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Stittsville Creative Writing Group - Youth Program

The Stittsville Creative Writing Group – Youth Program (SCWG-YP) is an extension of the adult program with the goals of: fostering creativity and literacy in the next generation, inspiring future writers, and preserving the art of the written word. 

Participants are youth 13-17 years of age, unless granted an exemption. SCWG-YP participants and members meet once a month, on the third Monday of the month from 6:30pm-8:00pm, for a series of lectures and writing exercises designed to achieve the group’s goals. The group is led by an adult member of the SCWG.

Deliverables undertaken by the SCWG-YP include: 

· Discussion on writing theory;

· Practical lessons on writing;

· In-session and independent writing exercises; 

· Appraisal and workshopping of ideas, and

· Guidance on creative writing and practical advice about publishing.