If you’re working on a middle grade or young adult novel, you might welcome some help through a Highlights Foundation workshop.
But how do you know which one of our novel workshops is the one you should take, especially if you’ve never been here before?
There is some crossover depending on your needs, but here is a guide to help. Read on…
Nurturing Your Artistic Voice: A Guide for Kidlit Rebels and Risk-takers, September 22-25, 2019
Join 2019 Newbery award winner Meg Medina and author/illustrator Carolyn Dee Flores to:
Jump-Start Your Creativity! Idea Generator for Novelists, October 31-November 3, 2019
Join YA author AC Gaughen for a madcap retreat that will jump-start new ideas, unlock your creativity, and leave you refreshed and inspired to write! Read more.
Novel Beginnings: Building Strong Foundations for Your Novel and Your Career,
August 8-11, 2019
K.L. Going and Clara Gillow Clark, two experienced authors with great teaching and editing experience, will:
Unlocking Your Story: Forms and Genres, A Mashup, October 24-27, 2019
Join award-winning author Kathi Appelt and editor/author Shelley Tanaka to:
Building Sweet & Sophisticated Contemporary Stories for Teens,
October 20-23, 2019
Editor Kat Brzozowski and author Siobhan Vivian will:
Revision Retreat, July 31-August 4, 2019
Experienced editors Eileen Robinson and Harold Underdown will give you tested techniques for self-editing and revising, help you try them out, and give you time to use them to make your manuscript stronger. Read more.
Our Whole Novel workshops offer you the rare opportunity to spend a week receiving focused attention on a specific work in progress, moving a novel to the next level in preparation for submission to agents or publishers. We usually run these multiple times per year.
Taking Your Writing & Art to New Places: Published Authors and Illustrators at Work 2019, September 25-29, 2019
This workshop is for published authors and illustrators to have time to talk about their careers, challenges, deadlines, and upcoming projects. With this workshop, we are aiming for meaningful conversation about how to continue to push the boundaries of our work. Read more.
Master Class with Patti Gauch: The Search for Voice, the Next Step!, November 7-10, 2019
Using the work of some of our best young adult and middle grade fiction writers, experienced writers will take next steps to refine and finally discover their most authentic Voices in an intimate setting with Patti Gauch, former vice president and editor at large of Philomel Books and author of more than 40 books for young readers. Read more.
Posted on: June 9, 2019