By Daniel Schwabauer If you follow us on Facebook or get our e-newsletters, you’ve probably got wind of this year’s big announcement: I am releasing a brand-new video curriculum this summer!
By Tineke Bryson, Staff Writer How big a part should grading play in your One Year Adventure Novel journey? How do you grade a teenager’s novel? The grading rubric for The One Year Adventure Novel—or “OYAN” for short—is disarmingly simple. But in my years of interacting with parents, I’ve come to realize that, sometimes, this disarming quality can mask some of the complexities of nurturing a young writer.
By Tineke Bryson, Staff Writer There are many reasons why young writers stall. And it’s hard to watch, as a parent and teacher. What do you do when your son or daughter loses momentum with The One Year Adventure Novel course?
By Blaine Russell, Guest Contributor I'm not planning on ever writing for a career. Not even close to it. My passion is not creative writing. Instead, writing is just a hobby. So, that being said, why have I wasted time and money on the One Year Adventure Novel curriculum and four years of Summer Workshops?
A review of Story Coaching by a student and her mother This week we announced a new 3-month track of Story Coaching! Holly, a One Year Adventure Novel student, and her mother, Angie, kindly agreed to share their thoughts on the pilot program we ran this summer, so you could get a feel for what Story Coaching is like. Hurry over to the Story Coaching page and apply—there are only 10 spots this fall!