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William Carey hosts Young Authors Celebration

Students attend WCU Young Authors Celebration Students attend WCU Young Authors Celebration
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

More than 600 students from area elementary and middle schools were at William Carey University Friday for the annual Young Authors Celebration.

The students are all part of a young authors workshops in their individual schools where they learn about drafting, editing, and publishing stages of writing and illustrating through hands on experience. The students brought their books to the event to share their works.

Professional authors and illustrators provided insight for children on what it takes to write a children's book from start to finish.

A grant from target helped to pay for putting the event.

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