Workshops

Upcoming Workshops

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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" course consisting of 12 pre-recorded, guided meditations and a 12-page meditation guide. Your registration includes a pdf of the meditation guide and six-months of access to the 12 videos included in this package. What You'll […]

On Demand

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 for a novel but can’t get your story off the ground, you’re stuck in the middle of a draft with no idea of where to go next, or you’ve written most of the book but […]

October 22, 2020 - October 26, 2020

Unworkshop October 22 - 26, 2020

Our Retreat Center is now open for Unworkshops! To make sure that your retreat is a safe one, we have enhanced our cleaning protocols by following CDC, WHO, local health authorities and leading hotel industry best practices and guidelines. You can find out details of our campus protocols here. Unworkshop: your own private retreat in […]

October 25, 2020 - October 31, 2020

Novel Writing with Patti Gauch 2020

Please note: this course is full. Please click here to be placed on our waiting list. Join Us To: Move your novel to the next level working one-to-one with editor Patricia Lee Gauch. What You'll Learn: Writing a novel is, like many of life’s challenges, a journey, through ideas, through beginnings and middles and ends. […]

October 28, 2020 - November 25, 2020

Creating an Image System That Works for Your Verse Novel Online Course 2020

Please note: this course is full. Please click here to be placed on our waiting list. Online Course Info: This is a five-week online workshop that features weekly Wednesday LIVE Zoom lectures (at 7 pm Eastern), discussions, writing exercises, pre-recorded lectures and roundtable sessions. Online Workshop Participant Cap: 14 students. What You'll Learn & Experience: […]

October 29, 2020 - November 02, 2020

Unworkshop October 29 - November 2, 2020

Our Retreat Center is now open for Unworkshops! To make sure that your retreat is a safe one, we have enhanced our cleaning protocols by following CDC, WHO, local health authorities and leading hotel industry best practices and guidelines. You can find out details of our campus protocols here. Unworkshop: your own private retreat in […]

November 02, 2020 - November 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 help you finish your novel. Is it possible to write a whole novel in one month? Yes! NaNoWriMo helps you track your progress, set milestones, connect with other writers in a vast community, and participate […]

November 09, 2020 - 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 Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen features daily assignments for each letter of the "Picture Book Alphabet" as well as weekly LIVE Zoom sessions for all of your course related questions. If A is for ARC, and Z is […]

November 10, 2020 - November 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 she showcases rich mentor texts like THE SERPENT’S SECRET, DREAD NATION, THE BELLES, and more for a two-day intensive in world-building. In small groups, participants will read and reflect on texts centered on time, people, […]

November 12, 2020 - November 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 enhanced our cleaning protocols by following CDC, WHO, local health authorities and leading hotel industry best practices and guidelines. You can find out details of our campus protocols here. Unworkshop: your own private retreat in […]

November 20, 2020 - November 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 craft of creating books that resonate with the needs of today's children. Throughout the weekend there will be LIVE Zoom sessions featuring: Faculty lectures on research, craft, creativity and responsible representation. Q&A sessions with faculty: […]

December 02, 2020 - December 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 you planning to interact with an agent or editor via a virtual conference? Part of being a good writer is being a good reader/editor--knowing how to give feedback on a critique partner’s manuscript, and how […]

December 08, 2020 - December 09, 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 she showcases rich mentor texts like THE SERPENT’S SECRET, DREAD NATION, THE BELLES, and more for a two-day intensive in world-building. In small groups, participants will read and reflect on texts centered on time, people, […]

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