May 24–May 27, 2018
Crafting a Dummy with Heart and Soul: A Creative Incubator for Illustrators 2018

Find balance with words and pictures as you polish your picture book dummy for submission. At last! You have a >>

  • Illustrators
  • Picture Books
June 7–June 10, 2018
PB&J: Picture Books and All That Jazz 2018

Go beyond the basics to understand the “whys” behind current picture book bestsellers. Everyone loves picture books! But writing stories >>

  • Illustrators
  • Picture Books
June 11–September 16, 2018
Getting to Know Your Picture Book with Debbie Ridpath Ohi (Online Course plus Onsite Retreat) 2018

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

  • Illustrators
  • Picture Books
July 20–July 23, 2018
Illustration Intensive 2018

Immerse yourself in illustration techniques and gain tools for storytelling. Explore the ever-changing children’s book market with authors, illustrators and >>

  • Illustrators
  • Picture Books
August 8–August 12, 2018
Nuts & Bolts of Science Writing 2018

Energize readers through active fiction and nonfiction writing that shines the light on exciting science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) >>

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Picture Books
August 26–August 29, 2018
The Ins and Outs of a Picture Book and Its Many Forms 2018

Crafting Characters, Storyboarding with an Illustrator Eye, Revising Strategies, Stand-out Submissions, School Visits, and MORE The word count may be >>

  • Picture Books
September 9–September 12, 2018
The Journey: Everything You Need to Know to Write a Book for Children 2018

Get serious about writing that picture book—and set reachable goals to move you towards publication. When creative people get too >>

  • Business of Publishing
  • Picture Books
October 5–October 7, 2018
Picture Book Illustration: From Conception to Birth 2018

A down-to-earth, hands-on workshop for the illustrator who’s looking for the inside track, packed with valuable pointers and solid advice. >>

  • Illustrators
  • Picture Books
November 8–November 11, 2018
Creating Picture Books with Humor and Heart: A Working Retreat 2018

A writing-intensive workshop to prepare your picture book for submission. Two award-winning, bestselling authors, Emily Jenkins and Elise Broach, and >>

  • Picture Books