Workshops

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September 22 - November 10, 2021

Line Editing Your MG or YA Novel (and Creating Your Book’s Style Guide!)

TYPE & LENGTH: An eight-week online course (September 22-November 10) featuring: Live lectures from faculty Pre-recorded lectures, resources to explore…
Career Building Blocks
Novels
Online
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Revising
Sept-Dec
Working on a draft
Writing Craft
September 27 - 29, 2021

Novels in Verse Intensive: Expand! Grow! Reach!

Please note: this course is full. Please click here to be placed on our waiting list. TYPE & LENGTH: A…
Almost ready to submit
Novels in Verse
Online
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Revising
Sept-Dec
Waitlisted
Working on a draft
Writing Craft
Writing Intensive
September 29 - October 27, 2021

Creating an Image System That Works for Your Verse Novel

Please note: this course is full. Please click here to be placed on our waiting list. TYPE & LENGTH: Five-week,…
Expanding Careers or Genres
Novels in Verse
Online
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Revising
Sept-Dec
Waitlisted
Working on a draft
Writing Craft
September 30 - October 21, 2021

Relationships in Contemporary MG and YA Novels

TYPE & LENGTH: A four week online course (September 30-October 21), with: Weekly live sessions, Thursdays from 12-2pm Eastern Weekly…
Almost ready to submit
Career Building Blocks
Idea
Just Getting Started
Novels
Online
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Revising
Sept-Dec
Working on a draft
Writing Craft
October 17 - November 7, 2021

Filling the Writer’s Toolbox With Editor Emma Dryden

Please note: this course is full. Please click here to be placed on our waiting list. TYPE & LENGTH: 4…
Almost ready to submit
Expanding Careers or Genres
Novels
Online
Picture Books
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Revising
Sept-Dec
Waitlisted
Writing Craft
October 20 - 31, 2021

Online Latinx Symposium 2021: An In-Community Celebration of ¡DRAMA!

TYPE & LENGTH: Online symposium centered on celebrating our Latinx community and stories Two weeks of pre-recorded and LIVE Zoom…
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
Just Getting Started
Kidlit Professional
Nonfiction
Novels
Online
Picture Books
Poetry
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Published
Revising
Sept-Dec
Specialty or Other
Working on a draft
October 27 - December 15, 2021

Revising Your Verse Novel: A Three-Part Online Workshop

TYPE & LENGTH: Seven-week, online course (October 27-December 15) Revise your verse novel through weekly lectures, discussions, and writing exercises--…
Expanding Careers or Genres
Novels in Verse
Online
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Revising
Sept-Dec
Working on a draft
Writing Craft
December 1 - 31, 2021

Seize the Reader: Writing for Emotional Impact in MG and YA Novels, An On Demand Online Course

TYPE: Online (On-demand, self-paced, with monthly live office hours) Here are the dates for upcoming live office hours (12-1pm Eastern)…
Novels
Online
Online On Demand
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Revising
Writing Craft
December 1 - 31, 2021

Getting Your Middle Grade or Young Adult Novel Unstuck: An On Demand Online Workshop 2021

This is an on-demand course. You can begin it at any time. You will have access to the course for…
Novels
Online
Online On Demand
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Revising
Writing Craft