Wednesday, January 30, 2013

February events

Sat, Feb 2:

Kristin Halbrook
Teen Book Brunch: Kristin Halbrook appears in support of her YA novel, Nobody But Us.
University Book Store, Mill Creek, 11am


Tues, Feb 5:

Cory Doctorow
Hugo- and Nebula-nominated YA author, columnist, and web guru (okay, the guy's a smarty-pants) Cory Doctorow appears in support of Homeland, the sequel to Little Brother.
Seattle Public Library, Central branch, 1000 Fourth Ave, 6:30pm [COME EARLY!]


Wed, Feb 6:

Northern Network Meeting: "He Said/She Said: Let’s Talk Dialogue!"
If you’re writing for children (or adults, for that matter), chances are that your characters are talking to each other at some point. How do you make them sound natural? How can you use dialogue to propel your story further along? Come hear what everyone’s talking about: how to write effective dialogue! Questions? Email or call Rebecca Van Slyke (360-354-5797)
Barnes & Noble, Bellingham (4099 Meridian St), 7pm


Sat, Feb 9:

5th Annual iYouth Conference: "Common Ground: Engaging Diversity and Building Community in Youth Services," which will address ways in which we can build community around and meet the needs of children and young adults. To register, click here. For more information, click here or contact J. Elizabeth Mills.
UW campus, Mary Gates Hall, 8am-4:45pm

Helen Landalf

YA Author Panel: Helen Landalf, Jennifer Shaw Wolfe, Carole Estby Dagg, Jillian Anderson Coats, Kimberly Derting, and Megan Bostic - lots of SCBWI WWA members!
Fairwood Library, Renton, 2pm


Carole Estby Dagg
J Anderson Coats
Megan Bostic


Sun, Feb 10:

Social Media Workshop, "Using Social Media to Further Your Professional Reputation"
Taught by kidlit agent/social media strategist Tricia Lawrence, this fun,
hands-on workshop is designed to help writers, editors, and other publishing
pros create a workable plan for using social media to their professional
advantage. You'll come away with a greater understanding of what your social
media focus should be, the best tools for your different messages, and how
to create a social media schedule you can live with. Sponsored by the Editorial Freelancers Association. For full details and to register using EFA's secure online system, click here
Cost is $39 for EFA members and $54 for nonmembers.
Stadler Meeting Room at Third Place Commons, 17171 Bothell Wy NE, Lake Forest Park, 3-5pm

Mon, Feb 11: 

Professional Series Meeting, SCBWI-WWA
Royce Buckingham, "How To Save a Year of Your Writing Life"
Lee White, "Narrative Techniques for Illustrators"
Seattle Pacific University, Demaray Hall 7-9pm

Thu, Feb 14:

Mindy Hardwick
Book Signing: Mindy Hardwick, Weaving Magic (YA Romance); Pamela Greenwood, In Disguise: Undercover with Real Women Spies (Middle Grade Non-Fiction)
Uppercase Book Shop, Snohomish, 3pm

Sat, Feb 23:

Karen Finneyfrock
Teen Book Brunch: Karen Finneyfrock reads from her debut, The Sweet Revenge of Celia Door.
University Book Store, Mill Creek, 11am


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