|Wolf's Curse by Kelley Armstrong,
a New York Times #1 bestselling author
and one of Brian's students
for Children and for Young Adults
~ The world’s hottest market
agent ~ Maria
Vicente of P.S. Literary
Sunday, July 11,
1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Online via Zoom and accessible wherever there’s Internet
you want to write the next best-selling children’s books or
just want to create stories for your own kids, this workshop is for you. Learn
how to write stories kids and young adults will love and find out what you need
to know to sell your book. Be sure to bring all your
questions – we'll have lots of time for interaction.
are invited to submit the opening couple pages (first 500 words) of your
children’s book or young adult novel (or up to 1,000 words if that gets you to
the end of your picture book or to the end of your first chapter). Email
your pages to me prior to our workshop. We want to do some peer critiquing
for everyone, and Maria and I will publicly critique half a dozen submissions so
everyone can see what works, what doesn’t, and how to improve your
story-telling. If you’re not currently working on a children’s story,
don’t worry, we’ll get you started! ~Brian
Guest speaker Maria Vicente is a senior literary agent at P.S. Literary Agency. Maria specializes in
children's books, graphic novels, and select nonfiction titles. She represents
bold and innovative books for kids and curious adults.
Established in 2005, P.S. Literary is a Canadian agency with seven
agents, representing both fiction and nonfiction in a variety of genres for
both adults and for children. Maria is PSLA's children's publishing
expert. With a B.A. in English Lit from Carleton and a B.Ed. from Western,
she enjoys teaching webinars and workshops about writing and the
Maria currently lives on the East Coast of Canada in Saint John, New
Brunswick. You can find her online at www.mariavicente.com
leader Brian Henry has been a book editor, author, and creative
writing instructor for more than 25 years. He publishes Quick Brown
Fox, Canada’s most popular blog for writers and is the author of a
children’s version of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Tribute
Publishing Inc). But his proudest boast is that he’s has helped many of
his students get published.
the real deal. He isn't just an
inspiring teacher – he's plugged into the publishing world! He got me an agent
who sold my first novel, to publishers around the world. My 13th
novel, The Awakening – a YA urban fantasy – hit
number 1 on the New York Times bestsellers list.
Currently, Random House Canada, Bantam U.S. and Little Brown in Britain have
contracted my next seven books. So it looks like I’ll be writing for a
Kelley Armstrong, Aylmer, Ontario
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