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The Most Powerful Writing Prompt: What if…?

Every writer has faced a blank white page and grappled with writer’s block.  In this video, take a trek with award-winning writer Gina Catanzarite, who reveals the most powerful creative writing prompt there is: Asking What if…? Get those creative juices flowing and fill your pages with one-of-a-kind storylines and unique plot twists once you learn how to use this powerful prompt! Click here for a transcript of this video.

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Descriptive Writing & The Five Senses

Discover innovative ways to depict your story’s setting with rich and specific descriptions – and it all starts with indulging your five senses!  Award-winning writer Gina Catanzarite leads teens through an energizing exercise that challenges them to notice and describe not only what characters are seeing, but also what they’re hearing, touching, smelling, and tasting in a story’s setting. Click here for a transcript of this video.

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The Power of Verbs

Exciting fiction is all about action, and award-winning writer Gina Catanzarite reveals exercises to help teens build a strong “verb vocabulary.” Use just the right verb to describe everything from exhilarating action sequences to dramatic heartfelt moments in your plot, and your fiction will come alive life in the readers’ imagination! Click here for a transcript of this video.

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