Thursday, March 11, 2010

Classes for teens (but we're welcome, too)

Val Serdy sent this along. Sounds like an amazing bunch of classes.

The King County Library System has several great teen writing opportunities with local authors coming up. While these events are focused on teens (rather than the adults who write for them), all are welcome to attend.

Bellevue Library
The Bellevue Library is holding a Saturday Teen Writing Workshop Series. "Learn tips and tricks from published authors." No registration necessary.

· March 20, 10:00 - 11:30. Mary Jane Beaufrand, author of THE RIVER and PRIMAVERA. "Torrrrture the Heroine"

· April 3, 10:00 - 11:30. Kevin Emerson, author of THE ETERNAL TOMB. "Finding the Writer Within"

· April 17, 10:00 - 11:30. Erik Korhel, author of MY TOOTH FELL IN MY SOUP. "The Curse of Verse a poetry workshop"

· May 1, 10:00 - 11:30. Heather Davis, author of THE CLEARING and NEVER CRY WEREWOLF, and Liz Gallagher, author of THE OPPOSITE OF INVISIBLE. "It's All About the Layers--Fleshing Out Your Fiction"

Sammamish Library
The Sammamish Library is hosting Ann Gonzalez (RUNNING FOR MY LIFE) Tuesday, March 16, at 3:30 PM. Ann will offer advice to teen writers on how to begin a writing career.

For more information, visit the KCLS website.

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