WANT to learn the skill of editing, of how and when to snip away unnecessary words?
How can you develop the sensibilities of prudent word choice, and the art of thinking critically? Learn how to read like a writer, with a more discerning and observant eye, and why you should make curiosity, wonder, and astonishment the cornerstone of your writing.
The highlight of each session is a critique of essay excerpts from participating students, with commentary and edits to take home.
For our workshop flyer, visit Essay Rescue: Eight Ways to Edit and Save an Essay
Less is More ~ Mar 27
Understand the concept of a tight sentence versus a loose one, and the importance of polishing one’s prose. Learn how to quote effectively, and how to make better decisions and word choices through mindful writing.
The Sturdiness is in the Structure ~ Apr 3
Enliven your essay with some vital and basic journalistic skills. We’ll discuss how to write around a theme, the adventures of reporting and researching. Walk away with new, creative ideas on how to open and close an essay.
Transforming Your Writing With Literary Techniques ~ Apr 10
Learn what Baudelaire meant when he said, “Always be a poet, even in prose.” The writing advice may sound daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Grasping basic literary techniques would not only enhance your writing, it would dramatically improve your comprehension.
The Courage of Experimenting ~ Apr 17
The nourishment for good writing is not so much writing practice, but reading with greater awareness and observation. This session invites students to cultivate the habit of jotting down beautiful sentences, putting new sentence structures to work and adopting newer ways to mobilize punctuation, especially the comma.
All Secondary Level, IB students
Sundays: Mar 27 | Apr 3, 10, 17
2PM – 4.15PM
Full Workshop: $342
Individual Session: $90
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