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SCBWI-L.A. Writer's Days 2012

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators - Los Angeles

Saturday, April 21, 2012 at 8:00 AM - Sunday, April 22, 2012 at 3:00 PM (PDT)

San Gabriel, CA

SCBWI-L.A. Writer's Days 2012

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PLEASE NOTE: Event Details Located Below The Tickets and at www.scbwisocal.org Ended $0.00 $0.00
Join SCBWI Today and Save by Registering as a Member Ended $85.00 $0.00
EXTRAS Ended $0.00 $0.00
Vegetarian Lunch Ended $0.00 $0.00
Saturday Professional Forum on Contracts & Taxes: PAL or Full SCBWI Member Ended $0.00 $0.00
SATURDAY ONLY TICKETS Ended $0.00 $0.00
Saturday only, SCBWI Member (purchase a Saturday/Sunday combination ticket below instead for a $20 discount) Ended $95.00 $0.00
Saturday only, Student Ended $105.00 $0.00
Saturday only, Non-Member Ended $115.00 $0.00
SATURDAY & 4 HOUR SUNDAY INTENSIVE WORKSHOP TICKETS (CHOOSE ONE) Ended $0.00 $0.00
Session 3: Saturday and Sunday special, SCBWI Member: Novel Workshop: Growing Your Writing Life with Terri Farley Ended $150.00 $0.00
Session 4: Saturday and Sunday special, SCBWI Member: Sparking Your Muse Workshop (for PB through YA writers) with Dawne Knobbe Ended $150.00 $0.00
Published Author Session: Saturday and Sunday special, SCBWI Member: School Visits: The Other Income with Alexis O'Neill Ended $150.00 $0.00
4 HOUR SUNDAY ONLY INTENSIVE WORKSHOP TICKETS (CHOOSE ONE) Ended $0.00 $0.00
Sunday only Session 3: SCBWI Member: Novel Workshop: Growing Your Writing Life with Terri Farley Ended $75.00 $0.00
Sunday only Session 4: SCBWI Member: Sparking Your Muse Workshop (for PB through YA writers) with Dawne Knobbe Ended $75.00 $0.00
Sunday only Published Author Session: SCBWI Member: School Visits: The Other Income with Alexis O'Neill Ended $75.00 $0.00
WAIT LIST - Select one of the following to be placed on the wait list Ended $0.00 $0.00
WAIT LIST: Session 1: SCBWI Member: Pitching with Michael Bourret & PB/Chapter Book Revisions with Stacey Barney (a How-To workshop) Ended $0.00 $0.00
WAIT LIST: Session 2: SCBWI Member: MG/YA Revisions with Stacey Barney & Pitching with Michael Bourret (a How-To workshop) Ended $0.00 $0.00

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Event Details

SCBWI-Los Angeles Presents

 

Books and Beyond: How to Make a Living (and a Life!) as a Writer

 

at the Clairbourn School, 8400 Huntington Drive, San Gabriel, CA

Saturday and Sunday, April 21st and 22nd

 

Saturday, April 21: Registration opens at 8:00am

 

FEATURING

Stacey Barney, Editor, Putnam/Penguin (http://us.penguingroup.com/static/pages/publishers/yr/putnam.html/) ,

Michael Bourret, Agent, Dystel & Goderich (http://www.dystel.com/),

Lee Wardlaw, award-winning author (PB to YA) (http://www.leewardlaw.com/),

Terri Farley, author of all 24 books in the Phantom Stallion middle grade series (http://www.terrifarley.com/),

Dawne Knobbe, author and madcap Mad Hatter from the L.A. region's Down The Rabbit Hole (http://deknobbe.com/),

Sara Wilson Etienne, debut author (http://www.sarawilsonetienne.com/)

 

Professional forum session on contracts and taxes with

Bonnie Berry LaMon, Esq. (http://www.bonnieberry.com) and

Monica Haven, EA, JD, LLM (http://www.mhaven.net)

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Annual Conference Scholarship Contest for Writers

Sue Alexander Service and Encouragement Award (SASE)

Writing contests

And more!

