While it would be too simple to say that writing or art can “fix” everything, writing can play a role in grounding us and providing a creative outlet.
During Writing Through It, teens will look at how writing can be used as a tool to deal with hardships such as the Covid-19 pandemic, loss and love
Teen writers, learn how to create characters we can obsess over, build your own unique worlds and environments, and how the pacing of fanfiction “chapters” translate to the scenes and beats of a novel.
How many writers in the world first developed a love of writing and a diligent practice through fanfiction? As fanfic writers, we engage characters we love and know deeply, giving them new adventures, at times filling in gaps in their stories
We're thrilled to have Boston's Poet Laureate Porsha Olayiwola teaching Writing with Radical Imagination: Cross-Genre Afro-Futurism & More. Teen writers, get ready to examine the world around you in this cross-genre writing workshop starting next Monday, July 27th. Don't wait—apply today! As always, scholarships are available.
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.