Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

New Slate of FREE Digital Workshops Launching October 21


SCBWI’s free digital workshops are back! This latest series is titled:


Come Create With…

Six Interactive Sessions with Expert Authors and Artists


Each one-hour webinar will feature instruction from an expert author or illustrator. Participants will create along with the experts, so bring pen, paper, and sketchpad.  Prompts and interactive exercises will set you on a path to improving your work.

Each webinar will take place at 1:00pm Pacific Time / 4:00pm Eastern Time every Thursday, beginning October 21. The entire series is free to current SCBWI members. Attend live or watch the video recording of each session.  See below for workshop titles and instructors:


Workshop #1

October 21, 2021

Come Create …

Strong Emotional Relationships Between Your YA Characters

With author Laura Taylor Namey


Workshop #2

October 28, 2021

Come Create…

Fully Developed Characters

With author Debbi Michiko Florence


Workshop #3

November 4, 2021

Come Create…

Illustration Spreads: From Manuscript to Thumbnails

With illustrator Joe Cepeda


Workshop #4

November 11, 2021

Come Create…

Powerful Presentations

With author Bruce Hale


Workshop #5

November 18, 2021

Come Create …

Page Turning Plots

With author Tiffany D. Jackson


Workshop #6

December 2, 2021

Come Create …

and Design Characters 

With Illustrator LeUyen Pham