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  • Creative Writing Programs for Youth

    1. 1. CREATIVE WRITING PROGRAMS FOR YOUTH Presented for CMRLS by Beth Gallaway, Information Goddess Consulting http://www.informationgoddess.info [email_address]
    2. 2. OBJECTIVES <ul><li>Share online and print resources for creative writing program planning </li></ul><ul><li>Try your hand at a number of simple exercises </li></ul><ul><li>Get tips for how to teach youth how to edit, present, and deliver feedback on other's writing </li></ul>
    3. 3. ICEBREAKER <ul><li>Tell the group three things about yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Two things must be true </li></ul><ul><li>One thing must be a lie </li></ul><ul><li>The group has to guess which is fact and which is fiction </li></ul>
    4. 4. ACROSTICS <ul><li>Write a name with each letter forming a column. </li></ul><ul><li>Use each letter to start a new sentence. </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional for cards or valentines. </li></ul><ul><li>B M T </li></ul><ul><li>E O I </li></ul><ul><li>T T G </li></ul><ul><li>H H G </li></ul><ul><li>E E R R </li></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>Dahlstrom, Lorraine. Writing Down the Days: 365 creative journaling ideas for young writers . Free Spirit Publishers. Minnesota: 2000 </li></ul>
    6. 6. <ul><li>Walton, Todd, and Mindy Toomay. The Writer’s Path: A guidebook for your creative journey: exercises, essays and examples . Ten Speed Press, Berkeley: 2000 </li></ul>
    7. 7. <ul><li>Bogen, Nancy. How to Write Poetry . MacMillan, New York: 1998. </li></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>LeGuin, Ursula. Steering the Craft: Exercises and discussions on story writing for the lone navigator or the mutinous crew . Eighth Mountain Press, Portland: 1998 </li></ul>
    9. 9. SCHOLASTIC GUIDES SERIES <ul><li>How to Write Poetry </li></ul><ul><li>Putting it in Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Writing With Style </li></ul><ul><li>Writing Stories </li></ul>
    10. 10. <ul><li>CanTeach. Writing Prompts/Journal Topics. http://www.canteach.ca/elementary/prompts.html </li></ul>
    11. 11. <ul><li>Peacock, Molly. </li></ul><ul><li>How to Read a Poem…and Start a Poetry Circle . </li></ul><ul><li>Riverhead Trade, 2000. </li></ul>
    12. 12. ARTISTIC INSPIRATION <ul><li>Choose: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A postcard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A painting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A work of art </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A piece of music </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Write about it </li></ul>
    13. 13. STARRY NIGHT BY VINCENT VAN GOGH “VINCENT” BY DON MACLEAN
    14. 14. <ul><li>ETTC. </li></ul><ul><li>Instant Poetic Forms. </li></ul><ul><li>http://ettcweb.lr.k12.nj.us/forms/newpoem.htm </li></ul>
    15. 15. <ul><li>Magnetic Poetry: Play Online! </li></ul><ul><li>www.magneticpoetry.com/magnet/ </li></ul>
    16. 16. <ul><li>The Writing Site. </li></ul><ul><li>www.thewritingsite.org/resources/prompts/poetry.asp </li></ul>
    17. 17. <ul><li>American Academy of Poets </li></ul><ul><li>www.poets.org </li></ul>
    18. 18. WHAT CREATIVE WRITING RESOURCES CAN YOU SHARE?
    19. 19. PEER EDITING GROUP <ul><li>Meets on a regular basis </li></ul><ul><li>Writing & editing exercises </li></ul><ul><li>Themed meetings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>College essays </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Poetry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reviews </li></ul></ul><ul><li>May host event or magazine </li></ul>
    20. 20. FAN FICTION CONTEST <ul><li>Establish criteria </li></ul><ul><li>Select “expert” judges from community </li></ul><ul><li>Fan prizes </li></ul>
    21. 21. VOYA POETRY CONTEST <ul><li>Call for submissions </li></ul><ul><li>Select “expert” judges from community </li></ul><ul><li>Winning poem is sent to VOYA </li></ul>
    22. 22. LITERARY ‘ZINES <ul><li>Call for submissions </li></ul><ul><li>Youth does editing & layout </li></ul><ul><li>Print and/or online </li></ul><ul><li>Coffeehouse event to celebrate publication </li></ul>
    23. 23. CELEBRATE NANOWRIMO <ul><li>National Novel Writing Month </li></ul><ul><li>November 1-30 </li></ul>
    24. 24. BOOK REVIEWS <ul><li>Use e-Vanced Solutions! </li></ul><ul><li>Tie into: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Summer Reading </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teen Read Week </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other </li></ul></ul>
    25. 25. POETRY BOOK CLUB <ul><li>Read a novel in verse </li></ul><ul><li>Read a collection of poems </li></ul>
    26. 26. POETRY CIRCLE <ul><li>Limit by poet </li></ul><ul><li>Limit by theme </li></ul><ul><li>Limit by geography </li></ul><ul><li>Limit by time </li></ul><ul><li>Limit by form </li></ul>
    27. 27. POETRY SLAM <ul><li>Competitive </li></ul><ul><li>Prizes </li></ul><ul><li>Podcast </li></ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul>
    28. 28. OPEN MIC NIGHT <ul><li>Coffeehouse </li></ul><ul><li>Non-competitive </li></ul><ul><li>Door prizes </li></ul><ul><li>Podcast </li></ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul>
    29. 29. WHAT CREATIVE WRITING PROGRAMS DO YOU DO?
    30. 30. EXQUISITE CORPSE <ul><li>Write one line on a piece of paper. </li></ul><ul><li>Pass it to the next person, who adds a second line. </li></ul><ul><li>Continue around the room, with each person contributing a line. </li></ul><ul><li>Variety! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>poem or story </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>group or individually </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>simultaneously </li></ul></ul>
    31. 31. FEEDBACK <ul><li>Model feedback </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Specific </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Constructive criticism only </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Take it with a grain of salt </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Appreciations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Suggestions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Written feedback </li></ul>
    32. 32. THANK YOU! <ul><li>Beth Gallaway </li></ul><ul><li>http://informationgoddess.info </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.delicious.com/informationgoddess29/bundle:cmrls </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>603.247.3196 </li></ul>

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