Watch five of the best cinematic car-chase scenes and then write your very own car-chase.
In celebration of the summer weather, grab a notebook and pen and pay a visit to your favorite city park. Once you’re there, spend some time observing what’s happening. Using what you’ve observed as inspiration, write a story that takes place entirely inside your park.
Registration is now open for a special preview of NYWC’s new youth workshop at South Brooklyn Children’s Garden. This writing group is FREE and open to the 6-8 year-old writer in your life. Sign your child up to write with the worms — beginning August 5!
When it comes to a community tradition in this ever-changing neighborhood that readers and writers from all generations flock to, there’s very little that matches the power of NYWC’s Fort Greene Park Summer Literary Festival — and this year we’re celebrating our 10th anniversary!
Celebrate NYC Pride with NY Writers Coalition’s Writing Aloud Reading Series! This month’s installment features poet and playwright Joan Larkin and celebrates the official book launch of Still Practicing: Poetry & Prose from the SAGE Center (NY Writers Coalition Press, 2014).
“For that hour, these kids belonged. They had a voice. They had support. And it was amazing.”
Rach Plutzer writes about her earliest experiences with creative writing, her visit to New Alternatives, a homeless drop-in center for LGBT Youth, and her own journey as a writer.