Let Ruth McNally Barshaw, author/illustrator of the Ellie McDoodle Diaries, demonstrate how to build a story out of your brainstormed ideas, sketching furiously as you draw along. This workshop is presented in partnership with the fifth annual Kids Read Comics Celebration in downtown Ann Arbor. Join us outside the Liberty…

Create a sophisticated comic strip with Emma Capps (The Chapel Chronicles)! Learn how to develop strong characters and vivid environments! Explore writing techniques, “thumbnail” sketches, and classic comic book strip construction. After learning various facets of comic strip illustration, you’ll walk out of the workshop with a comic strip that…

826michigan morning Drop-in Writing is part of a complete breakfast. Early birds and mid-morning enthusiasts will have the opportunity to sharpen their writing skills with fun and creative writing exercises, learning that writing is more than a standard five-paragraph essay! Students never need to register for drop in; they can…

All around us, there are great real-life stories waiting to be told. Maybe it’s an interesting local character, a building with a bizarre history, or the best block party in town. Whether it’s heartbreaking, hilarious, inspiring or strange, our communities are full of untold tales. In this workshop, you’ll sharpen…

826michigan morning Drop-in Writing is part of a complete breakfast. Early birds and mid-morning enthusiasts will have the opportunity to sharpen their writing skills with fun and creative writing exercises, learning that writing is more than a standard five-paragraph essay! Students never need to register for drop in; they can…

All around us, there are great real-life stories waiting to be told. Maybe it’s an interesting local character, a building with a bizarre history, or the best block party in town. Whether it’s heartbreaking, hilarious, inspiring or strange, our communities are full of untold tales. In this workshop, you’ll sharpen…

826michigan morning Drop-in Writing is part of a complete breakfast. Early birds and mid-morning enthusiasts will have the opportunity to sharpen their writing skills with fun and creative writing exercises, learning that writing is more than a standard five-paragraph essay! Students never need to register for drop in; they can…

All around us, there are great real-life stories waiting to be told. Maybe it’s an interesting local character, a building with a bizarre history, or the best block party in town. Whether it’s heartbreaking, hilarious, inspiring or strange, our communities are full of untold tales. In this workshop, you’ll sharpen…

826michigan morning Drop-in Writing is part of a complete breakfast. Early birds and mid-morning enthusiasts will have the opportunity to sharpen their writing skills with fun and creative writing exercises, learning that writing is more than a standard five-paragraph essay! Students never need to register for drop in; they can…