 

SPECIAL MEMBERS-ONLY INTENSIVES

Sunday, April 22nd: Registration opens at 9:00am

Revision with Stacey Barney, Editor (Putnam/Penguin) and

Pitching with Michael Bourret, Agent (Dystel & Goderich)  (a How-To workshop),

Novel Workshop - Growing Your Writing Life:  Soil, Seeds and Soul - with Terri Farley, author of all 24 books in the Phantom Stallion middle grade series,

Sparking Your Muse (for PB to YA) with Dawne Knobbe, author and madcap Mad Hatter from the L.A. region's Down The Rabbit Hole,

School Visits: The Other Income (Pro Track) with Alexis O'Neill, author and School Visit expert (http://www.alexisoneill.com/, http://schoolvisitexperts.com/)

 

Enrollment is limited. Box lunch included both days. More details on http://www.scbwisocal.org/events/la_writers_days.html

 

To pay by check - Choose your ticket(s) and click on Show Other Payment Options under the Order Now button.

 

* Contest Rules:

1.  You must be a currently registered member of SCBWI.

2.  You must be registered for the Saturday session of SCBWI-L.A. Writer’s Days 2012.  (As proof, please attach a copy of your registration ticket in your e-mail. You will receive this ticket by e-mail when you register.)

3.  Submissions must state entry category.

4.  Submit one unpublished manuscript in manuscript format (Fiction or Nonfiction): Picture Book (text only, no illustrations or dummies), Middle Grade (first 10 pages), Young Adult (first 10 pages), Poetry (a collection of 10 poems on a single theme).

5.  Please include the following information in your submission:

a. SCBWI Current Member Name

b. Address

c. Contact Numbers

d. E-mail

e. Title of Your Piece

f. Entry Category (Chosen from these Categories: PB Fiction, MG Fiction, YA Fiction, Non-Fiction OR Poetry.)

6.  Please e-mail your entry to scbwilacontests@gmail.com with the subject title: WRITER’S DAY CONTEST 2012

7.  Attach your submission as a Word Document/RTF File. If you aren’t able to, you may copy your work into the body of your e-mail.

8.  All entries must be e-mailed by midnight (PST) on March 3rd, 2012.

9.  An award may not be given if there are fewer than five submissions in a category or judges feel no submission is deserving.

10. Please be sure to follow these submission guidelines. Submissions not in compliance with these rules will not be considered.

11. The judges, while highly qualified, shall remain anonymous.

 

** Manuscript Critique:

Complete PB ms, 10 pages MG/YA, OR 10 Poems. Must be postmarked by March 16th, 2012. You must be registered for SCBWI-L.A. Writer’s Days 2012 and have paid for a critique.  (As proof, please include a copy of your registration ticket. You will receive this ticket by e-mail when you register.)

Write “Critique” on manuscript cover sheet along with name, address, phone and email.

Mail to:

Writer's Days Critiques

c/o SCBWI-L.A.

P. O. Box 1728

Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

 

The Fine Print:

Take advantage of the "Early Bird Discount" by registering before March 15, 2012

Current SCBWI Membership will be verified. If your membership is not current and you have signed up as a member, you will be given the option of renewing your membership or paying the Non-Member price.

Join SCBWI at registration and be eligible for the contests!

You may register at the door; however, only cash and checks accepted at the door.

Wait List: If a ticket sells out, you may be put on a wait list. E-mail your request to sarah.laurenson@gmail.com Please include the exact ticket description, your mailing address and your phone number in your request.

Please note: no refund after March 15, 2012. $15 charge for refund before March 15, 2012. To ask for a refund, e-mail your refund request and a copy of your registration ticket to sarah.laurenson@gmail.com Please include your mailing address in your request.

Have questions about SCBWI-L.A. Writer's Days 2012? Contact Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators - Los Angeles

When & Where



Clairbourn School
8400 Huntington Dr.
San Gabriel, CA 91775

Saturday, April 21, 2012 at 8:00 AM - Sunday, April 22, 2012 at 3:00 PM (PDT)


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