5:45 – 7:45 pm
This workshop focuses on how to create and write a successful children’s picture book that connects with both young readers and today’s ever-changing marketplace. Participants will learn about a variety of picture books and structures, the writing process, and today’s children’s book publishing world. Participants will share and discuss their manuscripts and writers of all levels will be offered a supportive, challenging, and encouraging environment.
Esther Hershenhorn has written award-winning picture books and middle grade fiction, coaches children’s book writers, and recently served on The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Board of Advisors.
Paul, Ann Whitford. Writing Picture Books: A Hands-On Guide from Story Creation to Publication. Writer’s Digest Books, 2009. ISBN: 1582975566
This class is part of the Newberry’s Adult Education Seminars Program.
Six sessions, $200.