For those of us pounding out the words for National Novel Writing Month, aka NaNoWriMo, aka why am I putting myself through this again, it’s gonna be a long, long month with many late nights and countless cups of coffee.
And perhaps just a touch of stress. Continue reading
With the 31st just on the other side of the weekend, don’t forget about registering for CritiqueFest. Are you working on a middle grade or young adult novel? Then this is the event for you! Our eight faculty members are all published authors, and many people believe that writers give the best and most on-target critiques of WIPs. At CritiqueFest, you will learn how to give and receive critiques, and you will receive on-the-spot feedback from Published and Listed Members and your fellow writers. If you are planning to sign up for an agent or editor critique at the spring conference, this is a great way to get your manuscript into shape!
**We’re looking at low attendance for this event. Please register soon! We will be forced to cancel if minimum numbers are not reached by Monday, October 31st!** Continue reading
Happy Friday, everyone!
Many thanks to Sarah Davis Maynard for hosting the 4th Annual Creativity Kick-Off for NaNoWriMo last night! If you were unable to attend but would like to see her helpful tips and inspirational photos, then go to the event page here. And if you are participating this year, be sure to buddy both myself, Laura Bowers and Sarah so we can all keep each other motivated. Just click on our names! Continue reading
Talk about jam-packed! Wow, have you visited our SCBWI MD/DE/WV website lately? We have lots of excellent, awesome activities lined for the fall, so I thought I’d post another round of announcements and reminders. So get those calendars out! Continue reading