Session 1: Creative Writing Workshop for Rising Grades 6-8

Dates: Monday-Friday, July 15–July 19, 2024
Time: 12:30 – 4:30 PM at WriterHouse
Cost: $240 on or before 4/30/2024; $260 on or after 5/1/2024

Unleash your creativity in this week-long writing workshop! You will have the freedom to write what you want (fiction, non-fiction, poetry, songs!) while also learning specific tools and techniques that are crucial to all types of writing. We will explore and discuss a variety of writing across genres, and use prompts and exercises to help you dive into your writing. We will also engage in activities around town to spark inspiration and creativity. Throughout the week you will have the opportunity to share ideas, work on something new or a work-in-progress, get feedback, and refine your work. Limit: 10 students.


Register by Mail for Session 1:
Print and complete the Registration Form and mail it with check to the address on the form. Registration will be confirmed and considered final upon receipt of both payment and completed registration form. To allow for potential mail delays please email programs@writerhouse.org to let us know to expect your check.

Register Online via PayPal for Session 1: PayPal prices are slightly higher to cover processing fees. After completing payment below with PayPal, you must print, complete, and email or mail the Registration Form. Registration will be confirmed and considered final upon receipt of both payment and completed registration form.



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Session 2: Creative Writing Workshop for Rising Grades 9-12

Dates: Monday-Friday, July 22–July 26, 2024
Time: 12:30 – 4:30 PM at WriterHouse
Cost: $240 on or before 4/30/2024; $260 on or after 5/1/2024.

Unleash your creativity in this unique week-long writing workshop! You will have the freedom to write what you want (fiction, non-fiction, poetry, songs!) while also learning specific tools and techniques that are crucial to all types of writing. We will explore and discuss a variety of writing across genres, and use prompts and exercises to help you dive into your writing. We will also engage in activities around town to spark inspiration and creativity. Throughout the week you will have the opportunity to share ideas, work on something new or a work-in-progress, get feedback, and refine your work. Limit 10 students.

(Extend the experience! We offer a discounted price of $450 if you register by 4/30/2024 for both Session 2—Writing Workshop and Session 3—Novel Intensive. Email programs@writerhouse.org for registration instructions for the combined registration for Session 2 and Session 3.)

Register by Mail for Session 2: Print and complete the Registration Form and mail it with check to the address on the form. Registration will be confirmed and considered final upon receipt of both payment and completed registration form. To allow for potential mail delays please email programs@writerhouse.org to let us know to expect your check.

Register Online via PayPal for Session 2: PayPal prices are slightly higher to cover processing fees. After completing payment below with PayPal, you must print, complete, and email or mail the Registration Form. Registration will be confirmed and considered final upon receipt of both payment and completed registration form.



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Session 3: Novel Intensive for Rising Grades 9-12

Dates: Monday-Friday, July 29–August 2, 2024
Time: 12:30 – 4:30 PM at WriterHouse
Cost: $240 on or before 4/30/2024; $260 on or after 5/1/2024.

Have you started writing a novel, or do you want to? Whether you have a work-in-progress or want to start something new, this week-long novel-writing intensive is for you! From the real to the surreal, commonplace to fantastical, we will explore how vivid narrative works: through the power of provocative hooks, engaging characters and dialogue, and a variety of story structures that weave together complex lives and events. You’ll have lots of writing time as well as skill-building exercises for key fiction elements like plot, setting, characters, scenes, and more. Throughout the week you will also have the opportunity to share ideas, get feedback, and refine your work. *All genres of fiction are welcome! Limit 10 students.

(Extend the experience! We offer a discounted price of $450 if you register by 4/30/2024 for both Session 2—Writing Workshop and Session 3—Novel Intensive. Email programs@writerhouse.org for registration instructions for the combined registration for Session 2 and Session 3.)

Register by Mail for Session 3: Print and complete the Registration Form and mail it with check to the address on the form. Registration will be confirmed and considered final upon receipt of both payment and completed registration form. To allow for potential mail delays please email programs@writerhouse.org to let us know to expect your check.

Register Online via PayPal for Session 3: PayPal prices are slightly higher to cover processing fees. After completing payment below with PayPal, you must print, complete, and email or mail the Registration Form. Registration will be confirmed and considered final upon receipt of both payment and completed registration form.



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Instructor Bio:

Learn more about Instructor Erin James!

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