The Ithaca Writers Institute is a program that I enjoyed thoroughly. IWI was a blast, and it helped me take my first steps into the writing world. The lessons there were fascinating, informative classes that made me think critically about my writing, and helped me put my voice down on paper. All of the staff were friendly, and were more than willing to critique and teach me in a positive and constructive manner. The environment is conducive to writing as well. I also met a ton of new people there, and made many new friends among them. The Ithaca Writers Institute Is something that no striving writer should miss out on.