Writing Workshops & Tutoring

Teen Creative Writing Workshops

Spalding MFA in Writing Graduation Berlin, 2014.
Summer 2017

Storyteller’s Workshop for Teens

INFORMAL MEETUP Tuesday- Drop by this Tuesday, June 27th, at The Coffee House at Second & Bridge in Franklin to say hello and ask questions. I’ll be in the front room from 10AM-11:30AM sipping delicious espresso and scribbling in my journal. 🙂

Spend a few fun mornings this summer getting creative with activities like: journaling, storytelling, nature/travel writing, word games, fun AND thoughtful writing prompts, mentor feedback, and practice “reading” your work. This is a relaxed, find-your-voice writing workshop/meet-up in Franklin, TN. Workshops will be held at The Coffee House at Second & Bridge (front room). Lots of writerly mojo here! Drop-ins welcome!!

Who: Teens 12 & up

Time: 10AM – 11:30AM Start and end times will be prompt. *Note: Please come a little early if ordering food or drink. The crepes are divine!)

Dates (Tuesdays & Thursday mornings):

June 27 – Informal meet up at The Coffee House at Second & Bridge.

June 29 –  The Coffee House at Second & Bridge. (TBD)

July 18 – The Coffee House at Second & Bridge

July 20 – The Coffee House at Second & Bridge

July 25 – Karen’s Wee Writing Cottage on Mercury Drive (healthy light snack provided)

July 27 – The Coffee House at Second & Bridge – “The Readings” (Listeners welcome at 10:45am)

Cost: By donation or simply patronize The Coffee House at Second & Bridge!

Register here (optional, but preferred!): https://squareup.com/store/kc-wordshop

What to bring: blank, lined journal, sharpened pencil or pen, water bottle, money for The Coffee Shop at Second & Bridge if ordering, and optimism!

Questions?? Fire away!

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    *Writing and Movement” – Tap into your inner voice and build positive body awareness in a new writing and  movement class, located at Form Fitness, an innovative and transformative fitness studio in Franklin, TN.

    Next session: Fall 2017 (TBA)

    WRITING INSTRUCTOR: Karen Chronister, M.F.A. in Writing (The WordShop)

    FITNESS/MOVEMENT Certified Trainer: Kelly Kanski (Form Fitness)

    *WHO: Teens age 12 and up.

    *DETAILS:

    GOAL: Transformation, Empowerment, Self-Awareness, and Self-Expression through the creative art of writing and movement, plus improved writing skills and health!

    Form Fitness Studio: 2231 Hillsboro Road, Franklin, TN (Grassland)

    Cost: $395 per person, inclusive (1 hour small group movement/fitness instruction, writing materials, 1:15 hour guided writing and reading activities)

    *If you would like more information, please sign up for the mailing list in the side bar (to the right). Thank you!

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    Tutoring

    *One-on-one, in-person and video mentoring sessions, two times/week.

    *Set goals based on mentee’s needs and wants.

    *Minimum three month session.

    *Per project also available.

    *(Options: Line editing, college entrance essay, fiction, essay, prose, language arts, reading, critical essay)

    SIGN-UP HERE!

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    Adult Writing Workshops

    *Small groups: limited to 6 – 10 participants.

    *6 Week Creative Writing Workshop, two-hour sessions

    *Fiction elements, travel writing, prose, creative non-fiction (your stories), soul letters (writing as healing).

    *Weekend intensives available. Want a creative get-a-way with your friends? Weekend workshop created for your group’s specific goals.

    SIGN-UP HERE!

    “My daughter loves you—and she would tell me otherwise! Thank you for working with her this year. She’s excited about what she’s writing.”

    A Happy Parent

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    Questions?? Fire away!