New Creative Writing Workshops For Kids Kickoff 2010 in the Greater Houston Area

In a time when children are ill-inspired to read or write, but quick to don a headset for their latest video game craze, author Melissa M. Williams is hosting youth creative writing workshops and an inspiration of hope for a chance to be published.
By: Bobby Ozuna
 
 
Dec. 29, 2009 - PRLog -- Children in the greater Houston, Texas area are invited to register and attend any of the three upcoming creative writing workshops from Houston's best-selling author of children's literature: Melissa M. Williams of the Iggy the Iguana chapter-book series.

Starting Saturday, January 16, 2010, Melissa Williams and LongTale Publishing will host its first of three workshops dedicated to children in grades third through sixth at the Houston Hobby Lobby. The second workshop will move to the Tomball Harris County Public Library for children in grades seventh through twelfth. This workshop will be held Saturday January 23rd. The final workshop will kickoff on Saturday January 30th for children in grades fifth through eighth and this class will also be held at the Tomball Harris County Public Library. Each workshop presents a similar theme--"creating a memorable character"--dedicated to the grade level of the students for each respective workshop. Parents and students are invited to choose from each of the three workshops and are encouraged to register early as seating is limited. Lunch will be provided and each attending student will receive one autographed copy of a book within the Iggy the Iguana children's chapter-book series. Each student will also be encouraged to submit their final story to the upcoming READ3Zero short-story contest: "I Write: Short-Stories By Kids, For Kids." Each student must submit a registration form, which is available directly from the author, Melissa M. Williams via email or by her homepage: http://MelissaMWilliamsAuthor.com.

Topics Include:

   * How to create a memorable character
   * Process of developing a storyline and plot
   * What you must ALWAYS include in your story
   * Different character types presented in best seller movies and literature

A Chance To Be Published!!!!

All attendees will be able to enter their finished stories in the "I Write Short Stories by Kids for Kids Project" presented by Read3Zero! See http://www.Read3Zero.com for details!


Class Schedule

Saturday January 16th 10am-2pm
How to Create a Memorable Character
Grade Level: 3rd-6th
Location: Hobby Lobby
16011 FM 529 Rd
Houston, TX 77095
(Near Hwy 6)



Saturday January 23rd 10am-2pm
How to Create a Memorable Character
Grade Level: 7th-12th
Location: Tomball Harris County Public Library
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
Room: L129


Saturday January 30th 10am-2pm
How to Create a Memorable Character
Grade Level: 5th-8th
Location: Tomball Harris County Public Library
30555 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX 77375
Room: L129


Get your child ready and excited to write for the TAKS test!

Cost per workshop: $50
(Free Autographed Book Included)
Lunch Provided
Seating is limited
Each student must submit a registration form, which is available directly from Melissa M. Williams and her website, http://www.melissamwilliamsauthor.com.

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LongTale Publishing and CEO/Founder Melissa M. Williams represent the children's chapterbook series: Iggy the Iguana. Melissa M. Williams is also the co-founder to the literacy foundation for kids: READ3Zero.
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