March 9, 2013
- March 30, 2013
Learn to write children's books and stories during a four-week introductory class! Author Margaret Meacham leads the Cloisters' Let Your Imagination Spin
writing course. The informative classes will focus on contemporary children's literature, from picture books to young adult fiction and nonfiction. Writers of all skill levels are welcome to attend.
During the course, students work with the elements of storytelling, including creating strong characters, plot and structure, point of view and voice, theme, style and revision, and marketing your work. The course includes in-class writing exercises, project sharing and critiquing, handouts with suggestions for off-site work, individual consultation and online support.
Margaret Meacham is an award-winning author of more than a dozen novels and professor. The Maryland-based author has gained recognition for her books, including Oyster Moon
, Secret of Heron Creek
, Quiet! You’re Invisible
, A Mid-semester Night’s Dream
, and A Fairy’s Guide to Understanding Humans
. She recently released The Ghosts of Laurelford
and The Survival of Sarah Landing
from Sunbury Press Publishers. Meacham’s writing has also been featured in Baltimore Magazine
, The Baltimore Sun
, Country Magazine
, Highlights for Children
, and Library Journal
. For more information on Margaret Meacham, visit www.margaretmeacham.net
March 9, 16, 23, 30
$250 per personIn the news!
"How to Write a Children's Book: BOPA Creative Writing Classes at The Cloisters" on The ListFor more information or to register contact Annie Applegarth at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-821-7448.
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