The best children’s books capture the imagination, delight the senses, and engage the mind. Whether you have already begun to write for children, have a simmering story idea that won’t let you go, or want to write something just for your grandchildren, this highly interactive class will help you make your children’s book a reality. You will learn the basics of crafting fiction and nonfiction for children; read and discuss published works; and give and receive supportive feedback on each class member’s work-in-progress.

A creative writer, editor and educator, Maureen holds a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Writing for Children and Young Adults for the Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her career in education has encompassed students of all ages and abilities and includes 20+ years leading courses in self-expression, leadership, creativity, and communication.