Events for KidLit Writers

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MAY 2022

(21) ILLUSTRATOR ALL-DAY INTENSIVE
Online Event: https://carolinas.scbwi.org/

(21) AFTER THE PICTURE BOOK LAUNCH with Sarah Perkins
Webinar: https://easternny.scbwi.org/

(21) THIS SOFTWARE WILL SAVE YOUR (WRITING) LIFE – PART 1
Webinar: https://oregon.scbwi.org/

(21) SOMETHING BLUE ILLUSTRATOR EVENT
Online Conference: https://iowa.scbwi.org/

(21) TURNING YOUR LIFE INTO CHILDREN’S FICTION
Webinar: https://thewritingbarn.com/

(21) HOW TO GET PUBLISHED with Jane Friedman
Webinar: https://rmc.scbwi.org/

(21) FAST DRAFTING YOUR NOVEL
Webinar: https://sfnortheastbay.scbwi.org/

(22) HUMOR MASTER WORKSHOP
Online Course: https://thewritingbarn.com/

(22) WRITING HONEST EMOTION
Webinar: www.inkedvoices.com

(22) SPRING INSIDE STORY
Webinar: https://wwa.scbwi.org/

(23-36) MOVEMENT FOR BODY & STORY
Milanville, PA: www.highlightsfoundation.org

(24) TENSION AND PACING CRAFT WORKSHOP
Webinar: https://westchesterny.scbwi.org/

(24) FREEING YOUR WORDS WITH THE STRUCTURE OF A VERSE NOVEL
Webinar: https://thewritingbarn.com/

(24) PICTURE BOOKS with Lori Steel
Online Course: www.inkedvoices.com

(24-26) INTRO TO WRITING SHORT FICTION (for MG/YA Authors)
Milanville, PA: www.highlightsfoundation.org

(26) WORKING WITH AGENTS AND EDITORS
Webinar: https://thewritingbarn.com/

(26-29) ASIAN FESTIVAL OF CHILDREN’S CONTENT
Singapore (Online Access): https://translation.scbwi.org/

(31) GRAPHIC NOVELS with Pav Kovacic
Webinar: https://illinois.scbwi.org/

(31) FROM TEENS TO TWEENS
Webinar: https://illinois.scbwi.org/

(31) GET REEL with Jordan Snowden
Webinar: https://illinois.scbwi.org/

(31) WHAT INDIE BOOK MARKETERS CAN DO!
Webinar: https://illinois.scbwi.org/

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JUNE 2022

(1-26) ADVANCED PICTURE BOOKS with Elizabeth Lazowski
Online Course: : www.inkedvoices.com

(1) CRASH COURSE IN CHILDREN’S PUBLISHING: ILLUSTRATORS EDITION
Online Course: www.highlightsfoundation.org

(1) ADVANCED YA NOVEL WORKSHOP
Online Course: www.inkedvoices.com

(2) THE TRUTH IS MESSY AND SO IS ART
Webinar: https://wpa.scbwi.org/

(2-18) WRITING THE RAINBOW
Online Course: www.highlightsfoundation.org

(2-26) ADVANCED PICTURE BOOKS with Elizabeth Lazowski
Online Course: www.inkedvoices.com

(3) #FIRSTDRAFTFRIDAY WITH STEPHEN BRISENO
Challenge: www.holliewolverton.com

(3) ADVANCED PICTURE BOOKS with Talia Benamy
Online Course: www.inkedvoices.com

(4) FOUR ON 400 FOR MG & YA WRITERS
Contest: https://thewingedpen.com

(4) BODY IMAGE IN KIDLIT
Webinar: https://thewritingbarn.com/

(4) MINI-BLUEPRINT FOR A BOOK
Webinar: https://arizona.scbwi.org/

(6) PICTURE BOOK STRUCTURES FOR FICTION AND NONFICTION
Webinar: https://easternny.scbwi.org/

(6) MIDDLE-GRADE FICTION FIRST PAGES with Fiona Kenshole
Online Course: https://www.inkedvoices.com/

(6) PICTURE BOOK STRUCTURES FOR FICTION & NONFICTION
Webinar: https://easternny.scbwi.org/

(6-11) SUBMISSION FOR RISING STAR MENTORSHIP PROGRAM
Webinar: https://www.pbrisingstars.com/

