$30 courses from the Writers’ Program

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Introduction to Picture Books with April Halprin Wayland, Alexis O'Neill and Barney Saltzberg

Learn how to start writing picture books in this basic workshop for absolute beginners.

Saturday, April 3, 2021, 12:00PM PT – 3:00PM PT

Poetry as Self-Portrait with Rosebud Ben-Oni

Learn how poets apply the concept of the self-portrait to their work and begin your own drafts.

Saturday, April 10, 2021, 10:00AM PT – 1:00PM PT

How to Submit to Literary Magazines with Colette Sartor

Learn how to submit your work for publication in literary magazines in this practical workshop with advice, techniques, and resources to help you.

Saturday, April 24, 2021, 10:00AM PT – 1:00PM PT

Adapting Literature, Myths, and Fairy Tales for New YA Audiences with Kim Askew

Use familiar tales and stories as a jumping off point to craft your own young adult novel.

Saturday, April 3, 2021, 10:00AM PT – 1:00PM PT

How to Format Your Script Like a Pro with Karl Iglesias

Upgrade your professional screenwriting skills in this practical course covering the basics, tips, and tricks of successful formatting.

Saturday, April 17, 2021, 10:00AM PT – 1:00PM PT

Writing an Effective Query Letter with Dara Hyde

Navigate the complex agent search process in this workshop offering advice and actions for finding the right agent for your work.

Saturday, May 8, 2021, 10:00AM PT – 1:00PM PT

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