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Fiction Writing for Children and Young Adults 2012 | June 24 – July 1, 2012

Short stories, picture books, poetry, and novels form fantastic and imaginative worlds. Prepare yourself for the world of writing fiction for children by attending this intensive, one-week workshop.

You will learn what all fiction writers must know about the creative and business sides of children’s book writing. Explore the magazine and trade-book markets, talk to acquiring editors and agents, follow a book from conception to publication, and polish your manuscript, using the best revision and editing techniques.

Patricia Lee Gauch leads a faculty of authors, illustrators, editors, and agents who will guide you through exercises in character, plot, tension, humor, and dialogue. Your one-on-one mentor will help you turn your fiction manuscript into a story ready for submission.

Note:  Lodging will be in a comfortably furnished cabin with an in-suite bath, shared by two  people. Based on your input, we’ll do our best to pair you with a compatible roommate.

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