An Introduction to Writing Picture Books

Date: 08/27/2016

10:00-11:30 am
Location: Redwood Building, 1001 Anderson Road – Davis, California 95616
(Located next to the tennis courts and Cesar Chavez Elementary School.)

An Introduction to Writing Picture Books
with Author and Co-ARA Nikki Shannon Smith

Are you brand new to writing children’s books? Are you full of questions about how to write, edit, and submit a picture book? This workshop is for you! Learn the nuts and bolts of picture book writing. Nikki will also share what she learned on her own publishing journey. Topics will include:

*Making your manuscript stand out in the crowd

*Writing and editing tips

*Whether or not you need an agent, and if so, how to find one

*Market trends

*A peek into the complicated publishing world

*Q and A

Cost: $20 (members), $35 (non-members)

Optional: Written Critique $30 ($50 value). See SCBWI North/Central for details.

Enrollment: Minimum enrollment of 10 by August 1, Maximum enrollment of 45