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Write Start for Homeschoolers

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Our stories and skits and verses go from idea to publication or performance as we take them through a process of invention, writing, feedback, revision, and editing. Classes include learning helpful and important writers' techniques, writing through prompts and games (including field trips), imitation of example works, and support in working on individual projects. Writing […]

$143

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CLASS FULL: Novel Tools

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Ages: 12-15 Whether you aspire to write fantasy, science fiction, historical, or contemporary realist novels, you’ll want to develop the skills and discover the tools that successful novelists use to bring their stories to life from intriguing beginnings to satisfying conclusions. We will focus on choosing point of view; developing complex characters, compelling setting, and […]

$126
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CLASS FULL: Percy Jackson’s Magic Pen

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Ages: 9-12 Percy Jackson is mighty with his sword; his creator, Rick Riordan, is mighty with his pen. Try the writing methods Riordan used to weave a siren spell on you! Prepare by reading the first book of the series, The Lightning Thief. We will mine it for models of how to develop vivid characters, […]

Time to Write

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

You know you want to write regularly—for your sanity, for your soul, to understand your own mind, to get a desired project completed, or to fulfill your dream or destiny as a writer—but something is getting in the way. Each session we will gather and write, explore techniques for carving out time and silencing inner […]

Time to Write

You know you want to write regularly—for your sanity, for your soul, to understand your own mind, to get a desired project completed, or to fulfill your dream or destiny as a writer—but something is getting in the way. Each session we will gather and write, explore techniques for carving out time and silencing inner […]

Novel Tools (July 29 – August 2)

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

(MORNINGS: for ages 12-15) Whether you aspire to write fantasy, science fiction, historical, or contemporary realist novels, you’ll want to develop the skills and discover the tools that successful novelists use to bring their stories to life from intriguing beginnings to satisfying conclusions. We will focus on choosing point of view; developing complex characters, compelling […]

$126

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Percy Jackson’s Magic Pen (August 19 – August 23)

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

(ALL DAY: for ages 9-12) Percy Jackson is mighty with his sword; his creator, Rick Riordan, is mighty with his pen. Try the writing methods Riordan used to weave a siren spell on you! Prepare by reading the first book of the series, The Lightning Thief. We will mine it for models of how to […]

$252

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CANCELED: Fiction Workshop: Daydream Your Hero’s Journey

Writers & Books 740 University Avenue, Rochester, NY

Member price: $132 Deadline to register: February 10, 11:59 pm February 17 - 19 Instructor: Wendy Low Ages 10 - 13 “We all—adults and children, writers and readers—have an obligation to daydream.” —Neil Gaiman Good at daydreaming? Writing fiction is one place to apply your talent! You can experience the world through the senses of […]

$150

Build Your Narrative Skills #1: Daydreaming Scenes

Virtual Classroom NY

Member Price: $15 Deadline to Register: May 6, 5 pm Instructor: Wendy Low AGES 10-13 • drop-in session • Learn how you can translate your imagination into stories on the page.

$18

Build Your Narrative Skills #2: Fantasy World Building

Virtual Classroom NY

Member Price: $15 Deadline to Register: May 13, 5 pm Instructor: Wendy Low AGES 10-13 • drop-in session • What makes a new fictional world feel real to us readers? Answer questions that help a writer develop a believable world.

$18

Build Your Narrative Skills #3: Main Character Creation

Virtual Classroom NY

Member Price: $15 Deadline to Register: May 20, 5 pm Instructor: Wendy Low AGES 10-13 • drop-in session • Find out what makes a good, well-rounded main character and work to develop one.

