SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

 

 

 

SCBWI’s free digital workshops are back! Each webinar will take place at 4:00 pm Eastern Time / 1:00 pm Pacific Time. Video recordings will be posted to the SCBWI website 24 hours after each workshop concludes and will remain up on the Digital Workshop archive page for one month.

 

No advance registration is necessary!

 

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Workshop #1

September 15

Meet the Agents, Session One

 

Chelsea Hensley, KT Literary

Ismita Hussain, Great Dog Literary

Roma Panganiba, Jenklow & Nesbit

Jane Chun, Jenklow & Nesbit

Moderator: Maeve MacLysaght, Copps Literary Services

Meet the agents of this year’s Association of American Literary Agents (AALA) Mentors of Change program! This is a great opportunity for SCBWI members to connect with acquiring agents and hear what each of them is looking for.

 

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Workshop #2

September 22

Spanish Language Webinar
(Free and Open to the Public)

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With author Sofia Rhei

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Los mundos que aún no existen

Hemos visitado muchos mundos imaginarios, y algunos de ellos se han convertido en parte de nuestras vidas. Pero, ¿por dónde empezar a crear uno desde cero? En este encuentro hablaremos sobre cómo organizarse, cómo no desesperarse y qué equipaje necesitaremos en el fascinante viaje de inventar un mundo entero.

 

Creating Non-Existent Worlds

We have all visited imaginary realms, and some of them have become part of our lives. But where do we start to create one from scratch? In this workshop, we’ll embark on the fascinating journey of inventing a whole new world.

 

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Workshop #3

September 29

Writing with Emotion

With author Kristin Dwyer

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In this webinar, we’ll come to understand why emotion is the center of every story we tell. Attendees will receive help identifying ways we use emotion without knowing it, and tools to provide emotional depth to storytelling.

 

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Workshop #4

October 6

A Picture Book Writing Safari

With agent Kaitlyn Sanchez, Context Literary Agency

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Come take a trek through the wilds of picture book writing advice like, “low word count” and “keep it simple. ” In this webinar, we’ll discuss what this advice means and how you can implement it in your own writing.

 

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Workshop #5

October 13

Meet the Agents, Session Two!

 

Jas Perry Headshot

Jas Perry, KT Literary

Susan Grahman Headshot

Susan Graham, Einstein Literary Management

Emily Forney

Emily Forney, BookEnds Literary

Stefanie Molina

Stefanie Molina, Ladderbird Literary

Tamara Kawar Headshot

Moderator: Tamara Kawar, DeFiore & Company

Meet the agents of this year’s Association of American Literary Agents (AALA) Mentors of Change program! This is a great opportunity for SCBWI members to connect with acquiring agents and hear what each of them is looking for.

 

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Workshop #6

October 20

Keeping It Real, Illustrator Style

With illustrator Ruth Chan

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In this workshop, we’ll explore what authenticity means to you – whether it’s identity, style, humor, or emotional authenticity. We’ll also look at how these factors contribute to making your illustrations unique, impactful, and so very awesome.

 

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