Our next Schmooze: Know the difference between author voice and character voice? Join the discussion on Wednesday, Aug. 27, at 10 a.m. in the College Station Barnes & Noble. A brief summary of news from the SCBWI Summer Conference will follow. Those who have time will go out to lunch as well. Come early for gentle critique starting at 9:30 a.m. Bring 5 copies of 5 double-spaced pages to share.
Save the Date! Nov. 8 Day with an Agent--Jodell Sadler
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SCBWI Austin Chapter: Fall Workshop-Research for Fiction, Non-fiction and Historical Writers.Date/Time: 9/13/ 2014, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Laura's Library,
More info here.
Non-Fiction for New Folks Retreat (NF4NF) -- For fiction writers wanting to try nonfiction writing, nonfiction writers who are new to the genre, and experienced NF writers in need of encouragement, instruction, and inspiration. (not an SCBWI event but may be of interest to our members)Date/Time 10/9 -10/12
More info here.
Larry J. Ringer Library in College Station: On Saturday, November 8, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., and Sunday, November 9, 2-4 p.m., Teen & Middle Grade Authors: Teen and tween aspiring authors and adult authors who write for teen and middle grade audiences, talk about your books and about other teen and middle grade fiction, book signings allowed. Contact Kendra at firstname.lastname@example.org or (979) 764-3416. More info about this event here. *If you would like to be a featured author and have books signed at this event, please contact Kendra Perkins at the email address above.
Also at the Larry J. Ringer Library in College Station: Saturday, November 8, 2-4 p.m., we will be showing "The Fault in Our Stars" (PG-13 movie based on John Green's recent, popular teen book about a girl with cancer).
The views expressed here are my own, and not necessarily those of the SCBWI