Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Nonfiction Workshop Schedule


Writing from the Inside Out Nonfiction Workshop Schedule Overview

Thursdays from 12:00 – 1:30 pm CENTRAL Time


July – August: Introductions and overview

July 14 Introductions

July 28 Expository Nonfiction

August 11 Narrative NF and PB biographies

August 25 Q&A, discuss mentor texts


September – January: Research and Writing

September (8th and 22nd) Generating Ideas

October (6th and 27th*) The Ins and Outs of Research

November 17* Course check-in

December 8 Writing proposals

January (12th and 26th) Storyboarding


February – April: Revision

February (9th and 23rd) Drafting and revising

March (9th and 23rd) Polishing your text

April (13th and 27th) You’re done; now what?

*These two dates do not fall on the second or fourth Thursday.