(7) FROM INSPIRATION TO PUBLICATION
Webinar: https://nymetro.scbwi.org/

(7) CHILDREN’S BOOK WRITING: LEVEL 1
Online Course: www.writingclasses.com

(7) OUT OF THE BOX NONFICTION
Webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_kxgg_e0fRFWHFrdCanqqSQ

(8) MY PROCESS TALK SERIES with Aaron Fox
Webinar: https://ksmo.scbwi.org/

(9) #PBPITCH
Twitter Pitch Party: http://www.pbpitch.com/

(9-12) WRITING SCIENT & NATURE FOR KIDS & TEENS
Milanville, PA: www.highlightsfoundation.org

(10) SELF-PUBLISHING DIY
Webinar: https://southern-breeze.scbwi.org/

(11) THE CARE AND FEEDING OF A SERIES
Webinar: https://indiana.scbwi.org/

(11) CREATING CHARACTERS IN THE PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER
Webinar: https://thewritingbarn.com/

(11) PORTFOLIO REVIEW DAY with Melanie Figueroa
Webinar: https://nebraska.scbwi.org/

(12-16): RETREAT FOR EXPERIENCED AUTHORS & ILLUSTRATORS
Milanville, PA: www.highlightsfoundation.org

(14) UNBOUND: TEEN CREATIVE WRITING LEVEL 1
Online Course: www.writingclasses.com

(18) THIS SOFTWARE WILL SAVE YOU (WRITING) LIFE – PART 2
Webinar: https://oregon.scbwi.org/

(18) WEEKEND WARRIOR MINI RETREAT
Austin, TX: https://thewritingbarn.com/

(18) LET’S START AT THE BEGINNING
Webinar: https://thewritingbarn.com/

(18) DISCOVERING & MAINTAINING THE CLIENT-AGENT RELATIONSHIP with Paige Terlip
Webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_wiotm8KIT1KjHzDQzAYu7A

(20-23) VIEWING CHILDREN’S BOOKS THROUGH AN INTERSECTIONAL LENS
Milanville, PA: www.highlightsfoundation.org

(23) #PITCHDIS (for Disabled Community)
Twitter Pitch Event: www.pitchdis.com

(23) KIDLIT COMICS CLUB
Online Event: https://austin.scbwi.org/

(24) MIDDLE-GRADE FICTION FIRST PAGES with Emily Settle
Online Course: www.inkedvoices.com

(24) HOW TO: ENGAGING READERS WITH ACTIVITY WRITING
Webinar: https://thewritingbarn.com/

(24-26) WRITING FROM THE INSIDE OUT AGENT RETREAT
Aurora, NE: https://nebraska.scbwi.org/

(25) VIRTUAL GRAPHIC NOVEL CONFERENCE
Online Conference: https://indiana.scbwi.org/

(25) TURN REJECTIONS INTO OPPORTUNITIES
Webinar: https://arizona.scbwi.org/

(27) NONFICTION PICTURE BOOKS with Della Farrell
Online Course: www.inkedvoices.com

(27-30) WRITING FOR THE EDUCATIONAL MARKET
Milanville, PA: www.highlightsfoundation.org

(30) BOOKSELLERS: THE PERFECT PARTNERS
Webinar: https://rmc.scbwi.org/

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JULY 2022

(1) CREATIVE COACHING GROUPS BEGIN
Mentorship Program: https://mddewv.scbwi.org/

(2-30) CYA CONFERENCE FOR WRITERS AND ILLUSTRATORS
Online Conference: www.cyaconference.co

(4) FOUR ON 400 FOR MG & YA WRITERS
Contest: https://thewingedpen.com

(5) CHILDREN’S BOOK WRITING: LEVEL 1
Online Course: www.writingclasses.com

(5) BLOG WRITING
Online Course: www.writingclasses.com

(6-10) SUMMER CAMP IN FICTION
Milanville, PA: www.highlightsfoundation.org

(9-10) THE 2022 NONFICTION KIDLIT CONFAB
Online Conference: https://thewritingbarn.com/

(11) TEEN SCRIPTWRITING COURSE
Online Course: www.writingclasses.com

(11-14) SUMMER CAMP IN ILLUSTRATION
Milanville, PA: www.highlightsfoundation.org

(12) TRUE STORY: TEEN CREATIVE NONFICTION LEVEL 1
Online Course: www.writingclasses.com

(12) UNBOUND: TEEN CREATIVE WRITING LEVEL 1
Online Course: www.writingclasses.com

