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Teen Writing Level 1

Teen Writing Class

Teen Writing Level 1 explores the fundamentals of writing and encourages each student to find their individual writing voice. During this class, students will explore their creative expression through unique prompts, exercises, in-class writing, and opportunities to share and discuss their work. The final class culminates in a live reading which friends and family are…

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Comics For Young Writers

For children ages 8-12, this one-off workshop will be filled to the brim with exciting comic-making exercises. Students will be given flexible prompts and art supplies to make their imagination and creativity take flight. No experience, no problem. Our teacher holds five years of experience in guiding and encouraging young artists to bring their ideas…

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Comics for Teens

Teen Writing Class

This one-off workshop will provide flexible, exciting prompts and art supplies to teens aged 13-17 for making comics. A variety of exercises will be provided in a space shared with fellow young creatives who love creating sequential art storytelling. No experience, no problem. Our teacher holds five years of experience in guiding and encouraging artists…

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Writing for Artists

Are you looking for a way to combine visual art with the craft of writing? We at The Muse are dedicated to cultivating a diverse community of creatives who work in a variety of media and explore their creative potential to the fullest! Are you a comic maker and/or writer brimming with ideas and need…

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Thought Radio

In a busy world of technological connectivity, we are constantly being bombarded with the suggestions and opinions of other people. All the noise of these outside influences can make it hard to navigate our own personal realities. In ThoughtRadio, we’ll explore our emotional selves while taking the time to play with different perspectives outside of…

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Poems For Our Living and Breathing

This April, join us for a two-part reading + open mic series in celebration of National Poetry Month, “Poems For Our Living and Breathing.” Part 1 (April 11) will feature current officers of the Poetry Society of Virginia. Register to be included in the Zoom room HERE. Part 2 (April 18) will feature poets from…

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Virginia Festival of the Book

The Muse is proud to be partnering with the 2021 Virginia Festival of the Book on these amazing panels, reading and discussions: 3/15- Reading Under the Influence: Music, History & Race – A discussion with Regina Bradley, Adam Gussow, and Claudrena Harold, followed by a set of live music from The Blues Doctors. 3/19- Writing…

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Reading with YA Author Kristina Forest

Join us for a virtual reading along with a Q & A with writer Kristina Forest on Monday, March 8th from 7-8 PM EST. This event is free and open to the public.  Kristina Forest is the author of YA romance novels, including I Wanna Be Where You Are and Now That I’ve Found You. She earned her MFA…

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Teen Fellowship Application Deadline Extended

Do you know a teen looking to hone their unique creative voice?  We have extended our deadline for our Teen Fellowship program. We are now accepting applications through Monday, January 25th. This program is tuition free. Those accepted will be offered creative writing classes as well as one-on-one mentorship from professional writers. APPLY HERE! Please…

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Program Feature: Teen Writing

Do you know a teen looking to hone their unique creative voice? Register for the Teen Writers Multi-Group Workshop: Saturday Mornings which begins Saturday, October 24! Tuition assistance is available to all who request it. Just check the “I want to talk about tuition assistance” box when you register! This workshop will allow students to explore…

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