Category Archives: Conference Tips

SCBWI MD/DE/WV 25th Annual Still We Re(vise) Conference: Tips, Reminders, and More!

Our annual conference starts tomorrow, y’all. Tomorrow! Yikes! It feels as though our 25th Annual Still We Re(vise) Conference has crept up from behind us and jumped out to scream HELLO! Or maybe that’s just me because I feel so utterly … Continue reading

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25 and Still We R(ev)ise Annual SCBWI MD/DE/WV Conference Announcements and Reminders!

Happy Friday, everyone! Our lovely co-regional advisor, Kathy MacMillan, has already sent out the following information via email, but I’m sharing it here as well so our 25 and Still We R(ev)ise Annual Conference attendees don’t miss a thing! Haven’t registered … Continue reading

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Everything From Dreaming to Doing Conference: Tips, Links, and More!

We are now one week away from the From Dreaming to Doing SCBWI Conference, only one week away! I’ve tried to figure you how many years I’ve been attending our region’s annual conferences … wow, around fifteen, give or take? But I … Continue reading

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Team SCBWI: Tips, Info, and All Things Conference!

When it comes to writing conferences, is this your mentality? If so, awesome, you’re going to love this post because it’s about all things Team SCBWI Spring Conference! First up, here’s some info, tips, and words of wisdom that our … Continue reading

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Conference Tip: Perfecting your Book Pitch

I’ve been asked to dig up the following previously posted article on book pitches for those who might need a little help before this weekend’s Spring: Nature’s Revised Draft conference! Of course it wouldn’t be if I didn’t give it some tweaks … Continue reading

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Pre-Conference Polishing

There’s no doubt that this is a tough time for artists and writers. That’s why I’m trying to take hold of all the positive opportunities that come my way this year.  One of those opportunities is the upcoming conference and, … Continue reading

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Conference Challenge #8: Prepare for a Sucessful Challenge!

Happy Wednesday, everyone, time for our final Conference Challenge, woo-HOO! Okay. Perhaps this might be taking the easy way out, seeing as how we’ve used the same final challenge for the past … oh, what, four conferences? But Susan and I like to … Continue reading

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Conference Challenge #5 – Introducing your main character

Welcome Wednesday! The summer has wound down and most kids in our area returned to school this past Monday. Not to be outdone, the county where we will be having our Lucky 13 Conference started school a week earlier. Everyone  who … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons to attend a Writer’s Conference

I recently had a conversation with a new writer about how awesome our regional conferences are in hopes she would attend. Her response? “Well, I don’t know … I’m just a beginner. It might not be worth the money.” Oh, honey. Honey, honey, honey, how wrong you … Continue reading

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Conference Challenge #8: Preparing for a successful conference!

Happy Tuesday, everyone! As per tradition, our final challenge is going to be an easy but necessary one for all conference attendees:  Spending at least thirty minutes preparing for a successful conference! Is this your first conference? Awesome! We’re so happy you’re taking a major … Continue reading

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