SCBWI Bulletin

The SCBWI Bulletin is a bi-monthly publication containing comprehensive and current information in the field of children’s literature. In addition to features each month, regular departments include the latest market reports, information on school visits, book reviews, art tips, information on contests and awards, information on the illustration market, news of SCBWI members, and information about ongoing SCBWI activities throughout the world. The SCBWI Bulletin is an invaluable source of information and inspiration to writers and illustrators of children’s literature. We now have over 40 years of SCBWI Bulletins archived. Members can access the current issue and the archives below.

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September/October Bulletin


Screen Shot 2014-08-21 at 3.01.04 PMFeatures:

14 A Word About Rhyme: What Goes Wrong and How to Fix It - Ruth Beach

16 New Adult Fiction for the Young Adult Writer – Deborah Halverson

18 To Prologue or Not to Prologue? - Annemarie O'Brian

19 Pick Your Perspective - Durga Yael Bernhard

20 The Story Project - Joy Jones

21 Keeping Your Facts Straight in Fiction - Natalie Dias Lorenzi

22 Age Isn't Just a Number - Joëlle Anthony 

23 Tips for Paying Estimated Taxes - Julian Block

Plus our regular columns and an interview with Cover Artist Selina Alko