(12-14) WORLD BUILDING FOR NOVELISTS
Online Course: www.highlightsfoundation.org

(12-14) PICTURE BOOK STRUCTURE, FOCUS & WORD CHOICE
Online Course: www.highlightsfoundation.org

(13) BLOG BASICS
Online Course: www.writingclasses.com

(14) NONFICTION WORKSHOP: WRITING FROM THE INSIDE OUT
Webinar: https://nebraska.scbwi.org/

(15-17) WRITEONCON
Online Conference: www.writeoncon.org

(15-19) SUMMER CAMP IN NONFICTION
Milanville, PA: www.highlightsfoundation.org

(19) MY PROCESS TALK SERIES with Jennifer Adam
Webinar: https://ksmo.scbwi.org/

(21) ADVANCED PICTURE BOOKS with Feather Flores
Online Course: www.inkedvoices.com

(29) MG AND YA VERSE NOVEL FIRST PAGES with Rena Rossner
Online Course: www.inkedvoices.com

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AUGUST 2022

(1-26) MIDDLE GRADE FICTION FIRST PAGES with Deeba Zargarpur
Online Course: www.inkedvoices.com

(3-28) PICTURE BOOKS with James McGowan
Online Course: www.inkedvoices.com

(4) FOUR ON 400 FOR MG & YA WRITERS
Contest: https://thewingedpen.com

(5-7) SCBWI SUMMER CONFERENCE
www.SCBWI.org

(7-11) PJ LIBRARY RETREAT: PB SUMMER CAMP FOR EMERGING WRITERS
Milanville, PA: www.highlightsfoundation.org

(10-11) CREATE YOUR NOVEL’S STYLE GUIDE
Online Course: www.highlightsfoundation.org

(11) SO YOU WANT TO BE AN AUTHOR/ILLUSTRATOR?
Online Course: www.highlightsfoundation.org

(10-11) CREATE YOUR NOVEL’S STYLE GUIDE
Online Course: www.highlightsfoundation.org

(12-16) WHOLE NOVEL WORKSHOP
Milanville, PA: www.highlightsfoundation.org

(17) PERFECTING THE PICTURE BOOK
Online Course: https://thewritingbarn.com/

(19-23) WHOLE NOVEL WORKSHOP
Milanville, PA: www.highlightsfoundation.org

(27) MAKING EVERY WORD COUNT IN PICTURE BOOKS
Webinar: https://indiana.scbwi.org/

(29-2) TABLE ROCK WRITERS WORKSHOP with Creating Stories for Young Readers Track with John Claude Bemis
Little Switzerland, NC: https://tablerockwriters.com/

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SEPTEMBER 2022

(4) FOUR ON 400 FOR MG & YA WRITERS
Contest: https://thewingedpen.com

(12) MIDDLE GRADE FICTION FIRST PAGES with Leslie Zampetti
Online Course: www.inkedvoices.com

(13) MY PROCESS TALK SERIES with Jody Feldman
Webinar: https://ksmo.scbwi.org/

(14) LINE EDITING YOUR YA OR MG NOVEL
Online Course: www.highlightsfoundation.org

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OCTOBER 2022

(4) FOUR ON 400 FOR MG & YA WRITERS
Contest: https://thewingedpen.com

(5) #KIDLITGN FOR GRAPHIC NOVELS
Twitter Pitch Party: https://kidlitgn.com/

(9-15) NOVEL WRITING
Milanville, PA: www.highlightsfoundation.org

(12) A CRASH COURSE IN CHILDREN’S PUBLISHING
Online Course: www.highlightsfoundation.org

(17) WRITING NONFICTION FOR THE EDUCATIONAL MARKET
Webinar: https://write2ignite.com/

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NOVEMBER 2022

(1-30) NATIONAL NOVEL WRITING MONTH (NANOWRIMO)
Challenge: https://nanowrimo.org/

(4) FOUR ON 400 FOR MG & YA WRITERS
Contest: https://thewingedpen.com

(5) APRIL PULLEY SAYRE CELEBRATION CONFERENCE
Online Conference: https://indiana.scbwi.org/

(11-12) Y’ALL FEST
Charleston, SC: https://yallfest.org/

(16) MY PROCESS TALK SERIES with Jess Townes
Webinar: https://ksmo.scbwi.org/

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DECEMBER 2022

(4) FOUR ON 400 FOR MG & YA WRITERS
Contest: https://thewingedpen.com

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