Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Fantastic SCBWI Writing Retreat Opportunity for Pic Book through Young Adult Authors

Want to up your writing? From beginners to published authors, this summer's SCBWI Words in the Woods Retreat in Springfield Illinois will be worth your while. Check out the details below! Feel free to contact me for more info as well. Hope to see you there!

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Words in the Woods '14–Unraveling the Mystery: Writing Across Genres
Begins Friday, June 20 at 11:30 a.m.
Ends Sunday, June 22 at 1:30 p.m.
@ Villa Maria near Springfield, IL; http://villa.dio.org

Author: Matthew J. Kirby
Editor: Joanna Cardenas, Viking Books
Agent: Stephen Fraser, 
Jennifer DeChiara Literary Agency

Early Bird Registration begins Feb. 15th.
Price includes meals and lodging: double room with private bath.
$290* for SCBWI Members; $315* for Nonmembers
****************After April 20, 2014*******************
$300 for SCBWI Members; $325 for Nonmembers
* A limited number of Professional Critiques are available for an additional $35.
Presentations will include how to incorporate elements of mystery, humor, romance, fantasy, and history in everything from picture books to young adult novels. Participants will have the chance to
… have face-to-face critiques* with a featured speaker;
… participate in a manuscript exchange group;
… have time for individual writing;
… win a scholarship to this event.
Words in the Woods provides a great opportunity to socialize and network with your peers. Make the move to advance your career prospects!
Questions? Contact Jonathan Schkade: jonathanschkade@juno.com.


Registrations may be postmarked or submitted online beginning Friday, Feb. 15, 2014.
Click the Link Below to Register Today:

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