May 4, 2013
CONTACT: Ken Kilback
9:00 am- 6:00 pm, Holiday Inn Express, Station Square, Metrotown, Burnaby
Our guest speakers include:
Alison Acheson, author, "Mud Girl"
DIY--Build Your Own Box: A New Approach to Structure
Richard Scrimger, author, "The Nose From Jupiter"
Writing MG & YA: Truth & Lies & Standing on Chairs
Keynote: Writing is Listening, Laughing, Bleeding
Margriet Ruurs, author, "Emma's Eggs"
The Power of Picture Books
Keynote: Doing the Write Thing
Maxwell Newhouse, illustrator, "The House That Max Built"
Straight From the Heart: Exploring the Creative Process
Joan Marie Galat
The Business of Getting Published
Manuscript and portfolio consultations are available on the day of the conference. Attendees are encouraged to sign up for manuscript consultations and to send in their manuscripts ahead of the conference for consultants to read prior to the meeting.
Portfolio displays: Illustrators can display their portfolios on a 2' table space (lengthwise) for guest speakers and conference attendees to purview during the course of the conference.
$100 for SCBWI members by April 12 2013 or $110 after April 12 2013
$110 for non-members by April 12 2013 or $120 after April 12 2013.
$35 for manuscript and portfolio consultations.
For portfolio displays, $10 for SCBWI members, $15 for non-members.
There is also a First Pages panel on the day of the conference, but there is no extra fee for this.