Beyond the Fairytale:
Something Old! Something Borrowed! Something New!
Beyond the Fairytale: Something Old! Something Borrowed! Something New!
Date: Sunday – September 30
Time: 3 – 4:15 PM
Location: Pike County Public Library – Community Room
Presenter: Gayle C. Krause
Discover the kernel of a potential new story for children from a favorite fairytale. Specific successful examples will be shared and Ms. Krause will discuss how to create a setting and framework for a new story, which is different, yet holds the premise of the original tale. She will guide each participant through a hands-on writing activity that will establish the seed for the writer’s future work. Participants should bring their favorite fairytale and writing tools
Gail C. Kraus
Gayle C. Krause is a local author of seven children’s books. Her debut novel, RATGIRL: Song of the Viper was nominated for the Horn Book Award and the International Reading Award. A Master educator, she has turned her knowledge of Children’s Literature into hands-on workshops for children’s writers. Ms. Krause has taught children’s authors for the past ten years through her affiliations with S.C.B.W.I., KIDLIT, INK, and Cliffhouse Writers. Ms. Krause also offers a critique service titled First Peek Critique. You may learn more about her at http://www.gayleckrause.com