Location: Rocklin

Day & Time: Wednesday 1:45-2:55

Grade: 9th-12th

Mentor: Jon Alston

Email: jalston11@hotmail.com


There is so much more to creative writing than fun stories. It is about the study of language and how we communicate through reimagining our world with story. In this class, we will focus on how language works when we bend and break the rules, and how to use stories (both fiction and non-fiction) to teach lessons. We will write three main stories, and an assortment of short writing assignments.


· Becoming a Writer (Dorothea Brande; ISBN 9780874771640)

· Gotham Writers’ Workshop: Writing Fiction (ISBN 9781582343303)

· Boy: Tales of Childhood (Roald Dahl; ISBN 978-0142413814)

Creative Writing 9th-12th


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