December 5-7, 2014 in Big Sur

OPEN FOR REGISTRATION.
The December 5-7, 2014 workshop is held at the Big Sur Lodge in the lovely Pfeiffer State Park in the heart of Big Sur, 25 miles south of Carmel.

Pricing is as follows.  For quick registration call us at 831-667-2574 with a credit card handy.
(if we don’t answer just leave a message with a number to call you back!) Or you can download the registration form and mail it in with a check here: DWWReg14

REGISTRATION for the Big Sur Children’s Writing Workshop
December 5-7, 2014
FULL PACKAGE (Shared Room)………………………………………….775.00
LOCAL RATE (Workshop no lodging)……………………………………600.00
GUEST (Meals and lodging)……………………………………………….390.00
PRIVATE ROOM SURCHARGE………………………………………..…..170.00
(NOTE: Registration Deadline, November 4, 2014 / pricing subject to change)

At the time of registration we need your name, payment, and contact info.
Visa, Amex, Discover, Master Card.
It is helpful if you let us know into what category your work fits:
Picture Book, Early Reader, Middle Grade, Young Adult or ‘other.’

If you like to stay extra nights, either before or after the workshop, please call direct to the Lodge at 831-667-3100 and ask for Veronica Bustamante or Debra Trotter. Mention that you are part of the writing workshop to get the group discount.

If you like to mail a check, made out to Henry Miller Library,  you can do so to:
Henry Miller Library, 48603 Highway 1, Big Sur CA 93920 (  DWWReg14 )

After you have registered please e-mail us your writing samples as follows:
The first two pages of text (single spaced), or up to the first 500 words, or, if picture book the entire text.

Both critique groups meet twice. Different manuscripts or chapters may be brought to different groups. Bring 6 copies of whatever you decide to bring to work on and critique to share with groups. Entire picture books may be read, some writers will work on first 7-10 pages, and some on entire chapters. Bring the below schedule with you to workshop.

Also send a query letter and, if you like, a synopsis of your work(s) as these will be dealt with during the course of the workshop to help writers make them as strong as possible.
Please email your submission to: writing@henrymiller.org

Cancellation policy: 75% REFUND IF CANCELLED THREE WEEKS PRIOR TO STARTING DATE.
AFTER THAT NO REFUND.

Schedule

Please note: the schedule is subject to change.
Friday, December 5
2:00—3:15: Welcome, Orientation, Introductions; Meet in Conference Center by pool
3:30—5:30: Critique Group 1
6:00-6:45: Cocktail party
Dinner and Evening Program: Magnus Torén presentation on Big Sur and Henry Miller.

Saturday, December 6
7:30—8:30: Breakfast in Lodge Dining Room
8:45—10:45: Critique Group 2
11:00—Noon: Editors panel in conference room
Noonish: Box-Lunch and re-writing time
3:45–—5:45: Critique Group 1 again
6:00: Dinner
Evening Program: TBA

Sunday, December 7
7:30—8:30: Breakfast
8:45—10:40: Critique Group 2 again
11:00—Noon: Agent Panel, Q & A, query letters. Check out.
Noon – Lunch and Farewell

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