the living art of storytelling in Massachusetts
Pen to Paper is a workshop which is a hybrid course combining all different types and mediums of writing. In the past the course has incorporated fiction writing, personal stories, play writing, and poetry. The course focuses on building character, plot, and setting using prompts and exercise as well as taught instruction. Children and teens are encouraged to peruse their own personal favorite medium and pursue a longer piece. This course is flexible and can be changed based on the interest of the children.The workshops meet weekly and the cost is $25.00 per tow hour session. All participants receive a free notebook.
about the facilitator
This is Laura Lovett’s forth year running creative writing workshops for teens and children on the South Shore and Boston. She was educated in English Language and Literature at University of Massachusetts Amherst and Oxford University with a special concentration on creative writing. Laura’s work appeared in numerous Newspapers such as The Guardian and the Independent in the UK. She has been the featured poet on Writer’s Block Oxide, Oxford University’s radio as well as appearing as a regular guest on ‘Spoken Words’ on WATD. Currently Laura is working on two historical novels set during World War Two and is employed as a reporter for the Brookline Tab Newspaper.