Workshops

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January 8–April 19, 2018
Getting To Know Your Novel with Sarah Aronson (Online Course plus Onsite Retreat) 2018

Give your novel the special attention it deserves with this long-form workshop: an activity-based web series paired with a guided >>

  • Fiction
  • Novels
May 13–May 20, 2018
Writing the Unreal: The Whole Novel Workshop in Fantasy & Speculative Fiction 2018

Designed for anyone with a complete or near-complete draft of a middle grade or young adult novel in fantasy or >>

  • Fiction
  • Novels
May 18–May 20, 2018
Retell, Revisit, Reimagine: Writing Fresh Fairy Tales and Folklore for Older Readers 2018

Explore ways to harness the enduring appeal of fairy tales in your own work. Fairy tales have inspired writers since >>

  • Fiction
June 10–June 13, 2018
Writing First Chapter Books and Early Readers 2018

Gain understanding of the unique needs of books for children who are beginning to read independently. Do you remember the >>

  • Fiction
June 17–June 21, 2018 Presale
Middle Grade Mysteries 2018

Please note: we are still confirming these dates, finalizing the curriculum, and adding faculty to this workshop–but we wanted to >>

  • Fiction
  • Novels
June 21–June 24, 2018
Beginning STEPS to Writing Historical Fiction 2018

Give your historical fiction a strong start by learning the fundamentals of this popular genre. Are you writing a novel >>

  • Fiction
June 21–June 24, 2018
Novel Beginnings: Building Strong Foundations for Your Novel and Your Career 2018

Get feedback on your novel AND guidance about your writing career from two experienced authors with great teaching and editing >>

  • Fiction
  • Novels
June 24–June 28, 2018
Writing for the Educational Market 2018

Would you like to have editors actually contacting you and asking you to write for them? Welcome to the educational >>

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
July 8–July 13, 2018
Summer Camp at the Barn: A Week of Creative Mentorship 2018

Keynotes, workshops and a creative mentor to provide one-on-one support. The Highlights Foundation tackles summer camp a bit differently than >>

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
August 3–August 7, 2018
Revision Retreat 2018

Intended for writers wanting to revise a draft of a manuscript and explore proven techniques for self-editing. In this working >>

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Novels
  • Writing Intensive
August 12–August 18, 2018
Whole Novel Workshop MG/YA 2018

Revise and polish your novel in preparation for submission. Take your novel to the next level! Our instructors will challenge >>

  • Fiction
  • Novels
September 30–October 3, 2018 Presale
Books with Bite Workshop and Retreat: Writing Horror and Haunted Novels 2018

Please note: we are still confirming these dates, finalizing the curriculum, and adding faculty to this workshop–but we wanted to >>

  • Fiction
  • Novels
October 4–October 7, 2018 Presale
Beginners Class in World Building and World Conjuring 2018

Please note: we are still confirming these dates, confirming the curriculum and adding faculty to this workshop–but we wanted to >>

  • Fiction
  • Novels
October 21–October 24, 2018
Elements of Plot with Grace Lin and Padma Venkatraman 2018

Find your way through your novel, from point to point and place to place. Crafting engaging characters and an interesting >>

  • Fiction
October 28–October 31, 2018 Presale
Writing Cross-Culturally 2018

Please note: we are still confirming these dates, finalizing the curriculum, and adding faculty to this workshop–but we wanted to >>

  • Deepening Perspectives
  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction