Series

Inspire Change: Crash Course in Writing Op-Eds

$65.00
Members
$75.00
Non-members
Saturday, June 24th, 10:30am-1:30pm
GrubStreet HQ
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Level: For Everyone
12 seats max
Only 3 spots left!

We all have an opinion in the aftermath of the election, but how does a writer take his or her impassioned response and turn it into a 700-word publishable, thoughtful commentary? How can you make your voice stand out above the rest? In this three-hour seminar, we'll look at how to generate ideas for effective op-eds that have broad appeal due to their passion and expertise. Then, we'll discuss the specifics of how to write an op-ed meant to inspire change, how to pitch your pieces, and where to submit them.

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Instructor

Linda Wertheimer
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Previous Students Say

  • "Generative"
  • "Inundated with Great Info"
  • "Lots of Practical Tips"

Elements

  • Class Discussion
  • In-Class Writing
  • Lecture
  • Craft Lessons

Genre

  • Personal Essay
  • Literary Journalism
  • Nonfiction
  • Publishing & Promotion
  • Professional Development & Skills

Commitment Level

Low

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