Monday, September 5, 2016

Monthly Programming Passport for 2016-2017 Is Coming!

Registration for your Western Washington SCBWI 2016-2017 programming opens soon! We’ve got a fabulous season lined up, from the Illustrator Retreat to our monthly meetings, Great Critique, Inside Stories, our completely over-the-top Conference and so much more!

Every member will receive an email inviting you to register, so watch your inbox.

Some Important Stuff:

Saturday, September 17

Family Draw-Along with the illustrators at the Super Duper Illustrator Show at the Washington State Convention Center. Come see this amazing show, support your tribe AND make some art. Supplies provided. 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. Don’t miss it!

Wednesday, October 12

Our kickoff meeting of the season, with special guest Jennifer March Soloway, Associate Agent, Andrea Brown Literary Agency. Jennifer will give individual consults and a Master Class on Thursday. Registration through the Passport is first come, first served.

Monthly Meetings

This season they will be held the second Wednesday of the month in Demaray Hall on the campus of Seattle Pacific University. Schmoozing starts at 6:30, meeting from 7 – 9 p.m. Hugs from Kevan start at the Nickerson Street Saloon at 5 p.m.

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Looking for a critique group?

Email Tony Dorrough at and he’ll work with you to find or create one in your area.

Happy Labor Day to you all. We’ll be in touch soon!

Cheers from your Regional Team,Dana Arnim and Dana Sullivan, Co-Regional AdvisorsDebbie Mickelson, Assistant Regional Advisor, Conference Coordinator, Tech Team LeadTina Hoggatt, Illustrator CoordinatorSCBWI Western Washington

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