Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Speaker Profile - Carol Baldwin


Region: Carolinas
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Carol Baldwin's most recent book is Teaching the Story: Fiction Writing in Grades 4-8 (Maupin House, 2008). She has coordinated the local critique group for the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators for over 20 years and is writing a young adult novel which takes place in Charlotte in 1952. Besides speaking at library, writing, and reading conferences, she also gives a wide variety of writing workshops for both teens and adults. Popular ones for teens include, “Stories that are Out of this World: Write a Science Fiction or Fantasy Story,” and “Solve this Mystery: How do you Write a Whodunit?” Adult workshops include, “So, You Want to Write for Kids?” and “How Ewe You Can Help Your Child Right Write Better.” She currently runs the blog for SCBWI-Carolinas and for Write2Ignite. You can reach her at or visit her blog at