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

Adult Fiction First Pages, with Zoe Sandler

February 5th - March 7th

Focus: Thriller - literary fiction - Commercial Fiction - mystery

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Members: $82
Non-members: $99

Middle Grade First Pages, with Stephanie Fretwell-Hill

January 11th - February 13th

Focus: middle grade

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Members: $82
Non-members: $99

YA and Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy First Pages, with Quressa Robinson

March 18th - April 10th

Focus: fantasy - Science fiction

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Members: $82
Non-members: $99

Picture Books and Easy Readers, with Sean McCarthy, 2019

March 4th - March 27th

Focus: picture books - easy reader

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Members: $72
Non-members: $90

MG First Pages, with Christa Heschke

May 29th - June 26th

Focus: middle grade

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Members: $82
Non-members: $99

Young Adult Fiction, with Sarah LaPolla

May 14th - June 10th

Focus: Young Adult

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Members: $82
Non-members: $99

Picture Books, with Christina Pulles

May 31st - June 25th

Focus: picture books

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Members: $72
Non-members: $90

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


Middle Grade PRO Workshop with Author Jen Malone

April 1st - July 31st

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Members: $350
Non-members: $405

YA Fiction Workshop with Sarah LaPolla, Fall/Winter 2018

October 24th - March 20th

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Members: $350
Non-members: $410

Verse Novels (MG and YA), with Joy McCullough

January 7th - May 7th

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Members: $350
Non-members: $405

On the Road Again: A Travel-Inspired, Generative Workshop

May 5th - May 5th

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Members: $36
Non-members: $36