Mid Atlantic (D.C./Virginia) Regional events

Serious about improving your craft? SCBWI's regional events provide opportunities for professional growth and help you connect with a supportive, creative community.

Virtual PAL Social

Feb 21, 2024

1 event

Online event

Unlimited seats

Join us to meet our new PAL Coordinator!

For Premium Members Only
Free

Indie and Self Publishing Networking Social

Feb 26, 2024

1 event

Online event

Unlimited seats

Join us for the next indie and self publishing social!

For Premium Members Only
Free

A conversation on E&I with Editor Harold Underdown and Author Madian Al Jazareh

Feb 28, 2024

1 event

Online event

Available seats 47

Join a Q&A session on equity and inclusion with editor Harold Underdown and author Madian Al Jazerah.

Free

Central VA Write-In

Mar 05, 2024

1 event

Online event

Available seats 30

Join Chris Bailey for a monthly co-working virtual social for members living in Central Virginia on the first Tuesday of the month at 1:00 pm. Participants will chat and share their writing or illustrating goals for the day and then do two 30 min timed work sprints, checking in with the group in between work sessions. It’s a great way to meet other creatives living in your area and get some writing or illustrating done, too. Writing doesn’t have to always be solitary! For members only. The session is free. Please register below. If you have any questions, please reach out to Chris. ** A link to attend this zoom social will be emailed to the group on the morning of the meeting. 1-2:30pm

Free

Library of Virginia Tour and Research Session

Mar 09, 2024

1 event

Unlimited seats

Library of Virginia, 800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219

Come learn more about this free resource in your own backyard!

Free

Novels-in Verse 101

Mar 19, 2024

1 event

Online event

Unlimited seats

Join us to talk about Novels in Verse with Meg Eden Kuyatt!

Standard price:$ 30
Price with membership:$ 15

Editors & Agents Day 2024

Apr 27, 2024

4 event

Available seats 0

Holiday Inn Dulles, VA

Join us for an exciting day with some of the most respected publishing professionals in the industry!

Standard price:$ 225
Price with membership:$ 200
Full

Writing in Different Categories from Board Books to Chapter Books

May 14, 2024

1 event

Online event

Unlimited seats

Sometimes, a story idea you might have is better suited for a different category. A picture book idea might be better suited as a chapter book, or an early reader, or a board book. But how do you know? And how do you tackle a new category? Writing across more categories means more opportunities to create and sell stories. Author and illustrator Vicky Fang talks about how to expand your storytelling skills to different categories, including board books, picture books, early readers, graphic novels, and chapter books. She’ll share her process for diving into a new category, as well as basic information to get familiar with each one. She’ll also provide insights into her overall approach to crafting and pitching.

Standard price:$ 30
Price with membership:$ 15