Saturday, April 30, 2011

Two Focused Workshops: Bringing More to the Story and Revision Can Be Fun

Nevada Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)


Two Focused Workshops: Bringing More to the Story and Revision Can Be Fun


Join award-winning picture book author/illustrator Jim Averbeck for two focused workshops, Bringing More to the Story and Revision Can Be Fun, on Saturday, June 4, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Las Vegas Day School, 3275 Redrock Street, Las Vegas. The workshop is targeted for illustrators, author/illustrators and picture book authors wanting a better understanding of the marriage of words and illustrations. Illustrators are asked to bring a two-page spread for critique and discussion.

Workshop Fees: Free to SCBWI members who pre-register or $5 at the door. Non-members are welcome, registration fee is $40; join SCBWI and the $40 fee is fully refundable with proof of membership July 15, 2011. This is made possible, in part, by an illustrator grant from SCBWI International.
To register go to For more information call 702-290-3190 or email
Jim Averbeck is the author of the critically-acclaimed Except If and winner of a Charlotte Zolotow Honor for his first book, In a Blue Room . He lives in San Francisco with his partner and their dog. He can be found online at  and
SCBWI is a professional organization that acts as a network for writers, illustrators, editors, publishers, educators; anyone with an interest in children’s literature. Members share information in over 70 regions worldwide. Membership in the international organization automatically makes you a member of your local region. SCBWI members and "friends" participate in critique groups, retreats, seminars and other activities (

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