Friendly Teen Writing Group Grades 9-12 only. Each member will write their own short story based on the same classic fairy tale. Meetings will go over different aspects of storytelling and help guide teen authors and let them discuss their stories and writing.
This is a friendly group. Each teen author must comply with the guidelines in their conduct and in their writing in order to participate.
Writing Group Dates and Details
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We recommend Teens attend most or ALL SESSIONS
Friday, September 18, 2020, 4:00-5:30pm - This will be an introduction to the writing group and guidelines. The group will brainstorm and choose one fairy tale for everyone to rewrite. We will discuss the aspects of storytelling we want to focus on in the future sessions. We will brainstorm ways to create different characters and conflicts in the stories.
Friday, October 16, 2020, 4:00-5:30pm - There will be discussion and activities related around creating their rewritten fairy tale.
Friday, November 20, 2020, 4:00-5:30pm - There will be additional discussion and activities related around creating their rewritten fairy tale. We recommend teens have an outline or first draft of their story and can work on different aspects of their story in this session.
Friday, December 4, 2020 - STORIES DUE - All Short Stories are due to the Librarian for review for the Writing Group. If approved, stories will be shared with other members of the writing group.
Friday, December 18, 2020, 4:00-5:30pm - Teen authors will meet for the last time to talk about how they re-wrote their fairy tales so they can learn from each other from this process.
Participants must download, read and agree the online code of conduct before submitting the registration.