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Everything You Need to Know About Writing Books for Children 1-Day Zoom Workshop, February 27th, 2022
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$150.00

Everything You Need to Know About Writing Books for Children 1-Day Zoom Workshop, February 27th, 2022


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Sunday, February 27th, 2022

1-Day Morning & Afternoon Zoom Workshop

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Led by Ying Compestine, who signed a six-figure, three book deal in October 2021 and her YA book A Banquet for Hungry Ghosts was just picked up for TV (10/21) as an animated anthology horror series adaptation by 108 Media. Ying is an award-winning author, inspirational speaker, and former food editor for Martha Stewart's Whole Living magazine. Ying is the multi-talented author of 20 books including fiction, picture books, and cookbooks. She has also worked as the spokesperson for several international companies such as Nestle Maggi and Celestial Seasoning. Many of Ying’s books have won numerous awards globally and are required reading in schools around the world. A few are currently being adapted into TV shows and a feature film.

Session 1: Everything You Need to Know About Writing Books for Children

10:00AM -12:30PM PST via Zoom

Explore the creative and exciting world of writing children’s books in this insightful seminar. We will cover the different genres of children’s books: picture books, chapter books, middle grade to YA; how to generate story ideas; secrets of a productive writer; finding a good agent, and the rewarding aspects of writing for children.

We will also explore the financial opportunities that writing books for children can bring to you. Drawing upon her personal experience, Ying will share share her journey so that you too might maximize exposure for your work.

This class offers you all the ingredients you need for a successful career as a writer. This workshop will help writers bring greater focus to their work.

ONE HOUR BREAK

Session 2: How to Edit Your Work Into a Bestselling Book

1:30PM - 4:00PM PST via Zoom

Ying will share with you her processes of editing her own bestselling books. You will learn how to build a story arc, create memorable characters and vivid settings, and make every word count. She will also take you through the process of how to find a good agent and a publisher.

ONLINE COURSE STRUCTURE:
This 1-Day Workshop will meet via Zoom on Sunday, February 27th, 2022.

Session 1 will be 10AM - 12:30 PST

Session 2 will be 1:30PM - 4:00PM PST

*Recordings of both sessions will be made available to everyone who enrolls.

PAYMENT OPTIONS:

You can pay for the course in full or use Shop Pay or Affirm to pay over time with equal Monthly Payments. Both options are available at checkout.
  • Ying Compestine | Live via Zoom

  • Sunday, February 27th, 2022

  • Seminar is fully ONLINE and meets via Zoom

Award-winning author, inspirational speaker, and former food editor for Martha Stewart's Whole Living magazine, Ying Chang Compestine is the multi-talented author of 20 books including fiction, picture books, and cookbooks. She has also worked as the spokesperson for several international companies such as Nestle Maggi and Celestial Seasoning. Ying is the sought-after speaker at schools, universities, cruise ships, and high-end resorts, including The World, Crystal, and Silver Seas, and on the private jet TCS. Many of Ying’s books have won numerous awards globally and are required reading in schools around the world. A few are currently being adapted into TV shows and a feature film.

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