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Writers & Books
740 University Ave
Rochester, NY, 14607
United States
Phone: 585-473-2590 x107
Sally Bittner Bonn
Located in the Neighborhood of the Arts, Writers & Books offers innovative programs for creative readers and writers aged 5-95!



Date:  Mon, 06/30/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.-Noon
Location:  Writers and Books
Flash fiction is a short, short story where every word counts.
Date:  Mon, 06/30/2014
 
Time:  1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
Share your favorite animal stories and discover the secret lives of your own animal characters.
Date:  Mon, 06/30/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
Become a better writer and performer by creating and enacting your own one-act play.
Date:  Mon, 06/30/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.-Noon
Location:  Writers and Books
What goes into making a graphic novel? Be inspired by the greats in the field and learn the basics to tell your own graphic stories.
Date:  Mon, 06/30/2014
 
Time:  1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
What makes a strong news article? Tap into your burgeoning skills as a journalist, learning how to find news, interview, and construct and edit your own article.
Date:  Mon, 07/07/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.-Noon
Location:  Writers and Books
Learn about art and stories and make your own, inspired by your favorite books!
Date:  Mon, 07/07/2014
 
Time:  1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
Act out the stories of your favorite characters from the Step into Reading series.
Date:  Mon, 07/07/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.-Noon
Location:  Writers and Books
Join in the magical world of Harry Potter alongside other fans.
Date:  Mon, 07/07/2014
 
Time:  1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
Learn the building blocks of creating in-depth worlds in your writing, asking questions and investigating classic tales of unconventional characters and worlds.
Date:  Mon, 07/07/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
Over the course of this week-long class, students transform into cast and crew to make their own short movie based on a Newbery Medal-winning book.
Date:  Mon, 07/07/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.-Noon
Location:  Writers and Books
Start a novel, make a plan for finishing it, and gain a bundle of tools and insights for becoming a novelist!
Date:  Mon, 07/07/2014
 
Time:  1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
Celebrate the magical world of Harry Potter with fellow fans.
Date:  Mon, 07/07/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
Enter the world of William Shakespeare, learning about his life and masterful use of language and constructing your own performance.
Date:  Mon, 07/07/2014
 
Time:  1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
Learn to write impressive essays for admission applications, the kind that wow admissions officers by what you say and how you say it, and that advertise you. Complete a draft and receive follow-up feedback from the instructor.
Date:  Mon, 07/14/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.-Noon
Location:  Writers and Books
Listen to fairytale stories from around the world, learn more about different cultures, and create your own tale!
Date:  Mon, 07/14/2014
 
Time:  1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
If you enjoy suspense, action, and solving puzzles, you will enjoy this workshop. Learn how mystery stories are made, act out scenes from the stories, and create your own mystery theatre scenes.
Date:  Mon, 07/14/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.-Noon
Location:  Writers and Books
Join in the magical world of Harry Potter alongside other fans.
Date:  Mon, 07/14/2014
 
Time:  1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
This workshop provides a real opportunity for advanced students to have work considered for publication in The Magic Dragon—an award-winning, local art and literary magazine for young people.
Date:  Mon, 07/14/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
Horseback riding and creative writing combined! Learn horse care and riding skills with real horses at Double G Ranch and create horse-inspired writing.
Date:  Mon, 07/14/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
In this unique collaboration between Writers & Books and the Rochester Contemporary School of Music, students will have the opportunity to be the writers, musicians, performers, and co-creators of their own dramatic work.
Date:  Mon, 07/14/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
What hooks you as a writer? And what hooks readers? Find and develop your ideas and learn techniques with discussion of storytelling elements and peer workshopping.
Date:  Mon, 07/14/2014
 
Time:  1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
Explore the connection between visual art and poetry, with visits to Centennial Park, Poets Walk and the Memorial Art Gallery.
Date:  Mon, 07/21/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.-Noon
Location:  Writers and Books
Come and play in the Musical Sandbox—a place full of fun where you can explore sounds and letters, music and writing!
Date:  Mon, 07/21/2014
 
Time:  1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Location:  Writers and Books
Fairies, elves, and dragons; haiku, free verse, and couplets. Learn about and create your own stories or poems of magical creatures and their worlds.
Date:  Mon, 07/21/2014
 
Time:  9 a.m.-Noon
Location:  Writers and Books
Celebrate the American Girl dolls, magazine, history, and literature and create your own stories inspired by the series. Remember: every girl is already an American Girl!

The event has already taken a place at this date:  Fri, 04/18/2014
 
Time:  9:00am - 3:00pm
Location:  Writers and Books
Join Annie and Jack as they solve problems, help people, and travel around the world and through time. Through our exploration of the Magic Tree House books, we might visit China, the Swiss Alps, or the Australian Outback!
The event has already taken a place at this date:  Fri, 04/18/2014
 
Time:  9:00am - 3:00pm
Location:  Writers and Books
Take a nature walk… in the city! Hone your powers of observation; notice the vibrant natural world in our own urban neighborhood.
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