Graphic Novels: A Crash Course
a workshop with Jarrett Lerner
Saturday, April 4, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Join author-illustrator Jarrett Lerner for a crash course in EVERYTHING graphic novel! Jarrett will give an overview of the marketplace and discuss current trends, including the surging popularity of graphic novels among readers of all ages, creators of all kinds, and publishers of every variety. Participants will also learn about the writing, drawing, and production of graphic novels. Attendees will leave with a thorough knowledge of the form, plus new skills, techniques, and strategies to begin writing (or writing AND drawing) graphic novels of their very own.

Structuring and Pacing Your Picture Book 
with Anika and Christopher Denise
Saturday, April 25, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Picture books pack a lot of story into very few words and pictures. How can writers and illustrators use the 32-page format to its fullest potential and make their stories feel well-paced and satisfying? Acclaimed author/illustrator team Anika and Christopher Denise will break down their techniques for approaching pacing and structure, both from the writer's and the illustrator's perspective.


The Writers' Loft is located at 20 North Main St., Sherborn, Mass, 01770 (our driveway is on Cemetery Lane.) Please park in the back lot and walk up the ramp to the entry door. Once inside, make an immediate right to find our office door, #360. The Writers' Loft is accessible only via stairs.


We'd love to assist with all of your writing needs! Please email us to arrange your first visit. To reserve community space for a gathering or book launch, please check our calendar on the events page, and then email us.


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