Saturday, May 16 AM session: 10:00 am-12:30 pm & PM session: 1:30- 4:00 pm $135
Please note: This class has been postponed due to concerns for the health and well-being of our community. We will announce a new date once the class has been rescheduled. If you have already enrolled, we will be reaching out to you with further details.
Enroll in both of Ying's workshops for a discounted price. This listing is for both her AM and PM sessions. You may also register for each session individually.
AM session: How to Sell Children's Books:
This workshop will introduce you to the different genres of children’s books: picture books, chapter books, middle grade, and young adult. You will learn the basic skill of writing and publishing books for children as well as how to find a good agent, creating a winning book proposal, selling your manuscript to a reputable publisher, and marketing your book.
PM session: How to Edit your Work Into a Bestselling Book
Ying will share with you her processes of editing her own bestselling books. You will learn how to build a story arc, create memorable characters and vivid settings, and make every word count. She will also take you through the process of how to get your book published, finding a good agent and a publisher.
Ying Compestine is the award winning author of 20 books including the acclaimed The Chinese Emperor's New Clothes and Revolution Is Not a Dinner Party. Revolution has received over 30 international awards and is being adapted into an animated feature film. Her books are included in school syllabi globally.