a world building master class
learn from the industry’s best.
Andrew Karre is Executive Editor at Dutton Children's Books, where he has published some of the most-lauded writers in the business, including A.S. King, Ashley Hope Perez, Vaunda Micheaux Nelson, Joy McCullough, and E.K. Johnston.
E.K Johnston is the author of numerous award-winning books, including Exit, Pursued by a Bear and The Afterwards.
Joy McCullough wrote Blood, Water, Paint, which was long-listed for a National Book Award.
The day’s events include:
90-minute discussion of worldbuilding with Andrew, Joy, and Kate
90-minute session with Andrew on worldbuilding in first chapters
Roundtable discussions of participants' work
Includes lunch and a ticket to a performance of Blood Water Paint on September 23.
Attendees may submit an unagented manuscript to Andrew up to a year after the workshop.
When: The master class runs 9:40-4:30 on September 24. Your tuition also includes a ticket to a stage production of Blood, Water, Paint on September 23.
Where: Martha Brockenbrough’s home. Address to be shared with participants.
How much: $285, which includes lunch and your ticket to the play.
Who should attend: People who are serious about writing novels and understanding the intricacies of world-building, whether it’s for fantasy, historical, or realistic fiction.
A one-day workshop on world building with industry all-stars Andrew Karre, E.K. Johnston, and Joy McCullough.
Your tuition includes lunch as well as a ticket to a September 23 performance of Blood, Water, Paint by Joy McCullough. We’ll meet there as a group!