Fiction

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April 15–April 19, 2018
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Getting To Know Your Novel with Sarah Aronson (Online Course plus Onsite Retreat) 2018

Please note: this workshop is full. Send us an email to join our waiting list!

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  • Fiction
  • Novels

May 13–May 20, 2018
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Writing the Unreal: The Whole Novel Workshop in Fantasy & Speculative Fiction 2018

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  • Fiction
  • Novels

May 18–May 20, 2018

Retell, Revisit, Reimagine: Writing Fresh Fairy Tales and Folklore for Older Readers 2018

Explore ways to harness the enduring appeal of fairy tales in your own work. Fairy tales have inspired writers since

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  • Fiction

June 10–June 13, 2018

Writing First Chapter Books and Early Readers 2018

Gain understanding of the unique needs of books for children who are beginning to read independently. Do you remember the

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  • Fiction

June 14–June 17, 2018

Connecting Source to Story: Mining the World for Your Fiction 2018

Writers of historical, contemporary, or speculative fiction: Join Ashley Hope Pérez for a look into the authentic sources for fiction.

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  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Writing Intensive

June 17–June 20, 2018

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

For writers eager to begin or complete a mystery for middle grade readers. Children love to cozy up with a

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  • Fiction
  • Novels

June 21–June 24, 2018

Beginning STEPS to Writing Historical Fiction 2018

Give your historical fiction a strong start by learning the fundamentals of this popular genre. Are you writing a novel

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  • Fiction

June 21–June 24, 2018

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

Get feedback on your novel AND guidance about your writing career from two experienced authors with great teaching and editing

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  • Fiction
  • Novels

June 24–June 28, 2018

Writing for the Educational Market 2018

Would you like to have editors actually contacting you and asking you to write for them? Welcome to the educational

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  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction

July 8–July 13, 2018

Summer Camp at the Barn: A Week of Creative Mentorship 2018

Keynotes, workshops and a creative mentor to provide one-on-one support. The Highlights Foundation tackles summer camp a bit differently than

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  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction

August 3–August 7, 2018

Revision Retreat 2018

Intended for writers wanting to revise a draft of a manuscript and explore proven techniques for self-editing. In this working

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  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Novels
  • Writing Intensive

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)

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  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Picture Books

August 12–August 18, 2018

Whole Novel Workshop MG/YA 2018

Revise and polish your novel in preparation for submission. Take your novel to the next level! Our instructors will challenge

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  • Fiction
  • Novels

September 30–October 3, 2018

DIY Repair Kit for Writers: Get Your Fixer-Upper Ready to Sell 2018

For published and pre-published authors who have a novel that needs to be renovated for sale. Have a fixer-upper manuscript?

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  • Fiction
  • Novels

October 4–October 7, 2018

Beginner’s Class in World Building and World Conjuring 2018

Explore ways to help ground and stretch readers within fantasy, science fiction, and magical realism. Fiction writers must create a

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  • Fiction
  • Novels

October 21–October 24, 2018

Elements of Plot with Grace Lin and Padma Venkatraman 2018

Find your way through your novel, from point to point and place to place. Crafting engaging characters and an interesting

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  • Fiction

November 4–November 8, 2018

Getting Your Middle Grade and Young Adult Novel Unstuck 2018

An intimate workshop for middle grade and young adult authors looking to explore or revise and polish a work in

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  • Fiction
  • Novels