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Teen Writing Workshop (KEEN)
Start Date:Monday, February 5 (5 meetings)Location: 221, LHS
Instructor: Brigid Gorry Hines Meeting Time: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Tuition: $60($60 for seniors)Status: Running/Still Openings

In this writing workshop, young writers will have the chance to hone their writing skills and share feedback with their peers. The class will include designated writing time as well as discussions about the craft-including subjects such as character development, outlining, word-building, and finding your own voice. This workshop will be most suitable for students n grades 7-9. No writing experience is necessary. Please bring a notebook and a writing utensil.

The instructor is a graduate of Hampshire College, where she earned a B.A. in creative writing and illustration. Her novel, Walking Shadow, made the semifinals (top 100 of 10,000) of the 2010 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest, receiving praise from a Publishers Weekly reviewer who called it "a wonderful, thrilling read". Her novel Edge was a quarterfinalist in the 2011 contest.