Name: Completion Time: 6 weeks

The Short Story

Storytelling is the root of good writing. In this course, you'll conceive and develop a short story, get some feedback from your fellow writers, instructors and YWP staff. You'll revise and polish. And YWP will end up publishing all or parts of it. How cool.

We will help you conceive the...

Voices -- Completed

GREAT JOB TODAY (3.28) thanks for sharing. We look forward to a) revisions on your poems or b) new poems. Whomever left you a comment on your first poem will automatically receive an email when you revise, so revise right on the blog so that we can see what changes you made!
Name: Completion Time: 30 hours

Telling Our Stories

This is a special workshop set up for Telling Our Stories, an interactive learning experience taught by Geoffrey Gevalt and Rajnii Eddins from 5 p.m. to 6:30 Mondays and Wednesdays, March 12-April 18.

Our aim is to help you find, explore, develop stories about your life. We will have you...
Name: Completion Time: 4 hrs or 50 minutes

Story Starter

This workshop is a revival. We started it, by accident, earlier, but now we begin in earnest. Bring your storytelling chops to this fun session that will help you find and explore story ideas BUT but but maybe not finish anything.

Name: Completion Time: 2 hours

Record It!



Well here's a secret, that we at YWP try not to make a secret: We love audio. So do a lot of our media partners. So if you can create a nice, high quality audio recording of yourself narrating/telling/speaking your piece (and it's a...
Name: Completion Time: 10-12 hours


This workshop is aimed at helping you create a 10-minute play that you like. As an added bonus, YWP will be selecting several plays for special presentation in the Vermont Young Playwrights Festival in May 2018. ANY young person from ANYWHERE can participate; and you can see how your play is...