Howdy folks! What're you doing to beat the heat? Hopefully y'all have pens to paper, fingers to keyboards, and / or brushes to canvas. It's the only way to go when the temperature's a risin'!
SCBWI: Need a break? Schmooze with us July 31
Taking the right kind of break from one’s work can make a
difference in keeping creativity cranking. “Spend & Restore: Create &
Rejuvenate” is Candy Fite’s topic for the Schmooze, Wednesday, July 31, at 10
a.m. in the College Station Barnes & Noble. Come join the discussion about
balancing work and restorative activity and rest. Stay for lunch if you have
Gentle critique begins at 9:30 a.m. Bring 5 copies of 5
double-spaced pages of a work in progress to share.
KEEP THE DATE
August 17th SCBWI Critiquenic in the Bryan / College Station area. At the event, we will break
into groups by audience/genre with the aim of four in each group. Groups
may stay at the cafe or choose to move to another venue nearby. Groups will critique from 10 to 12 and reconvene for lunch at the cafe. Candilynn shares: I attended a Critiquenic in Austin in June; it was highly effective & fun! Details for venue are in the works. Stay tuned!
Piney Woods Retreat
November 15-17, 2013 @
Lakeview Methodist Conference Center, Palestine, TX. Join us for a working retreat in the
pines of East Texas. Registration fee covers two nights
and six meals:
SCBWI Members--$295 per person for single room; $245 per person for double
Non-members--$315 per person for single room; $265 per person for double
Stay tuned for more details.
Find out what books will bloom in spring 2014! Go here to get a sneak peek.
Baffled by snazzy literary terms? Think the term "Kill fee" is a secret advance in pay for mystery writers? Stay on top of literary talk here.
When it comes to he said / she said, do you get confused? Darcy Pattison shares the how-to on dialogue here.
JUST FOR FUN
Scholastic has a cool, literary tasty treat for us!
The views expressed here are my own, and not necessarily those of the SCBWI.