5:45 - 7:45 pm
Cost and Registration Information
Early Registration Price (August 27 at 9 am** – September 13 at 4 pm): $250
Regular Registration Price (September 13 at 4 pm – first day of class): $275
** Registration opens online at 9 am. Phone registration will be accepted starting at 10 am.
Members, seniors, and students get a 10% discount.
This seminar is full. Call (312) 255-3700 to be added to the wait list.
This workshop will focus on how to create and write a children’s picture book that connects with today’s young readers as well as our ever-changing marketplace. Participants will be able to share and discuss their own manuscripts in order to highlight the variety of picture books, as well as the different structures, crafts, writing processes, and publishing opportunities. Writers of all levels will find a supportive, challenging, and encouraging environment.
Seven sessions. E - $250, L - $275
Esther Hershenhorn has authored award-winning picture books and middle-grade fiction, coached children’s book writers, and recently served on the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators’ Board of Advisors.
Ann Paul, Writing Picture Books. Writer’s DigestBooks, 2018. ISBN: 978-1440353758
There is no reading assignment for the first class.