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Picture Book Writing Basics

Introductory | This class is designed to equip first-time picture book writers with tools that will help position them for success. Writers will learn what the modern picture book market looks like, how to make writing decisions with that market in mind, and how to avoid common first-timer mistakes. Mentor texts will be examined, and insight will be provided on the process of taking a book from manuscript to publication and provide tips on how to find a literary agent.

Beginning Fall 2021, we will be adding select in-person classes back to our course catalog. The majority of our classes will still be offered via Zoom.

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If a class does not have a marker after its title, it will take place via Zoom.

Instructor: Clelia Gore

Class Type: 1 Session

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Start Date: 02/02/2019

Days of the Week: Saturday

Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm PST

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

$80.10 Member Price:
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Clelia Gore

Clelia Gore is a literary agent who heads the children's division of the Seattle-based agency, Martin Literary Management. Clelia represents authors of fiction and nonfiction picture, middle grade and young adult books. Prior to her career as an agent, she worked as an attorney in Manhattan.

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