Sign up for Teen Writing Camp on Bainbridge Island!
We’re so excited for the 2017 Teen Writing Camp at KRL’s Bainbridge Island branch! Calling all Kitsap area teens in grades 7-12! Join me and author Margaret Nevinski for a jam-packed week building your work-in-progress, creating new characters and stories, and strengthening your writing muscles. Every day, we’ll provide writing prompts and activities to stretch […]
Writer love: 2nd Teen Story Slam was amazing
Last November, a small circle of writers and I tried something daring. We asked local teens to come out and read something they’d written to a live audience. It could be a poem, a confession, a chapter from a novel in progress, or a short story. The uber-talented (and literary award-winning!) teens in our after […]
Our 2nd Teen Story Slam is Coming This Spring!
The teen writers asked for it, so we’re bringing it back! On April 20, 2017, the Teen Story Slam returns. This time, we’re taking over Island Cool, the huge, popular fro-yo restaurant in Lynwood Village on Bainbridge Island. Teen creative writers in grades 7-12 are invited to step up to the mic to read their […]
Teen Story Slam was a HUGE Success!
A packed house for literature!! Our Teen Story Slam was a massive successful! It was a fabulous evening of story-telling from students in grades 7-12. Twenty-three brilliant young writers (and poised orators, no less!) read their original poems, short stories, and excerpts from their novels to a rapt, stand-room-only audience. Tables crammed with families, teachers, friends of readers, and lovers […]
Teen Writing Group Starts Thursday!
Calling all teen creative writers! It’s time for our monthly Teen Writers Group. We will meet the second Thursday of every month, throughout the school year. Our first meeting is: Thurs. Sept. 8th 3:30 to 5:00 at Bainbridge Public Library Looking forward to seeing returning writers, and hoping to see new faces. Please bring a friend […]
Memoirs of Teen Writing Camp
There’s something magical and heart-warming about teens who choose to set aside a week of their summer break to craft their daydreams and ideas into captivating stories. I had so much fun teaching at the filled-to-capacity Teen Creative Writing Summer Camp last year, I couldn’t wait to do it again this year. The Teen Creative Writing Summer Camp […]