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‘Write on’ workshop for young writers begins Sept. 3

“Write On,” a weekly creative writing workshop for young writers age 13-18, begins Tuesday, Sept. 3 to Oct. 1. Presented by Waimea Artists’ Guild in partnership with Kanu o ka ‘Aina Learning ‘Ohana and led by island writer Elizabeth Cahill, the group will meet on Tuesdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m., at the school.

Continuing the WAG ‘Ohana in the Arts series, Write On is an opportunity for youth to develop their unique individual voice, as well as work together in a group setting. The workshop is designed to help young writers:

• Listen to and express their personal voice through poetry, memoir and fiction

• Explore different writing styles and develop writing techniques

• Experience different authors and poets

• Have an opportunity to share their work among peers

• Be encouraged to start writing daily, with personalized writing exercises as homework

• Work as a group to free their creative potential and find their own voice and style

• Express their emotions in their writing and to share in a safe environment

• As a group, learn how to give and receive constructive criticism

• Learn how to self-edit and do rewrites at a professional level

• Work on and submit a writing piece to publication

Suggested donation of $20 will help cover cost of materials. Space is limited, so please register by calling The Pantry, 887-2289. For additional information, please call The Pantry office at 887-2289.