Bonjour a tous,
Here are a few of our upcoming events:
Show & Tell
Back by popular demand!
Please join us for the first of our new series of quarterly Show & Tell evenings. This is a chance to meet fellow members, exchange news and questions and share your latest work. These informal gatherings are open to all SCBWI members and anyone who would like to find out more about the association.
When: Thursday, May 3 from 6:30-9p.m.
Where: in the 15th arrondissement (metro Bir-Hakeim or St. Charles)
Cost: 5 €
SCBWI France Spring Atelier
When: Saturday, May 12, 2012 from 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Where: Marymount School, 72 Boulevard de la Saussaye 92200 Neuilly-sur-Seine. Metro Line 1 to Pont de Neuilly.
Cost: 55€ members/65€ nonmembers
Author/illustrator Sue Porter and founder/editor of Mijade, Michel Demeulenaere will present Sue’s latest picture book, PAPA SE MET EN BOULE and their collaborative process in bringing it to the world.
The morning will include a presentation of Sue’s rich experience in writing and illustrating as well as an introduction to Mijade and French/Belgian children's publishing from Michel. In the afternoon there will be a workshop on generating ideas. In a concentrated mix of presentation, instruction and advice, Sue will guide you towards your own formula for creating characters and plots. Although Sue’s work is with picture books, the techniques could be applied to writing for any age group.
Retreat Treat for Writers and Illustrators
When: Saturday, June 2 from 9:30-6:00p.m.
Where: The Writing Mill, near RER C St Martin d’Etampes
This is a great way to kick off your summer writing or illustrating project. Spend the day in an inspiring setting with supportive friends and make some real progress on your work-in-progress. Attendees are free to work at the communal table in the main room, find a patch of sunlight in the garden or make their way to the top of the mill, with it's panoramic view. Lunch is included. http://thewritingmill.com/
9h00 : Arrival
9h30 – 9h45 : Coffee and Goal Setting
9h45 – 11h30 : Writing Time
11h30 – 12h30 : Sharing (Optional)
12h30 – 13h30 : Light Buffet Lunch. Book Share and Discussion.
13h30 – 15h00 : Writing Time
15h15 – 15h45 : Walk in the fields or Peer-Review. (Both are optional)
16h00 – 17h00 : Writing Time
17h00 – 17h45 : Coffee and Conversation
18h00 : Departure
SCBWI Europe Summer Solstice Scrawl Crawl
When: June 21 from Dawn to Dusk
Where: Everywhere! (A slightly more precise itinerary will be posted soon)
Join SCBWI members all over Europe for this dawn to dusk writing and illustrating marathon. More details to come.
Shop Talk with Writer and Literary Agent Ammi-Joan Paquette
When: July (Date to be announced)