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.

    Debrief.

    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

Middle Grade First Pages, with Alex Slater

January 17th - February 13th

Focus: MG - middle grade

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Members: $82
Non-members: $99

Young Adult Fiction First Pages, with Andrea Cascardi

April 16th - May 10th

Focus: Young Adult - YA

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Members: $82
Non-members: $99

Picture Book Critiques, with Jenna Pocius

May 1st - May 26th

Focus: picture books

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Members: $72
Non-members: $90

Picture Books, with Rachel Orr

April 9th - May 2nd

Focus: picture books

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Members: $72
Non-members: $90

Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy First Pages, with Jennie Goloboy

May 6th - May 29th

Focus: Science Fiction and Fantasy - Adult

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Members: $82
Non-members: $99

Workshops

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.

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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


2018 Russell Rowland Writing Workshop

January 9th - March 30th

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Members: $350
Non-members: $390

Middle Grade PRO Workshop with Author Jen Malone

January 3rd - April 20th

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Members: $350
Non-members: $399

Young Adult PRO Workshop with Sangeeta Mehta

February 20th - May 24th

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Members: $265
Non-members: $305