Project Write is pleased to offer both in-person* and online workshops. In-person workshops are held in the Shenandoah Valley and Northern Virginia areas. Young writers across the globe are welcome to join our online workshops!
Summer Young Writers’ Workshop, June 20-24, 2022 (in-person and online)
Our week-long workshop invites writers to develop at least one piece for publication in The Bloom, our print anthology, while learning from our Teacher Consultants and guest authors.
Early Bird Discount Extended: If you register before February 28, 2022, you can lock in the low-rate of $300 for the week (a $100 discount). The Early Bird Discount has expired, but please inquire about sibling discounts. Scholarships are also available!
Second Saturdays Series
Genre workshops taught by our Teacher Consultants and published authors on the second Saturday of each month in a virtual environment limited to less than 10 writers. Young writers in grades 4-12 may register for individual workshops or the series. For more information, visit the Second Saturdays Series page. Register here!
Join us IN PERSON on Saturday, Feb. 26, at Fauquier High School or on Saturday, April 2, at Academies of Loudoun for our famous genre workshops! Young writers in grades 4-12 may choose from Crime Fiction, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Horror, Satire, and Science Fiction at both locations. Additional sessions in Character and Conflict Development, Fan Fiction, Memoir, and Poetry will be offered in Loudoun. Register here!
College and Scholarship Application Essay Workshop
Two in-person spring 2022 workshops for students in grades 10-12 are being held in Warrenton, Va., at Fauquier High School on Feb. 26, and Loudoun County, Va., at Academies of Loudoun on April 2. Click here for more information!
Also, offered each fall. If you don’t want to miss our next fall workshop, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advanced Young Writers’ Workshop
For young writers who are serious about developing their writing, this advanced workshop is for small groups only to provide feedback on works-in-progress. Writers will meet with our Teacher Consultants and the same group of peers two Tuesdays each month. Please email us to get on the waiting list for the next AYWW!
Young Screenwriters’ Conference, Saturday, October TBD, 2022
Held in conjunction with Shenandoah University’s film studies department, the Young Screenwriters’ Conference connects rising screenwriters and filmmakers with professionals in the industry! Previous professional screenwriters have included comics legend Joe Kelly, indie animation director Dash Shaw, and screenwriter and director Rebekah McKendry.
Young writers who’ve attended previous workshops or parents who are registering more than one young writer are encouraged to contact us for discounts.
Scholarships are available for young writers with financial need because of our partnerships and grants from the Claude Moore Foundation, Nora Roberts Foundation, and Marion Park Lewis Foundation. Please visit our scholarship page or email us for more information. The scholarship request has been embedded in the registration form for most of our workshops.
*For in-person workshops, all current CDC guidelines for masking and social distancing and any requirements by host schools will be enforced.