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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 […]

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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 […]

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, […]

January 07, 2021 - January 28, 2021

Getting to Know Your Character Online Course Jan. 2021

Online Course Info: This is a four-week online course featuring LIVE sessions with faculty, writing exercises, a community forum, a LIVE peer-to-peer roundtable, and an opportunity for editor or agent feedback on your manuscript. The dates for the LIVE sessions: Session one: January 7@ 1pm Eastern Session two: January 14 @ 1pm Eastern Session three:January […]

January 11, 2021 - January 12, 2021

Picture Book Revision-Mini Online Course: A Two-Pack Bundle Jan. 2021

Self-Revision and Reflection in Two Parts with Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen and Anne Marie Pace Agents, editors, critique groups, conferences....there are so many places writers go to get editorial feedback on a manuscript. But at all times, YOU are your books' first and most important editor. So, what skills do you need to revise your work? How […]

January 20, 2021 - February 17, 2021

Plotting Your Verse Novel 2021

Online Course Info: When writing verse novels, we dance between poetry and story. This course will help you with the unique challenges of plotting novels in verse: do you write the poems before deciding on structure? Or do you use an outline to organize your writing? In either case, how can you balance pacing, action […]

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