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Picture Book Workshop – Milwaukee, WI

March 12, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 4:45 pm


Children’s Picture Books:
How to Tell (& Sell) Your Stories

This two-part workshop, with an optional critique opportunity, will be led by picture book author Miranda Paul. In today’s crowded market, writing and selling a standout book can be difficult. But a well-told story, even on a “done-before” subject, can still find a place on bookstore shelves. What are some techniques children’s authors employ to tell (or retell) tales to make them fresh and engaging for today’s readers? How are authors getting their work published, reviewed, and recommended by educators and booksellers? All levels of writers are welcome and will learn from this session.

Pre-Registration Required
Registration Deadline: February 27, 2016

$25 (members); $35 (non-members)
*Optional Manuscript Critique $30 extra
Download the registration form now (mail-in only; no online reg.)

All attendees should bring at least TWO COPIES of one manuscript of a picture book they’d like to work on during the workshop.

Tentative Schedule

9:00 – 9:30 Registration
9:30 – 11:00 Morning session (Craft based)
11:15 – 12:00 Peer review session (Revision based)
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch – Bring your own bag lunch
1:00 – 3:00 Afternoon session (Business based)
3:15 – 4:00 Editor/Agent Session (via Skype/video)*
4:00 – 4:45 Q&A

If you have questions please refer to the registration packet or contact Andrea Skyberg at [email protected]


March 12, 2016
9:00 am - 4:45 pm
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Wauwatosa Library
7635 West North Ave.
Wauwatosa, WI 53213 United States
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