The Young and The Reckless: Writing for Teens
Enjoy a unique opportunity to learn from today's most exciting YA writers in a convenient virtual conference of prerecorded lectures and panels.
Why you should attend.
- Learn from contemporary writers how works for teens can meet the needs of today’s readers
- Get tips on how to craft plots and characters that resonate and enrapture
- Understand your role and responsibilities as a storyteller for teens
- Take a deep dive into genres and how to build your story worlds
About this course:Offered by the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program, The Young and the Reckless: Writing for Teens brings together the writing community and some of Southern California’s most accomplished writers and teachers in writing for young adults. Enjoy a unique opportunity to learn from today’s most exciting YA writers in a convenient virtual conference. Handouts and access to daily discussion boards included. Live Zoom panels and networking events on Saturday, August 27th. Prerecorded lectures and conversations available through September 30th.
Your $79 registration fee includes:
- Special keynote presentation
- Pre-recorded lectures and conversations on craft
- Two live panel presentations
- Handouts and access to daily discussion boards
- Workshop group opportunity
- Access to The Writer’s Voice live competition
An additional $25 fee is required to participate in the Writers Voice Competition.
How to Register:
- Virtual Conference (10:00am-4:30pm): Use the second Enroll button below (REG# 387814)
- The Writer's Voice Competition (2:00pm-3:30pm): Available only to those registered for the conference. Attendees may pay an additional fee of $25 to participate. Use the first Enroll button below (REG# 387816).