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 Upcoming Retreats:

 

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Picture Book A to Z: PLOTTING, An On-Demand Online Course

OVERVIEW: Take this deep, deep dive into picture book structure with lessons on each letter of the “Picture Book Alphabet”…
Donations
Online On Demand
Picture Books
Open Dates

Picture Book A to Z: CHARACTER, An On-Demand Online Course

OVERVIEW: Whether your picture book is character-driven or plot-driven, character anchors the story. This on-demand course is designed to give…
Donations
Idea
Online On Demand
Picture Books
Revising
Working on a draft
Writing Craft
Open Dates

Seize the Reader: Writing for Emotional Impact, An On Demand Online Course

OVERVIEW: Online, On-Demand Self-Paced Course Included are 4 pre-recorded online sessions you can access on-demand for up to 6 months…
Donations
Novels
Online
Online On Demand
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Revising
Writing Craft
Open Dates

Getting Your Middle Grade or Young Adult Novel Unstuck: On-Demand 2022

OVERVIEW: Online, On-Demand Self-Paced Course 7 pre-recorded online sessions you can access on-demand for up to 6 months from the…
Donations
Novels
Online
Online On Demand
Online Plus In-Person
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Revising
Writing Craft
April 1 - December 31, 2022

Personal Retreats 3+ Nights Inquiry

Imagine your own private retreat in a picturesque setting – currently just $575 for a three night stay with all…
December 6 - 8, 2022

Picture Book Revision: A Two-Night Mini

OVERVIEW: You are your book's first and most important editor. Join prolific picture book authors Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen and Anne Marie Pace for…
Donations
Online
Online Mini
Picture Books
Sept-Dec
Writing Intensive
December 9 - 11, 2022

Start Now: Plotting Your 2023 MG or YA Novel

Online Weekend Intensive Gearing up to work on a middle grade or young adult novel in 2023? Then join authors…
Donations
Novels
Online
Sept-Dec
Writing Intensive
December 12 - 14, 2022

Advanced Picture Book Revision Techniques: A Two-Night Mini

OVERVIEW: Join prolific picture book author Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen for this short course to advance your picture book manuscript and satisfy the most…
Donations
Online
Online Mini
Picture Books
Revising
Sept-Dec
January 14 - 21, 2023

Diving Into Picture Books: Format, Structure, and Practice

OVERVIEW: A Short Intensive Online Course Thinking about writing a picture book, but don’t know where to start? Already started…
Donations
Jan-Feb
Online
Picture Books
Writing Craft
January 23 - 25, 2023

Non-Traditional Picture Book Structure (A Two-Night Mini Course)

OVERVIEW: A Two-Night Mini Mini Online Course Picture book journeys aren’t one size fits all, and that’s a good thing!…
Donations
Jan-Feb
Online
Picture Books
Writing Craft
January 26, 2023

Read Like a Writer (A One-Night Mini Course)

OVERVIEW: A One-Night Mini Online Course Writers fill their wells with stories: stories from the everyday happenings around them, and…
Career Building Blocks
Donations
Jan-Feb
Online
The Business of Publishing
January 31 - February 2, 2023

Giving and Receiving Feedback on Novels (A Two-Night Mini Course)

OVERVIEW: A Two-Night Mini Online Course Novelists need feedback on their work to deepen revisions and enrich characters, plot, and…
Donations
Jan-Feb
Novels
Online
The Business of Publishing
February 9 - 23, 2023

Begin Your Chapter Book, Middle Grade, or YA Novel

OVERVIEW Quite often, issues with a story in progress can be traced back to its beginning. In this course, Alicia…
Chapter Books and Early Readers
Donations
Jan-Feb
Novels
Online
Writing Craft
September 28 - October 1, 2023

Native Creatives: An In-Community Retreat

OVERVIEW: In-person 4-Day/3-Night, In-Community Retreat “Time with fellow Native creatives helps sustain me along this author’s journey. I look forward to a…
Donations
In-Person
Retreat Only
Sept-Dec