Spring 2018 Workshops

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The Elements of Fiction

The Elements of Fiction

Tuesdays, 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm 9-11
In this workshop, young writers will learn about the elements of fiction in a fun, supportive environment.  Each week, the class will study a craft element, such as character, setting, dialogue, or point of view, then the students will try their own hand at short exercises, practicing and playing with... Read More...
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It's Your Thing

It’s Your Thing

Tuesdays, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm 12 - 16
In this workshop, you can write whatever you want: personal memoir, screenplay, TV pilot, political manifesto, rock opera, sports investigation, epic poem, western comedy, horror-romance, spy-sci-fi, or some sort of strange, new thing, you’re not even sure what to call it. Whatever it is, you must write it fiercely and... Read More...
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The Game of Poetry

The Game of Poetry

Thursdays, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm 9 - 12
We read, we write, we look, we listen, we share, we play. We need to play with words to master them. Here you’ll find lots of freedom to explore the most creative and fun form of writing, Poetry. Poetry helps us process and make sense of our experiences. The poetry... Read More...
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Jump Up and Write!

Jump Up and Write!

Fridays, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm 9-12
Does your child have trouble sitting still and being quiet?  We have the perfect workshop for you!!  In “Jump Up and Write,” we combine collaborative writing with improv, theatre games, and out-of-the-chair physical activities. We're all about unleashing that kinetic energy and getting it down on paper. By combining their... Read More...
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Picture This! Writing Your Own Picture Book

Picture This! Writing Your Own Picture Book

Saturdays, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 8 - 11
In this course we will revisit our favorite stories and illustrations as we learn how to create our own picture books. Writing/illustrating picture books, allows us to bring some of our deepest beliefs to life, in the most colorful and whimsical of ways. As we explore how to create characters, style,... Read More...
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POW! Writing and Drawing Comics (12:15pm)

POW! Writing and Drawing Comics (12:15pm)

Saturdays, 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm 10 - 14
In this workshop, students will learn how to use cartooning vocabulary to tell their own stories, from ordinary, everyday events to the most fantastic realms of a child’s imagination. Little art experience is needed, just an interest and a passion for making work. Students will be taught every stage of... Read More...
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POW! Writing and Drawing Comics (2:30pm)

POW! Writing and Drawing Comics (2:30pm)

Saturdays, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm 10 - 14
In this workshop, students will learn how to use cartooning vocabulary to tell their own stories, from ordinary, everyday events to the most fantastic realms of a child’s imagination. Little art experience is needed, just an interest and a passion for making work. Students will be taught every stage of... Read More...
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