Category Archives: SCBWI

SCBWI in Oregon

It’s too late to sign up for one-on-one crits and manuscript reviews but you can still attend a day with an editor from Dial, an author, a picture book agent and me. It’s like a dream come true, right!? Get … Continue reading

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SCBWI webinar

If you scroll through this list of really awesome speakers you’ll see I’m on there. Which, believe it or not, isn’t a mistake. I was asked to present an approx. 1 hour webinar for SCBWI France. It’s such a great … Continue reading

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Multnomah County Library – full of illustrators.

I’m fortunate to be taking part in a children’s book illustration show at the Multnomah County Library in December! This is sponsored by The SCBWI an organization I have been a member of since 1932. OK. That’s not true. It was … Continue reading

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Thanks to all the SCBWI folks who supported and helped at the workshop I presented on Saturday and thanks to all the writers and illustrators and writer/illustrators who turned out. I ran long (It timed out right at home!) and … Continue reading

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SCBWI – Saturday workshop

Tomorrow I will be presenting a two hour workshop on picture books for the SCBWI here in Portland. I’ve been told it’s filled-up. That’s good, a full workshop is always better than an empty one but I’ll have to explain … Continue reading

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We don’t need no education…or do we…

I’m leading a workshop here in Portland in September for the SCBWI focused on picture books. I’ve spoken at SCBWI events in the past on particular issues. Last year at Illustrator’s Day in Los Angeles I spoke about electronic books … Continue reading

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That was Illustrator’s Day LA 2012

I had a great time in LA for the SCBWI’s Illustrator’s Day. I got to meet amazingly talented writers and artists and heard inspiring and funny presentations. I did some portfolio reviews and I saw some of the best work … Continue reading

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