One-Day Workshops

We are pleased to offer one-day workshops led by PWN staff members on their passions or areas of expertise. Here’s the lineup for the next two months. The workshops are available free of charge, but we are asking for a $25 donation to support Project Write Now’s community outreach programs.



Copy Editing* 101: A Workshop for Perplexed Proofreaders

Monday, January 28
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Project Write Now Studio
with Jennifer Chauhan

Stet, what? Oxford comma, who? Are you baffled by proofreading marks? Do you feel “less than” because you don’t use the proper copy editing techniques when making revisions to your classmates’ work? Don’t fear! Our beloved co-founder, executive director, and instructor, Jennifer Chauhan, is here to tell us all about the wonderful world of copy editing–the process of correcting written material to improve accuracy and readability, and to ensure the material has consistency.

*Is copy editing one word or two? What style guide do I use? Help, Jennifer!

This workshop is at maximum capacity. Please email info@projectwritenow.org for notification on all upcoming one-day workshops.

Writing Process & Tools: Let’s Talk About the Gadgets and Gizmos that Help Us Write

Wednesday, February 6
7 to 8:30 p.m.
West Side Eatery, 2 Bridge Ave, Red Bank
with PWN staff members

What helps you bang out the pages? Put your butt in the chair? In this workshop, we discuss some of the tools (software, gadgets, tricks) that writers use to boost their productivity. On the agenda is an overview of popular word-processing programs including Scrivener, Microsoft Word, and Google Drive. Other topics include:

  • Productivity tools such as ambient noise generators and writing schedule calculators
  • Editing tools such as Grammarly or Hemingway Editor
  • Other activities that help encourage writing

Attendees walk away with an overview of useful tools but are also encouraged to share their writing tips and advice with their fellow writers. This workshop is available free of charge, but we are asking for a $25 donation to support Project Write Now’s community outreach programs.

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Creative Drum Ensemble (ages 12-adult)

Sunday, February 24
Sunday, March 24
3 to 5 p.m.
Project Write Now Studio
with Michael Sarin

Using the universal language of music, we engage adults and young participants in a group dynamic, promoting individual and collaborative creativity, while also providing an encouraging environment for original artistic self-expression. We explore hand drums as well as other percussion instruments, using the rhythms of jazz, funk, soul, world music, rock, and pop. We welcome and encourage any and all who play other instruments to bring them so we can incorporate them into the group. We also promote the voice as an important vehicle for expression via spoken word, rap, and singing. No musical experience necessary. Limited to 12 participants per class. Pay per class – $20 adults, $10 children.

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Project Write Now reserves the right to change class instructors if necessary. Project Write Now reserves the right to cancel, postpone, or reschedule any class or event because of low enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. In the unfortunate case a class or event is canceled, Project Write Now will issue a full refund of the fees paid. No refunds or credits will be given for any days missed by the participant.