Get practical tools that help you jumpstart your picture book writing
Complete writing exercises that help you develop first drafts
Read examples of current picture books to understand the genre and market
Get practical advice from award-winning authors who were once beginners themselves
About this course:
You have the dream—I've always wanted to write a children's picture book. But...how? This inspiring class offers you practical tools to help you realize that dream. It includes writing exercises, examples of current picture books, behind-the-scenes stories, and practical advice from an award-winning author. By the end of this class you'll have tools to guide you in this vibrant field.
Enrollment opens two weeks prior to the event. Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.
This course is held via video teleconference. As such, instructors use Zoom to offer a live class meeting at the designated time. Students must be present at the course meeting time to participate in the class.
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Wed Sep 27, 2023
12:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
UCLA X Open
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