March 15, 2013 | Cecelia Fielding

Brigham Young University Writing Camps is hosting a new Sci-Fi and Fantasy Teen Writing Camp during spring break Monday through Friday, April 1-5, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the BYU Conference Center,.  

Registration is available online at  or by calling (801) 422-8295. Tuition is $160 and will include five days of writing instruction, classroom materials, snacks and a publishing party.

This camp is specially designed for teens interested in writing science fiction or fantasy. Participants will learn from science fiction and fantasy authors who have been successful in creating their own unique universes through writing. They will also choose two sci-fi/fantasy books to read, and then analyze the techniques and style authors used to develop imaginary worlds, events and characters.

Participants will explore the sci-fi and fantasy genres in a comfortable setting, socialize with others interested in writing sci-fi and fantasy and improve their writing skills. They will be able to gain new ideas for future storie, and have fun imagining and creating new worlds.

For more information, contact Emilee Barrett at (801) 422-0730 or .

Writer: Hwa Lee