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Story Craft Junior

Creative writing for teens and young adults

STORY CRAFT JUNIOR

Learning how stories work makes teens better readers, writers, communicators and empathizers. Plus, it’s just a lot of fun. In this 4-week creative writing workshop teens ages 12-16 will learn how to put together plots, build compelling characters and write engaging descriptions as we explore our literary voices in a number of different styles. We’ll cover in group and solo projects: short stories, flash fiction, creative non-fiction and blog writing. Classes will meet once a week for 1.5 hours and are limited to 8 spots. Instruction is in English.

Story Craft Junior will be running for 4 weeks in December 2017 at the Nicosia Pop Up Festival. The course may be taken as a progression or as individual one-off classes. For more information, please visit the event page.

WEEKS: 4

AGE: 12-16

INSTRUCTOR: MAX SHERIDAN

COST: €10 PER WORKSHOP


ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

MAX SHERIDAN

Max has taught short fiction and storytelling workshops at European University Cyprus, the English School, the American Academy in Nicosia, the Junior School, King Richard School in Larnaca, Elenion Nursery School, and at the Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation's Book Me Festival. At Write CY, he also teaches Story Craft, a creative writing course for adults, and Creative Blogging, a course on creative web content writing. Max's short fiction has appeared in a number of publications in the US, UK and elsewhere. His novel Dillo is forthcoming from Shotgun Honey in Dec 2017. When he's not at Write CY, Max co-directs Storyline Creatives, where he helps other people tell their stories. Talk to Max at max@writecy.com.


ABOUT WRITE CY

Write CY is a Nicosia-based platform for creative writing and community storytelling. We're passionate about opening up the creative writing experience to the public.