Upcoming Events (Click on an event to view details and register):
For all our Chapter Meeting dates, please click on the ‘Events’ link on the purple menu to the right, but below are some highlights. See you then!
November 19 – Gestures and Character Development for Illustrator: Hints for writers with Raquel Beechner DETAILS HERE
December 3 – Holiday Gathering – TBD
Other Events (these are outside of SCBWI):
The Writing Barn in Austin is hosting some great events in the South Austin Area. The Writing Barn is a great supporter of SCBWI, and we encourage you to attend some of their great workshops. You can view the calendar and all event details at www.thewritingbarn.com.
To view the guidelines, submission process, and more about the award itself, visit www.scbwi.org and click on “Awards & Grants” on the purple ribbon.
Member Peggy Caravantes has just published two books. The America Revolution: 12 Things to Know by 12 Story Library and Gauarding the Federal Reserve Bank of New York by The Child's World. Peggy's book Marooned in the Arctic: The True Story of Ada Blackjack, 'The Female Robinson Crusoe' was selected for 2017 Capitol Choices Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens. And Peggy has also just signed a two-book contract for books about popular teen entertainers: Zendaya and Shawn Mendes. Amazing accomplishments! Congratulations, Peggy!
Texas SCBWI Events
Austin: November 12 – Monthly Meeting – Writing and Illustrating for the Magazine Market – Panel Discussion
Brazos Valley: November 11-13 – Work-on-your-own Beach Retreat
Houston: November 7 – Houston Conference Recap
North Texas: December 6– N. Texas Happy Hour
Let us know if you have any news you would like to share with the chapter by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. S