$18

Novel Tools

Virtual Classroom NY

Unless otherwise noted, SummerWrite camps are offered as 5-session experiences, Monday - Friday. Member Price: $125 Deadline to Register: July 6, 11:59 PM Instructor: Wendy Low Age Group: 12-14 Whether you aspire to write fantasy, science fiction, historical, or contemporary realist novels, you’ll want to develop the skills and discover the tools that successful fiction […]

$138

It Could Happen Here: Mixing Reality and Fantasy

Virtual Classroom NY

Unless otherwise noted, SummerWrite camps are offered as 5-session experiences, Monday - Friday. Member Price: $125 Deadline to Register: August 2, 5 PM Instructor: Wendy Low Age Group: 10-13 Everything seems normal…on first appearance. Your main character seems like just another kid, with the usual hopes and anxieties, off to just another summer day camp, […]

$138

Percy Jackson’s Magic Pen

Virtual Classroom NY

Unless otherwise noted, SummerWrite camps are offered as 5-session experiences, Monday - Friday. Member Price: $128 Deadline to Register: August 9, 5 PM Instructor: Wendy Low Age Group: 9-12 Percy Jackson is mighty with his sword; his creator, Rick Riordan, is mighty with his pen. Try the writing methods Riordan uses to weave a siren […]

$140

Fun with Fiction Writing Circle: October

Virtual Classroom NY

Member Price: $72 Ages 10-13 | 4 Sessions: October 7, 14, 21, 28 Deadline to Register: October 7, 12 pm Instructor: Wendy Low Are stories constantly running through your head? Get them out and onto paper! Discover the tools and develop the skills that successful fiction writers use to bring their stories to life. Exchange […]

$88

Fun with Fiction Writing Circle: November

Virtual Classroom NY

Workshops are conducted EST via Zoom, a virtual platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation. To participate, please register by the deadline using the ticket portal below, or go to Scholarships. Zoom links are emailed to registered participants as follows: Morning and Noon Workshops: Link is sent on the […]

$44

Fun with Fiction Writing Circle: December

Virtual Classroom NY

Workshops are conducted EST via Zoom, a virtual platform that allows you to participate in exercises and contribute to group conversation. To participate, please register by the deadline using the ticket portal below, or go to Scholarships. Zoom links are emailed to registered participants as follows: Morning and Noon Workshops: Link is sent on the […]

$66

Fun with Fiction Writing Circle: January

Virtual Classroom NY

Member Price: $72 4 Sessions - Wednesdays: January 6, 13, 20, 27 Deadline to Register: January 6, 12 pm Instructor: Wendy Low Are stories constantly running through your head? Get them out and onto paper! Discover the tools and develop the skills that successful fiction writers use to bring their stories to life. Exchange story […]

$88

Fun with Fiction Writing Circle: February

Virtual Classroom NY

Member Price: $54 3 Sessions - Wednesdays: February 3, 10, 24 Deadline to Register: February 3, 12 pm Instructor: Wendy Low Are stories constantly running through your head? Get them out and onto paper! Discover the tools and develop the skills that successful fiction writers use to bring their stories to life. Exchange story ideas […]

$66

Fun with Fiction Writing Circle: March

Virtual Classroom NY

Member Price: $72 4 Sessions - Wednesdays: March 3, 10, 17, 24 Deadline to Register: March 3, 12 pm Instructor: Wendy Low Are stories constantly running through your head? Get them out and onto paper! Discover the tools and develop the skills that successful fiction writers use to bring their stories to life. Exchange story […]

$88

Fun with Fiction Writing Circle: April & May

Virtual Classroom NY

Member Price: $110 6 Sessions, 1 hours Wednesdays, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12 Ages: 10 - 12 Deadline to Register: April 7, 12 pm Instructor: Wendy Low   Do stories constantly run through your head? Get them out and onto paper! This weekly gathering online will give you fresh ideas and creative […]

$130

Novel Tools

Virtual Classroom NY

Member Price: $125 SummerWrite Week 2 July 19 - 23 5 Sessions, 3 hours Ages: 12- 14 Deadline to Register: July 12, 11:59 pm Instructor: Wendy Low Whether you aspire to write fantasy, science fiction, historical, or contemporary realist novels, you’ll want to develop the skills and discover the tools that successful fiction writers use […]

$138

Percy Jackson’s Magic Pen

Virtual Classroom NY

Member Price: $125 SummerWrite Week 4 August 2 - 6 5 Sessions, 2.5 hours Ages: 8 - 11 Deadline to Register: July 26, 11:59 pm Instructor: Wendy Low Percy Jackson is mighty with his sword; his creator, Rick Riordan, is mighty with his pen. Experiment with the writing methods Riordan uses to weave a siren […]

$138
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