On Writing Groups for Young Adults by Sarah Dooley

Couldn’t help but smile as I read this. I was far too lazy as a child to attend such a course, even if one had been available…

Nerdy Book Club

“May I borrow some children?”

The librarian looked eager to lend, but she wanted more details. What age group would my creative writing class include? How often would we meet? For how long?

“Maybe upper elementary age?” I suggested. I hadn’t really given it much thought. It was the final week of October and I’d only just realized that, since I left public school teaching, I would not have a group of kids to join me for National Novel Writing Month’s Young Writers Project (http://ywp.nanowrimo.org).  “Just once a week during November.” That part, I was confident about. NaNoWriMo, after all, takes place within a month. I would only be writing with these borrowed children for 30 days.

Can I just stop myself here to say how much I love the library? Need a book? They’ve got you covered. Internet? Sure. Help with taxes? Done. Need to set up…

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