Workshops

Our creative and expository writing workshops spark imagination and teach skills. In our workshops, reluctant writers and aspiring authors can write dystopian fiction, poems in forts, college entrance essays, and more.

Workshops

Our Winter and Spring workshop schedule is now live! Thank you for your patience! Register online below, or in person, now! Saturday workshops begin February 4th

NOTE: All-City Comics Club (Grades 6-12) continues into the spring — drop on in!

Except where noted, all workshops will take place at BFI Headquarters, accessed through the Greenwood Space Travel Supply Store. We post all workshops here and send out a notice to our constituents when we add something new. Keep tabs on us on Facebook and Twitter, too.

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Winter-Spring Workshops

All-City Comics Club (ACCC)

Saturdays: January 14, February 11, March 11, April 8, May 13, June 10 / 1 - 4 pm | Grades 6-12

In Session

Myths and You: How to Build Amazing Stories

Saturdays: February 4, 11 and 18 / 10 am - noon | Grades 6-8

Completed

Cartooning Corner

Saturdays: February 4 and 11 / 1 - 3 pm | Grades 3-5

Completed

To Mars and Beyond! Writing Sci-Fi Stories

February 4 and 11 / 3 - 5 pm | Grades 6-12

Completed

Open Studio

Saturdays: Feb 18 and 25, March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20 (not 27), June 3, 10 / 3 - 5 pm, grades 4-12

In Session

McDonald’s? I Think Not

Saturdays: February 25, March 4, March 11, March 18 / 10 am - noon | Grades 3-5

Completed

Renku Party

February 25 / 1 - 3 pm | Grades 6-12

Completed

Monster Maker

March 18, March 25, April 1 / 1 - 3 pm | Grades 1-2

Completed

Mad Writing Scientists

April 8 and 15 / 10 am - noon | Grades 1-2

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Lost and Found Poetry

April 15 / 1 - 3 pm | Grades 6-12

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Level Up: Writing for Games

April 29 and May 6 / 1 - 3 pm | Grades 6-12

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Wordplay

Saturdays: April 29, May 6, May 13 / 1 - 3 pm | Grades 6-8

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Sabotage! Ninja Stories

May 20 / 10 am - 1 pm | Grades 3-8

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Words on Wings: Birding and Nature Writing

Saturdays June 3 and 10 / 10 am - noon | Grades 2-6

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