Starling-Lyons_Kelly-photo-by-Lundies-PhotographyHickory – Author Kelly Starling Lyons will lead a workshop for writers on Thursday, October 5, 2017 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at Ridgeview Branch Library.  “So You Want to Write a Children’s Book” offers aspiring writers a chance to start their journey to becoming a children’s author in this two-hour workshop.

Participants will get a basic understanding of children’s book genres, mine their lives for story ideas, gain insight into the business of children’s book publishing and learn about resources and tools of the trade.

Kelly Starling Lyons is a children’s book author whose books include the award-winning picture books One Million Men and Me, Ellen’s Broom, Tea Cakes for Tosh and Hope’s Gift, the 2016 picture book One More Dino on the Floor and the new Jada Jones chapter book series published in September 2017.

This program is free and open to adults and teens.  For more information and to register, please call 345-6037.  Ridgeview Branch Library is located at 706 1st Street SW in Hickory.

Image: Kelly Lyons has published a number of children’s books