There is one element of the college application process that lets students stand out among a slew of quantitative information (i.e. GPA, test scores, and the number of college prep courses on your transcripts). That is, the personal statement. Sitting down and writing the paragraphs that are meant to represent you so well can be a […]
If you are a Greater Cleveland teen who writes or draws, this is your chance to become published! In Spring 2017, Lake Erie Ink will publish a collection of original writing and art from teens from all across the Greater Cleveland region. Who Can Submit Any teen living in Greater Cleveland Is there a theme? […]
John Adams High School students from Ms. Walker-Hagan’s ELA Honors Class wrote and performed poetry inspired by “The Lord of the Flies,” written by William Golding. The poetry focused on the themes of fear, survival of the fittest, innocence, leadership, and bullying. The students worked with Lake Erie Ink to develop their choreopoems.
National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a nonprofit event that encourages kids and adults to tackle the challenge of writing a novel in November. Youth can sign up through the Young Writer’s Project at NaNoWriMo, set their word count and begin writing on November 1st. This year Lake Erie Ink has teamed up with Lit Cleveland to provide […]
From short stories and novels, to comics, plays & poetry…to nonfiction and genre-bending “writing outside the box,” Lake Erie Ink writers explore a wide variety of genres at workshops and programs both on and off-site.
There are so many demands on teachers and students alike, that sometimes creative writing loses its place in the school. Creative writing motivates students because it is personal, relevant and imaginative. Students who have the opportunity to write creatively develop more fluency and confidence as writers. Lake Erie Ink supports writing in your classroom with professional development […]
If you need help with your homework, a creative writing experience, an audience of peers, or a safe place to speak your mind and explore your imagination, Lake Erie Ink has a program for you. Read more about our programs here. Check our calendar for upcoming workshops. Register. Add your name to the mailing list […]