INSPIRE A LIFELONG LOVE OF READING AND WRITING
Storymakery’s Young Author Classes.
Storymakery’s unique kids’ self-publishing classes are designed to boost your child’s love for creative writing, whether or not they currently enjoy it. Did you know that creative writing is a life-long skill that helps to:
- Increase confidence through self-expression
- Enhance critical thinking
- Improve communication and persuasion speaking
Young Author Fall Class, Ages 5-6
Children at this age have an unlimited supply of imagination. At Storymakery, we offer a creative writing program that allows kids to create their own fantasy or adventure storybooks. For this age group, we extend school curriculum by teaching students how to expand sentences with descriptions. There are no ‘rules’ when it comes to creative writing. The lessons, including grammar and story structure, will be complemented with time at our studios, where kids can create characters and illustrations to help bring their story to life. Whether they currently enjoy writing or not, they will enjoy reading and writing at the end of our program. Includes 3 soft cover, bound books. Classes are once a week, over a period of 5 weeks, starting the week of October 14th. Each weekly session is 1 hour and 15 minutes long. We have several times and dates to choose from!
Young Author Fall Class, Ages 7-9
To encourage creativity and cognitive thinking, our writers will spend time with your kids to explore creative and fictional writing. Lessons will be complemented with time at our character and publishing studios, where kids can create characters and illustrations. Lessons will cover: creative writing, plot development, character development, genres, literary terms and devices, and dialogue and opening sentences. Student progress will be tracked on our creative writing scorecard. Includes 3 soft cover, bound books. Classes are once a week, over a period of 5 weeks, starting the week of October 14th. Each weekly session is 1 hour and 15 minutes long. We have several times and dates to choose from!
Young Author Fall Class, Ages 10-12
This class is perfect for students who love to write and cultivate their imagination. Students will work on 1-2 short stories over the span of 5 weeks, with readings and lessons on short story mechanics. Lessons will include: Creative Writing, Short-Story Plot Development, Genres, Literary Devices, Literary Analysis and other techniques for developing short stories. Classes are once a week, over a period of 5 weeks, starting the week of October 14th. Each weekly session is 1 hour and 15 minutes long. We have several times and dates to choose from!
YOUNG AUTHOR FALL CAMP INCLUDES:
Creative Writing Instruction Character Design and Development
(Illustrations, Book Dedication, Cover Personalization, etc.)
Bound Storybooks and
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Cancellation policy: Camps are non-refundable but we offer make-up sessions, the option to switch weeks and/or use credit towards any experience, class or merchandise throughout the year.
Our Camps were featured in Parenting OC and OC Family
“I realized the school wasn’t doing too much in writing that this would be a really good opportunity to supplement. During the week, he had an amazing time working with all the teachers who helped him write and publish 3 books! This was super exciting for him!”
“My guys loved the camp. They can’t stop talking about it.”
“My girls still talk about the camp. They absolutely loved it. It’s unique and we will definitely be back! It’s going to be a tradition. thanks!”
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Storymakery is a unique place for children and families to have fun while making both memories and stories that last a lifetime. We encourage kids to be creative and explore ideas through an interactive, fun experience with our Muse Staff. Creative writing stretches the child’s imagination, clarifies thinking and fosters artistic expression.
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Storymakery, Irvine Spectrum Center
825 Spectrum Center Dr
Irvine, CA 92618, USA
We are located in the Target wing of the Irvine Spectrum Center.
SUN – THURS 10.00 AM – 9.00 PM
FRI – SAT 10.00 AM – 10.00 PM
Open daily except for Easter Sunday and Christmas Day.