Preparing your picture book manuscript for submission? Get your manuscript critiqued by Natascha Morris, Literary Agent with BookEnds Literary Agency. You'll also meet other serious kidlit writers, sharpen your eye by giving feedback and receive the benefits of workshopping with a group - like meeting other writers, and learning by exchanging feedback. How it works: Submit your manuscript to the group when the group officially kicks off on January 7th. Then, group members have 3 weeks to exchange feedback on one another's work. Natascha will post her critiques towards the end of that time. After critiques are complete, we will have a debrief call where each writer gets individual time with Natascha to address key feedback themes and discuss both manuscript and writing questions.
Inked Voices and Natascha Morris are pleased to offer a place in the workshop, free of cost, to a diverse writer. Apply: https://inkedvoices.typeform.com/to/bktiDx
Who this workshop is for: Writers preparing for or at the querying stage, interested in agent feedback and in meeting fellow writers.
Focus: Children's Picture Books
Group size: 9 writers
Submissions: Submit a fiction PB of 1000 words or less, or a nonfiction PB of 1500 words or less.
Members: $72; Non-members: $90
Natascha spent most of her childhood in a leather chair with her nose in a book. Formerly an editorial assistant at Simon & Schuster, her passion for books across genres and her desire to finding amazing talent drove her to make the transition from editorial to literary agent.
Her editorial philosophy stems from the idea that all books should be well written and entertaining. Some of her favorite authors include Molly Idle, Sherwood Smith, Ann Rinaldi, Sabaa Tahir, and Meg Cabot. Check out her Pinterest for a quick look at her favorite books. https://www.pinterest.com/nataschamorris/
A Texas native, Natascha can often be found hunting for the best Tex-Mex in New York. Outside of reading, she is interested in urban farming and cooking.
Monday, January 7th- Writers submit
Monday, January 28th - Critiques due
Wednesday, January 30th - Debrief call, 8-10:15pm ET
Wednesday, February 6th - Group officially ends