The Writing Barn Presents
Here you will find information on The Advanced Writer Weekend Workshop 2014 Season as well as other Special Events being held at The Writing Barn.
“I’ve attended many workshops over the years. Those at The Writing Barn are the gold standard.” workshop participant, Sue Cleveland
Batteries Not Included: Creating Characters that Walk, Talk, and Come to Life, All on Their Own!
Led by author and esteemed agent Ammi-Joan Paquette and K. A. Holt, with teaching assistant Meredith Davis
Revision: Discover the Beating Heart of Your Book
Led by award-winning novelists Jo Knowles and Robin Wasserman, with teaching assistant Sara Kocek
Led by bestselling novelists Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian, with teaching assistant Holly Green
The goal of the Writing Barn Presents Special Events is to offer thoughtful programming to engage writers of all levels to continue to study craft, provide a safe space for experimentation, read and analyze current books, and to come away from the intensives with revision ideas, and tips and tools to take works-in-progress to the next level. Join us for:
Full Novel Revision Week: Mastering the Middle Grade, with Newbery Honor authors Kathi Appelt & Rita Williams-Garcia, and award-winning authors Shana Burg and Bethany Hegedus. Teaching assistants: Samantha Clark and Anne Bustard.
The Complete Picture Book Workshop: Tip to Help You Write, Revise, & Sell with top-selling picture book agent Erin Murphy, Audrey Vernick, Liz Garton Scanlon. Teaching assistant Marsha Riti
Visit Event Recaps of the 2013 Season:
Advanced Writer Weekend Workshop with agent, Alexandra Penfold: World’s Without End: Deconstructing Classic Children’s Book Characters.
Advanced Writer Weekend Workshop with National Book Award Finalist, Sara Zarr: Emotional Pacing
Advanced Writer Weekend Workshop with award-winning author, Francisco X. Stork: Thoughts, Gestures, and Dialogue.
To apply for the Writing Barn Presents workshops, please fill in the application below. You may also apply for the two Special Writing Events.