Workshops

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July 5 - 10, 2020

Online Summer Camp In Writing Fiction for Children & Teens 2020

Please note: this course is full. Please click here to be placed on our waiting list. Join Us Online We've…
Chapter Books and Early Readers
Creator Self-Care and Development
Fiction
Idea
June-Aug
Novels
Online
Picture Books
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Published
Revising
Summer Camp Comprehensives
Waitlisted
Working on a draft
Writing Craft
July 16 - 20, 2020

Online Summer Camp Intensive in Illustration 2020

Join Us Online We've reinvented our Illustration Summer Camp as an online experience, with four whole days of faculty demonstrations,…
Almost ready to submit
Creator Self-Care and Development
Idea
Illustration Craft
June-Aug
Just Getting Started
Online
Picture Books
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Published
Revising
Summer Camp Comprehensives
Waitlisted
Working on a draft
July 26 - 29, 2020

Creating Picture Books with Humor and Heart: A Working Retreat 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
Expanding Careers or Genres
In-Person
Mar-May
Picture Books
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Revising
Writing Craft
August 27 - 30, 2020

Master Class in Illustration: Narrative Picture-Making 2020

Join Us To: Explore the elements of storytelling through drawing, experimentation, and problem solving with picture making materials. Craft your…
Almost ready to submit
Career Building Blocks
Expanding Careers or Genres
Illustration Craft
In-Person
June-Aug
Picture Books
Revising
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 - 15, 2020

Filling the Writer’s Toolbox With Editor Emma Dryden 2020

Join Us To: Prepare your manuscript for submission under the guidance of renowned editor Emma Dryden. Learn proven techniques for…
Almost ready to submit
Expanding Careers or Genres
In-Person
Novels
Picture Books
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Revising
Sept-Nov
Writing Craft
October 15 - 18, 2020

Writing for Illustrators: An Author/Illustrator Intensive 2020

Join Us To: Grow as a writer while honoring your illustration background. Discover the interplay of words and pictures. Work…
Career Building Blocks
Expanding Careers or Genres
Idea
Illustration Craft
In-Person
Just Getting Started
Picture Books
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Published
Sept-Nov
Working on a draft
Writing Craft
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