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Summer 2015 Creative Writing Workshop For Young Writers, 9-13 Years Old
The Writing Garden
San Francisco, CA
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Summer 2015 Creative Writing Workshop For Young Writers, 9-13 Years Old
So sorry, this event has been cancelled.
Please email us via to express interest in future one & two day workshops for young writers.

June 29th through July 3rd   (cancelled)
1:00 pm - 4:00 p.m.
Join us for 5 fun afternoons of creative activities:

Writing prompts, word games & literary treasure hunts

We'll explore writing craft techniques such as character development, plot twists, tension building, dialogue, evocative settings and fantasy worlds

Revision & feedback

Culminating project: a sampling of each student's polished piece(s) will be published in a creative chapbook

In a fun and supportive environment, these small workshops are designed to help students build confidence in writing, while exploring & developing their creative voices.

Each young writer will receive a fun & inspiring creative writing activity book & a copy of the students' creative chapbook.

Workshops will be held at The Writing Garden/The Preschool in the Mission near 24th and Valencia. Workshops are facilitated by the inspiring, engaging and experienced teaching team of Lynn E. Hazen & Sharry Wright.

Lynn E. Hazen is the author of the young adult novel Shifty, which was named on VOYA's Top Shelf Fiction list and was a Smithsonian Notable. Her other books include Mermaid Mary Margaret, Cinder Rabbit, The Amazing Trail of Seymour Snail, and Buzz Bumble to the Rescue. She received an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College.  She teaches writing at Stanford Continuing Studies & The Writing Garden.

Sharry Phelan Wright of Inkspell Writers earned her MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts in their Writing For Children and Young Adults program. Sharry co-taught Inkspell Writers' workshops for young writers at Fort Mason in 2013 and 2014. She lives in San Francisco where she writes, works as a book reviewer and as a moderator for Mother-Daughter book clubs. You can find her at and at Kissing The Earth


The Writing Garden (View)
Near 24th Street & Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States


Arts > Literary
Education > Classes
Education > Workshops

Minimum Age: 9
Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!


Owner: The Writing Garden
On BPT Since: May 02, 2012
Lynn E. Hazen

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