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Young Adult Boot Camp 2012 | June 7 – June 10, 2012

Writing characters, drama, and humor that resonate with teenagers can be extremely rewarding—if you know what subjects and writing styles appeal to this specialized audience. Learn the ins and outs of writing for young adults through lectures, hands-on writing sessions, and manuscript critiques with Rich Wallace (Wrestling Sturbridge) and Kathryn Erskine (Mockingbird). This workshop will help you:

  • Tap your memories to find ideas for young-adult stories
  • Develop captivating dialogue
  • Mold memorable and tangible characters
  • Create engaging internal monologue
  • Identify voice
  • Revise your manuscript and work with an editor

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