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Join us for an evening of preparation for the 2024 Winter Conference! Bring your portfolios and manuscripts to make sure they're in top-notch condition for submission. First time at the conference? No problem–we've been there! We can tell you what to expect. We will be having dinner at Alta Via Pizzeria, followed by a discussion at the indoor area outside the pizza shop.
Elizabeth Pagel-Hogan and Stacy Innerst will shine a light on the picture book making process on Sunday, April 21 at Blueberry Hill Activity Center. Author Elizabeth Pagel-Hogan will be focusing on picture book manuscripts and the creation of book dummies, and Illustrator Stacy Innerst will be giving a talk on creating picture books. Both of these faculty members will also be offering individualized critiques!
Sketchy Characters is a group of Picture Book writers and artists. We meet in person monthly for writing and sketching and exercises, coffee and casual conversations. Our illustrators work in both digital and traditional mediums. We also talk about upcoming event ideas. This is a supportive community of artists committed to the Kid Lit craft – join us!
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