Novel Beginnings: Building Strong Foundations for Your Novel and Your Career 2019

August 8 - 11, 2019


Get feedback on your novel AND guidance about your writing career from two experienced authors with great teaching and editing experience.

Nothing is more important than laying strong foundations for both your novel and your writing career. Just as the choices you make at the start of your novel will have ripple effects throughout the entire book, the time you invest in establishing what’s important to you as an author will resonate throughout your entire writing journey. Our faculty will help you on your road to discovery as you lay down the cornerstones of your novel and your career.


K.L. Going

K.L. Going is the award winning author of numerous books for children and teens. Her first novel, Fat Kid Rules the…
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Clara Gillow Clark

Clara Gillow Clark is a critically acclaimed author of six novels of historical fiction for middle grade readers. In addition…
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Liz Kossnar

Special Guest Liz Kossnar enthusiastically joined the Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers editorial team in November 2013. She…
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Jennie Dunham

Jennie Dunham has been a literary agent in New York, New York for 8 years before she founded Dunham Literary,…
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All-Inclusive Event Cost: $1,199.00

All-inclusive means we provide transportation to and from the airport, lodging and all meals.

workshop information

Begins with dinner on Thursday, August 8; ends on Sunday, August 11, with lunch.