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SUN 4/29: Join Our Story Anthology Book Launch!

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Dear Parents, Teachers, and Friends of Teen Writers,

You're invited to our Book Launch on this Sunday!

Volume 4 of our Young Writers and Teen Writers Anthologies:
Hues of Hubris (teen stories, ages 13-18)
Colorful Characters (youth, ages 7-13)

Sunday, April 29, 2018

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Linden Tree Books

265 State Street, Los Altos CA

Please bring your families and your cameras.

We'll provide:

* a few Readings by our Teen Writers and Young Writers

* lots of book-signing pens

* the published anthologies!

Looking forward,

Shu-Hsien & Royd, Writing Coaches & Organizers

Writing Coaches Shu-Hsien Ho and Royd Hatta are passionate about teaching youth and teens how to organize their thoughts and write with power, clarity, and ease. Since 1996, their students have learned to write essays, independent research papers, poems, short stories, and even their first novels. After working with Ms. Ho, one teen writer independently published her 400-page fantasy novel. Their students have earned acceptance into top colleges and universities, such as UC San Diego, Carnegie Mellon, Caltech, MIT, NYU, and Brown University. Ms. Ho has a B.A. from Pomona College and an M.A. from Lesley University. Mr. Hatta has a B.A. from the California State University at Long Beach, with specialties in history, art, theater, and philosophy. Ms. Ho and Mr. Hatta currently teach small group workshops for homeschooling groups and at the Chinese American International School in San Francisco. They run two thriving writers clubs with over 600 families: Bay Area Young Writers and Bay Area Teen Writers. Since 2011, Ms. Ho and Mr. Hatta have published six anthologies of their students’ fiction: Strokes of Lightning, Real Heroes Wear Sneakers, Bones of Mystery, Encroaching Ink, Special Worlds, and Piercing the Unknown. The latter two books are available on They are excited to launch the fourth volume of their Story Anthologies.