Workshops

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Dates
Title
Action
Topics
June 17 - 20, 2019

Writing First Chapter Books and Early Readers 2019

Gain understanding of the unique needs of books for children transitioning to independent readers.
Fiction
Nonfiction
June 23 - 27, 2019

Writing for the Educational Market 2019

Would you like to have editors actually contacting you and asking you to write for them? Welcome to the educational…
Fiction
Nonfiction
June 30 - July 2, 2019

From the Outside in: Writing Outside Your Own Experiences for Books for Children and Teens

Overview Learn meaningful ways to form diverse characters and worlds, avoid harmful stereotypes, and create responsible narratives for children and…
Essential Conversations
Fiction
Novels
August 1 - 4, 2019

Your Guide to Graphic Novels 2019

Have an idea for a graphic novel or comic book? Join us to learn about the narrative style of this…
Fiction
For Illustrators
Novels
August 8 - 11, 2019

Novel Beginnings: Building Strong Foundations for Your Novel and Your Career 2019

Get feedback on your novel AND guidance about your writing career from two experienced authors with great teaching and editing…
Fiction
Novels
Publishing
September 25 - 29, 2019

Taking Your Writing & Art to New Places: Published Authors and Illustrators at Work 2019

Overview You’ve launched your career - now what? Discuss, dissect, collaborate, and grow. This workshop is for published authors and…
Fiction
For Illustrators
Writing Intensive
October 20 - 23, 2019

Building Sweet & Sophisticated Contemporary Stories for Teens 2019

Overview Memorable characters, loads of heart, and a healthy dollop of humor are the recipe for some of the most…
Fiction
Novels
Writing Intensive
October 24 - 27, 2019

Unlocking Your Story: Forms and Genres, A Mashup 2019

Is your work-in-progress begging to break free? Find the form that best fits the story you hope to tell. Join…
Fiction
Nonfiction
Writing Intensive
October 31 - November 3, 2019

Jump-Start Your Creativity! Idea Generator for Novelists 2019

Overview Join YA author AC Gaughen for a madcap retreat that will jump-start new ideas, unlock your creativity, and leave…
Fiction
Novels