YOUNG WRITERS’ STUDIO
Designed for 9-12 grade students Young Writers’ Studio offers a unique opportunity to grow your love for writing in a creative and relaxed environment. During each session you will participate in a fun lesson as well as have the opportunity for your own writing to be reviewed by your peers. This enthusiastic group consistently surprises us with their amazing abilities and passion for writing. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just curious what it’s all about, Young Writers’ Studio is happy to welcome you to the group and show you how fun writing can be.
All sessions are held on Wednesdays from 6–8 p.m. at Thurber Center, 91 Jefferson Avenue. Each session is $15 and can be paid at the door, or register online. For more information email Meg Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dates for Fall 2012:
September 12, 26
October 10, 24
November 7, 25
PEN AND TELL IT!
Thurber House’s Pen and Tell It! classes are now open for registration! These one-day workshops for 4th-6th grade writers offer in-depth and hands-on opportunities to learn more about a particular genre of writing. You can register for one class for $15, or both for $25. The registration deadline is Friday, Oct. 26.
Is fiction your favorite genre? Join Paul Hammock for Fiction Writing on Sunday, November 4 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. to learn how to use all of your senses to create an imaginative tale.
What if you’re in the mood for a spooky adventure? On Sunday, November 11 from 1:00-4:00 p.m., come learn from storyteller Jim Flanagan how to keep your reader on the edge of their seats with our suspense writing workshop.
For more information, or to print a registration form, click here.
GHOST WRITING WORKSHOPS
Join Thurber House and local libraries for free writing workshops that explore other-worldly realms of ghosts, ghouls, and goblins. The workshops for 4th-6th graders are sure to be full of laughter and fun as Thurber House teachers, Kathy Matthews and Valerie Cumming, work with the group to collaborate on a James Thurber-like story that weaves ghosts, suspense, and hilarity into one engaging tale.
Each session ends at 3:30 for parent sharing and refreshments. For more information, click here.
Registration is mandatory and can be completed at each participating library.
Monday, October 1st 6:00-8:00 p.m. – CML’s Dublin Branch Library
Thursday October 4th, 6:00-8:00 p.m. – Bexley Public Library
Saturday October 13th, 2:00-4:00 p.m. – CML’s Whetstone Branch Library
All participants and their families are invited to Thurber Center on Sunday, October 28 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. to watch their stories performed by local actors and share in some fun at the “haunted” Thurber House.
We have creative writing programs all year! If you don’t want to be left out of the fun, join our mailing list. For information on all that we offer, click here.