Open to elementary school students
Session Two (July 12th - August 6th)
In this course, students will learn how to write and analyze short stories through lectures, discussion of short stories, and workshops. We will cover character development, dialogue, and plot development, and many more. The main goal of this course is to help students discover their unique writing voice and the story that they wish to tell. The final product of this course will be a short story that the students will have worked on throughout the entire course. This course will have a emphasis on peer review, however, the instructor will also give feedback on student work.
4 p.m. PST on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 30 minute classes
Instructor for Writing Short Stories
Melody is a rising senior at Shady Side Academy in Pittsburgh, PA. She is passionate about literature and creative writing and won many Scholastic Writing Awards. Over the years, she has been accepted to and taken many writing courses such as “Writing About Youth Culture” with The School of the New York Times and “Theory and Process of Composition” at her school; this summer, she will attend the Sewanee Young Writer’s Conference. At school, she is a senior scribe, which is essentially a student editor for other students and she has gained a lot of experience in helping others without overtaking their writing voice. Outside of school, she is also an editor for Journey, the blog for Plannr Consulting and a writer for Miscalcul[Asian].