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Write On! Session I: 9th – 12th Grade, Advanced Novelists Workshop

July 6 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until July 10, 2020

Instructor: Hannah Barnaby
Cost: $210 on or before 3/27/20, $225 on or before 4/24/20, $240 after 4/24/20
Monday – Friday | July 6, 2020 – July 10, 2020  | 1:00 PM-5:00 PM

You already know that you love to write — now you just need the tools to expand your story into a full novel! Great writing is equal parts passion and skill. This summer camp session is designed to help you find that balance. We’ll spend the week focused on going deeper into your stories, developing three-dimensional characters, working through common plot pitfalls and perfecting your world-building skills. Through visits to bookstores, studios, parks, and public spaces, we’ll work on character, setting, and plotting in real time. Admission to this session requires the submission of a 3 to 5-page writing sample. All genres welcome. Please send writing samples to programs@writerhouse.org before registering.

Hannah Barnaby worked as a children’s book editor, independent bookseller, and book reviewer before becoming the first children’s writer-in-residence at the Boston Public Library. Her first young adult novel, Wonder Show, was a William C. Morris Award Finalist and her second, Some of the Parts, received a starred review from Publisher’s Weekly. She made her double picture book debut in 2017 with Bad Guy (S&S), illustrated by Mike Yamada, and Garcia & Colette Go Exploring (Putnam), illustrated by Andrew Joyner. Hannah has an MA in Children’s Literature from Simmons College and an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College. She lives in Charlottesville.

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July 6
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Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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