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Write On for Homeschoolers and Remote Learners: March/April

Virtual Classroom NY

Member Price: $216 8 Sessions - Fridays: March 5, 12, 19, 26, and April 9, 16, 23, 30 Deadline to Register: March 4, 5 pm Instructor: Caren Barth We live to create at Write On. The heart of this class is the weekly workshop of student writing, moderated so that each writer feels encouraged and […]

$264

SOLD OUT: Creation & Revision: A Generative Poetry Workshop Session 3

Virtual Classroom NY

Individual Session: Members $55 | General Public $60 Deadline to Register: March 5, 2021, 5 pm Instructor: Jessica Cuello Online: Zoom credentials to be provided In this four-part workshop on craft, participants will create multiple drafts from writing exercises that explore elements of image, line, sound, and diction. A portion of each session will be […]

$60

SOLD OUT: Creation & Revision: A Generative Poetry Workshop Session 4

Virtual Classroom NY

Individual Session: Members $55 | General Public $60 Deadline to Register: March 19, 2021, 5 pm Instructor: Jessica Cuello Online: Zoom credentials to be provided In this four-part workshop on craft, participants will create multiple drafts from writing exercises that explore elements of image, line, sound, and diction. A portion of each session will be […]

$60

SOLD OUT: 52 Snapshots Memoir Starter Workshop

Virtual Classroom NY

Member Price: $65 1 Session, 2.5 hours Deadline to Register: March 19, 5 pm Instructor: Sonja Livingston Most of us have stories to tell. Whether you’re working on a memoir, family history or series of essays, the challenge lies in translating the riches and troubles of our lives into actionable, manageable writing projects. This workshop […]

$75

Fun with Fiction Writing Circle: April & May

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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

Getting Unstuck Poetry Workshop

Virtual Classroom NY

Member Price: $25 1 Session, 1.5 hours Deadline to Register: April 9, 5 pm Instructor: David Ruekberg Writer’s block: Is there such a thing? William Stafford’s solution: Ignore "high standards" and get into action. Expecting every draft to say it all is a lot of pressure. Instead, exercising our writing muscles every day can help […]

$32

Using “Literature” of Illness in Writing

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Member Price: $25 1 Session, 1.5 hours Deadline to Register: April 16, 5 pm Instructor: Sarah Cedeño Prescription medication guides, prescription advertisements, medical encyclopedia entries, symptom “diaries,” medical charts, doctor’s notes, physiological diagrams and illustrations, medical instructions, health histories, etc. are all promising forms that can be used to explore the writer’s experience, guiding us […]

$32

How to Write a Romance and Smash the Patriarchy: Fiction Workshop

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Member Price: $65 1 Session, 2.5 hours Deadline to Register: May 21, 5 pm Instructor: Elizabeth Everett   Don’t call it trash and definitely don’t call it “mommy porn.” Romance is a big, sexy middle finger at the patriarchy – and its time has come. This workshop provides a general overview of the romance genre […]

$75

Writing Motherhood: Memoir Workshop

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Member Price: $65 1 Session, 2.5 hours Deadline to Register: May 21, 5 pm Instructor: Sally Bittner Bonn   Telling our stories is how we make sense of our lives, how we hold memories, how we celebrate, grieve, and wrestle with what we don’t understand. Being a mother is complex any time—and there is no […]

$75

NOVEL 101: Is This Too Fast, Too Slow, or Just Right?: The Challenge of Pacing

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Member Price: $30 Full Series (3): Members $80 | General Public $95 1 Session, 1.5 hours Deadline to Register: May 26, 5 pm Instructor: David B. Seaburn   Pacing is all about creating narrative movement through dialogue, action, sentence structure, paragraph and chapter length, and all the hints and clues we leave along the way […]

$35

Poetry as Survival

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Member Price: $65 1 Session, 2.5 hours Deadline to Register: June 4, 5 pm Instructor: Charles Coté   Gregory Orr writes that “poetry is the thread that leads us out of the labyrinth of despair and into the light.” Poems that emerge from crisis have the power to heal and re-stabilize us. In this 2.5 […]

$75

NOVEL 101: How Am I Going to Bring All of This Together?: The Challenge of Climax/Resolution

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Member Price: $30 Full Series (3): Members $80 | General Public $95 1 Session, 1.5 hours Deadline to Register: June 9, 5 pm Instructor: David B. Seaburn   The novel’s climax marks the high point of the story where decisions are made and change occurs. It can feel like a daunting task to bring everything […]

