Teens Write

Help your kid foster creative thinking as a writer

Program Info:

The TeensWrite is a flexible course for Teenagers who are passionate about Creative Writing and would wish to sharpen their writing skills so that they can be ready for an illustrious writing journey.

The course is taught using practical examples, engaging exercises and fun activities that are designed to ensure that the skills taught are easily grasped.

About this Program

Through the course, the student will be able to: 

  • Become a critical thinker, reader and keen writer who is able to capture experiences as they unfold in a captivating manner. 
  • Appreciate books and write better and authentic scripts. 
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the value of general reading.
  • Gain skills to help him/her start writing. 
  • Learn how to read for maximum benefits.
  • Learn how to plan and complete a writing project. 
  • Read more, write consistently and influence their future. 

Through this course, parents will learn to: 

  • Encourage and build good reading and writing habits in their children. 
  • Bridge the gap that students miss in school; looking at reading as a tool of lifetime service, not passing exams only.

Course Contents

Week 1

  • Introduction 
  • Reading and Writing: General Overview 
  • Getting started: Introduction to Writing for Ideas and Writing for good 
  • How to collect story ideas and try them out
  • Choosing the topic to write about
  • Assignment: Learners come up with ideas
  • Putting it all together in a story: How to plan the book before beginning the drafting process 
  • Advice, Methods and Strategies to write more 

Week 2

  • Story essentials: Plot, Setting, Characters, Theme, Conflict, point of view, Literary devices  (1)
  • Story essentials: Plot, Setting, Characters, Theme, Conflict, point of view, Literary devices  (2)
  • Bringing the characters to life: How to develop well-rounded, interesting characters; how to get ideas for characters
  • How to use storytelling tools (Show don’t tell, story mountain and other ideas)
  • Class Discussion: Practical discussion of submitted stories 

Week 3

  • How to progress through the stages of drafting, revising, editing and publishing
  • Avoiding mistakes that annoy editors and publishers
  • Problems writers face and how to navigate them
  • Thinking Big and Small

Enroll your child in this Teen Write program this holiday, and let them start a writing journey that they’ll find fascinating.

Why your child needs this: 

  • Writing is now more than just for fun. It develops your child into a thinking adult –the best gift you can give them. 
  • General reading helps your child grow mentally. They will perform better in other subjects. 
  • Opens your child to the right content before he/she is corrupted. 
  • Develops the reading and writing skills in them. Content creation is predicted as the oil of the 21st Century
  • Helps them to manage their time. 

Benefit from the training:

  • You will get a certificate at the end of the training.  
  • You can get published with us if your content is the best 
  • We can help you market your work. 
  • We will expose you to writing platforms
  • You will get free writing consultancy within the course period. 

What we will provide 

  • Stationery 
  • Snacks (on the physical sessions)
  • Course Materials
  • Close monitoring to check on progress within the period of the course and three months after 

Why Writers Guild?

Whether you want to experiment with writing for yourself or you’d wish to
publish professionally, we have worked with writers from both extremes and we
have carefully packed this course to suit your needs.

More reasons to choose us:

  • We have different genres. Be sure to find one which suits you.
  • We have been in this journey of mentoring writers for over five years and we have sampled material that is relevant and timely.
  • Our tutors are understanding to a fault. They have been our mentors and
    held our hands for the five years.
  • Other than the physical classes, we provide hand-outs and sample writings
    for further study and practice.
  • We provide a file with all the materials you’ll need for the whole course.
  • Our classes have been scheduled to accommodate everyone.
  • Other than physical classes, you can register and get the classes online.

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