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September 2014

Middle-Grade Morning Critique Group

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Writers’ Loft,
20 North Main St. #360, Sherborn, MA 01770 United States
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This group shares MG manuscripts for critiquing. Please contact the Loft by email writersloftma (at) gmail (dot) com if you are interested in submitting and coming! All welcome. Feel free to stop by and check us out!

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$455/members; $480/non-members

Young Adult Novel In Progress class begins at GrubStreet

September 18 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
GrubStreet,
162 Boylston St., 5th Floor, Boston, MA 02116 United States
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If you’ve been struggling to make progress on that young adult novel, this is the class for you. We will talk about what works and what doesn’t, focusing on character, point of view, dialogue, and plot/conflict. Each week we will read your work out loud and critique pages in class. In addition you will talk in detail about a significant YA novel, one that has had impact on your writing. The instructor will hold individual meetings with each student to…

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The Carle Honors Annual Benefit Gala and Art Auction

September 18 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Guastavino’s,
409 East 59th St. , New York, MA 10022 United States
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The 2014 Carle Honors will be awarded at Guastavino’s in New York City. The ninth annual gala and fundraiser will fête the talented people who have played an instrumental role in making children’s books a vibrant and influential art and literary form in America. Artist: Jerry Pinkney Jerry Pinkney is the illustrator of more than 100 books for children and winner of numerous awards, including the 2010 Caldecott Medal for The Lion and the Mouse, and a steadfast public servant…

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Marjorie Agosin at the Cambridge Public Library

September 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cambridge Public Library,
449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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$200/non-members; $150/members

Revise Your Novel class with author Erin Dionne begins at The Writers’ Loft

September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Writers’ Loft,
20 North Main St. #360, Sherborn, MA 01770 United States
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6 Thursdays, September 18-October 23, from 7-9pm at the Writers’ Loft. Congratulations! You’ve finished a novel! Or chapter book. Or picture book…or any book! Getting that draft on paper is a huge achievement. But you’re not done yet. Revision is a key element of creating a work of fiction: polishing, editing, and reviewing your work from an objective point of view is necessary to bring a manuscript to a professional level. Cost: $200 non-member, $150 Writers’ Loft member (Learn more…

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The Maze Runner opens

September 19
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Butt-in-Chair Write-In at The Writers’ Loft

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Writers’ Loft,
20 North Main St. #360, Sherborn, MA 01770 United States
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Up your word count on Friday, September 19th from 10am-2pm for the first in our planned monthly Write-Ins. Drop in for all or part of the day to write. Take a break at noon to chat over bagged lunches (we’ll provide the tea and coffee). This event is open to all. Donation; members free.

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Horns and Heels: Book Launch Party for Monstrous Affections at Odyssey Bookshop

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Odyssey Bookshop,
9 College St., South Hadley, MA 01075 United States
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Slither, stomp or creep down to the Odyssey Bookshop Friday the 19th for a night to remember. From the editors of Steampunk!: An Anthology of Fantastically Rich and Strange Stories, comes a compilation that will chill you to the bone. On a dark and stormy night (or perhaps a nice one), the Odyssey shall be transformed into a den of demons as we hear from the Kelly Link and Gavin Grant as well as authors of this terrifying tome of…

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James and Kimberly Dean at Wellesley Books

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Wellesley Books,
82 Central St., Wellesley, MA 02482 United States
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Enjoy storytime with authors James and Kimberly Dean of the beloved Pete the Cat series as they read their newest book, Pete the Cat and the New Guy! There’s a new guy in town, and Pete can’t wait to meet him. After all, more friends mean more fun. But who can he be? When Pete finally meets Gus, he realizes they’re very different from each other . . . but that’s what makes him cool. Gus is special in his…

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YA Think Tank at The Writers’ Loft

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Writers’ Loft,
20 North Main St. #360, Sherborn, MA 01770 United States
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Designed to help YA writers of all genres at any stage of the writing process, the YA Think Tank’s goal is to help fully develop material from conception to the final draft. We’ll workshop problematic scenes, troubleshoot character development, work through big picture issues, assist in brainstorming for that new concept, and review your submission package. Please contact Alicia at aliciagregoire78 [at] gmail [dot] com to be added to the email group. Guidelines through here, and if you plan on…

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