Create Your Story Idea For The Children's Book Market

Date: 11th September 2023
Time: 7-8 PM BST

Everyone who registers will receive a full recording of the workshop. Please note, this recording will only be available until midnight on the 19th of September (one-week after the workshop).

What You Will Learn

Create Your Story Idea For The Children’s Book Market, is a FREE one-hour interactive workshop designed to help you learn how to create captivating story concepts that will resonate with young readers and publishing industry professionals. By the end of the workshop you will learn:

  • how to create a unique story idea;
  • what the current publishing industry wants;
  • how to create an engaging main character;
  • what type of story ideas appeal to children and agents.

The workshop includes a presentation by Imogen, group discussion, time for independent writing and live feedback from Imogen on a selection of story ideas.

About Your Workshop Host

Imogen Cooper is an award-winning children’s book editor and the Founder of The Golden Egg Academy. Since starting Golden Egg from her kitchen table in 2014 Imogen has helped over 100 children’s writers to gain agents and publishing contracts, including James Nicol, M.G. Leonard, Serena Patel, Sabine Adeyinka, Simon James Green and Vashti Hardy.

Before Golden Egg, Imogen was Editorial Director at Chicken House Books and worked closely with MD Barry Cunningham, the first publisher of Harry Potter. Whilst there, Imogen acquired and edited Lucy Christopher’s bestselling novel STOLEN, for which she won the Branford Boase Award for her editorial input, Veronica Cossantelli’s THE EXTINCTS, soon to be a major animation, and the internationally successful MAZE RUNNER series by James Dashner. She was also editor on the INKHEART series by Cornelia Funke, among other notable projects.

How It Works

Imogen Cooper will be live on Zoom from 7-8 PM BST on the 11th of September 2023. When you register for the workshop, you will receive a Zoom link to join the online session.

FREE RECORDING: everyone who registers for the workshop will receive a full recording of the workshop the morning after the event. Please note, this recording will only be available until midnight on the 19th of September at midnight BST, one week after the workshop.

DISCOUNT CODE: everyone who registers for the workshop will also gain access to an exclusive discount code for Imogen’s 12-week course, Write Your Successful Children’s Novel. This will be shared via email after the workshop.

Golden Egg Writer Testimonials

Golden Egg success stories

Since starting the Golden Egg Academy at her kitchen table in 2014, award-winning Editor Imogen Cooper and her team of well-connected and highly experienced editors have helped over 100 writers to get agents and publishing contracts.

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