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Workshops for Teen Writers at the Dayton Metro Library

The Dayton Metro Library encourages teen writers to pursue their craft. This fall, the Library is offering five free workshops especially for teen writers. Experienced, published authors lead each session, discussing topics that range from writing horror to writing pop songs.

The programs are free and intended for grades 7-12. For more information, call 937.463.2665 or find the events online at Events Calendar.

ULTIMATE GUIDE TO WRITING HORROR
Learn how to cause dread, terror, horror, disgust, or shock in your readers, with author Tim Waggoner. Learn the distinctions between crime, suspense, thriller, and horror genres.

Vandalia Branch Library, 330 S. Dixie Dr., 45377
Thursday, September 13, 5 - 6 PM

Trotwood Branch Library, 651 E. Main St., 45377
Wednesday, October 3, 4:30 - 5:30 PM

Huber Heights Branch Library, 6160 Chambersburg Rd., 45424
Monday, November 5, 6 - 7 PM

Electra C Doren Branch Library, 701 Troy St., 45404
Thursday, December 13, 4 - 5 PM

HOOK ‘EM: TEEN WRITING WORKSHOP
Author Kristina McBride helps you think critically about different elements of the stories, novels, and movies you love, then pull inspiration from them to apply to your own writing.

Main Library, 215 E. Third St., 45402
Tuesday, September 25, 4 - 5:30 PM, Community Room 2B

POP SONGWRITING WORKSHOP
Chicago based singer-songwriter Jess Godwin will help you hone your songwriting skills. Teens and tweens welcome.

Main Library, 215 E. Third St., 45402
Wednesday, October 10, 4 - 5 PM, Bassani Theater Off Third

BE YOUR OWN BEST CRITIC: WRITING ABOUT YOURSELF IN NONFICTION
Karen Maner helps you view yourself from an outsider's perspective, and put yourself on the page with honesty and humor.

Miami Township Branch Library, 2718 Lyons Rd., 45342
Thursday, November 15, 4 - 5 PM

WRITING SUSPENSE: TEEN WRITING WORKSHOP
Natalie D. Richards, author of five teen thrillers, explains how plotting, pacing, and tone come together to create suspenseful stories that are impossible to put down!

Main Library, 215 E. Third St., 45402
Tuesday, November 27 | 4 - 5:30 PM | Bassani Theater Off Third

Registration is not required.

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