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.
|Name||Alpha Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror Workshop for Young Writers|
|Program Focuses & Features||Creative Writing|
|Age Range||Residential — Coed Ages 14-19|
|Director||Diane Turnshek, Director|
|Residential Fee||$2100, 1½ weeks.|
|Dates & Sessions||1 session, 1½ weeks long|