Programs


Flexible Dates

Unworkshop 2020

Imagine your own private retreat in a picturesque setting – currently just $149/day! We believe all writers and artists can…
Unworkshop
September 30, 2020 - June 30, 2021

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

This is an on-demand course. You can begin it at any time. Online Course Info: Whether you’ve jotted down ideas…
Novels
Online
Online On Demand
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Revising
Writing Craft
September 30, 2020 - June 30, 2021

Meditations for Writers & Illustrators: An On Demand Course

This is an on-demand course. You can begin it at any time. Online Course Info: This is an "on demand"…
All genres
Creator Self-Care and Development
Online
Online On Demand
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Published
November 2 - 23, 2020

Monday Meditations for NaNoWriMo 2020

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and we're offering a 4-week package of Monday Meditations with Laurie Calkhoven to…
Online
Online Webinar Package
Sept-Dec
November 9 - December 10, 2020

Picture Book Plotting A-Z Online Course

Online Course Info: Are you ready to do a deep, deep dive into picture book structure? This 5-week intensive with…
Just Getting Started
Online
Picture Books
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Sept-Dec
Writing Craft
November 10 - 11, 2020

World Building: Construct Real and Fantastical Worlds with Tracey Baptiste, a 2-Day Intensive (Nov)

Online Course Info: A well-developed world is an essential component to every story--short fiction through novels. Join Tracey Baptiste as…
Expanding Careers or Genres
Idea
Just Getting Started
Novels
Online
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Revising
Sept-Dec
Working on a draft
Writing Craft
November 12 - 16, 2020

Unworkshop November 12 -16, 2020

Our Retreat Center is now open for Unworkshops! To make sure that your retreat is a safe one, we have…
In-Person
Unworkshop
November 20 - 22, 2020

Creating Nonfiction Picture Books for Children in a Changing World 2020

Online Course Info: This intensive online weekend course will bring together nonfiction picture book writers & illustrators to discuss the…
Almost ready to submit
Essential Conversations
Expanding Careers or Genres
Idea
Just Getting Started
Nonfiction
Online
Picture Books
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Revising
Sept-Dec
Working on a draft
Writing Craft
December 2 - 10, 2020

The Art of Giving and Receiving Critique: A Three-Part Mini Online Course

Online Course Info: Do you belong to a critique group? Do you have a beta reader or critique partner? Are…
Career Building Blocks
Online
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Revising
Sept-Dec
Working on a draft
December 3 - 7, 2020

Unworkshop December 3 – 7, 2020

Our Retreat Center is now open for Unworkshops! To make sure that your retreat is a safe one, we have…
In-Person
Unworkshop
December 8 - 9, 2020

World Building: Construct Real and Fantastical Worlds with Tracey Baptiste, a Two-Day Intensive (Dec)

Online Course Info: A well-developed world is an essential component to every story--short fiction through novels. Join Tracey Baptiste as…
Expanding Careers or Genres
Idea
Just Getting Started
Novels
Online
Pre-Published Author or Illustrator
Revising
Sept-Dec
Working on a draft
Writing Craft