So what do we do with all these CYOA stories? We've come to the point in camp where we need to PUBLISH! Writing Project camps always emphasize this because it's not enough to simply write and keep one's thoughts in a notebook. We revise for real audiences and edit to polish completed products. We must … Continue reading Day 4 at W.A.T.E.R. Write Your Own Adventure: A Little Bit of Coding, A Lot of Writing
The day began with our intrepid campers rewriting classic fairy tales in the style of a CYOA. We had Little Red Riding Hood beating the wolf to the grandmother's house, Cinderella hiring a maid and the wolf who tormented the three little pigs becoming a vegetarian. Then we talked about beats in screenwriting before we … Continue reading Day 3 at W.A.T.E.R. Write Your Own Adventure: How to Talk to a Writer
1. More Bang for Your Buck At only $300 we are the most affordable publication experience this summer. While other programs are far away, cost more and/or meet for less time, E.A.R.T.H. has the unique experience of meeting once a week, ALL summer long for a low low price. It’s okay if you can’t make … Continue reading Top 5 Reasons to Join E.A.R.T.H. This Summer
From our classic two week camps like I.C.E. and F.I.R.E. to newbies like E.A.R.T.H. and W.A.T.E.R., we've got all kinds of amazing programs coming this summer! As Youth Programs Director, I couldn't be more excited about the line-up of 9 camps (a TBAWP record) that we're providing to the Tampa Bay Area in 2019. As … Continue reading What a Summer Coming Our Way!
Last night, the window for write-ahead contests closed for our first ever youth conference. During this week, we here at TBAWP's Youth Programs will be busy reviewing these contest submissions and doing our last minute prep for this incredible step forward in our program history. There's still time to register and here is a close … Continue reading Youth Writing Conference Around the Corner
Sarah Frank, author of ONE CHANCE Book Talk and Signing event Sunday, Feb 25th, 4-6 pm INKWOOD BOOKS 1809 North Tampa St., Tampa, FL 33602 http://www.InkwoodBooks.com Sarah Frank would like to invite her I.C.E. Writer and TBAWP family (and more!) out to her book launch at Tampa’s ONLY independent bookstore (in their brand-new location). … Continue reading I.C.E. Writer Alum holds book signing
TBAWP's Fall Conference for Teachers and College of Ed students is just around the corner - Saturday November 4th. As usual, ALL of our youth program participants are invited to attend FOR FREE, to reconnect, write and workshop with our guest author. This year, we are proud to have poet Taylor Mali! Mali will be … Continue reading Fall Renewal – WITH TAYLOR MALI