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Spirit of ’76 Bookstore Presents a Creative Writing Youth Workshop with author Laurie Faria Stolarz!

Also join us at the Spirit of ’76 Bookstore on Wednesday, July 23rd from 6pm- 8pm to hear Ms. Stolarz read from her new book,

Welcome to the Dark House

In this four-session workshop, students will work to develop, nurture, and improve their writing craft in a fun and supportive group.  We will work on such literary devices as setting, character, plot, and voice.  We will discuss how closely these devices are linked in creating believable stories. We will learn from other writers by examining their style through excerpts.  We will also practice these styles through group and individual exercises. Please bring a notebook and pen.

Journals are 20% off for workshop participants!

Dates: Tuesdays & Thursdays, July 22, 24, 29 & 31

Time: 4:00pm- 5:45pm

Cost: $200

About the Instructor: Laurie Faria Stolarz is the author of several popular young adult novels including the Touch series (the latest release of which is Deadly Little Lessons), Project 17, and Bleed, (all published by Disney-Hyperion Books for Children), as well as the bestselling Blue is for Nightmares series (Flux Publications). With more than a million books sold worldwide, Stolarz’s titles have been named on numerous award lists, including the Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers list and the Top Ten Teen Pick list, both through the American Library Association. Her new book, Welcome to the Dark House is being released in July 2014 from Disney-Hyperion. For more information, please visit her website at www.lauriestolarz.com.

*Students must register in advance as space in the workshop is limited.

E-mail or call to reserve your spot!

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