Lake Erie Ink: a writing space for youth presents “Heart + Soul: A Kids’ Songwriting Workshop” featuring musician and writer Afi Scruggs. Scruggs is a female bass guitarist who tells her story through sound. As lover of music, she also plays piano/keyboards, mandolin, autoharp and some guitar. By trade she’s a journalist and digital storyteller, and […]
Lake Erie Ink will be hosting its 5th Annual Kids’ Comic Con on Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 10am-3pm, featuring workshops with professional writers and illustrators, including a keynote address by Terri Libenson, cartoonist for the internationally syndicated comic strip “The Pajama Diaries.” At this all day event, youth of all ages will have the […]
Join our bunch for the 5th Annual GIANT Bananagrams Tournament on March 11, 2017, and help raise money to support youth voice. All proceeds will help provide creative writing programs and literacy enrichment for youth in our community. How You Can Help Start a team – Visit Crowdrise to sign up your team, and start raising money […]
Registration for Lake Erie Ink’s 2017 creative expression summer camps is now open. At Lake Erie Ink’s week-long summer camps, youth (entering grades 2-12) explore their imaginations, develop writing skills, and collaborate with peers. Summer camps start June 12th and dig deep into fun writing genres, including comics, ‘zines, plays, puppets, and more, giving youth […]
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 […]