Saturday, March 3, 2012

Current Scratch: Critique Groups, To Market, Luck, Revolution, Workshops

Howdy, folks!  Spring is in the air.  I hope that you the season is inspiring you to start new projects.

Our Schmooze this month will fall on  3-28-12 at the College Station Barnes and Noble.  Bring copies up to 5 copies for gentle critique at 9:30 a.m.  Our program begins at 10 a.m. and the discussion topic will be Balancing a Writing Life. 

Also locally, sign up now! Free workshop on "Boy Books" March 24 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Andy Sherrod will be our workshop leader on March 24 for our SCBWI Saturday on "What Makes a Good 'Boy Book' and Why Should We Care?" Join us from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the CORRECTION:  Gander Mountain, 2301 Earl Rudder Freeway South, College Station, TX. Bring your own lunch. The event is free, but seating is limited, so we do need to know how many people plan to come. Please contact me at to sign up.

We have an Annual Poetry Contest for local 6th, 7th, and 8th Graders.  If you are interested, on the online blog, fill out the form in the left sidebar.
Also note the upcoming Houston SCBWI Conference is in March.
If you want to join a critique group use our handy form found in the online sidebar on the left.

Critique Groups

To Market

Here is a contest that may be of some interest to fantasy writers: Fantasy-Faction Writing Competition.

Luck (Cause Saint Patrick's Day around the corner...)

How to make your own luck using social media over at Rachelle Gardner's blog.

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