Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

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

Date(s) - 10/15/2022
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join 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 might tempt an acquiring editor and possible traps to avoid.

A 90-minute workshop followed by a Q+A about the publishing business and recent trends in
the market.

Day: Saturday Oct 15,  2022
Time: 3-5pm (CET)
Where: Zoom (link sent 24 hours prior to event)

€25 SCBWI member ticket
€35 Non-member ticket

Prior to the event, email the first page of one of your works in progress, any genre to:

About Elizabeth Law:

A life-long, avid reader of children’s and young adult literature, Elizabeth Law has been working in the field her whole professional life as an editor and publisher at Penguin Books, Simon and Schuster,  and Egmont USA.  She is currently Backlist and Special Projects Editor at Holiday House Books (NY), and continues to serve writers and artists through her consulting business, ElawReads.