Workshops

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Action
Topics
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
  • Novels
June 14–June 17, 2018
Connecting Source to Story: Mining the World for Your Fiction 2018

Writers of historical, contemporary, or speculative fiction: Join Ashley Hope Pérez for a look into the authentic sources for fiction. >>

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Novels
  • Writing Intensive
June 17–June 20, 2018
Writing Mysteries for Middle Grade, Chapter Books, and Series 2018

For writers eager to begin or complete a mystery for middle grade readers. Children love to cozy up with a >>

  • Fiction
  • Novels
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 >>

  • Business of Publishing
  • Fiction
  • Novels
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
DIY Repair Kit for Writers: Get Your Fixer-Upper Ready to Sell 2018

For published and pre-published authors who have a novel that needs to be renovated for sale. Have a fixer-upper manuscript? >>

  • Fiction
  • Novels
October 4–October 7, 2018
Beginner’s Class in World Building and World Conjuring 2018

Explore ways to help ground and stretch readers within fantasy, science fiction, and magical realism. Fiction writers must create a >>

  • 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
  • Novels
November 4–November 8, 2018
Getting Your Middle Grade and Young Adult Novel Unstuck 2018

An intimate workshop for middle grade and young adult authors looking to explore or revise and polish a work in >>

  • Fiction
  • Novels
November 8–November 11, 2018
A Master Class: Creating the Moment that Transcends – Climax, Complication, and Going Far Enough 2018

An intense study into building scenes with emotional impacts for your readers. The novel is first a story with a >>

  • Novels
  • Writing Intensive