In the Mood to Write: Musicians, creative writers reflect on how emotions impact their writing

Godfrey browses through novels to read for inspiration. Godfrey said she enjoys poetry and creative writing and she hopes to take the creative writing class in the future.

Christian Ledbetter

September 20, 2019

As Erin Takahashi, student writer and senior, goes throughout her day, she feels emotions as any other human being does. However, for her, those emotions become a catalyst for story ideas. Before the idea fades, she quickly writes it down somewhere and puts it away to mull over. Later on, this idea...

Creative Writing Club arranged to meet Oct. 31

Cara Roberge

October 15, 2018

The Creative Writing Club is having its second meeting of the year on Oct. 31, in room E131. They will be hanging locker signs, and participating in a given writing prompt. Last meeting was on Sept. 26th. They did a Care to Share which club member Kierstyn Hubbard described as her favorite part because, ...

Creative writing club welcomes new club sponsor

Creative Writing Club Leader and Senior Kylie Gardner works on writing piece for the first meeting on September 12th. According to Gardner, the more members write, the better writers they will become

Hannah Glazier

September 7, 2017

Last year, Jerry Brickley, former Creative Writing Club sponsor, retired. As a result, Danielle Jansen will be Creative Writing Club’s new sponsor. “My goal is for the club to be a fun place for student interested in writing to come together, practice their skills and share their work,” said Jan...

Turning the Page

Jerry Brickley, creative writing and English teacher, tells an animated story during his B2 Creative Writing class. Brickley is retiring after this school year after being at CHS for 27 years

Lin-Lin Mo, Student Section reporter

November 27, 2016

For the past 27 years, Jerry Brickley, creative writing and English 11 teacher, has lived with two professions: a teacher and a writer. Some Tuesdays he is a sponsor for Creative Writing Club, and for second period Blue Days, he is also a mentor to Grace Coleman and Laura Anderson, English independent...

Creative Writing Club continues pass-around story

Kinza Abbas, Creative Writing Club vice president and sophomore, explains the pass-around story to new members. The story is about a spy in the 1920s. NIDA KHAN / PHOTO


March 25, 2012

Creative Writing Club members continue their pass-around spy story, as well as sharing and critiquing  each others' writing. They will continue meeting every Tuesday after school until the week before prom. According to Jerry Brickley, Creative Writing Club sponsor, every week a new member rec...

Creative Writing Club completing magazine, making plans for rest of year


February 12, 2012

According to Jerry Brickley, Creative Writing Club sponsor, club members are nearly finished with the literary magazine and have made important decisions about their meeting dates and guidelines. Club members will release the literary magazine, Reflections, sometime this week according to Brickley...

Creative Writing Club to announce contest winner Dec. 6, holiday party Dec. 12


December 6, 2011

According to Creative Writing Club sponosr Jerry Brickley, the winners of the annual Creative Writing Contest will be announced on Dec. 6. Club members will publish all the entries in a literary magazine called Reflections. “The club will be involved in putting all the entries together and publ...

Creative Writing Contest submission deadline Nov. 4


October 30, 2011

The deadline for submissions to the annual Creative Writing Contest is Nov. 4, according to Creative Writing Club sponsor Jerry Brinkley. Students may submit entries on the Carmel High School Moodle webpage under the course "CHS Creative Writing Contest" with the enrollment key "Contest." The contest...