Special Guest: Mary Colgan

Elements of Plot with Grace Lin and Padma Venkatraman 2018

September 26, 2017

Find your way through your novel, from point to point and place to place. Crafting engaging characters and an interesting >>

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The Art and Craft of Nature Writing and Illustration 2017

January 3, 2017

Discover nature and stories through guided observations, research, and mentoring. In order to help children and young adults foster a >>

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Middle Grade Mysteries 2017

December 5, 2016

Please note: this workshop is full. Send us an email to join our waiting list! For writers eager to begin >>

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Carving Out Your Picture Book for Submission 2016

February 19, 2016

This intensive workshop is meant for intermediate to advanced authors and illustrators. Picture book folks–authors, illustrators, and the ever-illusive author/illustrators–will >>

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How Do Poets Get Published? Learning What It Takes 2016

February 15, 2016

The publishing world can seem murky and impenetrable, especially if you write poetry. As poets, we ask ourselves, “Why do >>

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The Power of a Picture Book 2013

February 28, 2013

Picture books may be written for the small, but their power is mighty. Sweet and simple as these books may >>

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Kids’ Book Revision Retreat 2013

December 3, 2012

Retreat Focus In this working retreat, Harold Underdown, longtime editor and author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Publishing Children’s >>

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