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From Prose to Verse:

Making Every Word Count With Carol Lynch Williams

  • Ended
  • 655 US dollars
  • American Preparatory Academy, 431 West 11915 S, Draper UT 84020

Service Description

Workshop Information: So we’re doing something different this year! And why not? It’s our 25th anniversary. :) In this middle grade/young adult novel class, we’ll focus on writing the verse novel (or other novels that play with line in some way or are epistolary works etc.) as well as the normal prose novel. We’ll talk about structure, voice, moving your story forward, character development, and emotion. We’ll work on 4,000 words of your book, preparing your words in such a way that you generate interest in a compelling way. As well, we’ll look closely at line breaks (if you bring a novel in verse) to see if they’re doing their job, if language is working for you the way it should, and if the book is working as presented. **PLEASE NOTE: You DO NOT need to write a verse novel to take this class. All work is accepted. This Workshop is a Great Option for: -MG & YA fiction -All genres, not required to be in verse Registration for this workshop also includes: *feedback from faculty on your manuscript *an agent/editor consultation on the first 750 words of your manuscript *the Afternoon Sessions *an in-class visit from an editor/agent --------------------------------------------------- IMPORTANT: Pre-registration is available in December with a non-refundable $25 deposit. This will save your spot, but the remaining balance *must* be paid by January 7, 2024. You will receive an emailed invoice to complete the transaction. Early Bird Cost: $605 After March 10th: $655


Cancellation Policy

We understand not all circumstances can be anticipated. However, our faculty and staff put in a considerable amount of time critiquing registrants’ manuscripts and organizing Writing and Illustrating for Young Readers long before the conference begins. All refund requests must be made in writing. Please email carolloveswifyr@gmail.com to make the request. WIFYR Handling Fee Rates January = 20% February = 20% March = 25% April = 50% After May 1 = No refund Morning Class Deposit Refunds: If you make a deposit on a class and decide to withdraw, there will be a $200 non-refundable fee. Pre-Registration: Booking before January 1 will save your spot in the workshop with a non-refundable $25. The full remaining balance MUST be paid by January 7, 2024 to keep your spot in the workshop. You will receive an emailed invoice to complete the transaction.


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