Young Writers’ events and meetings:


(Please scroll down for details on 2010’s  Young Writers’ Summer Studio: It’s like “camp” for writers! )



FREE  Young Writers’ Workshops held at the Barnes & Noble, Bolingbrook  (IL) Promenade

Meets Monthly, on the second Tuesday of each month:  6:30pm-7:30pm (No meetings in December)


Young Writers’ Group (for grades 3-8)

Do you dream of being an author?  Join our FREE monthly Young Writers’ Group.  Throw out the rules and write from your soul.  Anything goes!  Each month we use games and writing prompts to explore the writing craft.  Share your stories, get inspired and learn to critique your work and others. Bring a notebook and pen.

*As part of the Frequent Writers’ Club, students receive a writing-related prize on their 4th consecutive visit!

Limited Space! Must register to attend these FREE meetings:

email Mary Jo Campbell at mjcwriter “at” comcast “dot” net

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 Calling all Young Writers!  A Week-Long Writing Studio

“It’s like summer camp for writers!” 


Who:        Any young writer entering grades 4-8

What:       Learn creative writing techniques from an award- winning     published  writer in a fun workshop format

When:      Monday, August 9 – Friday, August 13:       9:00 am –12:00 noon

Where:     Courts of the Falling Waters Clubhouse ~ Downers Grove

                   (cross streets 75th St & Fairmount Avenue)

How:        Email or Call to register. (min. 5/max. 15)

Tuition: (Last Year’s Rates!) $125, includes instruction, supplies and daily snacks 

More time for:

 ☻ Pass-it stories!  ☺  Word Wars  ☻  Character Questionnaires 

☺ Plot Arc Development  ☻ Dialogue ☺ Conquering Procrastination

☻ Writing from your senses  ☺  Story Pacing  ☻  Journaling 

☺ The Art of Revision  ☻  And much, much more!

There is nothing else like this in DuPage County!

 For more information on sibling discounts & full curriculum contact:

 Mary Jo Campbell, Local Published Author & Creative Writing Teacher

mjcwriter”at”comcast”dot”net  or call:  630.730.6682

       Space is limited! Register Today!

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Thank you FRoG students and parents for another wonderful session! See you in the Fall....

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