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#LA12SCBWI – Day 3

A day that started great, including a killer chocolate mousse for lunch dessert, then got a little weird on the way home (an accident that trapped me and hundreds of other motorists for an hour on Highway 99). The conference … Continue reading

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#LA12SCBWI – Day 2

My impressions of the second day of the annual SCBWI summer conference. Rough notes from five of the keynotes/workshops I attended. Karen Cushman talked about how writing rules often contradict one another, so we should either ignore rules or write … Continue reading

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#LA12SCBWI – Day 1

Here are my impressions of the first day of the SCBWI annual summer conference. Kind of quick and dirty. First, the Arthur Levine keynote in which he discussed timelessness this way: When a story captures a moment of intimacy between … Continue reading

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#LA12SCBWI – The Prelude

About an hour ago, my son and I arrived at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza for the SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) big annual summer conference. The room is quite nice and very spacious. I hadn’t been … Continue reading

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#LA11SCBWI – The Wisdom of Agents – Panel Discussion

My final agent-related #LA11SCBWI post is a report from the agent panel that featured Tracey Adams of Adams Literary, Barry Goldblatt of Barry Goldblatt Literary, Marcia Wernick of Wernick & Pratt Agency, Tina Wexler of ICM, and moderator Brenda Bowen … Continue reading

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#LA11SCBWI – The Wisdom of Agents – Brenda Bowen

I’m home from SCBWI LA and am playing catch-up with my notes. I’m planning several more conference posts, today’s featuring Brenda Bowen, and I’ll continue to post until they’re all up, including the keynotes I attended. I’ll also post the … Continue reading

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#LA11SCBWI – Day 2 Judy Blume!

The bad news is that John Green had to have emergency gall bladder surgery and couldn’t be here for his workshop. The good news is we got Judy Blume instead. The surprise interview with Judy Blume was so fabulous, it … Continue reading

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