We Had a Full House in June: Scenes From 7 Workshops

Jun 29, 2018 | The Highlights Foundation Experience

Mysteries, picture books, early readers and more: our June workshops were spectacular!

PB&J: Picture Books and All That Jazz
This popular annual workshop set the tone for June with exciting daily lectures, faculty critiques and evening fireside chats!
PB&J 2018

Writing First Chapter Books & Early Readers
With 2 editor/authors and 3 Skyping editors, much wisdom was imparted!
Chapter Books 2018

Nikki Grimes: Artist-in-Residence
Nikki Grimes 2018

Connecting Source to Story: Mining the World for Your Fiction
Books empower AND dis-empower. All are political. Edith Campbell presented an excellent critical review of how race is presented in children’s literature:
Edith Campbell
Working on our source notebooks:
Source Notebooks
Hanging out in the living room chatting with editor/author team Andrew Karre and Ashley Hope Pérez:
Andrew Karre & Ashley Hope Perez
Marilisa Tweet
Ashley Tweet

Writing Mysteries for Middle Grade, Chapter Books & Series
Writing Mysteries 2018

Novel Beginnings: Building Strong Foundations for Your Novel and Your Career
Novel Beginnings 2018

Writing for the Educational Market
Faculty leaders Jan Fields & Paula Morrow in an animated session:
Educational Marketing 2018

Thanks to attendee Shannon Anderson for sharing these great photos of our property on her social media:
a gorgeous June

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Line drawing of the Barn at Boyds Mills

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Equity & Inclusion in Kidlit

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