For Teens

August Week of Creative Writing, Section B

$450.00
Members
$475.00
Non-members
Monday through Friday, August 12th to August 16th 10:30am to 3:30pm
GrubStreet HQ
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Level: Teens
Teen (13-18)
This class is full

*Note: Parents/guardians must complete this permission form online if your teen is under 18.* Unlike previous forms, you only need to fill this out ONE TIME, not for every class. If you cannot remember whether you have already filled it out, please email [email protected] and we will check for you!

If you do not complete the form, registrations could be voided and the cancellation policy will apply. If the student is 18, simply let us know at [email protected]


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. We’ll explore different genres, and each day will be filled with writing and reading exercises designed to get you thinking and creating. How do you engage all of the senses in your writing, so that your readers smell and taste your scenes? Can you sit down and have a conversation with your characters? How can you twist and tease language so that all of its sounds become your tools? Writing notebooks will be available, but feel free to bring your own. For writers age 13 - 18 ONLY.


Takeaways:


By the end of the week, you'll have your toolbox full of ideas, beginnings, and some drafts to keep your work moving forward. This course is geared toward creative, energetic, and open-minded writers all of levels.


Scholarships:
Classes marked as “full” can still have scholarship spots available. So apply! 
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. Scholarships are distributed on a rolling basis, right up to 48 hours before class start. However, the sooner you apply, the better your chances of receiving a scholarship.


Who Should Register?
For writers ages 13 - 18 ONLY. Writing notebooks are available, but feel free to bring your own.


Remember, parents/guardians must also complete this permission form online before the start of the class. Otherwise, registrations could be voided and the cancellation policy will apply. If the student is 18, simply let us know at [email protected]


*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.)

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Instructor

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Porsha Olayiwola
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Elements

Genre

  • The Novel
  • Short Fiction
  • Young Adult & Children's Literature
  • Screenwriting
  • Playwriting
  • Poetry

Commitment Level

Low

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