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WordPlay for Teens

If you like the idea of writing but are not quite sure where to start, this session is for you. Let me help you tap into the ideas lurking just outside your reach.

Joan Marie Galat

45 Minute Program

 

$149


Ideas don’t necessarily come to you when you’re staring at a computer screen, fingers on the keyboard. Find out how to build a collection of ideas and choose your best ones.

We’ll start with a creativity warm-up, dive into idea-generating, then start playing with words. You might even get to practice exaggerating! Let me share an example: while having fun, you’ll gain skills that will help you communicate more clearly than anyone else on the planet. (What if that’s not an exaggeration?)

As we play, you’ll find out what makes a story compelling, how to start your first draft, and how to end the thing! You’ll also discover how to overcome writing blocks and get your thoughts organized. If you already have a writing project you would like to discuss, we can do that, too.

Writers revise, and I’ve got tips and tricks galore. Expect to come away knowing how to make an ordinary sentence sparkle like a newborn star.

About the Author

Joan Marie Galat began writing books at the age of nine but wasn’t published until she was 12. Now she’s the author of more than 20 award-winning books, including a Canadian national bestseller and translations in seven languages.

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