Writing Workshops

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Last Days of Summer Writing Workshop for Young Authors ages 8 – 12 August 22 – 26, Jones Library, Amherst, MA, 9:30 – 12:30

We’ll say goodbye to summer with writing prompts that make us laugh as the season begins to change. $150. Space is limited. Pre-registration only. 413 657-7721.

 

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Writing with Miss Emily  July 11 – 15, 2016 Jones Library, Amherst MA Writing Workshop for Young Authors ages 9 – 12

We’ll learn about Emily Dickinson and visit (and write in) both of the houses of The Emily Dickinson Museum. Being a poet is not required, but loving words is important.This workshop is supported by a grant from the Amherst Cultural Council, The Friends of the Jones Library and by The Emily Dickinson Museum, which means participation in the workshop is free of charge! Pre-registration is required. Register at the Jones Library Children’s Desk.

 

Magic Words

Magic Words & Magic Powers      April 19 – 22, 2016

Writing Workshop for Young Authors (Ages 8 – 12)

We’ll explore the magic of words and write some fantastic stories and poems about powers of all kinds. If you enjoy fantasy fiction, you’ll have fun writing some of your own.

Jones Library, Amherst, MA. Space is limited. Pre-registration required. 413-657-7721. $125. Tuesday – Friday 9:30 – 12:30

 

Writing with Miss Emily   July 13 – 17, 2015    9:30 – 12:30     Writing Workshop for Young Authors (Ages 9 – 12)

emily-dickinson We will experience Emily Dickinson’s world from a writer’s point of view as we visit  – and write in – both of the houses of The Emily Dickinson Museum. Being a poet is not a requirement, but loving to create with words is important. Registration is limited. This workshop is supported by a grant from the Amherst Cultural Council, The Friends of the Jones Library and by The Emily Dickinson Museum, which means participation in the workshop is free of charge!

Register at the Children’s Desk at the Jones Library. 413-259-3091.

 

IMAGINE! 

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June 23 – 27, 2014  8:30 – 3:30     Writing Workshop for Young Authors (Ages 8 – 12)

Summerfun  at The Common School, Amherst, MA

Imagine the morning writing creatively with no worryies about grades, spelling or grammar! You will be provided with prompts to stir your imagination. During the afternoons, we will create Artist Trading Cards, and of course there will be time outdoors for relaxation and water play.  To register, contact Summerfun, The Common Schoool at outreach@commonschool.org or phone 413-256-8989. This workshop is for children ages 8 – 12.

 

Writing with Miss Emily    July 14 – 18, 2014   9:30 – 12:30  Jones Library, Amherst, MA

Writing Workshop for Young Authors (Ages 9 – 12)

All writing prompts relate to the life, times and work of Emily Dickinson. A special tour of the Emily Dickinson Museum will be one of the prompts! This workshop is supported in part by the Amherst Cultural Council, which means it is actually free of charge! Space is limited. Registration can be made by contacting the Jones Library’s children’s desk. 413-256-3091.    

 

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WRITING WITH MISS EMILY   July 15 – 19, 2013   9:30 – 12:30  Jones Library, Amherst, MA

Writing Workshop for Young Authors (Ages 9 – 12)

 

All writing prompts relate to Emily Dickinson’s life, work and times. A special tour of the Emily Dickinson Museum will be one of the prompts! This workshop is supported in part by the Amherst Cultural Council, which means it is free of charge! Space is limited. Registration can be made by contacting the Jones Library children’s desk. 413-256-3091.

 

IMAGINE!  Writing Workshop for Young Authors (Ages 8 – 12) June 24 – 28, 2013  8:30 – 3:30 Summerfun  at The Common School, Amherst, MA   Imagine the morning writing creatively without worrying about grades, spelling or grammar! You will be provided with prompts to stir your imagination. During the afternoons, we will create Artist Trading Cards and of course there will be time outdoors for relaxation and water play.  To register, contact Summerfun, The Common Schoool at outreach@commonschool.org or phone 413-256-8989. This workshop is for children ages 8 – 12.  

IMAGINE!  Writing Workshop for Young Authors

June 25 – 29, 2012  8:30 – 3:30

Summerfun at The Common School, Amherst, MA

Imagine the morning writing creatively without worrying about grades, spelling or grammar! You will be provided with prompts to stir your imagination. During the afternoons, we will create Artist Trading Cards and of course there will be time outdoors for relaxation and water play.  To register, contact Summerfun, The Common Schoool at outreach@commonschool.org or phone 413-256-8989. This workshop is for children ages 8 – 12.

 

GODDESSES July 25  and  August 11, 2011   1 – 4 pm

Barefoot Books, Concord, MA

To register, phone 978-369-1770 Have fun writing about your favorite goddess and her unique powers. Invent a goddess! Imagine yourself a goddess! During this afternoon workshop, we will not worry about spelling, grammar or handwriting. The goddesses will be shining on us as we write! This event is cosponsored by The Women’s Well, Concord, MA.

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