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The Voices in Your Head: A look at the characters who drive your story, how they affect the voice and style of your work, and what the publishing industry has to say about them. 9/9/14 7:30PM - 9:30PM 2014-09-09 19:30:00 2014-09-09 21:30:00

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Sept 9 The Voices in Your Head: A look at the characters who drive your story, how they affect the voice and style of your work, and what...

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First Time Author, Edith Cohn and Macmillan Editor, Susan Dobinick 10/7/14 7:30PM - 9:30PM 2014-10-07 19:30:00 2014-10-07 21:30:00

Anthropological Society 138 West 15th Street
Ground floor, between 6th Avenue & 7th Avenue
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October 7, 2014 First Time Author, Edith Cohn and Macmillan Editor, Susan Dobinick   Please note that you do NOT need a PayPal...

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Five Questions To Ask Before You Dive Into The Second Draft Of Your Novel 10/18/14 2PM - 4PM 2014-10-18 14:00:00 2014-10-18 16:00:00

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October 18, 2014 Professional Series "On The Road" on Long Island with Adah Nuchi (Harcourt Books for Young Readers): Five Questions To...

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Richard Peck: Shaping Story from the Opening Line 6/10/14 7:30PM - 9PM

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June 10 Shaping Story From the First Line "You are only as good as your first line."  In this interactive workshop, award-winning...

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Professional Series "On-The-Road" in Tarrytown: The Anatomy of a Picture Book with Julia Sooy, Henry Holt Books 5/17/14 2PM - 4PM

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May 17, 2014 The Anatomy of a Picture Book with Julia Sooy, Henry Holt Books Together, we'll dissect the modern picture book, looking...

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So Your Character Walks into a Plot Hole ... And Other Common Traps To Avoid In Your YA amd MG Manuscripts 5/13/14 7:30PM - 9PM

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May 13 So Your Character Walks Into a Plot Hole ... And Other Common Traps To Avoid In Your YA amd MG Manuscripts Brett Wright,...

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Sharpening Your Re-Vision -- an Independent Editor Talks About Craft with Harold Underdown 4/8/14 7:30PM - 9PM

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April 8 Sharpening Your Re-Vision -- an Independent Editor Talks About Craft with Harold Underdown I spend a lot of my time working...

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Scrivener For Beginners: Hands On Workshop 4/5/14 2:30PM - 3:30PM

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April 5, 2014 Scrivener For Beginners Want to learn what all the Scrivener fuss is about? This word-processing program designed for...

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Full day Plot Master Class for advanced writers with Cheryl Klein 3/15/14 8:30AM - 4:30PM

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March 15, 2014 PLOT MASTER CLASS WITH CHERYL KLEIN A story is what happens in a book; plot is the structure of what happens in a book, as...

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Illustration Agents & Art Reps Panel: Putting Your Best Portfolio Forward 3/11/14 7:30PM - 9:30PM

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March 11 Illustration Agents & Art Reps Panel:Putting Your Best Portfolio Forward Brooks Sherman, Literary Agent at The Bent Agency,...

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Heart Plus Humor Equals Comedy with Lin Oliver 2/25/14 7:30PM - 9PM

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February 25 Heart plus Humor Equals Comedy with Lin Oliver  LIN OLIVER is a leading children’s book author and writer-producer of family...

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Professional Series "On-The-Road" in Tarrytown: Man on Wire: the Importance of Narrative Tension with Sean McCarthy 2/8/14 2PM - 4PM

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Sean McCarthy began his publishing career as an editorial intern at Overlook Press before moving to the Sheldon Fogelman Agency. He worked...

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The ABC of It: Why Children's Books Matter with Leonard Marcus 2/4/14 7:30PM - 9:30PM

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FEBRUARY 4 The ABC of It: Why Children's Books Matter Join curator Leonard Marcus for an insider’s look at the making of The New York...

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Agents Panel: Laura Biagi (Jean V. Nagger Literary Agency), Brenda Bowen (Greenburger Associates) and Bridget Smith (Dunham Literary). 1/14/14 7:30PM - 9:30PM

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Laura Biagi joined the Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency Inc. (JVNLA) in 2009. She is actively seeking adult literary fiction and young...

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A Community of Illustrators: A Conversation with 4 Local Children's Illustrators 12/10/13 7:30PM - 9PM

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December 10 A Community of Illustrators: A Conversation with Four Local Illustrators Being an illustrator is exciting; your To Do...

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Picture Books From Beginning to Middle to End 11/12/13 7:30PM - 9PM

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November 12 Picture Books From Beginning To Middle To End Dierdre Jones, Assistant Editor with  Little Brown Books for Young Readers  ...

