TEEN WRITING

Morningside Teen Writing Workshop is a twelve-week intensive workshop for writers in two age groups twelve to fifteen and sixteen to nineteen. The writers in the group are taught the elements of fiction writing. The main purpose of the group is to provide necessary feedback to other writers prior to submitting to agents and producers following a tested and proven format. We also address anti-bullying and coping with various school and community challenges.

We meet weekly on Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., in Harlem/Morningside Heights. Each workshop is limited to six writers because it seems to be the best way to ensure that each member's work gets the attention it deserves.

We use a glass booth format which allows for uninterrupted feedback during the workshop. It also forces everyone to listen to each other and streamline the feedback offered. Our goal is publication.

WORKSHOP FEEDBACK

We all need someone outside the world we've created to look at our work and be sure others will see on the page what resides in our hearts, rattles around in our heads and at times paralyzes us from moving forward.

WORKSHOP REVISION

All writers must revise in order to streamline their storytelling techniques and tell the best possible story. This workshop will provide support as well as the discipline necessary to finish your work. We all want a do-over on any given day of our lives. It does get better. It will get better. You are not defined by your past mistakes. You will not be defined by who you are. Readers can learn from your experiences through your writing.

COMMUNITY SUPPORT

Publishers are distributing creative works in different formats, and we're on the forefront of this shift in the publishing world's idea of distribution and branding. We're a community of fellow writers, editors and publishing professionals who have traveled a similar journey just outside the expected norm. Join us and share your voice with the world.