I have taken several writing courses through the Children’s Book Academy and have absolutely loved and enjoyed the materials, meeting other writers and illustrators, and learning a great deal on improving my writing as well as my understanding of the craft and the publishing industry.
Dr. Mira Reisberg, the founder of CBA and literary agent, is running a new course, “The Pleasures and Craft of Poetic Techniques. She is giving special discounts up till May 5th.
If you have a love for writing and especially desire to refine, improve and learn more about Poetic Techniques, this is the course to take. In fact, probably the only online course out there regarding this specific area.
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Excerpt from Crimson: Fablelands series by Julia Lela Stilchen
Rumors about the shifters roaming at night, deep in the dark
forest of Grimwood, were spreading like wildfire. When they gather in groups,
their eyes ignite like blazing red spheres lurking out from the shadows. No one
knows what the shifters do in their gatherings but many believe they are in
search for a new victim. Children, like Hansel and Gretel, have mysteriously
turned up missing. Something strange was happening in Northhaven
and everyone was becoming paranoid. Red’s parents, in particular, began to
barricade all the windows and doors. Her father purchased special candles, made
from dragon whale wax, lighting them all around the cottage. He believed it
would help mask their scent to prevent the shifters from tracking them. Recently, their daughter, Red had
begun to sleepwalk. At first, they hoped it was a temporary phase and that
everything would just go back to normal. Then, they found her wandering
throughout the v…