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Posted by Mighty Writers on January 12, 2018

Comic Book Club

Ages: 7 – 13
Friday – 03:30 pm – 05:00 PM
Friday, Oct 06, 2017 – Friday, Jun 15, 2018

Do you like cartooning? Comic Books? Create your own superhero and characters through illustrated stories! We’ll show you how to make them leap to life on the page!

Location: MW North
Instructor: Terry Laban

Indie Movies for Mighty Minds

Ages: 12 – 15
Tuesday – 06:00 pm – 08:00 PM
Tuesday, Jan 09, 2018 – Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018

Along with watching historically black films that tackle social issues, we’ll engage in thought-provoking conversation and critical thinking. Then, we’ll translate our conversations into written film reviews for publication in Philadelphia and elsewhere.

Location: MW South
Instructor: Shanise Redmon

Mighty Poets

Ages: 10 – 13
Sunday – 03:30 pm – 05:30 PM
Sunday, Jan 07, 2018 – Sunday, Feb 04, 2018

Tell your life story through spoken word. Using Brown Girl Dreaming–a memoir in poems–as our guide, we’ll create a collection of our own poetry and present them in a poetry slam at the end. This is a One Book, One Philadelphia program.

Location: MW South
Instructor: Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

Writing for the Work World

Ages: 13 – 18
Tuesday – 06:00 pm – 07:30 PM
Tuesday, Jan 09, 2018 – Monday, Feb 05, 2018

Learn how to write business emails, resumes, cover letters, and elevator pitches and use social media for branding. Throughout this program, you’ll create professional documents you can use, including a presentation to sell yourself.

Location: MW South
Instructor: Cassondra Flanagan

The Story Machine

Ages: 13 – 17
Monday – 06:00 pm – 08:00 PM
Monday, Dec 04, 2017 – Monday, Jan 22, 2018

Stories start with ideas. In this workshop, we will learn the secrets to turning our ideas into stories. Participants will build stories step-by-step, give each other feedback and prepare a finished story for publication.

Location: MW West
Instructor: William Lashner

College-ready Writing – Essay Support

Ages: 12 – 17
Thursday – 06:00 pm – 08:00 PM
Thursday, Jan 18, 2018 – Thursday, May 17, 2018

Join Mighty Writers for one-on-one tutor support to improve an essay for school, scholarships or college. Bring en essay you’re working on, or join us to talk through your brainstorm and prewriting process.

Location: MW West
Instructor: Khalia Robinson

Short Story Publishing

Ages: 10 – 14
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday – 04:00 pm – 06:00 PM
Wednesday, Jan 03, 2018 – Thursday, Jan 25, 2018

We love, love, love the awesome stories inside our kid’s heads! In this workshop, participants will write and illustrate short stories for submission to a K-5 writing contest or Philadelphia Stories Jr. Magazine. Perfect for budding writers.

Location: MW West
Instructor: Khalia Robinson

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