Workshops

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July 11 - 15, 2020

Online Summer Camp In Writing Nonfiction for Children & Teens 2020

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Almost ready to submit
Creator Self-Care and Development
Idea
June-Aug
Just Getting Started
Nonfiction
Online
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Revising
Summer Camp Comprehensives
The Business of Publishing
Waitlisted
Working on a draft
Writing Craft
August 5 - 9, 2020

Science and Nature Writing for Kids & Teens 2020

We are pleased that this workshop will be held on campus as planned! However, we will be limiting the capacity…
Almost ready to submit
Career Building Blocks
Expanding Careers or Genres
Fiction
Idea
In-Person
June-Aug
Just Getting Started
Nonfiction
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Revising
Specialty or Other
The Business of Publishing
Working on a draft
Writing Craft
September 10 - 13, 2020

Picture Books: Inspiration and Perspiration 2020

Join Us To: Take a look at what it means, holistically, to be a picture book creator. Open up what…
Almost ready to submit
Creator Self-Care and Development
Expanding Careers or Genres
Idea
Illustration Craft
In-Person
Just Getting Started
Nonfiction
Picture Books
Poetry
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Published
Revising
Sept-Nov
Working on a draft
Writing Craft
September 29 - October 2, 2020

LatinX Writers: A Working Symposium 2020

Join Us To: Explore the Latinx experience in children's book writing and publishing: What stories do today’s children need from…
Almost ready to submit
Career Building Blocks
Chapter Books and Early Readers
Creator Self-Care and Development
Essential Conversations
Expanding Careers or Genres
Fiction
Idea
In-Person
Just Getting Started
Kidlit Professional
Nonfiction
Novels
Picture Books
Poetry
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Published
Revising
Sept-Nov
Specialty or Other
Working on a draft
October 11 - 14, 2020

Nonfiction Writers Unworkshop with Deborah Heiligman 2020

Join Us To: Enjoy a loosely structured nonfiction writers' retreat with author Deborah Heiligman. Spend three uninterrupted days on your…
Creator Self-Care and Development
In-Person
Just Getting Started
Nonfiction
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Published
Revising
Sept-Nov
Unworkshop
Working on a draft
Writing Intensive
October 25 - 28, 2020

How to Create Concept Books for Children 2020

Join Us To: Study the craft of writing concept books: working with the patterns you create and the language you…
Almost ready to submit
Career Building Blocks
Expanding Careers or Genres
Idea
Illustration Craft
In-Person
Just Getting Started
Nonfiction
Picture Books
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Revising
Sept-Nov
Specialty or Other
The Business of Publishing
Working on a draft
Writing Craft
November 8 - 11, 2020

Creating Nonfiction Picture Books for Children in a Changing World 2020

Join Us To: Study the craft of creating picture books that resonate with the real world of today's children. Learn…
Almost ready to submit
Essential Conversations
Expanding Careers or Genres
Idea
In-Person
Just Getting Started
Nonfiction
Picture Books
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Revising
Sept-Nov
Working on a draft
Writing Craft
June 23 - 27, 2021

Writing for the Educational Market 2021

Join Us To: Understand the guidelines for submitting to educational publishers. Learn techniques for meeting specs, leveling text, and producing…
Career Building Blocks
Expanding Careers or Genres
Idea
June-Aug
Just Getting Started
Nonfiction
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Published
Specialty or Other
The Business of Publishing
Working on a draft
Writing Craft