Saturday, December 14, 2013

Writing Conferences & Book Events: Writers WebTV

Writers WebTV Presents:

A Rebroadcasting of the 
Writing for Children & Young Adults Workshop

Wednesday, December 18th 10am PST
& it's FREE!

4+ hours of workshops broken into small segments:

Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick and Michael Emberley, award-winning picture book writers/illustrators
Norton Virgien, Emmy award-winning animation director w/ Brown Bag Films (Doc McStuffins)
Oisin McGann, best-selling Irish YA author
Meg Rosoff, author of How I Live Now and so many other greats
Polly Nolan, Agent with Greenhouse Literary Agency

What you'll learn:
-Who your reader is and how that affects your story
-Story essentials
-How long your picture book should be & if you need to find an illustrator
-Should you illustrate your own book
-What age branding is and the importance of it in children's publishing
-How to develop plot to keep the story moving
-How to make descriptions work
-Developing age appropriate storylines
-Series vs stand alone books
-How to get your book published
-How to approach an animation company
-What a literary agent is looking for

Get more details by visiting their website:

What a wonderful resource for writers and illustrators! Please, spread the word about this amazing writer education start-up in Dublin, Ireland. They deliver live, online workshops by the world's top authors from around the world, all in one place. You can watch the live (in this case a rebroadcasting) for free, or buy the workshops to keep and reference. For more information, including the various workshops they provide, please visit them online and/or watch their broadcast on December 18th! 

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