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Frightening Fiction
Grades: 7 - 9

Students enjoy reading horror and definitely enjoy writing their own tantalizing tales. After analyzing examples of the genre for what creates fear and dread, Penny guides them into frightening fiction of their own. By end-of-day, the young "horrorists" will have a first draft to share.

Upcoming: Glens Falls, NY   
Rensselaerville, NY   
 
Mentor

Penny Perkins

Penny is a writer and filmmaker. She makes a living as a communications professional in the software industry. She is the author of the science fiction novel Bob Bridges: An Apocalyptic Fable and several feature-length screenplays.

Penny's workshops are endowed by the Whiteside-Ehlert Memorial Writing Series

Testimonials

studentYeow! It Rocked! Creative, awesome experience.
studentExcellent. I loved it. It gave me new insight on the many parts of horror writing.
studentMinds On is different because here you are included where a normal field trip is having people talk to you.
teacherA great learning environment. I always take back resources, materials and new ideas for teaching.
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