Tag Archives: SCBWIWWA

Poetry Month and Picture Books

Washed up on the shores of May. At the beginning of April I pledged to myself to try and post every day in the month. I had been struggling to post even once a week and thought this would decide … Continue reading

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Bruce Hale, Matt de la Peña & Rachel Vail

Bruce Hale stepped up in his fedora, suit and spectators to give the first keynote of the conference. During the opening Editor/Agent/Art Director panel, Eddie Gamarra spoke to how public speaking skills and a comfortable relationship to public appearances make all … Continue reading

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arthur levine & linda sue park: WOW

SCBWI Western Washington rocks so very hard. In addition to an excellent and well run spring conference, each year the chapter organizes a retreat on Hood canal, where writers stay from Friday through Sunday afternoon to work on craft and … Continue reading

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scbwi is a tribe

Barely recovered from the SCBWI Western Washington conference in Redmond this past weekend, I’ve been going over my notes and thinking back on the fabulous keynotes and workshop sessions. Above and beyond the revelatory approaches to craft I’m taking from … Continue reading

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