SCBWI

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Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

LitMingle Calendar October 2021

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Westside Writers

WHEN:
Wednesday, October 6. 7:00PM – 8:45PM

WHERE:
Meeting via Zoom. RSVP to Laurie and Rebecca for the Zoom link and password.

ABOUT:
Writing Resource Show & Tell
We want to help you build this corner of your bookshelf so at this month’s Mingle, we’re asking everyone to share their favorite books on writing, publishing, and the art of the written word. We’ll also touch on blogs and other online resources that could help you in your writing journey.

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

Sherman Oaks Writers & Illustrators

WHEN:
Monday, October 11. 6:30PM – 7:50PM

WHERE:
Meeting via Zoom. Please be sure to RSVP to get the link for this meeting.

ABOUT:
Writing Goals for Writing Habits
Writing goals are important, but as simple as they sound, setting goals – especially ones that center around your writing plan – can seem like a daunting task. The right goals can greatly affect your writing habits, so what goals should you set for yourself?

RSVP:
Please click here to RSVP to Coordinators Victoria Van Vleet & Bill Povletich

Antelope Valley Writers & Illustrators

WHEN:
Wednesday, October 13. 7:00PM – 8:00PM

WHERE:
Meeting via Zoom. RSVP to Nancy for instructions.

ABOUT:
Young Adult and Mentor Texts

RSVP:
Please click here to RSVP to Coordinator Nancy Whitesides

Montrose Writers & Illustrators

WHEN:
Thursday, October 14. 6:30PM – 8:00PM

WHERE:
Meeting via Zoom. RSVP to Chris for instructions.

ABOUT:
This is our final Critique Night of 2021! Come share your work with fellow Minglers. We will break into small groups and give feedback to each other’s work.

When you RSVP, please let me know what category you plan to share (Picture Book, Middle Grade, Young Adult, or Illustrations). Those sharing from novels can read up to 5 pages (double spaced with 1-inch margins) — the opening usually is best.

RSVP:
Please click here to RSVP to Coordinator Chris Go

Pasadena Authors & Illustrators

WHEN:
Saturday, October 16. 10:15AM – 12:00PM

WHERE:
Meeting via Zoom. RSVP to Ronna and Kyle for Zoom code.

ABOUT:
Critique Group Breakout session

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

Westside Illustrators

WHEN:
Monday, October 18. 7:00PM – 9:00PM

WHERE:
Meeting via Zoom. RSVP to Carmel for instructions.

ABOUT:
Nuts & Bolts of Illustration! – A fun and informative discussion on our many styles and favorite hacks to make a book its best!
– Character
– Color
– Composition
– Medium
– SCBWI resources on illustrating, book design, and ways to keep up our momentum (retreats, conferences, etc.)

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 Carmel O’Mara-Horwitz

Westchester Writers

WHEN:
Wednesday, October 20. 6:00PM – 7:45PM

WHERE:
Meeting via Zoom. RSVP to Renee and Laurel for the Zoom link by the morning of October 20.

ABOUT:
Diversity: Writing Exercises + Examples

RSVP:
Please click here to RSVP to Coordinators Renee Carter & Laurel Busby

 

 
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