Writing workshop gives young Lincoln authors freedom to do what they love

calendar icon September 18, 2020 by Margaret Reist | Lincoln Journal Star

Presented with a choice not long ago — go on vacation or stay in town to attend a weeklong writing workshop — Lily Abele did not hesitate.

Not for a second. Hint: The mountains lost out, a distant second to the mighty pen, or maybe laptop.

“Lily said ‘I have got to go to the writing workshop. It's just a good time to spend time writing,’” according to her mom, Melissa Abele.

And so it will be that next week, Lily, who will start fifth grade at Pyrtle Elementary this fall, will join other students on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Campus for a workshop called, appropriately, the "I Love To Write" workshop.

Read the full article by Margaret Reist for the Lincoln Journal Star.