2010 Novel Revision Retreat with Darcy Pattison, April 30-May 1, 2010 at the Stonefly Lodge in Ashton, Idaho. Sold out!
Monthly SCBWI Meeting, April 7, 2010 at the City Library (210 East 400 South, Salt Lake City). 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Kelley JP Lindberg will talk about conducting interviews for fiction and nonfiction. Questions? Contact Sydney at email@example.com (free event)
Next Meetings: May 5th, June 2nd
Regional SCBWI Events:
The 2010/2011 Nevada Chapter Mentor Program is now open and accepting applications. This is an intermediate to advanced program for pre-published and lightly published (see website for definition) SCBWI MEMBERS. Mentors this year are: Emma Dryden, freelance editor and consultant, Drydenbks; Priscilla Burris, illustrator, author/illustrator, and SCBWI Illustrator Coordinator; Harold Underdown, publishing consultant and founder of The Purple Crayon website; Teri Sloat, award winning and multi-published author/illustrator. And from Nevada and environs ? our own Ellen Hopkins, best selling verse novelist and Co-RA NV SCBWI; Terri Farley, Middle Grade series author and YA author; Susan Hart Lindquist, Middle Grade author, Suzanne Morgan Williams, MG and nonfiction author and Co-RA Nevada SCBWI. Go to www.nevadascbwi.org and click on Mentor Applications on left of home page for all the info and a printable application. Applications are due June 1. Applicants will be notified of selections August
Writing For Young Readers, June 14-18, 2010 at The Waterford School in Sandy, Utah. For more information about the schedule and presenters see: http:\\foryoungreaders.com
Heart of the West Utah Romance Writers of America
Bob Mayer?s All-day Workshop for Writers, June 5, 2010, 9:00 am to 5:00 PM, Salt Lake City Airport Hilton. New York Times bestselling author Bob Mayer has published 39 books ranging from military techno-thriller to political thriller to non-fiction to science fiction to romantic suspense. He has over three million books in print. Registration URWA Members $20.00, Non-URWA members $35.00. For registration form and more information visit http://www.utahrwa.com
Pacific Coast Children?s Writers Workshop, August 20-22, 2010 at Pajaro Dunes? private beachfront facilities near Santa Cruz, CA. I WANT TO GO TO THIS! I LOVE PAJARO DUNES!!
Congenial, team-taught seminar for 30 savvy and/or published writers of character-driven youth novels, “active observers,” and teen readers and writers. ? FACULTY: KATE HARRISON (senior editor, Dial Books/Penguin); TED MALAWER (agent, Upstart Crow Literary Agency); and author-consultant LAURA BACKES, publisher of Children?s Book Insider. ? WEEKEND THEME is “A Novelist?s Toolkit: Architecture, Archetypes, and Arcs.” Focus on craft as a marketing tool; 90 percent hands-on. Open critique clinics, aka master classes, are enhanced by interactive pre-workshop assignments. ? DEADLINES: For the most critique options and lowest fees, apply by April 10 or asap. Limited enrollment may be open through July. For more info, or to apply to work in the teen program, contact Director Nancy Sondel: www.childrenswritersworkshop.com.
Utah Original Writing Competition. Manuscripts accepted the first week of May through June. For more information: http://arts.utah.gov/funding/competitions/writing.html