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Fantasy in Fiction
Grades: 6 - 8

In this writing workshop we present a mentor who has a special gift for showing young writers how to cultivate creativity by bringing forth story ideas. Through writing fantastical stories, students will become fluent in the elements of narrative structure: problem, obstacle, climax and resolution. At the close of the workshop, students will have the opportunity to share and enjoy their stories.

 
Mentor

Alice Lichtenstein

Alice has received a New York Foundation of the Arts Grant in Fiction and has twice been a fellow at the prestigious MacDowell Colony in Petersborough in New Hampshire. Her debut novel, The Genius of the World, received high acclaim from critics. Alice has taught writing at Boston University, Wheaton College, and the Harvard University Summer School. Her lastest novel "Lost" may be found on local bookstore best seller lists.

Alice's workshops are endowed by the Whiteside-Ehlert Memorial Writing Series

For suggestions or questions please email Lborock@Rinstitute.org
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