From Flat To All That:
Bringing Greater Dimension To Your Story
a webinar with author Chris Tebbetts
Wednesday, July 21, 7:00 pm ET
Join bestselling author Chris Tebbetts for this two-part, hands-on 90-minute webinar. In part one, we'll look at ways of interrogating the elements of your story and asking them to work harder for you on the page by doing more than one thing at a time. In part two, Chris will share his writer's toolbox of visual outlining techniques for taking stock of a work in progress to see what's missing and what doesn't belong and to put the "vision" in revision.
Get Ready to Write Your Novel
a webinar with author Erin Dionne
Tuesdays: July 27, August 10, and August 17
Have an idea for a novel, but you're not sure how to start? Stuck in the early stages of a book and don't know where to go from here? This three-session webinar series can help!
Session 1: Tools You Can Use
Tuesday, July 27, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm ET
Loft Members: $30
Session 2: Structure, Plotting, and Research— Oh My!
Tuesday, August 10, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm ET
Loft Members: $30
Session 3: Office Hours with Erin Dionne
Tuesday, August 17, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm ET
*free* with Session 1 or 2 registration!
Writing a Picture Book Biography That Kids Can't Wait To Read
(and editors can't wait to acquire!)
a webinar with author Laurie Wallmark
Thursday, August 12, 7 PM ET
Finding a focus and an approach for your book can be one of the most difficult parts of writing a biography. This webinar will help you with the many decisions you need to make before writing the first word of your picture book biography or figuring out how to shape your work-in-progress.
Debut Author Panel
with V.T. Bidania, Amitha Jagannath Knight, Jimmy Matejek-Morris, and Joan F. Smith
Tuesday, August 24, 7 PM ET
Your book is finally out in the world! But how do you prepare for this major step in your writing journey and what pitfalls should you avoid? From picture books and chapter books to middle grade and young adult novels, these four authors will share their experiences and give advice for navigating a book debut!