Inked Voices & Rachael Stein are pleased to offer a place in the workshop, free of cost, to a writer of color or to a writer of an #ownvoices work. Apply: https://inkedvoices.typeform.com/to/jelkjN
Who this workshop is for: Unagented or agented middle grade fiction writers interested in market and editorial feedback from an editor and interested in meeting other MG writers.
Focus: MG - middle grade
Group size: 10 writers
Submissions: There will be one submission of up to 3,750 words (about 15 pages). Submit at the event start.
Members: $82; Non-members: $99
Rachael Stein is an editor at Sterling Children’s Books, an imprint of Sterling Publishing. She works on books for kids of all ages, including the Sam Wu chapter book series by Katie and Kevin Tsang; Martin McLean, Middle School Queen, a contemporary middle grade novel by Alyssa Zaczek, forthcoming January 2020; and Invent-a-Pet by Vicky Fang and illustrated by Tidawan Thaipinnarong, a STEM-friendly picture book forthcoming Spring 2020. Prior to Sterling, Rachael was at Clarion Books, an imprint of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, where she was lucky to work with many award-winning authors, including Linda Sue Park, Ronald L. Smith, Claire Hartfield, and Gary D. Schmidt. If she’s ever not reading, you might find her biking, eating, working on her latest sewing project, or occasionally on Twitter @rachaeljstein.
Thurs, Oct 10th - writers submit
Wed, Oct 30th - critiques due (Rachael will submit in the last 3 days)
Mon, Nov 4th, 8-10pm ET - debrief call
Mon, Nov 11th - group ends