Lit Diaries Creative Writing Camp

Lit Diaries Creative Writing Camp

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ABOUT THE Lit Diaries Creative Writing Camp

Summer Session 1 | June 13-17, 2022

$250 per child
$50 non-refundable deposit

Summer Session 2 | July 11-15, 2022

$250 per child
$50 non-refundable deposit

Location: Serendipity Labs

Atlanta – Perimeter
121 Perimeter Center West
2nd Floor
Atlanta, Georgia 30346


ABOUT THE Lit Diaries Creative Writing Camp

At Lit Diaries, campers spend their days in personal writing workshops led by published authors and screenwriters. Camp days will consist of creative writing workshops and guest speakers who are published or actively creating films, with Fridays dedicated to movie screenings, group reading, and arts and crafts.

Unlike more traditional camps in creative writing, Lit Diaries Creative Writing Camp focuses on using informal, playful, and expressive writing to strengthen language skills and critical thinking while building self-esteem. In these informal writing activities, campers develop more polished pieces, ranging from personal narratives to short stories, poems, short dramatic works, and experiments in creative nonfiction. Each week they will be able to meet best-selling authors and award-winning filmmakers who will share their experiences and success stories.

The camp sections are small (no more than 50 campers). This size allows for individual attention to each student. It helps foster a sense of belonging to a supportive learning community in which students can feel comfortable exploring new directions in their writing and thinking. Trusting one’s language and voice, learning to think for oneself, and collaborating with others are the qualities and skills that the camp strives to develop.

This camp is excellent for young creators, children struggling with self-esteem, and children seeking an outlet to express themselves


Only 50 spots are available. Reserve your spot with a deposit today.   Open to students 11-18 yrs old



  • 10 - 11 AM


  • 12 - 1:30 pm

    Creative Workshops w/guest speaker

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    1:30 - 2 pm

    Snack Time

  • 2 - 3 pm

    Dream Board/Art Project

  • 3 - 4 pm

    Reading Time and Dismissal


  • 10 - 12 pm

    workshop and creative writing

  • 12 - 2 pm

    Movie screening w/ guest speaker

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    2:30 - 3 pm

    Snack time

  • 3 - 4 pm

    Book Club Meeting

The Camp Includes

  • Writing Sessions

    90 minutes organized as writing sessions and seminars

  • Journaling

    Happiness and stress release creative writing workshop 

  • Storytelling

    Weekly story writing | poetry, screenwriting, fiction, non-fiction,

  • Assigned Writing

    Weekly assigned reading and book chats w/ author visits

  • Movie Screening

    Friday's movie screening or art show w/ artists discussion and meet and greet

  • Projects

    Dream Board Projects


A collective of creative Black women who have written and published books, produced films, developed STRAM programs, and are skilled wellness instructors.

Tamika Newhouse


Writer of 17 books and publisher of over 300 books. Tamika is the founder of AAMBC Inc. and producer of Black Writer Weekend & AAMBC Literary Awards
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Project Manager + Workshop Leader
A native of the middle Georgia area Kasaun J. Mims exemplifies hard work, dedication, & loyalty. He obtain a bachelor of arts while serving in the United States Airforce. After his enlistment, he moved to the Atlanta area and began working in the medical field. In 2019 he co-founded the Community Mentor Scholarship. An annual program that was started back in his hometown, with the mission to provide additional opportunities to At-Risk high schools students with their college journeys. He is now working along with AAMBC Inc. to pursue his lifetime passions in audio and media.
Kimberly Jones


NY Times best-selling author of How Can We Win, Chief Innovation Officer with The People's Uprising, and film producer with Warner Media


Creative Strategist + Event Producer
With music being her first love, Segan grew to love the arts and the creativity of storytelling. With more and more exposure into the industry, she became passionate about acting and attended George Brown’s Acting for Media program in the heart of Toronto, Canada. From there, she hopes to one day be heavily inversed in every aspect of the film industry.
Nicola Mitchell


Empowering Instructor
Founder of Girls Who Brunch, a nonprofit that curates empowering workshops for young girls. Her programs include hygiene awareness, self-esteem building, and inspiring talk panels.
Tawonda Smith


Site Manager
A producer with Delphine Legacy Media, she is skilled in production management and management.

At Lit Diaries, campers will spend their days in intimate writing workshops led by published authors and screenwriters.


Barring unforeseen circumstances, the Lit Diaries Creative Writing Camp will be held in downtown Atlanta in the Sweet Auburn District. All participating campers and instructors will be required to provide proof of full vaccination prior to arriving on campus. Further information about Covid-related safety protocols will be shared prior to camp has a clearer sense of where things stand with respect to the ongoing pandemic.