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November 14, 2013

Children's Book Workshop

MANCHESTER — The Nackey S. Loeb School of Communications is offering a one-day workshop on Sat., November 16 to help answer that question.

Taught by author/illustrator Maryann Cocca-Leffler, the workshop will offer useful information on how to create and sell your projects to publishers without an agent. Students will hear about the path to publication _ from ideas to written drafts, rejections, revisions, more rejections, more revisions, storyboards, sketches and final art. The workshop also includes a look at the business side of the children’s book industry and insight into the new world of ebooks.

Maryann Cocca-Leffler has written and illustrated more than fifty books for children, including “Mr. Tanen’s Ties”, winner of the Indiana Hoosier Book Award and the Florida Reading Award; and “Bus Route to Boston”, winner of the Parents Choice Award.

The workshop will be held at the school, 749 E. Industrial Park Drive in Manchester, on November 16, from 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The cost is $45.00. Lunch is included. Register at www.loebschool.org or by calling 627-0005.

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