Local writer attends
workshop in New York
Mindy Hardwick of Lake Stevens, attended the twenty-third annual Highlights Foundation Writers Workshop at Chautauqua in July.
The workshop offered children’s writers, who came from four countries and thirty-two states, a full week immersed in the world of writing for children. The intense program included one-on-one sessions, a host of small workshops, round-table learning, and keynotes by industry leaders
As part of the program, Mindy met in manuscript consulting sessions with Kathi Appelt, author of more than twenty books for children and teenagers.
The 133-year-old Chautauqua Institution is a national pioneer in combining education, cultural events, and leisure activities in a beautiful lakefront setting in western New York State.