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Writing Class with William Rubel: 10 Saturdays, 9am Pacific
William Rubel is a writer, editor, teacher, and the founder of Stone Soup. His ongoing creative writing classes inspire students through an interdisciplinary approach, combining literature, music, dance, and film to help students to think outside the box. Watch the video below for a sneak peak into William’s Writing Class.
Writing Class with Conner Bassett: 12 Saturdays, 11am Pacific
Conner Bassett is a writer, a translator, and an inspired college creative writing instructor. Conner offers a multidisciplinary approach offers a solid foundation in the basics of the art of creative writing. Watch the video below for a sneak peak into Conner’s Writing Class.
Emma Hoff, 9, reads her work and receives feedback from Conner Bassett, Creative Writing Instructor.
Filmmaking with Isidore Bethel: 12 Saturdays, 9am Pacific
Isidore Bethel is a committed filmmaker who works in Europe, Mexico, and the United States. He loves to teach. His specialty is storytelling. He helps his students use video to tell the stories that are important to them.
Stone Soup Book Club for Writers with Laura Moran: 3 Saturdays (once a month), 9am Pacific
Our Book Club is run by its members under the guidance of Laura Moran, educator, writer, Stone Soup contributor parent, and lead for the Stone Soup Refugee Project. With the members of book club, she inspires students to read with insight and discuss books in depth in a fun group environment.
All classes are 1½ hours. Writing classes include a formal talk, a period to write, and a formal critique. The writing classes are for highly motivated students. The filmmaking class requires students to have a phone to use for filming. Experience using the video function on your phone is a requirement, as is your ability to perform basic video editing using your phone, or a desktop program. For Book Club, students should source their own copy of the book of the month (always listed on the Book Club page, link above) and make sure they have read it in advance.
Fall: September 11 — December 4. (No class November 27, Thanksgiving weekend in the United States) Class reading on December 11, which is the week following the end of the Fall classes.
Winter: January 15 — March 26. (10 classes) (No class on Easter Weekend)
Spring: April 23 — June 11. (8 classes)
Summer: Month of July, 4 classes. Specialty workshops.