Posted in Jobe Workshop Review

How to Be an Awesome Writer & Totally Kick Butt

I had the great pleasure of participating in LitFest this year by putting on a creative writing class for teens. Those young writers were absolutely stupendous and I had a fantastic time. Here’s the presentation I made for that class.

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I used Canva to make many of the quotes I share here
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I used this source and Google image searches

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Mental Floss
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Reedsy

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Jean Lane

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Natasha Lester
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ShortList

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Writing Cooperative

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Jean Wilson Murray

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NY Book Editors
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Lit Hub
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The Millions

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Thought Catalog

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Inc.

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Studio Mothers

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Now Novel

 

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Gilmore Girls

Gilmore Girls is a show that has long been touted as decent tv with lots of smart, literary references. There’s even a reading challenge based on the books in the show. I never got around to watching it the first time, so when they came out with a follow-up show I figured I’d give it a shot. Coming from a background of watching Supernatural, imagine my suprise when Sam introduces himself as Dean.

I'm Dean

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I’m about half through the first season and I’m enjoying it. I think if I had a teen daughter I’d feel comfortable watching it together as one of those wholesome mother/daughter-y type family shows.