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The Highlights Foundation's mission is to improve the quality of children's literature by offering intimate and inspiring workshops for authors and illustrators. This podcast was created for those who not only have a passion for stories created for children and young adult audiences, but also for those who want to improve their craft.

The following podcasts consist of interviews with kidlit authors and illustrators sharing tips, tricks, and ideas for working on the craft of story creating. Interviews are conducted on the Highlights Foundation Retreat Center.

Into The Words The Highlights Foundation

    • Arts
    • 4.8 • 4 Ratings

The Highlights Foundation's mission is to improve the quality of children's literature by offering intimate and inspiring workshops for authors and illustrators. This podcast was created for those who not only have a passion for stories created for children and young adult audiences, but also for those who want to improve their craft.

The following podcasts consist of interviews with kidlit authors and illustrators sharing tips, tricks, and ideas for working on the craft of story creating. Interviews are conducted on the Highlights Foundation Retreat Center.

    Into the Words with Traci Chee

    Into the Words with Traci Chee

    Author Traci Chee on Highlights Summer Camp, finding voice and morning rituals.

    • 14 min
    Tiffany Jackson: From TV Sets to Full Time Writer

    Tiffany Jackson: From TV Sets to Full Time Writer

    Author Tiffany Jackson talks about her jump from the TV/Film world to being a full time writer and how plotting your favorite movie can really help you with your story. 

    • 12 min
    Shadra Strickland: On Writing, Illustrating & Some

    Shadra Strickland: On Writing, Illustrating & Some

    Author/Illustrator Shadra Strickland talks words, illustrations, teaching and secret agenting.

    • 11 min
    Catching up with Ashley Hope Perez

    Catching up with Ashley Hope Perez

    In between sessions of the Whole Novel workshop, we caught up with Author and faculty Ashley Hope Perez.

    • 45 min
    Which novel workshop should you take in 2020?

    Which novel workshop should you take in 2020?

    Which novel workshop should you take in 2020? Program Director Alison Green Myers breaks down this year's workshops.

    • 45 min
    Everything You Need to Know About Children’s Publishing with Harold Underdown

    Everything You Need to Know About Children’s Publishing with Harold Underdown

    Harold Underdown gives us a sneak peek on his upcoming online course, Everything You Need to Know About Children’s Publishing.

    • 13 min

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