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Save the dateFebruary 1 - 15, 2022 (GMT-5)
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Come to one or all three of these zoom workshops (Character, Voice, Plot) for middle-grade or YA novel writers and take a fresh look at three seemingly simple topics that are actually anything but easy to do well. Through sharing examples and participating in exercises, writers will walk away with renewed energy for craft.


December 7, 7pm-8:30pm ET: Character: Protagonists are the focus of any story. It doesn't end there, though. Secondary characters of varying levels of importance can make or break a story. Who lives in your novel? What are they doing there? How do you create them in a way that makes your book shine? (non-member: $45; member: $36)


December 14, 7pm-8:30pm ET: Voice: Everyone talks ad nauseam about voice. Ugh. (Right?!) Books with strong voice resonate with readers and inspire young people and sell well. So how do you find the best voice for any given project? What if it's hard? (non-member: $45; member: $36)


December 21, 7pm-8:30pm ET: Plot: Without plot, a story isn't a story. Yes! How strong is your plot, though? What does it rest on? Is it complex or simple, and should that change? Is it fleshed out enough (or too much)? What comes first: character or plot? (An age-old question.) (non-member: $45; member: $36)


Add on a Conceptual Edit: Receive in-depth feedback on 10 pages of your novel ($60)


Please note, these zoom webinars will be recorded and can be accessed for a short amount of time following the event.

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Speakers
  • Karen Boss (Editor at Charlesbridge)

    Karen Boss

    Editor at Charlesbridge

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Karen Boss -- Character Workshop -- Feb 1; 7-8:30pm

Character: Protagonists are the focus of any story. It doesn’t end there, though. Secondary characters of varying levels of importance can make or break a story. Who lives in your novel? What are they doing there? How do you create them in a way that makes your book shine? February 1st 7-8:30pm (Zoom workshop which will be recorded and available for a limited time after the event.)

Member Price $36
Standard Price $45

Karen Boss -- Voice Workshop -- Feb 8; 7-8:30pm

Voice: Everyone talks ad nauseam about voice. Ugh. :) Books with strong voice resonate with readers and inspire young people and sell well. So how do you find the best voice for any given project? What if it’s hard? February 8th, 7pm-8:30pm (Zoom workshop which will be recorded an available for a short time after the event.)

Member Price $36
Standard Price $45

Karen Boss -- Plot Workshop -- Feb 15-8:30pm

Plot: Without plot, a story isn’t a story. Yes! How strong is your plot, though? What does it rest on? Is it complex or simple, and should that change? Is it fleshed out enough (or too much)? What comes first: character or plot? (An age-old question.) February 15th; 7-8:30pm (Zoom workshop which will be recorded and available for a short time after the event.)

Member Price $36
Standard Price $45

Optional Novel Critique (Sold Out)

Conceptual Edit: Receive in-depth feedback on 10 pages of your novel by editor Karen Boss

$60