2018 Fall Conference Faculty Spotlight–Sally Lee

Posted on: August 6, 2018

[Full Post] Today the spotlight is on Sally Lee, one of own SCBWI North Texas chapter members and a featured author on our Fall Conference faculty lineup. Sally is an expert in the field of educational publishing and will …

2018 Fall Conference Faculty Spotlight–Pat Cummings

Posted on: July 30, 2018


[Full Post] We are delighted to welcome Pat Cummings to our blog today. Pat will be joining us at our Fall Conference on September 22nd as one of our esteemed faculty members.

Pat is the author and/or illustrator of

2018 Fall Conference Faculty Spotlight–Marvin Terban

Posted on: July 25, 2018

[Full Post] This week for our SCBWI North Texas Keep On Truckin’ Fall Conference faculty spotlight series, we are delighted to feature the wonderful Marvin Terban.


Marvin Terban is a long-time teacher and best-selling, award-winning children’s book

2018 Fall Conference Faculty Spotlight–Jan Peck

Posted on: July 16, 2018

[Full Post] The SCBWI North Texas Keep On Truckin’ Fall Conference is coming in September, and will feature an exciting lineup of agents, editors, authors, and illustrators. We want conference attendees to have an opportunity to “meet” our faculty, so …

The Raw Realities of Publishing a Book 

Posted on: June 12, 2018

By Carol Barreyre



(Full post)When I signed my publishing contract last September, I had been writing for about eight years. Even though I’ve been a professional writer and marketer since college, nothing prepared me for the reality

The Magical World of Sean Easley

Posted on: May 19, 2018

By Jennifer Cole Judd


Have you ever fallen into a story and found yourself immersed in a fantastic new world, one that you might never want to leave? That’s the power of world-building, well done. https://bit.ly/2Ivt7u3

Our own talented …

Meet Miranda and Baptiste Paul!

Posted on: March 31, 2018

By Jennifer Cole Judd

Our SCBWI North Texas chapter meeting in April features some very special guests! Baptiste and Miranda Paul, a true kid lit dynamic duo, are successful published picture book authors and accomplished speakers. https://bit.ly/2pWX3mL

Baptiste is …

An Interview with Jaimie Whitbread, Illustrator

Posted on: March 14, 2018




We are excited to feature the lovely Jaimie Whitbread on our blog. Jaimie is a member of the North Texas SCBWI chapter, an illustrator, and our featured speaker at our March monthly meeting. http://bit.ly/2GP220W

Thank you, Jaimie …

An Interview with Brett Duquette, Editor – Sterling Publishing

Posted on: September 14, 2017

By Korey Scott



brett duquette

We are happy to have Brett Duquette, Senior Editor at Sterling Publishing on our blog today.  Brett will be joining us on September 23rd for our conference. https://bit.ly/2KBVL9E


Before becoming and editor, Brett

An Interview with Jamie Weiss Chilton

Posted on: August 26, 2017

We are thrilled to feature Jamie Weiss Chilton of the Andrea Brown Literary Agency on our blog today. Jamie is one of our all-star faculty members at our fall conference this September. https://bit.ly/2IP9gFN
Here’s an excerpt from her own bio: