Summer camps are filling up quickly, so register today!

“Imagination Blast Off” (ages 7-10)           “Heroes & Villains” (ages 7-10)
“Ink This Journal” (ages 11-14)                   “Girls Write Now” (ages 9-12; ages 11-14)
“Write to Perform” (ages 11-14)                 “Write Out Loud” (ages 7-10)
“Flash Fiction” (ages 11-14)                         “Animal Tales” (ages 7-10) Full!
“Investigative Writing” (ages 11-14)           “Sports Writing” (ages 9-12; ages 12-14)
“The Rhythm in You” (ages 11-14)

We are also continuing our Teen Internship Program (ages 13-18). Receive community service hours while helping teach writing classes or interviewing seniors and other notable Red Bank citizens.

New for 2016

Are you a dynamic teen who would like to use your passion and curiosity to effect change in your community? Then check out our new Changemakers Program for ages 12-15.

We’ve launched our after-school writing studio for local students. We still need five more Chrome Books. Would you consider helping us today?


Writing transforms lives, not only through the experience of writing itself, but also through the power of sharing our words and stories with others.

Project Write Now is a nonprofit organization offering a range of writing workshops to children, teens, and adults in our studio, located in Red Bank, N.J. In our courses, we focus on the craft of writing, exploring such narrative techniques as characterization, voice, dialogue & structure, while also providing a safe, supportive environment to experiment and take risks.

Support our Literacy Outreach Program & After-School Writing Studio. In addition to  partnering with schools and mission-based organizations to offer writing workshops and services, we are also developing an exciting, dynamic after-school writing studio for local students.

For more information on any of our programs, call (908) 675-0467 or email info@projectwritenow.org.

Our Mission

Project Write Now is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to helping people of all ages become better writers as they gain the confidence, skills, and insight needed to reach their personal, academic, and professional goals. We are committed to building a vibrant writing community that supports, inspires, and motivates.

Blog

  • What a Teacher Discovers in Her Summer Writing Camps

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    By Samantha Strauss

    Last year was our first summer of writing camps at Project Write Now. I must say that at first I was skeptical. All of my classes at the studio had been an hour or an hour and a half long. How would I keep these young children entertained for three hours in one small room? I trepidatiously asked our fearless leader Jennifer, “Are you sure these camps should be three hours?” hoping she didn’t hear the terror in my voice. Jennifer is the eternal optimist, and she has supreme faith in me. “It’ll be great!” she said, not having to fake her confidence. All right, here goes nothing, I thought. Read more

Send-a-Poem Fundraiser to Empower Young Writers

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Send a poem to a loved one! Your gift supports the student writers in our literacy outreach & after-school programs.

Tired of the same-old tokens of affection--chocolate, flowers, stuffed animals, cards? Give a meaningful, touching gift of words to a loved one! All poems are original works written by Project Write Now students.

Who would love to receive an original poem? The list is endless: Friends, teachers, parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles, bosses, co-workers, significant others, or send one to yourself!

Literacy Outreach Program & After-School Writing Studio

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We help young people develop the writing and communication skills they need to achieve academic success and personal growth. We offer the following services* to local schools and mission-based organizations:

• creative writing workshops led by professional writers
• college essay writing workshops & mentorship
• narrative therapy
• professional development workshops

We are also developing an after-school writing program at our studio in Red Bank.

Come join us in our efforts to nurture young voices, develop their writing skills, and build confidence that touches all areas of their lives.

*Qualifying schools may receive these services for free.

Upcoming Workshops & Events

  • Memoir Writers Studio (CLASS FULL)

    20
    Apr 2016
    Wednesday
    - 9:30 - 11:30 am -

    Memoir Writers Studio
    Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    Six Week Workshop: April 20 – May 25
    with Jennifer Chauhan
    CLASS FULL

    Are you ready to take your stories to the next level?

    Our Writers Studio is the perfect place for you to workshop what you are writing with the guidance and support of a small group and instructor. If you have an ongoing project you are passionate about or a story idea you’d like to explore, we offer a safe, supportive environment for you to share your work to gain insight and feedback. We provide gentle constructive critique, while teaching you narrative techniques, such as characterization, voice, description, dialogue, and structure. Here’s your chance to turn your ideas into a book, short story, play, or more.

    *Prerequisite: Memoir I or prior submission of your writing for review.

    REGISTER NOW

  • Flash Fiction (ages 11 – 14)

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    Apr 2016
    Wednesday
    - 5:30 - 7 pm -

    Flash Fiction
    Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. to – 7 p.m.
    Six Week Workshop: April 20 – May 25
    with Lisa Hartsgrove
    open to eight students, ages 11 – 14

    This class is designed for all writers, from the timid to the experienced. Looking at samples of short fiction, we find out what each of us appreciates (or not) and why. Then we create our own short pieces through prompts, exercises, and brainstorming. We evaluate different forms of flash fiction, from “twitter fiction” to the classics. We always give time to revise, helping you turn your sentences over until they read just the way you intend. Often, students ask if they are “allowed to” write about something different than our prompt. We always say yes!

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  • Emerging Writers (adults)

    20
    Apr 2016
    Wednesday
    - 7 - 9 pm -

    Emerging Writers
    Wednesdays, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    Six Week Workshop: April 20 – May 25
    with Allison Tevald
    open to six adults

    Discover the community that develops when writers come together. This class is aimed at the shy, closeted, or new writer. We analyze mentor texts to discuss what makes a story compelling and write during each session with a focus on some aspect of the craft. Whether you’d like to try fiction, nonfiction, poetry, or hybrid, we inspire your creativity and provide the time you deserve to dedicate to your writing.

    REGISTER NOW

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