Master Class


Take your writing and storytelling to the next level
at Master Class 2024.

Join our stellar group of teachers on Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at ITW’s Master Class, a hands-on workshop for writers of all levels. Under the tutelage of one of our bestselling instructors, you will submit the first 10-pages of your manuscript and receive helpful feedback on how to take your writing to the next level. Master Class offers an intensive and inspiring experience.

Each class is limited to 10 students.

On Tuesday, May 28, 2024, registration opens at 7:00 AM. The class runs from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, with a lunch break (on your own) from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM.  The classrooms are located on the 5th floor of the Times Square Sheraton.

You’ll need to submit a 10-page writing sample and a completed questionnaire to participate. We’ll send you the guidelines for the writing sample and questionnaire in an email after you register.

Our instructors this year include: Allison Brennan, Robert Dugoni, Alex Finlay, Steven James, Tosca Lee, Donald MaassClare Mackintosh, Isabella Maldonado and Hank Phillippi Ryan.

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    Samantha Skal

    Master Class Director

For any questions? Please email Samantha Skal, Master Class Director.


We will also hold our annual Best First Sentence Contest. Start working on your opening line today!
Space is very limited, so sign up now. Hope to see you in New York this summer.

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