Workshops

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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…
Novels
Online
Online On Demand
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Revising
Writing Craft
February 7 - 8, 2022

Create Your Novel’s Style Guide: A Two-Night Mini

OVERVIEW: A Two-Night Mini Online Course Monday, February 7, 2022 (7pm – 8:15pm EST) Tuesday, February 8, 2022 (7pm –…
Career Building Blocks
Jan-Feb
Novels
Online
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Revising
Working on a draft
Writing Craft
February 9 - April 13, 2022

Crash Course in Children’s Publishing: Everything You Need to Know

OVERVIEW: Multi-Week Online Course 10 weeks of programming (mix of live and recorded) Live Lectures Wednesdays, 8pm – 9pm Eastern…
Career Building Blocks
Chapter Books and Early Readers
Fiction
Jan-Feb
Just Getting Started
Nonfiction
Novels
Online
Picture Books
Poetry
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Specialty or Other
The Business of Publishing
Working on a draft
February 15 - March 31, 2022

Getting To Know Your Novel

OVERVIEW Multi-Week Online Course Live Lectures with closed captioning available Tuesdays at 12-1:30pm EST (February 15, 22, and March 1,…
Chapter Books and Early Readers
Fiction
Jan-Feb
Novels
Online
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Published
Revising
Writing Craft
March 22 - April 26, 2022

Line Editing Your MG or YA Novel

OVERVIEW: Multi-Week Online Course Live Lectures (with closed captioning) Tuesdays at 7-8pm EST (March 22, 29, April 5, 12, 19,…
Career Building Blocks
Jan-Feb
Novels
Online
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Revising
Working on a draft
Writing Craft
April 6 - May 5, 2022

Plotting & Structuring Your Verse Novel

OVERVIEW: Multi-Week Online Course Plotting a verse novel comes with its own unique needs and opportunities. Join Cordelia Jensen to…
Mar-May
Novels
Novels in Verse
Online
Poetry
June 12 - 16, 2022

In-Company: Community Retreat for Experienced Authors and Illustrators

OVERVIEW: In-person 5-Day/4-Night Workshop and Retreat This is an in-person workshop at our Retreat Center with with inspirational sessions and…
All genres
Career Building Blocks
Chapter Books and Early Readers
Creator Self-Care and Development
Fiction
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In-Person
Nonfiction
Novels
Novels in Verse
Picture Books
Poetry
Published
Specialty or Other