Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Novel and Picture Book Workshops St. George Area

When: August 14, 2010 9AM to 5PM Location: Will be given to you upon registration. Cost: $50. Includes free books and abundant materials. (Note: If you want to come, but can't afford it, you can help Rick Walton with one of his projects in exchange for workshop tuition. Email Rick at rick@rickwalton.com for details.)

Faculty: Picture Book Workshop: Rick Walton is the author of 80 books for kids including several best selling picture books. He works with a wide range of publishers, and is friends with a number of agents. He teaches a picture book writing class and a children's publishing industry class at BYU. www.rickwalton.com

Novel Workshop: Mette Ivie Harrison is the author of several best selling fantasy novels, including Mira Mirror and The Princess and the Hound. She has a PHD from Princeton and has done the Iron Man twice, including the one this year in St. George. She publishes with Henry Holt, Viking, Harper Collins, and Egmont. www.metteivieharrison.com Schedule: 9:00 -10:00 Introduction to writing for children and adolescents. 10:00 - 12:00 Break into picture book and novel groups. Discuss what makes a good and bad picture book and novel. Critiquing of manuscripts. 12:00 - 1:00 Potluck Lunch and chat about writing for children 1:00 - 3:00 More critiquing 3:00 - 5:00 Back together to discuss marketing and to help you develop a plan to sell your manuscript. 5:00 Go and write! If you are interested, email Rick at rick@rickwalton.com letting him know you plan to come and whether you write picture books or novels.

Send your check for $50 dollars to:

Rick Walton

2880 N 840 E

Provo UT 84604

Register soon! Space is limited.

1 comment:

  1. Wow, wish I could go. I've been to the area many times before, but now it's just a little too far away.