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Young Writers Hone Skills at California Summer Camp

Publication: The Turlock Journal
Date: July 9, 2010

Summary: Students gathered from near and far for the Turlock Young Writers Workshop, a program offered by the Great Valley Writing Project for more than 20 years.


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The students underwent intensive writing sessions. They visited with published authors, poets, journalists and columnists. They—sometimes nervously—shared their heartfelt and humorous work with one another.

While it sounds like a rough two weeks for the ink averse, it was a life-changing experience for participants who love writing.

"I came here to write better," said Julia Lopez, a seventh grader from Stockton. "I like to write and I feel like I have all these ideas in my head."

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