Writer’s Corner

 Course Details:

  • Tutor: Pravin Wilkins, Cortney Mason, Lisa Weddell
  • Grades: (rising) 1 – 12
  • Type: Group and independent options available

Course Description:

Tired of those analytical history essays? Bored with grammar worksheets? Miss creative writing projects? In this course, unleash your inner author. Work on creatively expressing your purpose, voice, and tone. Learn how to use grammar to enhance your writing style with flair. Build writing skills through creative the production of a creative product of your choice!

Playwriting Option: Craft and draft alongside master playwright Pravin Wilkins to develop a 10-minute stage-worthy script. (BYO actors)

Projects options include, but are not limited to:

  • Build a blog concept
  • Write a film-script or plan out a YouTube series
  • Draft a short-story or novella
  • Express yourself through poetry
  • Craft a play

Skills:

  • Creative writing
  • Grammar, conventions, tone, and style
  • Improving self-expression through writing
  • Building confidence in writing through creativity
  • Creative thinking
  • Project-based learning
  • Time management
  • *Collaboration (in group classes)

Timeline:

  • Prerequisite: Students must complete a project interest survey, and submit a writing sample.
  • Week 1: Review survey, set writing goals, review student strengths and weaknesses, brainstorming.
  • Week 2: Check-in date #1: Reflecting, revising, and drafting.
  • Week 3: Check-in date #2: Writing and revising.
  • Week 4: Check-in date #3: Editing and polishing for production/portfolio.

Costs and Session Details:

  • Four sessions per course; please inquire for extended courses.
  • Supplemental materials may be required for certain projects. Please inquire for further details.
  • NEW STUDENT DISCOUNT: Save 5% each on each Creative Course registered for and paid for in full before Monday, May 29.
  • DOUBLE COURSE BONUS: (All Students) Pay in full for two courses before May 29 for TWO Creative Courses to receive a 10% discount on your total package!
  • *No more than two discounts can be applied to a course. Discounts do not apply to full-year “Classic Courses”. Please inquire for details.

Group Courses Pilot

  • Sign up for our Group Courses Option and select week of June 1, June 15, July 1, or July 15
  • All students participating in a Group Course Pilot will receive a 5% discount on the course. Exclusions apply. Please inquire for details.

Fill out the course interest inquiry form to receive a personalized quote and further information.