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February 2020

Writing Wizards, 2/3 Grade: I Met a Monster!

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Thurber Center, 91 Jefferson Avenue
Columbus,OH43215United States
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$110.00

Ever wanted to meet a monster? Some are scary, but not all monsters are bad. They might even play soccer with you! You will imagine your own monster, silly or scary, write about it, draw it, and more. Maybe your monster is friends with Mike and Sulley? It’s up to you in this class! Teacher: Dr. Jerome Stueart is a fantasy and science fiction writer who has been published in the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction and many more.…

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Writing Wizards, 4/5 Grade: Writer’s Tool Box

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thurber Center, 91 Jefferson Avenue
Columbus,OH43215United States
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$125.00

Have you ever read a book that was so good, you simply could not put it down? How do writers DO that? Learn more about the tools you need to build your own un-put-down-able story—from dynamic characters to compelling plots and everything in between. Writing Wizards classes meet for five consecutive Saturdays, from February 8 to March 7, 2020 Teacher: Jody Casella is an author of the acclaimed YA novel, Thin Space, and a former high school English teacher. She…

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Writing Wizards, 6-8 Grade: My Voice Matters

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thurber Center, 91 Jefferson Avenue
Columbus,OH43215United States
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$125.00

If you’ve ever felt passionately about something you wanted to share with others, this class is for you. You’ll gain an arsenal of tools to express yourself and make your voice heard through powerful writing. We’ll use well-crafted words to prove that the pen really is mightier than the sword! Writing Wizards classes meet for five consecutive Saturdays, from February 8 to March 7, 2020 Teacher: Linda Baird previously worked for a youth leadership program in New York City that…

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Writing Wizards, 2/3 Grade: Adventure Time

February 8 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Thurber Center, 91 Jefferson Avenue
Columbus,OH43215United States
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$110.00

This is not your average writing class, this is an adventure class! What would it be like to be stranded on a desert island, or locked inside a Target store? What if you were a superhero in charge of saving the world? Each class will be filled with creative activities and fun games to get your writing juices flowing and fill your notebook with stories. Writing Wizards classes meet for five consecutive Saturdays, from February 8 to March 7, 2020.…

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Writing Wizards, 4/5 Grade: Get a Clue!

February 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thurber Center, 91 Jefferson Avenue
Columbus,OH43215United States
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$125.00

Together we will fine-tune our detective skills by learning all the ins and outs of a good caper story. Using our super sleuthing skills, we will uncover culprits to crimes, create our own Top Secret missions, and write suspenseful stories. On the last day of class, students will partake in an “escape room” challenge. We might even learn that a “red herring” is more than just a fish… Writing Wizards meets for five consecutive Saturdays, from February 8 to March…

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Writing Wizards, 6-8 Grade: Tell Your Story

February 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thurber Center, 91 Jefferson Avenue
Columbus,OH43215United States
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$125.00

No matter who you are or where you’re from, you have a story to tell. In this class, we’re going to tell those stories! We’ll dig up true (or mostly-true) tales from our own lives and use those experiences to create the beginning of your very own memoir. The stories of your own life are waiting to be told, and you’re the only narrator who’s truly up for the job! Writing Wizards classes meet for five consecutive Saturdays, from February…

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