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Writing Workshop:  Welcome to the Children’s Book Market, led by Fran Hawk
Presented in partnership with the Bluffton Book Festival
$25 | Advance registration required at or by phone at 843-379-7025.

Have you ever wanted to write a children’s book of your own? How hard can it be to create a successful 32-page picture book? Let’s find out. Join children’s book author and former children’s librarian and book reviewer Fran Hawk for an insightful, instructive overview from experiences in the ever-changing children’s book market. Open to interested creators at any level of experience.

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About our Instructor:

Fran Hawk is the author of the children’s book The H. L. Hunley Submarine: History and Mystery from the Civil War, illustrated by Monica Wyrick and published by Young Palmetto Books. She worked as a school librarian for ten years while writing a weekly children’s book-review column for the Charleston Post & Courier. Hawk later served as a librarian at a small alternative school for at-risk children. She has a bachelor’s degree in English from Randolph College and a master’s of library science from Vanderbilt University. She lives in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, not far from where the Hunley crew lived and worked. Her earlier books are The Story of the H. L. Hunley and Queenie’s Coin, Ten Tips for Raising Readers, and Countdown to Fall.

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