The group will be capped at 10 writers plus Stephanie to keep the workload manageable. This means participants will be expected to critique 9 submissions.
Who this workshop is for: Writers of picture books and easy readers ready for agent feedback and interested in meeting other children's writers.
Group size: 8 writers
Submissions: Participants will submit 1 complete picture book manuscript of 1000 words or less, or an easy reader submission of 2000 words or less.
Members: $72; Non-members: $90
Stephanie Fretwell-Hill is a literary agent with a sales and editorial background. After starting her career in foreign rights at Walker Books in the UK, Stephanie moved home to Atlanta as an acquiring editor at Peachtree Publishers. Most recently, she joined Red Fox Literary where she represents authors and illustrators of picture books, middle grade, and YA fiction and non-fiction. During her ten years in the publishing industry, she has had the privilege of working with respected colleagues and award-winning authors and artists from around the world.
Mon, Oct 2nd: Writers submit
Mon, Oct 2- Tues, Oct 17: Writers critique one another's pieces
Mon Oct 16-Tues Oct 17: Stephanie posts critiques
Oct 17th: All critiques due
Thurs, Oct 19th: Webinar debrief call 8-10:15pm ET
Thurs, Oct 26th: Group closes