How do musicians write lyrics that instantly fill us with joy, sadness, or inspiration in just a few short lines? In this week-long, teen remote class, you'll explore the connections between writing and music, and learn the strategies and techniques that top musicians — like Kendrick Lamar, Tupac, Biggie, Fred the Godson, BabyFace, Alicia Keys, Jhene Aiko, Amy Winehouse, J.Cole., and more! — use to write songs that move us emotionally and land at the top of the Billboard charts.
While writing your own lyrics and verses, you'll also learn the Art ...
Teen writers! Want to transform your fanfiction to fan-worthy writing of your own, explore contemporary writers of a variety of backgrounds, or study the role of writing in music? We've got you covered with a full schedule of remote summer teen classes starting soon. Join fellow teens over live video conferencing via Zoom and work on your writing together from the comfort of home.
As always, scholarships are available for every single class. Click here to see all of teen summer classes.
Let the countdown to summer vacation begin! What better way to spend the next few months than exploring a new craft, finishing your story, and meeting fellow teen writers in a virtual world? Get ready for summer break by signing up for one of these remote summer teen classes below.
- June Week Of Creative Writing (REMOTE) –– starts June 29th (1 spot left)
- Novel Writing Immersion Week (REMOTE) –– starts June 29th (Sold out)
- Lyrics and Verse (REMOTE) –– starts June 29th
- All Things Sci-Fi and Fantasy (REMOTE) –– starts July ...
YAWP Summer 2020 Writing Fellowship Applications are now open!
GrubStreet's Teen Summer Writing Fellowship immerses high school students in the writer's life of creative craft and publishing. During three weeks at GrubStreet, teens work with published authors on original prose and poetry, meet with literary agents and editors, take field trips to inspirational locales like the ICA, and more
Do you have a teen writer in your life? Let them know about our free YAWP Saturday sessions, coming back this fall! Our teen workshops cover a variety of topics such as fiction, memoir, slam poetry, and much more.
Check our classes for the next FREE YAWP Saturday Session take place on Saturday, September 21st:
- Unpacking the Poetry Toolkit with Marlon Carey
- Trick or Treat: Writing Horror & Dark Fantasy with Jess Mann
- Your Adventure, Your Way: Stories with Multiple Endings with Drew Jameson