Picture This: Writing Picture Books for Children

Wednesday, October 2, 2013
(This program continues for multiple sessions)
Wednesdays, October 2 – November 6

5:45 – 7:45 pm

Led by Esther Hershenhorn

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.

Materials List
Required:
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.

Cost and registration information: 

Six sessions, $200.
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