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SCBWI: The Blog · 4d ago

The Neal Porter Podcast Is Live!

SCBWI Members, make sure to check out our latest podcast, A Conversation with Neal Porter....
SCBWI: The Blog · 5d ago

The Art of Diversity: A CBC Panel, Reported in Publishers Weekly

"The world is your palette, but do it in a respectful, educated way." -Award-Winning Author/Illustrator Pat Cummings As reported by Matia Burnett at Publishers Weekly, on June 13, 2017 at R...
SCBWI: The Blog · 1W ago

The Crystal Kite Interviews: Janet Fox's THE CHARMED CHILDREN OF ROOKSKILL CASTLE wins in the Western Division (Washington, Oregon, Alaska, northern Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota)

Winner for the Western DivisionThe Charmed Children of Rookskill CastleBy Janet FoxLee: Co...
SCBWI: The Blog · 1W ago

The Diversity Social At #LA17SCBWI

The Diversity Social -- a partnership between We Need Diverse Books and SCBWI -- is anothe...
SCBWI: The Blog · 2W ago

The Crystal Kite Interviews: Pat Zietlow Miller's THE QUICKEST KID IN CLARKSVILLE wins in the Mid West Division (Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio)

Winner for the Mid West DivisionLee: Congratulations Pat! Please tell us about your Crysta...
SCBWI: The Blog · 2W ago

Inspiration From Chris Baty, The Founder of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month)

From Chris' interview on the podcast Writers on Writing (at 37:00):"For you and other writ...
SCBWI: The Blog · 3W ago

The Crystal Kite Interviews: Tania McCartney and Jess Racklyeft's SMILE CRY wins in the Australia, New Zealand Division

Winner for Australia, New ZealandSmile Cry By Tania McCartney and Jess Racklyeft Lee: Cong...
SCBWI: The Blog · 3W ago

Only One More Day To Vote For Your Favorite Illustration For The Bologna Illustration Gallery Member's Choice Award!

It's a new award! Out of 500 entries, 43 finalists (selected by Simon and Schuster Art Dir...
SCBWI: The Blog · 1M ago

Words of Pay-It-Forward Inspiration From Bram Stoker Award-winning author Jonathan Maberry

"...there really isn’t any competition in the writing biz, however too many writers are reluctant or even afraid to give advice to newbies for fear that they’re helping the upstart who might...
SCBWI: The Blog · 1M ago

Editor Rosemary Brosnan on Writing Dynamic, Three-Dimensional Secondary Characters

As featured on Epic Reads, Rosemary Brosnan, Vice-President and Editorial Director of HarperCollins Children’s Books/HarperTeen, uses an excerpt from her debut author Gillian French's novel Grit in this article on "How To Write Dynamic Secondary Char...