Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Current Scratch: Join Us!, Sad News, Opportunity, Tip, & Big News!

Howdy, folks! Bundle up with a good book or your current work in progress, Old Man Winter decided to arrive early in Texas!


*Remember, there's no monthly Schmooze in November & December. But don't forget...

Our Annual Holiday Party. Dress in your festive finery! Bring a guest or come alone to the annual SCBWI-BV Annual Holiday Party.

This year is a holiday crawl in downtown Bryan. We start at Uncorked, 206 W 26th St, Bryan, TX 77803, and then at 6:15, we will arrive at Caffe Capri, 222 N Main St, Bryan, TX 77803, and have an entree. By 8:15, we will move up the street to Murphy's Law for yummy desserts. Come to all or drop in when you can.

Share what you've achieved this year and what you hope to achieve next year. Did you read a good book this year? Let us know. :)

Let's play trivia. Brush up on your Newberys and Caldecotts. :) Do you know which books won the year you were born? Can you name all the RAs of SCBWI-BV?

Giving opportunity! (TBA) Bring one book to be given to a worthy cause.

Food and beverages will be availble for individual purchase at each step on the crawl.
Dec. 6--Candilynn Fite will be signing her picture book, LITTLE ACORN'S BIG FALL at the annual Christmas Stroll in Brenham, after the parade (7:00-8:30) at the Brenham Book Nook.
Dec. 7--Sherry Garland and illustrator Layne Johnson will sign Voices of Pearl Harbor at the National Museum of the Pacific War (Admiral NimitzMuseum), Fredericksburg, TX.
As children lit lovers, we mourn the loss of one of our own. A lovely tribute to the creator of Junie B. Jones, Barbara Park.
What happens when you craft that story. The one you love with all your existence, only to discover people don't like it? Darcy Pattison offers some sage advice.
Way to go, Kathi Appelt!!! Read the BEST news ever Here .
Also, Kathi Appelt and her book THE TRUE BLUE SCOUTS OF SUGAR MAN SWAMP was a 2013 National Book Award Finalist. You can read her interview Here.
The views expressed here are my own, and not necessarily those of the SCBWI.

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