This workshop will take place online. Detailed instructions for participation will be provided.
You will learn:
- An overview of picture book format, length, structure and content
- Fundamentals and variations of rhythm and rhyme
- What to aim for and what to avoid when writing in verse
- Useful tools and techniques for crafting rhyming verse
- Presenting and pitching your manuscript
Bring along: Plenty of paper and pencils, eraser. Loose sheets of paper (rather than notebooks) are preferable, though you may want to bring a notebook as well.
About Nicki Greenberg
Nicki Greenberg is an award-winning author and illustrator of more than thirty picture books, works of fiction and graphic novels. Her most recent books are The Detective’s Guide to Ocean Travel, a rollicking mystery set on a golden age ocean liner, and I’m Fabulous Crab!, an exuberant picture book written in verse. Nicki loves surprise twists, nailing a great rhyme, and flinging ink about. Her favourite tools are Rötring propelling pencils, Photoshop and Post-It notes.
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