September 21, 2013
CONTACT: Rebecca Langston-George
Fairview Baptist Church, Fellowship Hall, 113 E. Fairview Road, Bakersfield, CA 93307, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Whether you write nonfiction, contemporary fiction or historical fiction, you need to know how and where to find both historic and current details of setting, weather, clothing, popular culture, dialect, slang and more to show readers your facts are trustworthy and your fiction believable. In this workshop, librarian and author Angelica Carpenter will share strategies for how to access databases and information sources to give your text vibrancy and authenticity.
INSTRUCTOR: Librarian Angelica Shirley Carpenter is curator emerita of the Arne Nixon Center for the Study of Children’s Literature at California State University, Fresno, and author or coauthor of award-winning biographies for young people, including Frances Hodgson Burnett, L. Frank Baum, and Lewis Carroll.
$40 SCBWI members, $50 non-members