LOCAL BOOKSHELF: NJSCBWI Author and Illustrator Showcase^M

-Posted on: February 23, 2019

We are so proud to offer a new feature: LOCAL BOOKSHELF: NJSCBWI Author and Illustrator Showcase!

Our first author is Tami Charles, keynote speaker for NJ SCBWI June 2018 Conference.

Check out her interview here.


Would like to

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Upcoming Events in Neighboring Chapters^M

-Posted on: January 28, 2019

FREE Event!  New York: Westchester Writer & Illustrator Day

1:30 pm – 4:00 pm

First Baptist Church
456 North St – White Plains, NY

Creating stories can be a very solitary sport. If you’re spending hours at …

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2019 NJ SCBWI Summer Conference registration opens at the end of March!^M

-Posted on: December 29, 2018

Spring is here, and our annual conference is around the corner, June 1-2, at the New Brunswick Hyatt.
More editors, more agents, more critique slots, even more food (yes, we added a snack break as well as food during the …

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Call to Artists! NJ SCBWI Needs a New Logo!^M

-Posted on: November 20, 2018

The NJ SCBWI chapter is looking for a new logo and we would like you to design it.

Some things to keep in mind when designing the logo:
Keep it clear and simple, but clever and unique.
In keeping with …

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Fall Craft Weekend – Update to the Schedule^M

-Posted on: November 1, 2018

Hello authors + illustrators!

We are getting so excited for Fall Craft Weekend coming up in a week!
We’ve had a few last-minute alterations to the schedule, which has been updated on a previous post, as well as listed here.…

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HOW TO SUCCEED AT NaNoWriMo (a free event sponsored by NJ SCBWI)^M

-Posted on: October 22, 2018

Hillsborough Library
379 South Branch Road, Hillsborough
Saturday Oct. 20, 2018 

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Every November, thousands of children’s book writers pledge to write a novel during National Novel Writing Month – NaNoWriMo. Spend an afternoon with published

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Call to Creative Writers! Serendipity Literary Agency 9th Annual Young Adult Discovery Contest^M

-Posted on: October 15, 2018

Serendipity Literary Agency is proud to announce the start of our 9th Annual Young Adult Discovery Contest. Held during November, National Novel Writing Month, it is meant to encourage the aspiring YA author to get started on that novel by …

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Call to Illustrators-SCBWI NJ Fall Craft Weekend!^M

-Posted on: October 2, 2018

I have a soft spot for this event.
I met my editor for QUINCY here.
It’s also where I took a workshop with Darlene Beck Jacobson, author of WHEELS OF CHANGE-where she gave me insight into how to be a …

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-Posted on: September 30, 2018

Princeton Theological Seminary
Princeton N.J.
REGISTRATION OPENS Sunday, September 30 at 9:00am (ET)NOTE: The schedule and faculty bios have been updated since the previous email.
Please download the updated documents.


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Western Washington SCBWI Upcoming Event^M

-Posted on: August 22, 2018

Registration is now open for our Weekend on the Water Writers & Illustrator’s Retreat with Kirby Larson and Jennifer K. Mann. Early bird pricing is still available for a few more weeks and there is plenty of space available.
This …

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