For Teens

Young Adult Writers Program (YAWP): Start Your Novel! (REMOTE)

Saturday, September 12th, 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Remote! (Live Zoom Meetings)
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Level: Teens
Teen (13-18)
20 seats max

This class will be hosted remotely! You will be able to participate in class via Zoom videoconference from wherever you’re most comfortable. All you’ll need is a laptop or a phone! About 15 minutes before your class is scheduled to begin, you'll receive an email from your instructor with a link to join the class meeting via Zoom–no need to download anything or sign up for Zoom in advance! If you have questions about remote learning, please feel free to reach out to [email protected] for more information.

Class Description: Have you dreamt novel dreams but always felt too intimidated to start? Are you in the middle of writing your novel but feeling stuck? Take heart, this class is for you! We’ll cover the two most important elements of novel writing: plot and character. We'll also cover tips on the writing life: everything from how to finish your novel to what it takes to get published. 

Takeaway: By the end of class you’ll have a plot outline, a description for protagonists, and a plan for finishing it.

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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