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Off the Page: Teen Writing Workshop—Fantasy Worldbuilding for Writers

November 7, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Betty J. Johnson North Sarasota Library hosts a teen writing workshop as part of “Off the Page Literary Event.” In this workshop, students and instructors from Ringling College of Art and Design show teen participants how to unlock the secrets of creating captivating realms filled with magic, mythical creatures, and epic quests. Together, they will dive into the art of crafting unique cultures, designing fantastical landscapes, and shaping powerful magic systems that will transport readers to enchanting worlds beyond their imagination.

Visit the Off the Page to learn more about other festival events.

Funding is provided in part through a Florida Humanities Book Festival Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with the Library Foundation for Sarasota County. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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November 7, 2023 @ 3:00 pm -
November 7, 2023 @ 4:30 pm


Presenter Information:
Dr. Ryan Van Cleave, Head of Creative Writing, Ringling College of Art and Design Izzy Baldwin, Student, Ringling College of Art and Design Delaney Driscoll, Student, Ringling College of Art and Design
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Betty J Johnson North Sarasota Library
2801 Newton Boulevard
Sarasota, FL 34234
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