October 27, 2012
CONTACT: Linda Miller
Holiday Inn Worthington Ohio 8 am
The 4th Annual Scarlet & Gray Writers & Illustrators Event
Saturday October 27, 2012
Holiday Inn Worthington Ohio
$42 SCBWI Members $52 Non-members
Late Fee after October 5th $47 Members $57 Non-members
Breakfast Included with Fee-Registration limited to 75 attendees
Register online at
A WORKSHOP WITH
Kristin Ostby Author & Editor Simon & Schuster
The Intersection of Literary and Commercial Middle-Grade Fiction
What makes a middle-grade novel both literary and commercial? How can a writer hit that sweet spot? Those questions and many others will be explored by author-editor Kristin Ostby.
The Middle Grade Marketplace-What Works (and What Doesn’t) for Boy Readers
So what do best-selling titles from the likes of Rick Riordan, James Patterson, Jeff Kinney, and Mike Lupica have in common? Why do boys like them? And is it true that a female protagonist is a turnoff for middle-grade boy readers? The topic of middle-grade fiction for boys will be explored in depth in this session.
Lindsay Ward Author and Illustrator
The Perfect Marriage: Illustration and Text in Picture Books
Picture books consist of two parts, the text and the illustrations, both are equally important and dependent on each other. What makes a successful marriage between the two?