FREE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP: WRITING WITH THE STARS
Are you a young person who wants to learn to be a writer or author? Writing With the Stars is a FREE online creative writing workshop for kids ages 9-14 hosted by Express Yourself! Teen Radio Host Ruhani Chhabra.
Writing With the Stars will feature a fun and engaging curriculum that encourages young writers to pursue their imaginative ideas and expertly convey them on paper:
Classes will be held biweekly on Saturdays. All classes are FREE of charge!
Each week will have a different lesson, either centering on poetry, fiction, creative
nonfiction, personal narratives, etc.
Children learn different styles and genres. They will learn to read our work out loud,
receive critique, and give it as well.
Tips and tricks on how to structure novel-writing and short stories.
Working on expanding vocabulary.
Diverse prompts to get creative juices flowing
DATES for CLASSES
For 9- 11 year olds
Dates: Saturdays-March 12, March 26, April 9, April 23
Times: 10-11 am
For 12-14 year olds
Dates: Saturdays-March 5, March 19, April 2, April 16
Times: 10-11:30 am
About Instructor, Ruhani Chhabra
Ruhani Chhabra is a junior from Northern California. She enjoys reading, writing, and listening to music. She has loved writing for as long as she can remember. She published her first novel, The Karris Family, when she was only ten years old. She has won many prestigious awards for her work, including The New York Times Personal Narrative Contest (she was one of 8 winners out of 11,000 global submissions), numerous Gold Keys from the prestigious Scholastic Art and Writing Foundation, and has read her winning essay to a delegation of over 1,400 people. She plans to major in journalism, which is why Be the Star You Are!® charity is a perfect opportunity for her to expand her public speaking and writing skills. Through being a reporter and host on Express Yourself! Teen Radio, she has honed her communication talents, a skill she uses when teaching. Her focus is on teen leadership and her radio segment is titled, Teenship.