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Picture Book Events

From: Nutschell Anne W.
Sent on: Thursday, August 29, 2013 10:44 AM

Hello Fellow Scribblers!

This month is specially geared toward Picture Book/Early Reader/Chapter Book writers.

We have two upcoming events for anyone interested in learning more about writing for younger children.

Picture Book/Early Reader/Chapter Book CRITIQUE SESSION

Date: Sept. 7, 2013 (Saturday)

Time: 1-4PM

Venue: El Segundo Library Rose Garden/Gazebo Meeting Room

To Register, click on this link:


The Write Stuff: A Children's Picture Book Workshop with Author Cassandra Black

Date: Sept. 26, 2013 (Thursday)

Time: 6 - 8PM

Venue: El Segundo Library Main Meeting Room

To Register, click on this link:


For those who have already registered, or an interested in attending Cassandra Black's Children's Picture Book Workshop:

I have copied the Workshop's course outline below. Cassandra wants to make sure she talks about the things that you want to learn about in her workshop. So if you have any questions about the course, or if there are specific things you want her to talk about, please email Cassandra directly at [address removed].

1. Discussion on Who You are as a Writer
a. Why children’s books?
b. Your writing technique
c. Personal experiences
d. Your expertise
e. Is this a hobby or a profession?
f. Your ultimate goal/dream
2. Writing Exercise and Share
3. Who is Your Target Audience and Why?
a. The importance of knowing your audience
4. Why Your Story?
a. What sets your story apart from all the others?
b. What do you want your readers to get from your story?
c. What is your message?
d. Is it a niche book?
e. Does it have universal appeal?
5. Writing Exercise and Share
6. To Get Published or Self Publish
7. Marketing Your Book
8. Writing Exercise and Share

I hope to see you at these events!

Happy Writing,


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