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LitMingle Calendar October 2019

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Wednesday, October 2
Westchester Writers
Wednesday, October 2
Westside Writers
Saturday, October 5
Pasadena Writers
Wednesday, October 9
Antelope Valley Writers & Illustrators
Thursday, October 10
Montrose Writers & Illustrators
Wednesday, October 16
Burbank Writers & Illustrators
Monday, October 21
Westside Illustrators
Monday, October 21
Sherman Oaks Writers & Illustrators

 

Westchester Writers

WHEN:
Wednesday, October 2. 6:15PM – 7:45PM

WHERE:
The Westchester Loyola Village Branch Library
7114 W. Manchester Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90045
The Westchester–Loyola Village Branch Library has ample free parking in the back and on the street in front. It is also within two blocks of the Santa Monica and Los Angeles Metro bus lines.

ABOUT:
Critiqunix: Board Books & Picture Books

EXTRAS:
Snacks and bottled water provided.

RSVP:
Please click here to RSVP to Coordinators Renee Carter & Saundra Davis

Westside Writers

WHEN:
Wednesday, October 2. 7:00PM – 8:45PM

WHERE:
Ocean Park Branch Library
2601 Main St., Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 458-8683
Corner of Main and Ocean Park. There is some metered parking next to the Library (check the signs carefully) and on Main Street. There is also a metered lot off Neilson, just 1 block west and a long block north.

ABOUT:
TBD

EXTRAS:
Filtered water provided. Attendees are welcome to bring snacks.

RSVP:
Please click here to RSVP to Coordinators Laurie Young & Rebecca Light

Pasadena Writers

WHEN:
Saturday, October 5. 10:15AM – 12:00PM

WHERE:
Lamanda Branch of the Pasadena Library
140 S. Altadena Drive
Pasadena, CA

ABOUT:
TBD

EXTRAS:
Snacks are welcome, if we have any volunteers.

RSVP:
Please click here to RSVP to Coordinators Ronna Mandel & Kyle Herrman

Antelope Valley Writers & Illustrators

WHEN:
Wednesday, October 9. 7:00PM – 8:00PM

WHERE:
Panera Bread
39403 W. 10th Street
Palmdale, CA

ABOUT:
Picture Books – What is new in the world of picture books? What are agents and publishers looking for?

RSVP:
Please click here to RSVP to Coordinator Nancy Whitesides

Montrose Writers & Illustrators

WHEN:
Thursday, October 10. 6:30PM – 8:00PM

WHERE:
Once Upon a Time Bookstore
2207 Honolulu Ave., Montrose, CA 91020
(next door to Zeke’s)
Bookstore Phone: 818-248-9668

Note: Free parking is available in the large lot behind the shops. Access it via the small alley next to Black Cow Cafe.

ABOUT:
It’s our Fall PEER CRITIQUE NIGHT!
Did you get some pages written over the summer? Looking for some feedback? Feeling stuck with a particular chapter? Ready to get first impressions of your illustrations or book dummy? Come and share what you are working on and receive some constructive feedback from a supportive group.

GUIDELINES
WRITERS: Bring 5 pages (6 copies) to be read aloud (Please make sure your pages follow the SCBWI FORMATTING YOUR MANUSCRIPT guidelines on page 10 of The Book – https://www.scbwi.org/online-resources/the-book/.)

ILLUSTRATORS: Bring a portfolio (5 pieces) or book dummy

Please RSVP so we can save you a seat.

RSVP:
Please click here to RSVP to Coordinators Todd Horinouchi and Chris Go

Burbank Writers & Illustrators

WHEN:
Wednesday, October 16. 7:00PM – 8:30PM

WHERE:
334 N. Lomita St.
Burbank, CA 91506
Free residential street parking available.

ABOUT:
TBD

RSVP:
Please click here to RSVP to Coordinator Yumiko Boecher

Westside Illustrators

WHEN:
Monday, October 21. 7:00PM – 9:00PM

WHERE:
445 15th St.
Santa Monica, CA 90402
(A two story Spanish-style private home. 5 blocks north of Wilshire, between Montana & San Vicente.)
Free residential street parking.

ABOUT:
TBD

Let’s enjoy a fun creative evening together & move forward in our common pursuit of making a contribution to the world of children’s illustration and literature!

RSVP:
Please click here to RSVP to Coordinator Suzy Engelman Block

Sherman Oaks Writers & Illustrators

WHEN:
Monday, October 21. 6:30PM – 7:50PM

WHERE:
Meeting Room of the Los Angeles Public Library – Sherman Oaks
14245 Moorpark St., Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
There is parking in the lot (if you can find a spot) and unrestricted (free) parking on the nearby streets.

ABOUT:
Guest Speaker – TBA

RSVP:
Please click here to RSVP to Coordinators Karen Sampson & Victoria Van Vleet

 

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