$35

Poetry 101: Poetic Endings through Louise Glück

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Member Price: $30 1 Session, 1.5 hours Deadline to Register: June 9, 5 pm Instructor: Anastasia Nikolis   How do poems end? What makes a poem’s ending feel satisfying and complete? Ending any piece of writing is tough, and ending a poem is no different. In this workshop, we will talk about creating appetite and […]

$35

NOVEL 101: I Can’t Possibly Get Rid of a Single Word: The Challenge of Editing

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Member Price: $30 Full Series (3): Members $80 | General Public $95 1 Session, 1.5 hours Deadline to Register: June 23, 5 pm Instructor: David B. Seaburn   Writers love their own words! We are loath to get rid of any of them. And yet, when the writing is done, it’s often the editing that […]

$35

World Building for Social Justice

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Member Price: $125 SummerWrite Week 1 July 12 - 16 5 Sessions, 3 hours Ages: 12 - 14 Deadline to Register: July 5, 11:59 pm Instructor: Melissa Michal Slocum Are you passionate about important social topics and silenced issues? Can you see robots taking over the world, or creatures trying to steal each other’s land? […]

$138

Young Activists: Be the Change

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Member Price: $125 SummerWrite Week 1 July 12 - 16 5 Sessions, 2.5 hours Ages: 8 - 11 Deadline to Register: July 5, 11:59 pm Instructor: Almeta Whitis Do you think one person can change the world? What about a kid or a young adult? Think of Greta Thunberg, Malala Yousafzai, Amanda Gorman. These  are […]

$138

Magical Doorways & Portals

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Member Price: $63 SummerWrite Week 1 July 12 - 16 5 Sessions, 1.5 hours Ages: 6 - 8 Deadline to Register: July 5, 11:59 pm Instructor: Alexa Scott-Flaherty When we’re young, stories, books, and poems are our first doorway into a magical world. This camp celebrates exploring our imaginations and imaginary worlds. By engaging with […]

$70

Build-A-Book

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Member Price: $165 SummerWrite Week 1 July 12 - 16 5 sessions, 4 hours with lunch 12 pm-1 pm Ages: 10 - 13 Deadline to Register: July 5, 11:59 pm Instructor: Tracy Cretelle So you want to write a book, but you need a plan? Learn how to plot a book chapter by chapter, taking […]

$185

Creating Diverse and Inclusive Characters

Virtual Classroom NY

Member Price: $125 SummerWrite Week 1 July 12 - 16 5 Sessions, 3 hours Ages: Teens Deadline to Register: July 5, 11:59 pm Instructor: Melissa Michal Slocum Are you passionate about important social dialogues? Do you want to incorporate a more diverse and inclusive range of characters, but aren’t sure how? We will discuss important […]

$138

Here and Now: Writing Your Truth in Uncertain Times

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Member Price: $125 SummerWrite Week 1 July 12 - 16 5 Sessions, 3 hours Ages: 12 - 14 Deadline to Register: July 5, 11:59 pm Instructor: Jessica Merrills We are living in a time of unprecedented reckoning. A global pandemic has turned our world upside down. More light is being shed on inequities and racial […]

$138

Hogwarts Express: Harry’s First Four years

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Member Price: $160 SummerWrite Week 1 July 12 - 16 5 Sessions, 2.5 hours Ages: 8 - 10 Deadline to Register: July 5, 11:59 pm Instructor: Chris Fanning Immerse yourself in Harry Potter’s world! This workshop is for young wizards and witches who haven’t yet read the full series. With dramatic read-alouds, creative projects, and […]

$180

Start Your Story

Virtual Classroom NY

Member Price: $63 SummerWrite Week 1 July 12 - 16 5 Sessions, 1.5 hours Ages: 6 - 8 Deadline to Register: July 5, 11:59 pm Instructor: Sarah Brown Are stories constantly running through your imagination? Get your ideas out of your head and onto paper! In this camp we will learn what makes a good […]

$70

The Art of Storytelling: Myths & Motifs

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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: Almeta Whitis Tell me a tale that always was. Read me a story that I can be in...Turn me around so that I can see everything I was meant […]

$138

Shakespeare’s Comedy Camp

Virtual Classroom NY

Member Price: $125 SummerWrite Week 2 July 19 - 23 5 Sessions, 2.5 hours Ages: 8-11 Deadline to Register: July 12, 11:59 pm Instructor: Sara Bickweat Penner Calling young thespians! Are you a world builder, a lover of language, a reader with a flare for expression and imagination? We’ll spend the week walking into the […]

