2014 Webinar Series Hosted by SCBWI-MI and Delve Writing

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2014 Webinar Series: From Manuscript to Submission hosted by SCBWI-MI and Delve Writing

A Five Part Virtual Classroom Experience for Children’s Book Writers and Writer/Illustrators

Wouldn't you love to attend a children's book conference without traveling? No airports, hotels, gas stations, or expense reports? No work time lost?

Participate in our webinar series, "From Manuscript to Submission," from the comfort of your home or office — wherever you have access to a computer. Or join your friends and colleagues who have registered and watch together.

"You guys absolutely ROCK at putting together great presentations and making them really work! Thank you so much!"   – author, Elizabeth McBride                                                                                                                                                             

Click HERE for full registration information. Register for one or all of these great sessions at incredibly affordable prices! Although the live events have been held, you can still register for the webinar and you will receive a link to the fully recorded event.  

You still need to register for the event even if you mail in your payment. Scroll down for the link to register.

If you have registered for a webinar, you will receive an email with directions on how to enter the virtual classroom. The email will be sent to the address you used when registering for the event. 

Details:

-  Intended for anyone interested in more information on the children’s book industry.

-  Focused on traditional publishing, but beneficial to all creators.

-  Webinars will include live Q&A and a handout for future reference.

Register for a single session or multiple sessions. Register for the series (5 sessions) and receive a reduced rate versus registering for each session individually. SCBWI members enjoy a reduced fee. 

Click on the dates below for more information about each session and to register and then pay through Paypal or with a check by snail mail:

January 16Children's Book Industry 101: Industry Standards, Conventions and How the Industry Works with Carrie Pearson, moderated by Leslie HelakoskiThis live event was awesome! If you missed it, you can still register for session one or all five sessions and receive a recorded version complete with the chat session, resource handout, and Q&A. 


February 27 Put Your Best Foot Forward with Monica Harris (cover vs. query, synopsis, blurb and pitch – how they are different and how to write them so agents and editors will beg to see your pages) This live event was awesome! If you missed it, you can still register for session two or all five sessions and receive a recorded version complete with the chat session, resource handout, and Q&A.


March 27-- Find the Right Fit with Harold Underdown (how to research and get in the door with the right agent, editor, and/or publishing house for your work). This live event was awesome! If you missed it, you can still register for session one or all five sessions and receive a recorded version complete with the chat session, resource handout, and Q&A. 


April 24Authors as Entrepreneurs: Surviving (and Thriving) the Publishing Revolution with Julie Hedlund (tools and skills needed to create a thriving business from writing). This live event was amazing, too!! If you missed it, you can still register for session one or all five sessions and receive a recorded version complete with the chat session, resource handout, and Q&A. 


May 15 Everything in Its Right Place with literary agent, Sean McCarthy (an acquiring agent's perspective on the market, choosing your most viable projects, missteps to avoid, how to make your work rise to the top).This live event was awesome, too! If you missed it, you can still register for session one or all five sessions and receive a recorded version complete with the chat session, resource handout, and Q&A. 

REGISTER FOR THE RECORDED VERSIONS AND ENJOY ALL THE BENEFITS OF THE LIVE EVENT–EXCEPT FOR PARTICIPATING IN LIVE CHAT–FOR THREE MONTHS. ALL PAID IN FULL REGISTRANTS RECEIVE RESOURCE HANDOUTS.

"You guided me from ignorantly-intimidated to old-dog-learned-new-trick! Well done! This internet thing might not be so bad."

Registration is open!!!!!!

Illustration credit: Nina Goebel