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Young Authors

  • Date: 08/02/2019 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM  

Are you ready to produce your own picture book? If so, Young Authors is for you! Join us on Fridays, beginning June 7, 2019.

For youth entering grades 5 - 9 and Richardson residents only.

Required registration begins Monday, May 20 and ends Friday, June 14.

Events and activities take place in the Library's Basement Program Room. 

June 7, 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Learn it! Professional children's author, Nancy Churnin presents a young writer's workshop.
June 14, 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Brainstorm it! Discuss ideas about plot, character, and other story elements.
June 21,10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Rough Draft! Review the first rough draft for changes.
June 28,10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Revise it! Review your next draft to make your story better.
July 5 No program
July 12,10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Illustrate it! With professional artist Julie Flandorfer.
July 19,10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Proof it! Learn about publishing guidelines.
July 26,10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Finish it! Work on the final details for book completion.
August 2 by 12 p.m. Books due!

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