Seminar for writers of MG/YA fiction. Includes whole-novel manuscript critiques by editor or agent; partial manuscripts critiqued by editor AND agent. (All written as well as in person.) Plus critiques from target-age readers; advanced craft sessions.
Number of Programs/Year
3 days + optional days
Group Size or S:T Ratio
Publishing, Fiction, Mystery, Young Adult, Children's, Marketing
2015: One editor, one agent: HARPERCOLLINS executive editor Kristen Pettit, WRITERS HOUSE senior "editorial" editor Stephen Barr. Teens' faculty: Helen Pyne, former Doubleday Children's Book Editor
$769-$799 (teens: $499-$549). Includes Fri-Sat double-occupancy lodging in spacious beachfront condo (single occupancy extra); most meals. Adults' critiques are addt'l $3/page for combined written and in-person (20-60 minutes). Teens' critiques free.