Category Archives: On Writing

July Webinars for Writers

Summer Springboard for Writers presented by Kathy MacMillan 6 week series; each webinar is 30 minutes long. Tuesdays July 7-August 11, 2020 at 10 AM Eastern/9 AM Central/8 AM Mountain/7 AM Pacific SCBWI Members: $30; Non-members: $75. Your registration covers all … Continue reading

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One Week from Today: Storybuilding

Register now using coupon code WRITENOW to get 25% off! Storybuilding 2 hour webinar. Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 7 PM Eastern/6 PM Central/5 PM Mountain/4 PM Pacific. All registrants will receive access to the recording for 30 days after the … Continue reading

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June Webinars

I’ve got lots of great webinars coming up this summer, some for children’s librarians and educators, and some for writers! Check out the new Groupon deal for my Quillfully Online Workshops for Writers! You can see the full lineup of … Continue reading

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Oh, The Places Your Mind Can Go!

I was honored to be asked to share a writing prompt for CHARM: Voices of Baltimore Youth, an inspiring literary magazine for teens. Seriously, check out their current project, “This is Not a Snow Day”, which documents life in Baltimore … Continue reading

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New Webinar: How to Get There

Register now for: How to Get There: A Q&A session with a Successfully Published Author and Author/Illustrator 90 minute webinar. Sunday, June 7, 2020 at 4 PM Eastern/3 PM Central/2 PM Mountain/1 PM Pacific. All registrants will receive access to … Continue reading

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One Week from Today: So You Want to Publish a Book

Register at the links below using coupon code WRITENOW to get 25% off! So You Want to Publish a Book 90-minute webinar. Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 7 PM Eastern/6 PM Central/5 PM Mountain/4 PM Pacific. All registrants will receive … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinars for Writers

Register at the links below using coupon code WRITENOW to get 25% off! So You Want to Publish a Book 90-minute webinar. Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 7 PM Eastern/6 PM Central/5 PM Mountain/4 PM Pacific. All registrants will receive … Continue reading

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May 5 and 12: Live Online Storytimes in ASL and Spoken English!

  Nita’s Day: More Signs for Babies and Parents publishes May 12, so to celebrate I am offering 4 live storytime events for the whole family!  Facebook Live Nita’s First Signs Storytimes:  Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at 11 AM Eastern: … Continue reading

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15 Picture Books That Demonstrate “Show, Don’t Tell”

In my workshop, “The Secrets of Showing,” we explore revision tools to help writers spotlight the important themes and developments in their stories using dialogue, action beats, strong word choices, and more. Though writers often think of longer works as … Continue reading

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This Wednesday!: The Secrets of Show, Don’t Tell

2 hour webinar; Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 3-5 PM Eastern. All registrants will receive access to the recording for 30 days after the live event. It’s the feedback every writer dreads: your manuscript has too much telling, and not enough showing. … Continue reading

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