$138

Rebels, Leaders, & Innovators

Virtual Classroom NY

Member Price: $63 SummerWrite Week 2 July 19 - 23 5 Sessions, 1.5 hours Ages: 6 - 8 Deadline to Register: July 12, 11:59 pm Instructor: Alexa Scott-Flaherty Be a change maker! We all have the power to make the world a better place, one action at a time. And stories, true and fictional, have […]

$70

Dragons, Dice, & Roleplaying

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Member Price: $215 SummerWrite Week 2 July 19 - 23 5 sessions, 4 hours with lunch 12 pm-1 pm Ages: Teen Deadline to Register: July 12, 11:59 pm Instructor: Emma Callahan & Ben Callahan Calling all quest-seekers! What do collaborative role playing games like Dungeons & Dragons and writing have to do with each other? […]

$235

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

Flash Your Fiction

Virtual Classroom NY

Member Price: $125 SummerWrite Week 2 July 19 - 23 5 Sessions, 2.5 hours Ages: 8 - 11 Deadline to Register: July 12, 11:59 pm Instructor: Rylie Day Flash fiction is a very short form of story writing where every word is essential. This genre has all the parts of a story—characters, setting, and plot—but […]

$138

Magic Treehouse Adventure Club: Exploring Cultures Around the World

Virtual Classroom NY

Member Price: $63 SummerWrite Week 2 July 19 - 23 5 Sessions, 1.5 hours Ages: 6 - 8 Deadline to Register: July 12, 11:59 pm Instructor: Marna Rossi Take part in wonderful adventures from the Magic Tree House series. Celebrate and appreciate diversity while learning about people, animals and the cultures from around the world. […]

$70

Hogwarts Academy

Virtual Classroom NY

Member Price: $215 SummerWrite Week 3 July 26 - 30 5 sessions, 4 hours with lunch 12 pm-1 pm Ages: 8 - 13 Deadline to Register: July 19, 11:59 pm Instructors: Jamie Bozek, David Broadnax, Sarah Brown, Tracy Cretelle, Rylie Day, Chris Fanning, Michelle LaVarnway, Tracy Nemecek, Sara Penner, Alexa Scott-Flaherty, Katherine Varga Immerse yourself […]

$240

Dumbledore’s Army

Virtual Classroom NY

Member Price: $215 SummerWrite Week 3 July 26 - 30 5 sessions, 4 hours with lunch 12 pm-1 pm Ages: Teen Deadline to Register: July 19, 11:59 pm Instructor: Christine Green Are you considering a career as an auror? Do you look up to the members of the Order of the Phoenix? Do you wish […]

$240

Write a Short Play

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Member Price: $125 SummerWrite Week 4 August 2 - 6 5 Sessions, 3 hours Ages: 12 - 14 Deadline to Register: July 26, 11:59 pm Instructor: Katherine Varga Do you love theater? Have you always wished you could see the characters and stories in your head come to life in front of you? Then this […]

$138

I Wonder: Exploring Eternal Questions

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Member Price: $125 SummerWrite Week 4 August 2 - 6 5 Sessions, 3 hours Ages: Teen Deadline to Register: July 26, 11:59 pm Instructor: Almeta Whitis Do you enjoy arguing in defense of your ideas? Are you endlessly curious? What about searching for what lies beneath the surface? If so, this is the camp for […]

$138

Building Fantastical Worlds

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: Rylie Day Have you ever wondered what it’s like living in a magical world, like that of Harry Potter, Chronicles of Narnia, or The Borrowers? How do we leave […]

$125

Songwriting Workshop

Virtual Classroom NY

Member Price: $215 SummerWrite Week 4 August 2 - 6 5 sessions, 4 hours with lunch 12 pm-1 pm Ages: Teen Deadline to Register: July 26, 11:59 pm Instructor: Sean Jefferson & Anderson “Poetically Undefined” Allen Is a tune constantly playing in your head? Are you always listening to music? Do you wish you could […]

$235

“Tomar espacio, Hacer espacio: narración a través de la poesía en dos idiomas/ Take Space, Make Space: Storytelling through Dual-Language poetry “

Virtual Classroom NY

Member Price: $125 SummerWrite Week 4 August 2 - 6 5 Sessions, 3 hours Ages: 10 - 13 Deadline to Register: July 26, 11:59 pm Instructor: Neyda Colón-DiMaria Todos tenemos una historia y ahora necesitamos unirnos para contarlas porque cada cuento importa. Durante este programa vamos a ‘tomar espacio, hacer espacio’ por la poesía para […]

$138

Produce a 90-Second Newbery Film

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Member Price: $260 SummerWrite Weeks 4 & 5 August 2 - 13 10 Sessions, 3 hours Ages: 9 - 16 Deadline to Register: July 26, 11:59 pm Instructor: Rashida Burch-Washington & John Watson Over the course of this two- week camp, students transform into a virtual cast and crew to make a short movie based […]

