For Teens

August Week of Creative Writing: Focus on Multi-dimensional Female Characters

$360.00
Members
$380.00
Non-members
Monday-Thursday, August 27th-August 30th, 10:30am-3:30pm
GrubStreet HQ
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Level: Teens
12 seats max

Class Description:

Get writing in this weeklong teen class! Whether you’re working on your first novel or writing short stories, poetry, plays, or even fanfiction, this is an opportunity to improve your skills and learn about new forms. In this class we’ll focus on creating interesting and complex female characters by learning about different ways to measure accurate female representation in stories, and exploring character templates.

Takeaways:

By the end of the week, you'll have an understanding of how to analyze stories in order to improve the female representation in them, and create female characters that are compelling and realistic.

Who Should Register?

This course is geared toward creative, energetic, and open-minded writers all of levels. Writing notebooks will be available, but feel free to bring your own. For writers age 13 - 18 ONLY.

Parents/guardians must also complete this permission form online before the start of the class.

Scholarships: 

GrubStreet is happy to be able to offer some full scholarships for our teen writing camps. Please wait to hear from our Scholarship committee before registering for the class, as scholarships cannot be applied retroactively. The deadline to apply for this scholarship is Wednesday, August 22nd at 5pm. Learn more and apply

*If you are registering on behalf of your teen, add their email information in the “For a Friend or Child?” field on the right-hand side of the screen before you check out. This will send them a direct link and reminder to create their own profile with GrubStreet. 

(After adding the class to your cart, click "Checkout" and click “Add” next to “For a Friend or Child?” on the right-hand side to fill in their email. This is an easy way of linking the class to your child and encourages them to create their own account.)

 

Instructor

Marcella Haddad
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Previous Students Say

  • "Generative"
  • "High-Energy Class"
  • "Supportive Environment"
  • "Inspired Me to Write More"

Elements

  • Inspiration
  • In-Class Writing
  • Craft Lessons
  • In-Class Writing Prompts
  • Study Published Writing
  • Generate New Work

Genre

  • The Novel
  • Short Fiction
  • Personal Essay
  • Nonfiction
  • Poetry

Commitment Level

Low

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