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Developing Your Writing Ritual

One small step can really change you Delight your senses with this outdoor writing experience designed as an enjoyable exploration of Writing Rituals—steps to take before putting pen to paper. This day-long workshop (9 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26) at Carter Caves State Resort Park amphitheater will be useful to anyone interested in developing Writing Rituals […]

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Save These Dates for Fall Retreat and WEKY

The Morehead Writing Project plans to hold its Fall 2017 Writing Retreat for Saturday, Aug. 26, according to Retreat Coordinator Karen VanKirk. We will return to Carter Caves State Resort Park. Stay tuned for details. Morehead WP will hold its 2017 Writing Eastern Kentucky Conference on Saturday, Nov. 4, in Breckinridge Hall on the campus […]

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Summer Writing Camps for teens, tweens, and kids

The Morehead Writing Project is excited to announce that we are again offering our Global Graffiti Summer Writing Camps. In 2017, we will offer five camps in four locations to serve three different age groups: Maysville Young Writers Camp (grades 1-6): May 29th-June 2nd, 9 am-noon at Straub Elementary School in Maysville (Brandis Carlson-instructor) MSU Intermediate Writers […]

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Are you a fool for writing? Join us April 1!

Join the Morehead Writing Project on this April Fool’s Day (2017) for a day jam-packed with writing excitement including Mad-Cap Writing, Eckphrastic poetry, and a session with the Red House Writers that includes both writing prompts and writing group tips. Our day will open with Mad-Cap Writing and the afternoon will include an eckphrastic poetry […]

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Come Join the MWP Community

The Morehead Writing Project has planned an exciting Spring full of writing, learning, and growth and there is still opportunity to join our ranks so that you can benefit from the best professional development available and enjoy amazing opportunities for you and your students. When you do not apply to a Morehead Writing Project Summer Institute then […]

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MWP Awarded Scale-up the College-Ready Writers Program Grant

The Morehead Writing Project was recently awarded a $20,000 Scale-up the College-Ready Writers Program Grant by the National Writing Project. The Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) grant is focused on the College Ready Writers Program (CRWP), an argument writing process proven to significantly impact student growth in writing and teacher practice. Last year, the National Writing Project released […]

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Learn and Grow with MWP This Summer!

The Morehead Writing Project is currently accepting applications for our 2017 Invitational Summer Institute Fellowships and we are building a cohort for our 2017 Open Online Summer Institute. Both programs offer teachers from kindergarten through college the unique professional and personal growth experience offered by the National Writing Project. Fellowships are awarded on a competitive […]

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8th WEKY Conference Nov. 5

The Morehead Writing Project will host its eighth annual Writing Eastern Kentucky Conference from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, in Breckinridge Hall on the campus of Morehead State University. Registration is $50 in advance and $60 on the day of the conference. Registration fee does not include lunch. Education participants will receive […]

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Fall 2016 Teen Writers Day Out

Did you know that the Morehead Writing Project has been bringing teen writers to the campus of Morehead State University for a day of writing since March 2012? Brandie Trent of Fleming County High School led our Fall 2016 Teen Writers Day Out bringing teen writers from Bath, Boyd, Fleming, and Montgomery counties to campus […]

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WEKY Offers Outstanding PD

The Writing Eastern Kentucky Conference is only days away and area administrators owe it to their students to send a cadre of teachers. There are many ways teachers can benefit from this event held on the campus of Morehead State University from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5. Every teacher is responsible for teaching writing […]

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