CONNECT WITH SCBWI NORTH TEXAS MEMBERS:
SCBWI North Texas members, please be sure to join our private, member-only Facebook page to connect with fellow writers and illustrators and to stay in the loop on SCBWI happenings!
PAL & FULL MEMBERS: SCBWI'S NEW BOOK LAUNCH PARTIES
SCBWI has a brand new benefit for SCBWI members who are publishing new books – BOOK LAUNCH PARTIES (BLP). For a $25 fee, authors and illustrators can choose from 16 beautiful templates. There are three launch parties scheduled per year. SCBWI will design a page for you for $75. There are step-by-step instructions and an instructional video to help you design a spectacular page. Make it funny, smart, creative, unsual – everything to represent you and your book. If you get stuck during your design, call Sarah or Kayla on 323.782.1010. #SCBWIPARTY
Visit the party and look up the four North Texas members who launched their books!
SCBWI DISCUSSION ON ILLUSTRATORS WORKING FOR FREE
Rachelle Meyer, SCBWI's International Illustrator Coordinator has an article in the Fall issue of the SCBWI Bulletin on the topic of whether illustrators should work for free. She has started a discussion on the topic on her blog, so please share your thoughts.
SCBWI'S HOW-TO VIDEOS DEBUT
SCBWI has produced three short videos to help members make use of all of the benefits SCBWI offers: Welcome to SCBWI, SCBWI Website Training and SCBWI: Frequently Asked Questions. SCBWI Florida member and Assistant Regional Advisor Curtis Sponsler produced the videos. Take a look to learn something new.
LA COMETA, SPANISH-LANGUAGE SCBWI INDUSTRY NEWS
La Cometa 37 is out. and includes interviews with a literary agent, an illustrator, and a writer who is the 2015 Iberoamerican Children's Literature Award Winner. The newsletter also includes a review of the SCBWI Summer Conference among other information about the hispanoamerican market. La Cometa delivers information in spanash about the Hispanoamerican Children's Book Market: contest calls, member's articles, interviews, conferences, online education programs and SCBWI events. Through La Cometa, you an keep in touch with other members who write in Spanish. See the latest issue or subscribe.