Inked Voices, drydenbks, and KidLit411 are pleased to collaborate to bring you this revision intensive.
Who this workshop is for: This workshop is for fiction and creative nonfiction writers of all stripes, from picture book writers to novelists.
Focus: picture books - YA - MG - Adult - Fiction and Nonfiction of any kind
Group size: 50 writers
Submissions: Emma will not critique submissions in this workshop. Participants will have the opportunity to practice revision techniques on their own work and in peer groups. Emma will be available for questions as participants apply the techniques. The webinar recording will be posted to the workshop group the morning after each session. Recordings will be available for replay through December 31st.
Members: $40; Non-members: $75
Emma D. Dryden is the owner of drydenbks LLC (www.drydenbks.com), a premier children’s editorial and publishing consultancy firm she founded after twenty-five years as a highly regarded editor and publisher. She consults with authors, illustrators, agents, editors, publishers, start-ups, and app developers. Emma has edited over 1,000 books for children and young readers, many of which hit national and international bestseller lists and received numerous awards and medals, including the Newbery Medal, Newbery Honor, and Caldecott Honor. Emma is the co-author of the award-winning picture book What Does It Mean To Be An Entrepreneur? (Little Pickle Press/Sourcebooks) and is on the Advisory Board of SCBWI. She is a sought-after teacher of writing craft, revision, the art and business of children’s books, and all aspects of children’s book writing and publishing. Her popular blog “Our Stories, Ourselves” explores the intertwined themes of life and writing. Follow Emma and drydenbks online on Twitter @drydenbks and on Facebook at Facebook.com/drydenbks.
Thurs, Oct 4th: Last day to register in order to be placed with a revision workgroup
Mon, Oct 8th: Workshop starts
Tues, Oct 9th, 8-9:30pm ET: Webinar Workshop, Part I
Thurs, Oct 11th: Office Hours*
Mon, Oct 15th : Office Hours*
Tues, Oct 16th, 8-9:30pm ET: Webinar Workshop, Part II
Thurs, Oct 18th: Office Hours*
Mon, Oct 22nd: Office Hours*
Thurs, Oct 25th: Office Hours*
October 26th: Workshop ends**
December 10th: Group workspace closes
*Office hours sessions are 12-1pm ET. Participants will post questions in advance and Emma will answer during this time. You do not need to be present for her to answer your question.
**Emma will pop in for occasional questions between the workshop end and the close of the group.