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YOUTH WORKSHOP: Get Your Story Started!

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

For writers in 5th through 8th grades


Do you have trouble coming up with story ideas? Maybe you have too many? How do you know whether an idea will be a good one to write about? And how can you start your story in a way that will make it easier to keep going and finish?


In this session, authors Angie Stanton and Valerie Biel will talk about where to find ideas, how to sort through them, and how to make sure you start with a good hook and interesting event to set everything into motion.


This program will be presented in person and is limited to 12 participants. Much of the program will take place outside, exploring the trails on Write On’s property. We will follow current health department guidelines to ensure everyone’s safety. There is a $15 registration fee for this 90-minute class. Write On members receive at 10% discount. To become a member, please click here. To register online for this program, please click the button below. For other registration options, please call 920.868.1457.

Valerie Biel’s debut novel Circle of Nine – Beltany has been honored as a 2015 Kindle Book Award Finalist, a finalist in the Gotham Writers’ Young Adult (YA) Novel Discovery Contest and the Readers’ Favorite Book Award Contest as well as being a B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree.  In addition to the young adult stories in the Circle of Nine World, she has also authored three middle-grade novels and a nonfiction book proposal. When she’s not writing, she’s working on freelance publicity projects and assisting other authors through her business Lost Lake Press or teaching about writing topics at conferences, libraries, and schools.


Angie Stanton began writing in 2004 as a hobby. Since then, she has published nine novels. Waking in Time, published with Switch Press, a division of Capstone publishing, won a Midwest Book Award and was a finalist in the National Readers’ Choice Awards. In addition, she has five books published in audio and has had her work translated in French, German, Spanish and Bulgarian. She has a degree in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin Madison, and for fun she writes feature articles for BroadwayWorld.com.


May 29
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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