$290

Writing Ourselves Queer and Here: A Workshop for LGBTQIA+ Teens

Virtual Classroom NY

Member Price: $125 SummerWrite Week 4 August 2 - 6 5 Sessions, 3 hours Ages: Teen Deadline to Register: July 26, 11:59 pm Instructor: KaeLyn Rich Together, we'll create a safe space to tell our own stories through many formats, including but not limited to fiction, personal essay, fanfic, songs, and poetry. We also will […]

$138

Percy Jackson’s Magic Pen

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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

Comedy Improvisation

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Member Price: $125 SummerWrite Week 5 August 9 - 13 5 Sessions, 3 hours Ages: 12 - 14 Deadline to Register: August 2, 11:59 pm Instructor: Julie Donofrio Have you ever seen a comedy improv show, or the television show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” and thought, “That looks like fun!” It is fun, and […]

$138

Citizens: Race, Identity, & Democracy

Virtual Classroom NY

Member Price: $137 SummerWrite Week 5 August 9 - 13 5 Sessions, 3 hours Ages: Teen Deadline to Register: August 2, 11:59 pm Instructor: Almeta Whitis Using Claudia Rankine’s book Citizen: An American Lyric as a jumping off point, we will engage with discussion and writing around racial identity and social justice issues. We will […]

$150

Teen Zine: Hybrid Camp

Virtual Classroom NY

Member Price: $165 SummerWrite Week 5 August 9 - 13 5 Sessions, 5 hours Ages: Teens Deadline to Register: August 2, 11:59 pm Instructor: Kylie Newcomer & Rylie Day NOTE: This camp is a hybrid camp. Students will spend the mornings, 10 am-12 pm, on Zoom with Writers & Books, and then afternoons, 1pm-3pm, in-person […]

$185

Writing Movies

Virtual Classroom NY

Member Price: $125 SummerWrite Week 5 August 9 - 13 5 Sessions, 3 hours Ages: Teen Deadline to Register: August 2, 11:59 pm Instructor: Michael M.B. Galvin All the best stuff happens before the cameras roll! In this camp we’ll talk about what makes screenplays work and learn basic techniques by focusing on structure, story, […]

$138

Visible & Invisible Characters

Virtual Classroom NY

Member Price: $125 SummerWrite Week 5 August 9 - 13 5 Sessions, 2.5 hours Ages: 8 - 11 Deadline to Register: August 2, 11:59 pm Instructor:  Kimberly Caceci Did you know that one in five people has a disability? Popular books like Wonder, El Deafo, the modern retelling of Little Women Meg, Jo, Beth, & […]

$138

Memoir Workshop

Virtual Classroom NY

Member Price: $65 1 Session, 2.5 hours Deadline to Register: August 27, 5 pm Instructor: Stephen Kuusisto Scholarships Available   Tom Wolfe once described the basic elements of creative nonfiction as being just like fiction. It relies on scene-by-scene construction, memorable details,dialogue, and stream of consciousness. In this online workshop we’ll look at scenes from […]

$75

Write On! for Homeschoolers

Virtual Classroom NY

Virtual Workshops for Teens October 13 @ EST 12:30-2:00 pm Members $220 | General Public $265 8 Wednesdays, 1.5 hours October 13, 20 and 27; November 3, 10 and 17; December 1 and 8, 2021 Ages: Teens Deadline to Register: October 12, 5 pm EST Instructor: Caren Barth We live to create at Write On. […]

$265

Write On! for Homeschoolers

Virtual Classroom NY

We live to create at Write On. The heart of this virtual class for teens is a weekly workshop of student writing, in which every participant feels encouraged and supported by the group while receiving constructive suggestions for growth. Short lessons connect current student work to relevant published writing, classical literary structures, and mechanics. Classes […]

$330

Write On for Homeschoolers and Remote Learners

Virtual Classroom NY

We live to create at Write On. The heart of this class is the weekly workshop of student writing, moderated so that each writer feels encouraged and supported by the others, while also receiving constructive suggestions for growth. Short lessons connect current student work to relevant published writing, classical literary structures, and mechanics. Classes include […]

$165

Test: Woo Commerce-Scholarship Integration

Virtual Classroom NY

We live to create at Write On. The heart of this virtual class for teens is a weekly workshop of student writing, in which every participant feels encouraged and supported by the group while receiving constructive suggestions for growth. Short lessons connect current student work to relevant published writing, classical literary structures, and mechanics. Classes […]

$225
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