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Writing Mysteries for Middle Grade, Chapter Books, and Series 2018 | June 17 – June 20, 2018

For writers eager to begin or complete a mystery for middle grade readers.

Children love to cozy up with a good mystery. What they love even more is finding out that the clever characters in Book One have more stories to tell. In this workshop, you will explore the foundations of a stand-alone mystery along with the elements needed to create a successful middle grade or chapter book mystery series.

The workshop will begin each day with a lecture. Lecture topics include developing a protagonist your readers will love, how to conceal clues, and hooking your readers early on. You will have time to write and revise your own project as well as meet one-on-one with our mentors for feedback.

Please note: we are still adding faculty to this workshop!

Faculty & Special Guests

Sarah Perillo
Sarah Perillo Participating via Skype
Steven Salpeter
Steven Salpeter Participating via Skype
Doug Cushman
Doug Cushman Participating via Skype