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An Accelerated Online Fiction Workshop for High School Students

Class instructor

Karin Killian

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Class Date: 1/27, 2/3, 2/10, 2/17, 2/24, 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 4/6

Class Time: 10 AM - Noon

Class Size: 10

Age Group: High School; 9-12 grades

Class Location: Online via Zoom

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Short stories and poetry for middle school students

Class instructor

David Hornibrook

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Class Date: 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 2/29, 3/7

Class Time: 5:30-7:30 PM

Class Size: 10-12

Age Group: Middle School; Grades 5-8

Class Location: Elk Rapids Middle School and Online via Zoom

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Take the first step towards becoming a best-selling author in this novel writing program, where students can set their own pace. Takes place at West Middle School and TADL

Class instructor

Jacqueline Burke

Class information

Class Date: Thursdays September 29th-December 1st

Class Time: 2:55 - 4:30

Class Size: 15

Age Group: Grades 6-8

Class Location: TCAPS West Middle School Library

Creative writing is one of our most important forms of expression, whether we’re working on a narrative essay, a novel, or a poem that has the power to change the world. (Looking at you, Amanda Gorman!) The Front Street Writers Creative Writing Lab is for aspiring writers who want to dedicate themselves to their craft, learn new skills, and connect with upcoming and established authors.

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Kevin Fitton

Class information

Class Date: First week of October 2022

Class Time: Evening

Class Size: 6-8

Age Group: 9th-12th Grade

Class Location: Virtual

In this workshop, you’ll learn how to tell a story for the stage. Instructor Sam Collier, an award-winning playwright, will give you the tools to write dialogue, great characters, and a plot that carries you through to the final act. This virtual workshop is taught via Zoom and will leave you with drafts, ideas, and lots of skills to take to your next play!

Class instructor

Sam Collier

Class information

Class Date: Dec 3

Class Time: 1-4 PM

Class Size: 12

Age Group: 9th-12th grade

Class Location: Virtual (Zoom Meeting)

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Jared Oosterhart

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Registration: Full

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An Online Writing Class for 3-6 grades

Class instructor

Kelly Almer

Class information

Class Date: 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20, 2/27, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19

Class Time: 4-5:30 PM

Class Size: 10

Age Group: Grades 3-6

Class Location: Online

Registration: Full

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An Online Workshop on Animals in Poetry!

Class instructor

Sam Collier

Class information

Class Date: March 6, 13, & 20

Class Time: 4:30-6 PM

Class Size: 10

Age Group: Grades 6-8

Class Location: Online via Zoom

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An Online Workshop on Environmental Poetry!

Class instructor

Sam Collier

Class information

Class Date: March 4, 11, 18

Class Time: 4:30-6 PM

Class Size: 12-15

Age Group: Grades 9-12

Class Location: Online via Zoom

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Teen Improvisation and Sketch in partnership with Tilt Think

Class instructor

Nicole Hastings

Class information

Class Date: 3/12, 3/19, 4/2, 4/9, 4/16, 4/23

Class Time: 4:15-5:45 PM

Class Size: 8-18

Age Group: Grades 5-8

Class Location: The Alluvion