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Creative Writing Classes for Young Writers: July - August


This summer, School One offers creative writing classes in fiction, nonfiction, sci-fi and more.
Contact Diana at School One to learn more about our creative writing classes, 401-331-2497/dianac@school-one.org.

 

1. Mini Memoir: Personal Essays and Stories for Young Writers

Students will explore a variety of story structures and be introduced to the concept of voice. Students will keep a regular, multi-media journal and practice writing about themselves and cover topics like metaphor, symbol, dialogue, scene-setting, interior monologue, imagery, and character development. Students will read examples of memoir and write their own and give and receive helpful feedback.

Tuesdays, 1-3pm

Six weeks, starting July 17

$120 (scholarships available)

Open to students in grades 7-12

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2. Comic Book and Graphic Novel Incubator

Dream up, plan out, design, and draw comic books or short graphic novels with help from cartoonist Miles Cook. This class is open to students in grades 7-12.

Tuesday, 1-3:30

Six weeks, starting July 10


$120 (scholarships available)

Open to students in grades 7-12

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3. Anything But Reality Saturday Seminars

School One Summer Creative Writing Seminars.

Take one Saturday class or all three. Open to students in grades 7-12.

1. Anything But Reality

Magical Creatures: Mythology and folklore has evolved countless magical creatures, from mermaids to cyclops to vampires, but there may be even more undiscovered species lurking in the folds of your imagination. Conjure them forth and help them find their way in the world.

Saturday, June 16, 12:30pm-3:30pm

Location: School One

Fee: $25 (discounts available)

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2. World Building

Write about the places inhabited by magic, dreams, sci-fi, ghosts or other magical creatures.

Saturday, July 14th, 12:30-3:30pm

Location: School One

Fee: $25 (discounts available)

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3. Science Fiction

Science Fiction: Transfigure space and time. Bend science to your imagination. Learn some fundamental concepts of the science fiction genre and techniques for producing original and riveting stories.

Saturday, August 11, 12:30-3:30pm

Location: School One

Fee: $25 (discounts available)

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