Monday, March 7, 2011

Weekly Scratch: New Horizons, Tough Times,and Learn Something.

Hi, folks,  remember we have a special event this month Spring SCBWI Saturday with author/editor Bethany Hegedus on Saturday, March 26 at 10:00am at the Arts Council of Brazos Valley. To register click here. Don't forget to send in your applications for WIP grants. They are due by March 15th.


from PW, March 3, 2011. Beach Ball Books, a book packager in Santa Barbara has put out a new line, the list with six debut titles features many sports books.

Check out RUCKUS MOBILE MEDIA, an app publisher on the forefront of the publishing revolution.

Here's a little press, LOOK AGAIN PRESS, that specializes in "innovative approaches to the analysis of children's literature, and children's books which resonate with readers". Their plan is to publish 3 to 5 books per year.

Read about tough times at Tokyopop, a popular manga publisher, in PW, March 7, 2011.


Have you ever heard of PUBLISHER'S MARKETPLACE?  You might be interested in the fee-based service that offers up-to-date publishing information.

Check out the SCBWI Houston Regional Conference coming up on April 9th in Katy Texas.  

Here's something that might interest you: Highlights and Boyds Mills Press science editor Andy Boyles for Science Writing Boot Camp! This newly created Highlights Foundation workshop will take place April 27–May 1, 2011.  Here is a link to all the upcoming workshops for the Highlights Foundation.

Hope you have a good week, create tons of great stuff, and find good success. See you next week for more scratch.  

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