Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Highlights from the Nonfiction Intensive

On Friday, Andrew Karre from Lerner/Carolrhoda gifted a group of our region’s nonfiction writers with over five hours of his undivided attention. And, wow, was it an afternoon to remember! He brainstormed with the group and helped us hone our ideas into something marketable. He gave feedback on our short proposals and/or first pages. And he gave insight into Lerner, the broader industry, and what makes for great nonfiction for kids. For a summary of my notes, please see my blog post about the nonfiction intensive

Laurie Thompson, SCBWI-WWA Nonfiction Coordinator

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