Picture Book I

WRITING X 441.1

Learn the basics of writing picture books for children in this introductory workshop.

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Remote Instruction
Starting at $695.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Complete exercises to improve fundamental craft skills
  • Explore characterization, story structure, setting, and point of view
  • Develop a writing voice that is uniquely your own
  • Complete a picture book manuscript draft
  • Identify potential publishers for your work

About this course:

Created for the beginning writer, this course explores the various genres within the category of children's picture books, including nonfiction, writing in rhyme, classics, and concept books for young children. Writing exercises focus on improving fundamental craft skills, such as characterization, story structure, setting, voice, and point-of-view. You are encouraged to expand your creative thinking in order to develop your own unique writing style (your voice), and a peer feedback group provides a nurturing atmosphere for discussion of each writer's work. The goal is to complete a draft of a picture book manuscript and a market list of potential publishers.

Fall 2021 Schedule

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Tuesday 12:00PM - 3:00PM PT
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Instructor: April Halprin Wayland
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Fee:
$695.00
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Location: Online
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.

This course uses remote instruction. As such, instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time. Students must be present at course meeting times as each student’s final grade may include scores for participation.

Please inform your instructor if you will miss a class meeting. You are responsible for any class information you missed. We suggest you arrange with a fellow classmate to share their notes when feasible.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 05, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Writing Picture Books by Ann Whitford Paul
Schedule
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Discussion
Tue Sep 21, 2021
12:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
Online
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Tue Sep 28, 2021
12:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
Online
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Tue Oct 5, 2021
12:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
Online
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Tue Oct 12, 2021
12:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
Online
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Tue Oct 19, 2021
12:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
Online
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Tue Oct 26, 2021
12:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Nov 2, 2021
12:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
Online
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Tue Nov 9, 2021
12:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Nov 16, 2021
12:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
Online
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Tue Nov 23, 2021
12:00PM PT - 3:00PM PT
Online

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