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Improving Writing and Learning in Indiana Schools


THE INDIANA WRITING PROJECT, based at Ball State University, promotes the best possible writing instruction in Indiana schools. We offer professional development programs on effective practices by and for teachers.


Youth Writing Camps

FREE Saturday Sessions
Weekend Writing

Register for January through May 2023 weekend writing sessions here! Saturday Sessions are for students in grades 4-12 who want to grow as writers.


Saturday mornings, 10 AM - 12 PM

Writing Center in Robert Bell, Room 295

Ball State campus

If you have questions, contact:

Register: Here


  • 4/8/23: I'm The Expert: How to successfully share your secret skills.

  • 5/13/23: Words and Illustrations: Delve into crafting graphic novels, cartoons, and online illustrations.

Summer Camps
Journalism Camp

June 5-9, 9 am-3 pm

Writing Camp (all genres)

June 12-23, Monday-Friday, 9-12 am

Learn more about Youth Writing Camps >>

Summer Institute

Join us for our 2023 summer institute for teachers! 

To learn more or sign up: Click Here

About Indiana Writing Project


THE INDIANA WRITING PROJECT is an organization committed to promoting the best possible writing instruction in Indiana's elementary, secondary, and post-secondary schools. The Project is administered through Ball State University's English Department. The Project has been recognized by the Indiana State Legislature for our work in helping teachers improve student performance in writing. Learn more.

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