Hartford Young Writers Club & Word Up, Fall 2020

Details will be announced Sept 7

Watch this spoken word video “Instructions for a Bad Day,” written by Shane Koyczan and created by high school students.

Watch again and write down a few lines or phrases that stuck out to you that you liked.

Try to write your own version of “Instructions for a Bad Day.”


Fun creative writing exercises.


How to write a haiku by Kwame Alexander:


Lots of great poetry writing activities.