January 21, 2012
CONTACT: Holly Thompson
Saturday, January 21, at the Tokyo Women's Plaza, Tokyo
The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators presents
Saturday, January 21, 2012
Creative Exchange and Shinnenkai Dinner
Time: Saturday, January 21, 2012
Exchange 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Dinner from 8:00 p.m.
Tokyo Women’s Plaza, Conference Room 1
5-53-67 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
(by the Children’s Castle and United Nations University).
For a map see www.scbwi.jp/map.htm
Daylesford Organic Restaurant
La Porte Aoyama, 2F
5-51-8 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo
For a map see www.daylesford.jp/shop/index.html#access-map
Fee: Exchange: 500 yen SCBWI members; 800 yen nonmembers
Dinner: charged individually according to dishes ordered
Reservations: RSVP contact (at) scbwi (dot) jp by Friday, January 20 (please specify exchange, dinner or both)
This Creative Exchange will be in English and Japanese.
Join us for the first SCBWI Tokyo Creative Exchange of 2012! Bring your work in progress and your new ideas to share with the group for constructive feedback. Open to published and pre-published writers, illustrators and translators of children’s and young adult books. Also, bring along your questions about writing, illustrating and the marketing process.
After the exchange, join us for a shinnenkai (New Year’s party) dinner to share our creative goals and hopes for the new year.
What to bring for the Creative Exchange:
For MG and YA Fiction Bring 10 copies of a story or chapter up to 2,000 words.
For Picture Books Bring 10 copies of a dummy or story board or manuscript up to 600 words.
For Translations (Japanese to English) Bring 10 copies of a story or chapter up to 2,000 words.
Participants without manuscripts are welcome to participate.