Writers in the Schools (WITS) in Portland, Oregon, a part of Literary Arts, is providing a course in memoir writing for quarantined students everywhere. This series, led by WITS Writer Brian Benson, is delivered through a series of YouTube lessons. You can follow the entire playlist, and submit your best work to be published in their anthology. Brian, a travel writer, will take you on a remarkable memoir journey and what you find there–who knows?–may surprise you!
The Pandemic has led many families to homeschooling, and WITS Houston has created Quick WITS as a free resource for students in grades K-5. Let Writers in the Schools help you with the writing portion of the school day. These 8-15 minute videos make writing fun and easy for children. Led by incredible teachers such as Jasminne Mendez, Dr. Kathryn Peterson, and Elizabeth Keel, these lessons will make you fall in love with writing.