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Serena: The Littlest Sister

Karlin Gray

30 Minute Program

Nadia: The Girl Who Couldn’t Sit Still

Karlin Gray

30 Minute Program

Writing Sports and Action Scenes

Emma Kress

45 Minute Program

Setting up Shop: How to create up a great workspace.

Joe Cepeda

30 Minute Program

Draw a truck and give it some personality!

David Gordon

45 Minute Program

Cure your stage fright in 45 minutes!

Ryan Estrada

45 Minute Program

Hey, What's the Idea?! (How to Get Writing Ideas from Your Own Life)

Lee Wardlaw

45 Minute Program

Details Add Sizzle and Spice!

April Prince

45 Minute Program

Take a Run with THE PUMPKIN RUNNER

Marsha Diane Arnold

45 Minute Program

Codes and Ciphers

Allison Hymas

45 Minute Program

STEAM BUILDING: Using Recycled Materials to Design and Invent

Brian Yanish

45 Minute Program

The Idea Generator

P. J. (Tricia) Hoover

45 Minute Program

Is There An Author In The House?

Vivian Kirkfield

45 Minute Program

What Does It Take To Become a Travel Writer

Sucheta Rawal

45 Minute Program

How To Become a Food Writer

Sucheta Rawal

45 Minute Program

Poetry Games to Free Your Wild Mind: Fun Games to Develop Creativity and Voice

Todd Mitchell

45 Minute Program

Creativity Coach: Take Your Writing to the Next Level

Todd Mitchell

45 Minute Program

Wonderful Writers Workshop

Lauren Theuerkauf

45 Minute Program

Coffee Chat: So You Want to Be a Writer

Beth Vrabel

30 Minute Program

Get the Scoop!

Beth Vrabel

30 Minute Program

Extra! Extra! Make Your Own Newspaper Club!

Beth Vrabel

45 Minute Program

Writing with Grit

Beth Vrabel

45 Minute Program

Once Upon a Time, YOU Wrote a BOOK!

Sarah Giles

45 Minute Program

Once Upon a Time, YOU Wrote a BOOK!

Sarah Giles

30 Minute Program

Best Book Club EVER! And YOU’LL be the host!

Sarah Giles

45 Minute Program

Extraordinary You & Your One-of-a-Kind View

Sarah Warren

30 Minute Program

Don't Ask a Dinosaur - Ask Matt!

Matt Forrest Esenwine

45 Minute Program

Creative adventure with a plain piece of paper

Miri Leshem-Pelly

30 Minute Program

Perform Your Poem!

Joy Jones

45 Minute Program

Play Well, Write Well!

Joy Jones

45 Minute Program

Drawing on Imagination with the Author of THE BEDTIME KNIGHT

Katie Carroll

30 Minute Program

Let's Make Hubbleville Lemonade!

Micki Bare

30 Minute Program

Creating Characters out of Real People, and Creating People with Real Character

Naomi Milliner

45 Minute Program

Junk Drawer Idea Hunt

Mary Bleckwehl

45 Minute Program

Wild Card Q&A!

Sofiya Pasternack

30 Minute Program

The Complete Beginner's Guide to Magic

Sofiya Pasternack

45 Minute Program

How to Plot a Story (Without Totally Losing It!)

Sofiya Pasternack

45 Minute Program

Turning History Into Fantasy

Sofiya Pasternack

30 Minute Program

Find Your Voice!

Sofiya Pasternack

45 Minute Program

All Writing Is Good Writing!

Sofiya Pasternack

45 Minute Program

I Can’t Draw! Can You?

Adam Ford

45 Minute Program

Let’s Talk Snowboarding!

Adam Ford

45 Minute Program

Springtime Dance - Books with Music!

Valerie Smalkin

30 Minute Program

Let's create and design characters!

Miri Leshem-Pelly

45 Minute Program

The Jr. Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

Sherry Shahan

45 Minute Program

Mustangs: Wild and Free

Cathy Ringler

45 Minute Program

Saddle Up!

Cathy Ringler

45 Minute Program

True Life Adventures

Sherry Shahan

45 Minute Program

WRITING RADAR: CREATING THE WRITER'S JOURNAL

Jack Gantos

45 Minute Program

Cut and Glue! Storytime with Paper Collage Workshop

Miri Leshem-Pelly

45 Minute Program

Mining Your Life to Tell Stories

Nikki Barthelmess

45 Minute Program

Fairy Tales and Folklore

Alethea Kontis

45 Minute Program

What Would Your Character Do?

Lauren Kerstein

45 Minute Program

Poetry Workshop

Camilla Chester

45 Minute Program

Characters or Plot?

Camilla Chester

45 Minute Program

Technology and STEM: HOW do you want to live when you grow up?

Jeff Dunnihoo

45 Minute Program

Smartphones and Computers! How are they made?!

Jeff Dunnihoo

30 Minute Program

From a Love of Books to Writing Them

Shannon Anderson

45 Minute Program

Career insights - What it's like to write mysteries for a job

David Kelly

45 Minute Program

Mystery Writing Workshop

David Kelly

45 Minute Program

Make it Snappy! A Nonfiction Writing Workshop

Sarah Albee

45 Minute Program

Research, Write, Revise!: A Nonfiction Writer's Process

Sarah Albee

45 Minute Program

Ballpark Mysteries Ballpark Tour

David Kelly

45 Minute Program

How to Create a Picture Story Book at Home

Ann Brady

45 Minute Program