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Writer's Room => Chapter Books, Easy Readers, and Middle Grade (MG) => Topic started by: Julie-DeFrancesco on December 23, 2020, 10:29 AM

Title: Looking for a writing course
Post by: Julie-DeFrancesco on December 23, 2020, 10:29 AM
Hello! I am a newbie, and this is my first post. I would like to find a writing course to help me with writing a chapter book. Has anyone taken a great course that you can recommend? Thank you.
Title: Re: Looking for a writing course
Post by: Vijaya on December 23, 2020, 12:43 PM
:welcome Julie. I've taken a couple of writing courses from Institute of Children's literature and grew so much--the first was a magazine course, the second a book course. I also taught the magazine course for a few years. They're under different management now but their course materials are excellent. See: https://www.instituteforwriters.com/about/our-story/institute-of-childrens-literature/

Anastasia Suen also offered courses but I'm not seeing them on her website: https://asuen.com/  Try contacting her.

Best wishes on this writing journey.
Title: Re: Looking for a writing course
Post by: Trine on December 23, 2020, 02:48 PM
I also got my start with  Institute of Children's Literature. I can highly recommend!
Title: Re: Looking for a writing course
Post by: RebeccaL-G on December 23, 2020, 03:15 PM
Highlights offers great courses, as well.
Title: Re: Looking for a writing course
Post by: marie-dentan on December 27, 2020, 11:51 PM
Institute of children's literature is excellent, as Vijaya have said.
Title: Re: Looking for a writing course
Post by: denise-williamson on December 28, 2020, 11:41 AM
Have you tried Jordan Hartt's online course?  Based in Port Townsend as he usually coordinates the Summer Writers' Conference.