Unlocking Your Story: Forms and Genres, A Mashup 2019

October 24 - 27, 2019


Is your work-in-progress begging to break free? Find the form that best fits the story you hope to tell.

Join Newbery winner Kathi Appelt and author/editor Shelley Tanaka for an investigation into the dynamic shape of your story. Explore the important elements that make up a story as well as how these elements shift inside various formats and genres.


Kathi Appelt

Kathi Appelt’s books have won numerous national and state awards, including the Irma and Simon Black Award, Children’s Choice Award,…
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Shelley Tanaka

Shelley Tanaka is the author of more than twenty nonfiction books for children and young adults, including seven titles in…
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Lindsey Lane

Special Guest Lindsey Lane is an award-winning author, playwright and journalist. She is the author of young adult novel Evidence…
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All-Inclusive Event Cost: $899.00

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

workshop information

Begins with dinner on Thursday, October 24; ends on Sunday, October 27, with lunch.