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    HUNTINGTON BEACH RESIDENT WINS CONTEST FOR ASPIRING WRITERS! My fabulous prize: a professional manuscript critique by Meg Cabot's (Princess Diaries and so much more!) literary agent, Laura Langlie.  I'm busy writing (and re-writing!) my middle grade novel, Wishy Washy.



    OTHER NEWS: 

    I will be joining my writing Sand Scribe friend, Dawne Knobbe, at the Central Library on WED OCT 17TH to facilitate another amazing creative writing FUNshop, sponsored by the Friends of the Children's Library.  Don't miss:  "Dare to Scare" - from 4:30-6:30pm.  $5.00 advance ticket purchase required.

     

    MSU ACADEMY IS TAKING A BREAK DURING THE FALL AND WINTER SESSIONS.  LOOK FOR NEW WORKSHOPS BEING OFFERED IN THE SPRING FOR BOTH HUNTINGTON BEACH (SANDS) AND THE WESTMINSTER PARKS AND RECREATION.  



    I am available to schedule customized creative workshops to Girl Scout Troops.  Email sue@msuacademy.com for more information.   

       
    Look for MSU in the Spring Huntington Beach SANDS catalog- Register online: http://www.ci.huntington-beach.ca.us/residents/news_publications/sands.cfm 



    Look for MSU in the Spring offerings of Westminster's Recreation Guide or online at: http://www.westminster-ca.gov/depts/cs/rec/leisure_classes.asp
  • Read my story in the LA Times Kid's Reading Room:  Angie's List 
  • "Star Spangled Poetry" LA Times Kid's Reading Room, Sept 5, 2010: Star Spangled Poetry LATimes.pdf
  • Sue made the news!  Aug 2010:  OC Register News.pdf
  • "Worms For Mother" - archive from LA Times Kid's Reading Room, May 9, 2010:  Worms for Mother LA Times Story.pdf
  • Questions?  Contact sue@msuacademy.com

  
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 MSU Academy is a place where



kids go to Make Stuff Up!

MSU Academy is a unique class designed for kids who like to Make Stuff Up!  MSU Kids are risk takers, confident communicators, and creative thinkers. Let’s S-T-R-E-T-C-H your creative muscle and unleash your wild imaginations.  We’ll play with words, forms, and structures but mostly MSU kids will:

Have fun with writing, just for the fun of it!

 



Dear Parents:  MSU is not designed to raise test scores.  It is designed to raise your child's confidence in their creativity and to encourage them to have fun writing. 

The main objective: 







unleash your imagination and have fun writing,

by writing -  just for the fun of it!

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Check out the Spring Classes in the



SANDS - 



Huntington Beach Community Youth Programs



 
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Westminster Parks and Recreation Guide

This unique class is for kids who like to MAKE STUFF UP!  Be ready to S T R E T C H your creative muscles and unleash your wild imaginations.  We'll play with words, forms, and structures but mostly:  we will have fun writing, just for the fun of it! 



























For registration and other information about this and other City of Huntington Beach Community Services Department Classes and Programs, visit:  www.hbsands.org

 


  
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My Not-So-Secret Hiding Place.  Check out:  www.MyPlacetoMakeStuffUp.blogspot.com for my latest musings on creative writing for children.

  
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 Sue Who? Who is Sue?

Sue Welfringer is a creative writer who gets giggle giddy when she finds a beautiful story written for children.  Currently, Sue is teaching creative writing to children and working on several creative pieces for future publication, especially in the area of creative non-fiction.

Sue has been a member of SCBWI (Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators) since 1999 and is a recent 2010 graduate of Highlights' Writers Workshop at Chautauqua.  She is a member of Sand Scribes, a local writers/illustrators group and on the board for the Huntington Beach Friends of the Children's Library.

During the school year, Sue can be found substituting for teachers in Ocean View School District classrooms, reading picture books and poetry to students whenever she can.  While Sue has "retired" from elementary school PTA duties, she is a Mesa View's PTSO volunteer and the vice-chair of the OVSD GATE District Advisory Committee.

Contact: sue@msuacademy.com


  
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