build a world and write in it.  The first session of this workshop will be devoted to the basics of fiction and story construction. In the second session, participants will do a start-up exercise to help get them started on a possibly longer work.

$80

2 sessions

Thursday Oct 26th, 7:30pm

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Readings in Narrative Nonfiction

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

What makes a great piece of narrative nonfiction a great piece of narrative nonfiction? Simple question. Complex answer. In this course we'll read the work of McPhee, Orleans, Skloot, Kidder, Grann, and others to identify the ways in which these masters of the genre use the elements of narrative to tell their tales.

Monday Oct 30th, 7:30pm

The No-Homework Fiction Workshop

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

Every component of this workshop takes place in class: craft discussion, writing, editorial feedback, revision (with the option to begin second or third pieces) and advice on where to go with what you’ve produced. Participants may wish to come in with an idea or two they’d like to work on in class, or they may decide to work extemporaneously, based...

$135

4 sessions

Wednesday Oct 25th, 6:30pm

Applying Standup Comedy Techniques to Your Writing

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

If you can read this and you can laugh, you can write humor! Learn the basic psychology of how your brain gets a joke to discover what's "gettable" about your subject matter, real or fictional, for humor writing or other ironic purposes.  This class also works as a fun introduction to the fundamentals of workshopping for those new to the expectations...

$80

2 sessions

Saturday Oct 28th, 1pm

From Novice to Novelist

at The Writer's Center - Capitol Hill
921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003

A day-long workshop that deconstructs and demystifies the novel-writing process for struggling and/or aspiring writers. We'll go all the way from getting the nub of an idea to getting your book into the hands of expectant fans. Along the way you'll learn how to stay organized, write in the voice of the opposite sex, the art of rewriting, and how to...

Saturday Nov 4th, 10am

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Lunch Time Lit

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

Lunch Time Lit is a short, free program for professionals that offers advice and expertise to writers. This season, mentor Patty Alper will discuss the publishing process and that big question once you get published, "Now what?"    Participants are invited to bring their own bagged lunch. Refreshments will be provided. Join Patty Alper...

Free

Friday Nov 10th, 12pm

How to Write a Novel

at The Writer's Center - Capitol Hill
921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20003

A practical 16-point plan that takes you from the mere germ of an idea all the way through the creative process, with an eye on getting a finished book into the hands of potential fans. We'll discuss how to transform the nub of an idea into a book-length project, populated with interesting characters, a twisty-turny plot, snappy dialogue, and an interesting...

Wednesday Nov 1st, 10am

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