Alpha Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror Workshop for Young Writers

 

Overview

Alpha seeks talented young writers who have a strong interest in one of the following genres: science fiction, fantasy, or horror. Topics covered in lectures and writing studios include character creation, plot, conflict and tension, dialogue, pace and structure. Working with professional authors, participants brainstorm on story ideas, compose first drafts, receive feedback and rewrite their pieces. Students also deliver public readings and learn about submitting manuscripts for publication.

General Info

Name Alpha Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror Workshop for Young Writers
Location Greensburg, PA
Year-round Contacts 412-344-0456
Program Focuses & Features Creative Writing
Age Range Residential — Coed Ages 14-19
Application Deadline March
Director Diane Turnshek, Director
Residential Fee $2100, 1½ weeks.
Year Established 2002
Dates & Sessions 1 session, 1½ weeks long

Contact

Diane Turnshek, Director
412-344-0456