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Professional Series "On-The-Road." FIRST PAGES in Tarrytown 10/27/13 2PM - 4PM

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October 27 First Pages with Heather Alexander (Dial Books for Young Readers) and Linda Pratt (Wernick & Pratt Agency) Heather Alexander...

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Non Fiction, Then and Now with James Cross Giblin 10/8/13 7:30PM - 9PM

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October 8, 2013 Non-Fiction, Then and Now James Cross Giblin has been a major figure in the field of children's book publishing since...

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Creating Books for Middle Graders with Wendy Lamb, ed., Random House and Rebecca Stead, Newberry Winner 9/10/13 7:30PM - 9PM

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September 10 Creating Books for Middle Graders: An editor and a writer talk about their parallel journeys from the beginning to The End...

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Setting the Scene: A constructive dialogue about better, believable world-building in middle-grade and YA, by looking at specific examples and applying the techniques to your own work. 6/11/13 7:30PM - 9:30PM

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June 11, 2013 Setting the Scene: A constructive dialogue about better, believable world-building in middle-grade and YA, by looking at...

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If You Build It, They Will Come: Launch Your Book With Low-Cost Community Building and On Line Marketing Initiatives 5/14/13 7:30PM - 9:30PM

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May 14, 2013 If You Build It, They Will Come:  Launch Your Book With Low-Cost Community Building and On Line Marketing Initiatives with...

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Agents Panel, Part 2: Holly McGhee (Pippin Properties) and Jim Mc Carthy (Dystel & Goderich Literary Management)) 4/9/13 7:30PM - 9:30PM

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Holly McGhee is the creative power behind Pippin Properties, Inc., the New York City-based literary agency she started in 1998, which...

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"Saying Yes ... And" How To Use The Techniques Of Improvisational Comedy When Crafting Your Stories 3/12/13 7:30PM - 9:30PM

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March 12,2013 Saying Yes, And.... How To Use The Techniques Of Improvisational Comedy To Craft your Stories Chris Grabenstein is the...

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"Never Give Up. I Repeat. Never Give Up!" Making the Good News and the Bad News Work For You. 2/5/13 7:30PM - 9:30PM

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February 5, 2013 "Never Give Up. I Repeat. Never Give Up." Making The Good News And the Bad News Work For You.   A native Californian...

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What Libraries Are Looking For In New Children's Books 1/8/13 7:30PM - 9:30PM

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January 8, 2013 What Libraries Are Looking For In New Children's Books Selling to the library market isn't anything like selling to...

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Portfolio Critiques with Lucy Ruth Cummins of Simon & Schuster and Kerry Martin, Senior Designeer at Clarion Books 12/11/12 7:30PM - 9:30PM

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December 11, 2012   Portfolio Critiques with Lucy Ruth Cummins and Kerry Martin Three portfolios will be chosen by lottery and critiqued...

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Agents Panel with John Cusick, Stephen Fraser and Rosemary Stimola 11/13/12 7:30PM - 9:30PM

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November 13, 2012 Agents Panel with John Cusick, Stephen Fraser and Rosemary Stimola John Cusick is  a literary agent for Scott Treimel...

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Picture Books from Beginning to End 10/9/12 7:30PM - 9:30PM

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October 9, 2012 Picture Books from Beginning to End Allison Wortche, Associate Editor at Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers will...

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You're Such a Character! 9/11/12 7:30PM - 9:30PM

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September 11, 2012 You're Such a Character Creating realistic, relatable characters is key to developing a story that sells. Penguin...

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The Revision Process with Abrams Senior Editor, Maggie Lehrman and author Lisa Greenwald. 6/12/12 7:30PM - 9:30PM

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June 12 2012 The Revision Process with Abrams Senior Editor, Maggie Lehrman and author Lisa Greenwald. How does an editor help...

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Turning Fact into Fiction with Nora Raleigh Baskin 5/8/12 7:30PM - 9:30PM

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May 8, 2012 Turning Fact into Fiction with Nora Raleigh Baskin. How do you find the "Story" within your own memories and history and...

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Emma Dryden - Travelling The Digital Landscape: Where We've Been and Where We Are Going 4/3/12 7:30PM - 9:30PM

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April 3, 2012 Emma Dryden - Travelling the Digital Landscape: Where We've Been & Where We're Headed. Formerly a VP, Publisher with Simon...

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It Takes Two To Tango: How Art Directors and Illustrators Really Work Together 3/13/12 7:30PM - 9:30PM

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March 13, 2012 It Takes Two To Tango: How Art Directors and Illustrators Really Work Together Laurent Linn, Art Director at Simon &...

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