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Vintage Books is excited to announce a Picture-Book Parade June 3rd at 2pm!
Join five picture-book writers and illustrators for a parade into summer reading fun. Gretchen McLellan (Mrs. McBee Leaves Room 3), Peter McCleery (Bob and Joss Get Lost!), Kate Berube (Hannah and Sugar; My Little Half Moon), Barbara Herkert (Sewing Stories: Harriet Powers' Journey from Slave to Artist and Mary Cassatt: Extraordinary Impressionist), and Corinna Luyken (The Book of Mistakes) will be visiting June 3rd at 2pm. They will be reading from their picture books, doing crafts with the children, discussing children's literature, doing a Q&A and signing books. Everyone is welcome!
 
The authors books will be available for purchase and signing.

The Sunday Sessions

 

Vintage Books invites writers to join us Sunday, June 11th at 3pm as young adult author Sheryl Scarborough does a writers workshop on The Art of the Details: Facts vs. Flavor.

 

 
 

SHERYL SCARBOROUGH is an award-winning writer for children’s television. She holds an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts, lives in Washington state, and has always had an obsession with forensics. When she was twelve, her home was the target of a Peeping Tom. Sheryl diligently photographed his footprints and collected the candy wrappers he left behind. Unfortunately, he was never caught. But the desire to use evidence to solve a great mystery was sparked inside Scarborough all the same. To Catch a Killer is her debut.

 

A relatable cast and well thought-out plot make this mystery a Sherlockian puzzle sure to impress the most hardened crime-procedural fanatic. Don your deer-stalker caps, gumshoes, you’re in for a twisty ride.” —Mary Elizabeth Summer, author of Trust Me, I’m Lying


Come with questions, a passion for writing, & something to take notes with. These workshops are free & open to the public.

 
Any questions about attending can be directed to vbwritersgroup@gmail.com
 
To Come:
-- June 2017 is Sheryl Scarborough on The Art of the Details: Facts Vs. Flavor
-- July and August we'll take a break and come back in September
Past Sessions:
-- January 2016 Carolyn J. Rose on The Importance of Opinion, Attitude, and Style
-- February 2016 Kate Dyer-Seeley on How to Find an Agent
-- March 2016 Mary Elizabeth Summer on Diversity Matters: How to Write From the Other Perspective
-- April 2016 Cindy Brown on How to Be Funny on the Page (even if you're not in real life)
-- May 2016 Phoebe Rose on First Pages: Grounding the Reader, Strong Pacing and Killer Hooks
-- June 2016 Paula Stokes, Fonda Lee, Mary Elizabeth Summer and Jennifer Bosworth on a panel about writing.
-- July 2016 - Break
-- August 2016 Jane Elder Wulff on The Art of Interviewing: Listening for Story.
-- September 2016 Hannah Dennison on Taking the Mystery out of the Mystery: Jump-start your novel!
-- October 2016 Angela Sanders on Writing a Series: Five Things I Wish I’d Known
-- November 2016 Erik Wecks on Creating Authentic Characters
-- December 2016 Christine Fletcher on I Couldn't Put It Down! Using Conflict to Hook Your Readers.
-- January 2017  Dan Strawn and Researching for Historical Fiction--Pit falls and Strategies for New Writers.
-- February 2017 was Margaret Pinard and Don't Be Captain Obvious: How to Find and Deliver Essential Details for Setting
-- March 2017 - Kelly Garrett and Candace Robinson on Social Media 101: How to Build Your Online Presence as an Author.
-- April 2017 is Curtis Chen & he's going to talk about Give a Little, Take a Little, Let Your Heart Break a Little: The Story of Critiques.
-- May (7th) 2017 is Laurel Gale and How to Plot Your Novel: Outlines versus synopses, how to ask the right questions to develop an idea in to a full plot, and basic plot structure.