Fall Programming Begins Saturday!

Podcast, webisode and creative writing opportunities

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Create your own collaborative web series!

Work with other students to write the script, act out the role and produce at least one episode of the video podcast series Shush! This opportunity will provide an exciting experience working on a filming set and taking a creative project from start to finish. After a premier party and public screening, the episode will be uploaded to the Shush! YouTube channel.

HUSH Jr: Develop a sci-fi podcast

The HUSH team has expanded to form a junior level especially for middle school students. Do you like to write? Act out a character? Create sound effects? Be a part of dreaming up a new universe of characters and story connected to, but independent of, the Edellen portal. Come help us create Season 2 of HUSH Jr!

HUSH - by invite only, but find out how to become involved!

HUSH is a sci-fi series written, performed and produced by students in grades eight through twelve and is aired on the radio podcast Voices in the Valley before being uploaded onto iTunes, Google Play Music and Stitcher. (The podcast has been downloaded over 16,000 times in the last year!)

Our goal with HUSH is to provide as professional an experience as possible to students. In addition to developing writing skills, students learn about industry standards and how to work on a creative team. Join us as we begin to develop Season 3 and a whole new fairy world. Interested? Let us know! Email steph@storyark.org for more information.

New this Fall: Become a podcast editor

Interested in learning how to edit a podcast? Let us know! Jenna Yaron, our new staff member, has a long history of producing radio shows for KLBB and for StoryArk. Now that we have her on staff, she can share her expertise with students. Email steph@storyark.org, and we'll find a time that works for all to begin to learn, edit and produce quality shows.

Brick by Brick: a Middle School Collaborative Writing Group

What’s your story? How are you going to tell it? Tell it brick by brick. Think of writing like building wall, one brick at a time and very soon, you will have something. Brick by Brick is a writing club for middle schoolers. We collaborate to tell a story brick by brick. We will meet weekly, for and hour or two at a time. We determine the meeting time and place. Ellen Eigner, the facilitator, is a guide only. The group will determine the subject matter and format. We will write a book together to be published upon its completion. If you like to write, if you like to collaborate with others, if you get excited about telling a story, you should really join us. (Tuition is $75, but financial assistance is available)

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Submit to the Boom Site by September 9

Click HERE to find out more information on how to have your prose, poetry or visual art piece included in the next issue of The Boom Site Literary Magazine

The Boom Site Literary Magazine is the St. Croix Valley's first youth led literary publication, and is published two times a year digitally and once a year as a printed anthology. We aim to offer a safe space for students to submit their prose, poetry and visual arts creative endeavors to be enjoyed by fellow peers and community members.
Subscribe to The Boom Site

We'll send you a digital copy two times per year and offer a printed anthology :)

We empower student voices and equip young artists to succeed

StoryArk provides a variety of creative programming for youth, allowing them to tell their story through their chosen medium - whether that be a novel, poetry, film, song, podcast or anything else they can dream up. Student initiated and student led, each project is imagined, designed, and developed by youth. Professional authors, screenwriters, filmmakers, musicians, producers, directors and actors share their expertise and experience, helping students gain new skills in their craft and empowering them to become their best creative selves.

StoryArk is a 501c(3) tax exempt organization that seeks to serve the greater good.

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StoryArk is a 501(c)3 organization