Writing for Children and Young Adults at When Words Collide

Today, I’ll be appearing at the When Words Collide in Calgary literary festival at the Delta South Hotel in Calgary, for a presentation and the Blue Pencil Cafe.

Writing for Children and Young Adults – August 13 at 11 am

This session explores the art of writing for children and young adults. Explore research, planning, pacing your story, developing characters, connecting with the reader, choosing settings, the role of adults in children’s stories, and more.

Blue Pencil Cafe – August 13 at 12 pm

In this session aspiring writers of work for children and young adults are invited to bring me the first page or two of their manuscript for 1-on-1 feedback. Manuscripts should be a maximum of 1000 words, typed, and double-spaced.

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