Amal’s Picture Book Sessions for SCBWI Members^M

-Posted on: January 22, 2021



Amal’s Picture Book Classes

Sessions are two hours every
Wednesday 11 am-1 pm
$50/sessionSessions will run perpetually via Zoom

Contact me if you’d like to join

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10 Things to Consider When Writing a Picture Book Biography^M

-Posted on: July 10, 2019


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10 Things to Consider When Writing a Picture Book Biography

The best narrative picture book biographies tell compelling true stories that read like fiction. When done well, they look effortless. In reality, crafting

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Highlights Foundation Presents Let Three Celebrated Picture Book Authors Help You Navigate the Ins and Outs of Writing Picture Books!^M

-Posted on: June 20, 2019

Let three celebrated picture book authors help you
navigate the ins and outs of writing picture books

picture book faculty
Beginners, intermediate and advanced writers are all welcome at this workshop!

Learn about crafting your story:

  • Scene and structure in picture books
  • Creating

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Highlights Foundation Presents The Craft & Heart of Writing Poetry for Children^M

-Posted on: June 20, 2019

Share Your Passion for Poetry in A MAgical Setting
Poetry faculty

the craft & heart of writing poetry for children
october 13-17, 2019

Would you love to work in an intimate setting with published poets, make new friends, and immerse yourself in

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Highlights Foundation Presents Let’s Draw^M

-Posted on: June 20, 2019

Let's Draw!

There’s still time to sign up for this year’s Illustration Intensive.
Will we see you there?

Steve Light, Kathryn Otoshi, Mike Curato, Kelly Light, Jen Keenan, Merrill Rainey

What to expect:

  • Daily hands-on activities.
  • Discover and practice new

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3 Onsite Editors, 4 Authors and 3 SKYPE Editors Will Help You Learn to Write First Chapter Books & Early Readers^M

-Posted on: May 14, 2019

3 onsite editors
4 authors
3 SKYPE editors

will help you learn to write
first chapter books & early readers

May we introduce you to the stellar faculty waiting to mentor you at this workshop?

Your Onsite Authors & Editors

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Highlights Foundation Presents Anti-Heroes & Villains Workshop.^M

-Posted on: May 14, 2019

Only 3 seats left at our Anti-Heroes & Villains workshop
Register now to submit your opening chapter for faculty feedback

Faculty Villains and Anti-Heroes
In this workshop, you will:
  • Look at some iconic villains and discuss what goes into the creation of a really

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Workshops at Highlights Foundation.^M

-Posted on: April 26, 2019

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“I am so grateful that you believed in the importance
of my dream to become a better writer.”

Did you know that The Highlights

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Highlights Foundation Works 2019!^M

-Posted on: March 20, 2019




Whether you’re a beginner, debuting this year, or enjoying a robust career, we’ve got something to offer you at an upcoming workshop.


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Highlights Foundation Workshops 2019^M

-Posted on: March 20, 2019



Upcoming Workshops

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