Writing Nonfiction for Kids and Teens


Master Teacher Annette Whipple is a multi-published author of nonfiction kids books focused on science and history topics.

September 10, 2022 virtual Master Class with Annette Whipple “Writing Nonfiction for Kids and Teens”

Just $69 for the day! Registration opens August 1

Workshop I Facts Are Fun: Children’s Nonfiction

The hot market of children’s nonfiction needs more writers. Share your knowledge and passion with children through informational texts. This workshop dives into children’s nonfiction writing. Participants will explore strategies to engage readers with fresh ideas, improve their writing, and get published. You, too, can inspire children and teens’ natural curiosity through your writing.

Workshop II Real-Life Research for Nonfiction Writers

Ready to start your next (or first) nonfiction project? Go beyond the basics and dive deep into your topic. Find resources and experts, evaluate sources, and get organized to prepare to write. In this workshop Annette shares from her experience of researching dozens of informational books and projects, as well as sharing the expertise of other nonfiction authors.

Workshop III Skip the Pitch: Work-for-Hire Writing Assignments with the Educational Market

Get published! If you enjoy learning and writing about new topics, both fiction and nonfiction, consider writing for the educational market. Participants in this workshop will learn about this market and how to create a work-for-hire package to catch publishers’ attention to get writing assignments. Get publishing experience with books and other resources for children (K-12) without hitting the slush pile.

Special Guest Editors:

Wiley Blevins

Wiley Blevins has written over 90 children’s books and is Associate Publisher at Reycraft Books, a newer imprint primarily focused on publishing books by authors and illustrators from under-represented communities.

Go to www.reycraftbooks.com for more info about his children’s book imprint.

Rachel Pfeiffer

Rachel Pfeiffer serves as the senior associate editor for Focus on the Family Clubhouse Jr. magazine and as a contributing editor for Focus on the Family Clubhouse magazine. As an editor for these magazines, she acquires and edits stories to entertain and engage children. She graduated from Taylor University with a degree in professional writing and has published a variety of freelance articles. When she’s not curled up with a good book, she can often be found hiking the beautiful mountains in Colorado.