Category Archives: Author/Illustrator Events

Zoo Sketch Crawl Tomorrow and Bullet Journaling Workshop!

Happy Friday, everyone, I hope you have fantastic plans lined up for Memorial Day Weekend! I wanted to put out one last reminder about tomorrow’s… Zoo Sketch Crawl! When? Saturday May 27th from 10:00am to 1:00pm. Where? Smithsonian’s National Zoo, … Continue reading

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It’s Springtime!

Hello friends! Spring is finally here and all I have to say is… I know I’m overreacting: we barely got a lick of snow this winter. No matter. There’s nothing like seeing the flowers blossom and fields transition from brown … Continue reading

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Introducing WIN: The Working Illustrator’s Network

Attention illustrators! Have you heard about WIN yet? If not, read on for the full scoop as explained by our SCBWI MD/DE/WV illustrator coordinator, Rebecca Evans: Introducing WIN THE WORKING ILLUSTRATOR’S NETWORK (WIN) The Working Illustrators Network of the SCBWI MD/DE/WV … Continue reading

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SCBWI News!

Available for download today: the new Winter Reading List! Find a great book for a kid or #youngadult on the Winter 2016 #SCBWIReading List. http://www.scbwi.org/readinglist #kidlit #middlegrade For PAL members, add this to your social media: Check out my book … Continue reading

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Picture Book Academy Recap

Picture Book Academy On Saturday, November 5, 2016, at the Best Western in Westminster, MD, our SCBWI region held the first picture book day in a few years. It was a great success and was organized and conducted by our … Continue reading

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Cooler Weather, Changes, and Events

Happy Friday, everyone! I hope you’re enjoying the beginning of fall as much as I am; I love the start of the autumn colors and that I can bake again without sweating. I look forward to this time of year … Continue reading

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Picture Book Academy!

Great news! There is a terrific event coming up for picture book people: the MD/DE/WV SCBWI Picture Book Academy. You’ll learn how to make your picture book the best it can be from a top-notch faculty of author/illustrators and industry … Continue reading

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SCBWI 45th Annual Summer Conference

Today we have a special treat — notes from Sue Poduska about the just-concluded national conference in Los Angeles. Take it away, Sue! LA Rocks! By Sue Poduska, Co-Regional Advisor Here are my notes from the LA conference. They’re a … Continue reading

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Gaithersburg Book Festival: Saturday, May 21st

Want to do something awesome this weekend? If you are a writer, illustrator, and/or book lover, then how about the … Gaithersburg Book Festival! It will be held this Saturday, May 21st at the Gaithersburg City Hall Grounds from 10:00am … Continue reading

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May Events

Happy rainy, dreary Thursday. Does this weather have you down? Well, we have two area events this month that will bring a ray of sunshine! First up – On Saturday, May 14 at 2PM there will be an Author’s Book Club with Elaine … Continue reading

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