After-School Writing Groups
Experiment with the art of writing in small groups
Community groups and schools may request YWA after school creative writing explorations for groups of up to 12 participants.
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General Writing Group Information
- You find the writing space and gather the young writers and YWA will do the rest.
The term is an eight-week session
90 minute sessions, for 6 to 12 participants
Snack & writing supplies provided to fortify creativity
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Elementary School Writing Groups
• Mess with Words for grades 2-3
Exercise your creativity in action packed word-play. Mess with storytelling, make out-loud poems, cut, and glue and dangle words. Tell, illustrate, act and imagine both solo and in teams.
• Exercise Your Wild Imagination
Give your creative brain a workout while discovering writers your own age! Try different writing ideas prompted by favorite books, drama games, art, or by odd and familiar objects. Write and illustrate. Play with language and surprise in your original stories and poems.
Teen Writing Groups Mentor with an author while discovering writers your age. Exercise creativity and stretch the imagination! Share bits from favorite books, test different writing tips, prepare for publishing, and participate in an evening reading.
• Middle School
• Science Fiction/Fantasy for ages 13-18
• High School Poetry/Creative Writing for grades 9-12