Why Creative Writing?
The course will build upon skills that allow students to express themselves fluently through writing, an ability that is invaluable for success in high school English classes, college essay-writing, and standardized testing. Proficiency in writing will benefit students throughout their entire careers, as effective communication is quickly becoming a required asset in the modern workplace. The course will also aid students in developing and polishing work for submission to creative writing competitions and summer workshops, both of which hold considerable weight in college resumes.Program Description: The weeklong camp will focus on the key aspects of creative storytelling and poetry. Through seminars and exercises, students will build skills in the fundamental elements of craft, such as voice, imagery, character, and plot. In addition to completing various writing exercises, students will draft, revise, and finalize at least one long-term assignment by the end of the camp. Address: 1340 S De Anza Blvd. Suite 204, San Jose, CA 95129 Time: 1:00-4:00pm, Monday to Friday, 2/16 to 2/20 Fee: $200 Contact: 408-366-2204, 408-480-7547, firstname.lastname@example.org For 4th to 8th grade students Registration: Click HERE Instructor: Jeffrey Yang is a senior at Lynbrook High School. His achievements in writing and the humanities include: -Prose editor of Vertigo, Lynbrook’s award-winning literary magazine -On the editorial board of the Epic, Lynbrook’s award-winning newspaper –3-Time Gold Key winner in the Scholastic Art and Writing competition in Flash Fiction category –Silver Key winner for the Scholastic Art and Writing competition in Short Story category -Attended prestigious writing programs such as the Iowa Young Writer’s Workshop and the California State Summer School of the Arts –Named a 2013 California Arts Scholar –Work has been published in the Tunnel Magazine and the Blueshift Journal –800 on SAT Critical Reading and Writing in 10th Grade -5 on the AP Language, AP US History, and AP Psychology tests