Pro Groups

Online writing workshops facilitated by professionals

First Pages Events Multi-month Pro Groups

First Pages Events

Professional feedback on your first pages. Like a conference roundtable, but online.

How it works

  • 1. Sign up for your event

  • 2. Join your group on the event start date (we'll email you your invite)

  • 3. Submit your first pages.

  • 4.

    Exchange critique.

    Participants give one another inline and general comments on submissions. Your Pro will critique each member's work. 
  • 5.


    After comments have been shared, event attendees meet online to share insights and ask questions.
Who should attend?

This workshop is for writers who have completed a manuscript and are interested in getting agent feedback. We recommend putting your best foot forward and self-editing before sharing with the group.

Upcoming First Page Events

Picture Book Critiques, with Kate Jacobs

September 12th - October 8th

Focus: picture books

Members: $72
Non-members: $90

Theme Lecture + First Pages Critiques, with Sarah Aronson

September 14th - October 5th

Focus: Novel - Novellas

Members: $65
Non-members: $90

Young Adult Fiction Critiques, with Linda Camacho

October 22nd - November 14th

Focus: Young Adult - YA

Members: $82
Non-members: $99

Picture Books, with Lara Perkins

October 29th - November 21st

Focus: picture books

Members: $72
Non-members: $90


Become a better writer with consistent peer and professional feedback.

Peer Workshop

Meet other writers for support, accountability and feedback. Members critique one another’s work, share resources and hold discussions.


Professional Feedback

Get consistent feedback from a professional on multiple chapters or drafts. Get answers to your questions in monthly office hours sessions.

Multi-month workshop groups

Revision: Ways to Renew, Refresh & Rework Your Manuscript

October 8th - December 10th

Members: $40
Non-members: $75

Middle Grade PRO Workshop with Author Jen Malone

October 2nd - February 14th

Members: $350
Non-members: $405

YA Fiction Workshop with Sarah LaPolla, Fall/Winter 2018

October 24th - March 20th

Members: $350
Non-members: $410