Sunday, July 17, 2011

Las Vegas Children's Book Writers' and Illustrators' Workshop: September 10th

Check out this upcoming event in Las Vegas!  This is a wonderful opportunity for children's book writers and illustrators to meet agents, an art director, and successful authors in the business.  Also, they are offering manuscript/portfolio reviews, but HURRY because manuscripts are due by July 27th!

Nevada SCBWI
Autumn Fire: Inspiring Your Muse
Las Vegas Workshop - September 10, 2011
Treading water? Ready to find inspiration for your dream of writing or illustrating for children and young adults? Join us for a one-day boot camp in fabulous Las Vegas - 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM -
Las Vegas Day School
3275 Red Rock Street
Las Vegas, NV 89146
Our faculty includes Michael Bourett, agent with Dystel Goderich Literary Agency; Kelly Sonnack, agent with Andrea Brown Literary Agency; Patti Ann Harris, senior art director, Little, Brown Children's Books; author Susan Taylor Brown; author Kristin Clark Venuti; author Ellen Hopkins; and SCBWI Work-in-Progress Winner, Tracy Clark.

What are agents looking for? How to up the ante on your fiction? What makes a picture book work? Learn all this, and more, through our hands-on workshops and keynotes. Plus one-on-one manuscript critiques and portfolio reviews, designed to help you take your work to the next level.
SCBWI Members
Pre-registration (received by September 7)Registration at the door
Individual paid manuscript/portfolio critique

Manuscript/Portfolio Review
You may also have a manuscript or a portfolio review done by one of our faculty for a $40 fee. Authors may submit up to 10 typewritten, double-spaced pages for manuscript review. Manuscripts must be received by July 27th.
Artists need to register for a review by August 17th and should bring your portfolio materials with you to the workshop. Please indicate on your registration form if you want a review even if your manuscript will be mailed in later.

Go to to register and receive more information.  

You may fill-in the form online before printing or print it and then fill it in. The form, along with any payment needed, should be mailed to:
Nevada SCBWI
P.O. Box 19084
Reno, NV 89511

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