Tag Archive | SCBWI

Chicago or BUST!

The SCBWI Wild, Wild Mid-West Conference Calling all writers of children’s books. Plans are underway for this incredible, colossal, unforgettable event!!!!!! This year’s theme is The Roaring Twenties. It’s going to be the bees knees, baby!!!!! Mark your calendars and let’s get  going!!!! Chicago Marriott-Naperville, IL Program & Faculty:  40 faculty members!  8 different intensives —(three hour in-depth […]

A Writer’s Mea Culpa

I have a confession to make. I joined the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (aka SCBWI) for nefarious reasons: it looked good on a query letter. And the official badge on my website would show I was a SERIOUS writer. I wasn’t totally using SCBWI for its clout. I did check out the website, made the obligatory […]