Writing About History for Kids
Monday, November 16, 2020
7:30-9:00 p.m. EST
Historical fiction and nonfiction offer information and entertainment opportunities for kids. Learn about the creative pitfalls to avoid and success strategies. This webinar covers research, market needs, mentor texts, and other aspects of writing effectively—and truthfully—about the past.
For more information and to register, click here. (Please note, critiques for this event are sold out, but you can opt to be placed on a waitlist for a critique if any critique spots open up.)
Can’t make the live session? The recording will be available for two weeks following the event.
Get to know your instructor:
With more than 30 years’ experience, Lisa A. Crayton provides freelance editorial services (including manuscript evaluations, sensitivity reading, and collaborative writing) to publishers. An award-winning freelance writer, she also is the author of 16 nonfiction books, including 15 MG/YA titles. Her latest title from Capstone Press is Wangari Maathai: Get to Know the Woman Who Planted Trees to Bring Change. A Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing 2020 Desert Nights, Rising Stars Conference Fellow, she will teach a workshop at the 2021 conference at Arizona State University. The PAL Coordinator for the SCBWI MD/DE/WV region, she earned her M.F.A. in Creative Writing from National University, and a B.S. dual degree (cum laude) in public relations and journalism from Utica College.