West Philadelphia Writing Classes

123 MW West 3 Jabari

Crafty Readers
For Philadelphia students ages 5 to 10
Sundays, 12:00-2:00pm
Jan. 15-June 4, 2017 (ongoing)
This workshop will take place at 3861 Lancaster Ave

What is your favorite book? Is it a Dr. Seuss story? Is it Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats? In the Crafty Readers workshop we will read many favorites, and write and illustrate our own versions of the story. How many stories can you craft? Instructor: Khalia Robinson
This workshop is currently full. Sign up to be placed on a waitlist.
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Mighty Tutors
For Philadelphia students ages 7 to 17
Mon., 4:00-6:00pm
Oct. 3, 2016 - June 5, 2017 (ongoing)
This workshop will take place at 3861 Lancaster Ave

We’ve gotten so many calls for tutoring that we’ve decided to answer your call! Sign up or drop-in from now until June, when Mighty Writers West opens their doors on Monday afternoons between the hours of 4-6pm for the “Mighty Writing Center.” Bring in an essay you are working on and we’ll help you perfect it. Just in need of general assistance with writing, come in and sit with a volunteer to discuss your journey. Whatever your writing needs are, be sure to bring them to us!!
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Cursive Writers Club
For Philadelphia students ages 8 to 11
Wednesday, 4:00-6:00pm
Jan. 11-June 7, 2017 (ongoing)
This workshop will take place at 3861 Lancaster Ave

Because we have had such a high demand for cursive help, we did it for you. Bring your young ones to the Cursive Writers Club to learn not only how to write, but what cursive is used for and why it's important. Bet you didn't learn cursive the we teach it! Instructor: Khalia Robinson
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On the Fly Fiction
For Philadelphia students ages 12 to 17
Mon. to Thurs., 4:00-6:00pm
Feb. 6-23 (12 sessions)
This workshop will take place at 3861 Lancaster Ave

How creative are you under pressure? Challenge yourself through fun independent and group improvisational writing activities. Create your own fiction story for entry in Philadelphia Stories Jr. & other teen publication contests! Instructor: Christina Rissell
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Coded by Kids
For Philadelphia students ages 12 to 17
Thursday, 5:30-7:30pm
Feb. 9, 16, 23; Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Apr. 6, 13, 20, 27 (12 sessions)
This workshop will take place at 3861 Lancaster Ave

Coded by Kids is joining the Mighty Writers West Community in 2017! We'll learn the fundamentals of coding and web design. *Seating is limited. Please do not sign up if you are not able to make all sessions.
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The Beat
For Philadelphia students ages 12 to 17
Sundays, 4:00-6:00pm
Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29; Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 (eight sessions)
This workshop will take place at 3861 Lancaster Ave

Participants are the writers, editors, photo/videographers, visual artists/graphic designers, and the talent for our music magazine. We'll learn basic layout and art direction skills as well as story drafting, editing and interview etiquette. We'll work collaboratively to pitch topics, listen to submissions, vote on assignments, contact artists, create content and publish The Beat. Covering the music and musicians that most intrigue YOU, we'll produce a web (or print) publication that showcases our talents as media makers. (Academic enrichment area: informative writing) Instructor: Karas Lamb
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*Once you enroll in a free-to-all Mighty Writers class, you are expected to be present for every session. If you have to miss a session for whatever reason, you must email hello@mightywriters.org at least 24 hours in advance to let us know.

P.S. More to come!


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