Wednesday, April 1, 2020

SCBWI Digital Workshops Start Tomorrow with Kate Messner sharing "Big Picture Revision for Middle Grade and Young Adult Novels"



SCBWI is offering members a series of no-charge digital workshops to support our members during this time.

Starting April 2, SCBWI will provide weekly on-hour webinars with renowned children's book creators, editors, agents, and art directors. The events will take place live via Zoom and are free of charge for any SCBWI member anywhere in the world. If you can't attend live (or if it fills up), a video recording of each workshop will be available on the SCBWI web site for one month afterward.

Workshop #1 is tomorrow, Thursday, April 2, 2020 from 1pm-2pm Pacific
Kate Messner, Author
BIG PICTURE REVISION FOR MIDDLE GRADE AND YOUNG ADULT NOVELS

Workshop #2 will be Thursday, April 9, 2020 from 1pm-2pm Pacific
Sara Sargent, Senior Executive Editor, Random House Children's Books
OUTSTANDING OPENERS: HOW TO GRAB YOUR READERS RIGHT FROM THE START

Workshop #3 will be Thursday April 16, 2020 from 1pm-2pm Pacific
Henry Winkler, Author and Actor
Lin Oliver, Author
HOW WE WRITE CHILDREN'S BOOKS AND WHY

Workshop #4 will be Thursday, April 23, 2020 from 1pm-2pm Pacific
Jennifer Vassel, Author
BOOK MARKETING 101: HOW TO BE YOUR OWN PUBLICIST

Workshop ##5 will be Thursday, April 30, 2020 from 1pm-2pm
Kait Feldmann, Editor, Scholastic
PAGE BY PAGE: BREAKING DOWN PICTURE BOOK PAGINATION

Workshop #6 will be Thursday, May 7, 2020 from 1pm-2pm Pacific
Laurent Linn, Art Director, Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers
Cecilia Yung, Art Director and Vice President, Penguin Books for Young Readers
TWO ART DIRECTORS TALKING: THE THEATRE OF PICTURE BOOKS - THE ART OF BRINGING VISUAL ELEMENTS TOGETHER FOR STORYTELLING

Workshop #7 will be Thursday, May 14, 2020 from 1pm-2pm Pacific
Linda Sue Park, Author
USING SCENE TO BUILD STORY

Workshop #8 will be Thursday, May 21, 2020 from 1pm-2pm Pacific
Marietta Zacker, Co-Owner and Agents, Gallt & Zacker Literary Agency
A CREATIVE LOOK AT THE STATE OF CHILDREN'S/YA BOOKS

Registration opens for each workshop the Monday before, and is limited to the first 1,000 members to sign up.

We hope to see you there, and stay safe!

Illustrate and Write On,
Lee

2 comments:

Carole Meyer-Rieth said...

Thank you for this wonderful opportunity, SCBWI! Starting at what time on the prior Mondays may we sign up?

Beasley the Wonder Horse said...

Thank you. I missed this on THursday, could you let us know when a link would be up to see it? Thank you SO much!