“Does it Make Me Want to Keep Reading? A First Pages Workshop”^M

-Posted on: September 25, 2022

First pages workshopJoin editor Elizabeth Law for an online workshop designed to help the opening of your manuscript shine.

The group, led by Elizabeth, will critique your opening and discuss the question “Would we keep reading?” as well as the things that …

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Give ‘Em the Hook: Mastering the Crucial Skill of Getting an Editor or Agent’s Attention^M

-Posted on: April 19, 2022

Join Holiday House editor Elizabeth Law for an interactive 90-minute workshop on how to identify a Hook that that will have anyone wanting to pick up your book. Learn the ingredients for a good hook, and formulas for crafting your …

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“Nonfiction Picture Books: Lessons I’ve Learned” with Author Sandra Nickel – NEW DATE^M

-Posted on: March 26, 2022

In this webinar, author Sandra Nickel shares the important lessons she’s learned writing nonfiction picture books and will provide helpful tips, including choosing your topic, researching beyond the internet, keeping the illustrator in mind, and finding your theme. Plenty of …

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Work-for-Hire Writing: What Is It and How Can I Get Started?^M

-Posted on: August 15, 2021

In this one-hour webinar, author Laura Purdie Salas will explain what work-for-hire writing means, show how work-for-hire books differ from “trade” or “bookstore” books, and discuss the basics of creating an introductory packet to send out to publishers. The 45-minute …

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Self-publishing children’s books: an introduction^M

-Posted on: April 6, 2021

Self-publishing is becoming a more and more popular option for authors and illustrators. In this 90 minute webinar, author Karen Inglis will give an overview of the process and help you understand the key options for self-publishing in print and

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Europolitan Conference 2019: Take Your Work to the Next Level^M

-Posted on: May 21, 2019

The fourth biennial SCBWI Europolitan conference took place May 4-5, 2019 in Zurich, Switzerland. The Swiss chapter, led by Elisabeth Norton did an amazing job organizing a long weekend of workshops, panel discussions, networking and critiques for writers and illustrators …

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Online Event to Kick Off the 7th Undiscovered Voices Anthology^M

-Posted on: April 3, 2019

SCBWI Will Kick Off Its Seventh Undiscovered Voices Anthology with a Free, Online Event on 9 May

Once again SCBWI British Isles plans to help fresh, new voices in children’s literature find agents and publishers through its Undiscovered Voices project. …

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Show & Tells with Rosemary Wells^M

-Posted on: February 2, 2018

with VIP guest author

Rosemary Wells

Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

from 6-8 pm

Rosemary Wells is an award-winning author, illustrator, and master teacher. A New York Times bestselling author, she has published over 130 books. She has graciously offered to …

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Europolitan Conference 2017 – Community & Collaboration^M

-Posted on: May 23, 2017

The Château de Cheneau, just south of Brussels, was the site of the 2017 Europolitan conference May 13-14, 2017. This year’s theme, “Pens, Pencils & Partnerships,” was …

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Two-part Master Class with Legendary Editor SARAH ODEDINA^M

-Posted on: March 4, 2017

Sarah Odedina Photo

Two-part Master Class with Legendary  Editor SARAH ODEDINA

Friday, March 10 and April 21 from 5-7pm


*Sign up for BOTH sessions and get a free critique.*


Sarah began her publishing career selling translation rights and moved in to …

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