Writing for CHILDREN

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Join acclaimed children's book writer, editor and teacher, Victoria Sherrow at Write Yourself Free in Westport, CT

Victoria is teaching two sections

Two Sections8 classes/$415please email us first and then you can pay online on or website.

Tuesdays: Intro Level

 12:30-2:30pmFeb. 5, 12, 26, March 5, 12, 19, 26 & April 2 

Fridays Intermediate* 10:00am-12:00pmFeb. 8, 15, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5 *(please email us if you are a beginner but need the Friday section) 

About Victoria from a student 

"Victoria's workshop provides the perfect setting of intimacy and direct contact with other serious writers, all of whom have different talents and struggles. The format Victoria has organized is highly professional, with examples of character development, plot, dialog and action, to inspire and enable the ability to actualize our goals of writing and going about getting published. Victoria is a consummate professional, an astute observer and critic, and an engaging, charismatic teacher. I feel incredibly fortunate to have found her and have a new confidence that I will find a niche in the world of Children's literature."   Dianne Warner


Victoria Sherrow is the author of 12 picture books, including two from Harper. Her Chipmunk at Hollow Tree Lane (Soundprints) won a Parent's Choice Gold Award and Vermont Reading Circle Award and was a Scholastic book club selection. Twenty-six of Victoria's books are listed in Best Books for Children, Preschool Through Grade 6 an Young Adult (2005). She has taught at The Institute of Children's Literature since 1991.Victoria  will draw upon her experience as the author of more than 80 published books and numerous short stories forchildren and teens, all sold without an agent. Victoria has also been an editorial assistant and contest judge, reviewed children's books, and taught writing since 1993. 


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