Marcia Thornton Jones is an award-winning author who has traditionally published 131 books for children with sales totaling more than 43 million copies world-wide. Her works include Woodford Brace, Ratfink, and Champ. She is also the co-author of seven popular series including “The Adventures of the Bailey School Kids”. Marcia, a full-time writer, lives in Lexington, Kentucky. She is a workshop facilitator and mentors writers of picture books, chapter books, middle grade fiction, and journaling for The Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning. She is also the coordinator of the Carnegie Center Author Academy. For more information, visit Marcia’s website or LinkedIn.
This class meets each day, Monday, March 25 through Friday, March 29, 10:30-3:00 pm.
With Marcia Thornton Jones, Carnegie Center Author Academy Coordinator & Writing Mentor.
Break through writing obstacles during this week-long writing retreat designed to provide motivation and promote writing flow for novel writers. Each day of this retreat will include: freewriting exercises, goal-setting, morning independent writing time, lunchtime discussions focusing on craft (lunch not provided), afternoon independent writing time, and problem-solving sessions to help break through blocks and prepare for the next day. The retreat will culminate with a share/response session featuring a selection of the week’s writing. [ALL LEVELS]