Pick Up the Pen has been combined with Weaving Words. Our wonderful instructor is modifying the course to accommodate both new and experienced writers. If you were planning to register for Pick Up the Pen – simply go to Weaving Words and register there.

Pick up the Pen provides the space for new writers to explore, take risks and get creative. Online group activities such as group writes, short presentations on topics and opportunities for participants to share their work make this workshop dynamic and fun!

Open to teenagers (15-17 years) and adult writers new to narrative writing including prose, screenwriting, and writing for the stage.

COVID permitting, the workshop will culminate with an in-person staged reading of authors’ excerpts.

Online – Beginner
Mondays, May 3- June14  7:00pm – 8:00pm
Number of Classes: 6
Youth 15-17 yrs /Adult 18+

Fee   $96.00
Adult registration is for one adult on one computer/device.

Workshop includes:

🖋  Getting started
🖋   Building character
🖋   Understanding plot

🖋   Writing dialogue
🖋   Designing the literary universe

Instructor  Charlotte Nixon

Charlotte’s enthusiasm for all forms of creative writing is enhanced by her experience as actor, director, designer, filmmaker and playwright.

Online classes will be delivered via Zoom Meetings. The meeting link and password will be emailed to you the morning of the first class.

Please download the Zoom Application from https://zoom.us/

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If you are registering a youth in this course, please go to the Weaving Words page for the correct registration form.