Meet the rest of the camp, discuss goals, brainstorm ideas and get started on a project. Use the writing time to work on your own writing, or get started with a writing prompt. You'll be amazed by how much you can accomplish in the company of other writers.
Sometimes the best way to free up your creativity is to go outside and enjoy some fresh air. We'll be taking the Metronorth for a fun day of apple picking outside of the city.
Westchester Saturday, Sept 23 9-5pm*
*note: The Brooklyn and Astoria camps will blend for this special outing. Transportation costs and orchard fees are not included.
This is a chance to get thorough feedback on up to 20 pages of your writing! You'll be partnered with someone in the group for this activity. After reading each other's work, you will meet to discuss your thoughts. I'll provide a guide for a critique, you provide the feedback!
Writers Work is known for its fun writing classes. This event is no exception. Get ready to learn new skills and new approaches to your writing. Astoria Saturday, Oct. 7 2-5pm Brooklyn Sunday, Oct. 8 2-5pm
Judge a Book by its Cover
Take a new approach to your story by thinking about the cover. We will be hearing from the design department of a major publishing house on how they come up with the cover, what you as the author can control, and how thinking about the design can help solidify your story.
Learn some of the literary history of your borough during this interactive tour. Get ready to hear some of the spookier tales of writers in NYC. Astoria Saturday, Oct. 28 9-11pm Brooklyn Sunday, Oct. 29 8-10pm
Readings are not just for published authors. This is an incredible form of motivation and a great way to share your work with your friends and family. Invite everyone you know to hear what you've been working on and get ready to hear some praise!