Are you constantly coming up with story ideas, need a place to share your poetry or song lyrics? Do you wish The Inklings still existed? Do you participate in NaNoWriMo every but are looking for something the other 11 months? Do you wish you had the courage to jump into NaNoWriMo? Would you like to improve your writing style in a fun and energizing atmosphere or co-create your own English class and credits?
This Club is for you!
Students set their own yearly and monthly writing goals, which vary from writing novels and poetry, to winning contests and finding an editor to publish, to starting a blog. Club members offer regular accountability and support. Weekly writing prompts, a place to read your writing and have it assessed, information on contests and writing opportunities, writing challenges, weekly skill building, group readings and helpful and positive critiques! Break out rooms add to the comraderie as we work together to write! Skill Building may included but is not limited to:
- Poetry Forms and Meter
- Sketch Comedy Writing
- Figures of Speech and Tropes
- Lyrical Writing
Each week students book recommendations, briefly describing a books major themes, characters and plot, teaching students basic literary analysis and presentation skills. Books are rated and we create an on-going book list. Because of our students varied interests and age levels, our book lists are fun and eclectic. We publish our Creative Writing Recommended Book list each semester A perfect tie-in to other English courses,this class is an idea fit for those who want to hone their writing and creative skills, for those considering a career or for those who need an extra credit in English. The Writing Club is available to students ages 12 and up. This course is a perfect tie in to Speech as well as Civics! Students can join mid-year.