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Educational Publishers Need Engaging Content From You

Literacy and learning go hand-in-hand, which is why publishers who produce educational materials need engaging content for a variety of reading levels. Key concepts and curriculum objectives need to be packaged in relatable formats so subject matter is entertaining as well as informative. If this creative niche is one you’re interested in exploring further, consider joining authors and co-faculty Jan Fields and Paula Morrow at Writing for the Educational Market taking place June 23-27, 2019.

At this workshop, you will:

  • Find markets for nonfiction, fiction, poetry and more
  • Study market-specific lingo
  • Learn techniques for meeting specs and leveling text
  • Learn how to respond to editorial feedback
  • Find out how to produce submissions packages
register now

Check Out These Other Workshops About Special Markets:
Nuts & Bolts of Science Writing
June 9-13, 2019
Faculty: Jennifer Swanson, Miranda Paul, Heather L. Montgomery
Special Guests: Baptiste Paul, Higgins Bond, editorial director Carol Hinz, editor Beth Terrill
SKYPE Guests: editor Andi Diehn, editor Samantha Gentry

  • Science writing is for both fiction and nonfiction
  • Meet and submit to acquiring editors
  • Learn how to create proposals and write cover letters
  • Find out where to send your work

Learn more.

Writing First Chapter Books & Early Readers
June 17-20, 2019
Faculty: Laurie Calkhoven, Wiley Blevins
Special Guests: Debbi Michiko Florence, executive editor Katie Carella, Tracey West

  • Explore the differences between picture books, early readers and transitional chapter books
  • Zero in on where your work–fiction, nonfiction, or both–fits in
  • Learn about researching, finding new ideas and writing your stories
  • Discover how to find the right publishing home for your work
  • Have one-on-one critique sessions

More About Special Markets:

Jennifer Swanson: 3 Myths About Why Writing Science Books for Kids is Hard

Carol Hinz: Elements of Excellent Science Books

Wiley Blevins: Early Readers and Transitional Chapter Books: What Are They and Why Are They Important?

Julia Garstecki: Breaking Into the Educational Market

Paula Morrow: Those Pesky Specs!

Posted on: April 6, 2019

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