Monday, February 7, 2011

Crystal Kite Announcement!

This just in from SCBWI International:

As of February 4, 2011, the 2011 SCBWI Crystal Kite Member Choice Award voting has been suspended at the request of our members who did not register their books in time for this year's competition!

You have a 2 week grace period to get your books registered, and voting will begin again on February 16, 2011. If you have already voted, you'll need to go back to the Crystal Kite tab at your Regional Home Page at that time to vote again.

How to Enter
All you need to do is log in to your SCBWI Member Profile, enter your book information on the "Publications" tab, and make sure that you've clicked the box that reads "Yes, I would like to submit this publication for Crystal Kite Awards nomination."

1. Log in at with your email address and password.
2. Click the link that says, "See what's going on in your region!" on your Member Home Page.
3. Click on the "Crystal Kite" tab of your Regional Home Page, and browse through the titles and authors. You may also search for a specific book or author in your Regional Division.
4. Click the "Vote" button next to the title you wish to vote for.

For more detailed instructions about the "Member Profile" screens, including how to enter you book for the Crystal Kite Awards, click here.
Dates to remember!
The first round of voting will now commence on Wednesday, February 16, 2011, and continue until midnight (PST) on March 15th. The top 5 vote-getters in each Regional Division will advance to the semi-final round of voting, which will now begin on Wednesday, March 17, 2011.
For a list of regional divisions and complete SCBWI Crystal Kite Member Choice Awards guidelines please click here

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