Writing takes on a whole new flavor when our kids reach the teen years. Or your once reluctant 8 year old writer is only MORE reluctant at This is the common push-pull of writing at this age. Instead of sending your young adults off with simply a stack of formats, Brave Writer takes the opposite approach: full engagement with their sometime-brazen opinions, their fun personalities, and the topics that make them passionate and enthralled.
Online courses for young people - National Centre for Writing
A bowl full of words printed on paper slips with some spilling out onto the table. In this workshop, a small group of teens ages , will meet on Zoom for five classes to discover their writing voices through fun and playful writing exercises. There will be optional keep it going creative exercises that can be done between classes or after the class ends, and an online reading for friends and family at the end, offered via video conferencing! Want to express themselves freely, without rules or inhibitions. Love the idea of trying new things and new ways of doing things. Want to connect with new friends with similar questions and desires.
The workshops have always been the bright spot in Hugh's week and even more so during this past year. Thank you for continuing to provide a top notch creative outlet! He was embraced by the community and encouraged to submit his writing for publications and awards. Abey was very happy at Writopia and it gave us the confidence to transition from a private special education school to a NYC public high school.
Yawp classes are remote through the summer! Scroll down and click on our different programs pages for more details about remote classes. We are currently working on setting up an online writing community for teens. In the meantime, if you would like to opt-in to receive weekly writing prompts and writing exercises via email or snail mail, your choice! You can view all past writing prompts here.