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Polishing Your Children’s Book Manuscript

You have a story in progress and maybe even a finished draft. How do you polish it for submission to a publisher? We’ll focus on strengthening story structure, dramatic tension, voice, and character development. Discover the right amount of detail and description to include for your target age group and the themes that will deepen your story and give it broader appeal. Students will submit one story in progress to the class and receive constructive feedback on their work from the instructor and classmates.

Due to COVID-19, all classes will take place online-either through Zoom or through Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform-through Spring quarter 2021.

All times are listed in Pacific Time.

Instructor: Clare Meeker

Class Type: 6 Sessions

Start Date: 09/18/2014

End Date: 10/23/2014

Days of the Week: Thursday

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM PDT

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Clare Meeker

Clare Hodgson Meeker's ten books and more than twenty magazine stories for children have won national awards. She has been teaching writing to children and adults for the past fifteen years. She is also a frequent speaker at writing conferences.

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