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Creative Writing and Publishing for Teens Part 2 - Spring 2018

Creative Writing and Publishing for Teens Part 2 - Spring 2018

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Creative Writing for Teens - Novel Writing Part 2

If you love writing, this is the class for you! Learn how to go deeper in writing with themes you care about. Develop secondary characters like a quirky sidekicks and evil villains. We will delve into literary devices to make your writing shine! The one word sentence, hyperbole, and more! Lots of writing exercises and interaction with other teen writers. Fun way to earn a credit for Language Class. This is a great class for teens that have already written and want to deepen their stories and great class for beginners as well!

Headsets, webcams and microphones are needed as students will share their work in class.

Subject content must be approved by the teacher and remain PG 13. This is a Christian based class so no writing of zombies, vampires, ghosts, witches, spirits or anything dead. Mythological creatures are acceptable as well as elves, and other types of creatures from The Lord of the Rings. We will NOT blur the lines between good and evil in this class.


  • Develop your protagonists inner struggle
  • Give your villain a back story
  • Internal and External Characterization
  • Think outside the box and use a plot twist
  • Condense information with a one word sentence
  • Add writing tools to your literary tool belt
  • How to sequence and organize your thoughts
  • Imagery paint your story in vivid colors with similes, metaphors, and personification
  • Develop your voice and style

Why Take a Creative Writing Class?

  • Great way to earn high school English Language credit
  • Its a great way to supplement a current Language program by mixing things up.
  • Creative Writing is a fun way to develop writing skills
  • It also helps teens self express
  • Helps students become better creative non-fiction writers

Required Book:

Writing Fiction [in High School]: Bringing Your Stories to Life!

bySharon Watson Around $25.00 on Amazon:

About the teacher:

Jan May is a home education veteran and has over fifteen years of creative writing instruction experience. She enjoys igniting creativity and believes that given the right tools and encouragement, any student can write and love it! Jan believes in the group dynamic and promotes an interactive learning experience.

Jan has a college background in Biblical Studies and Psychology from North Central University in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is also a graduate of the Institute of Children’s Literature.

She is the author of New Millennium Girl Books: Christian mid-grade novels for girls and interactive creative writing books for boys and girls that hook even the most reluctant writers! Jan is a freelance writer contributing to The Old Schoolhouse, Thriving Family and Clubhouse Jr. Magazines.

As a pastor’s wife, Jan enjoys inspiring faith in women, teens and children, encouraging them to dream big with a faithful God. She resides in the Chicago area with her husband and loveable golden lab, Toby.

“I’m excited to work with Currclick because it connects students from many walks of life in a learning experience. We can brainstorm together and glean from each other’s literary skills in a fun environment.”

I look forward to meeting you!

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January 31, 2018
1:00 pm Central Time
60 minutes
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