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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Nonfiction Summit for Children's Book Writers

RMC SCBWI Spring 2016 Workshop
On April 30, 2016 the RMC SCBWI will host a Nonfiction Summit in Boulder, Colorado.

Only 45 spots will be available for this event
☼Only 20 critique slots will be available for participants
Member of SCBWI may register now
Nonmembers may register starting February 8 if spots remain

Who should sign upThis event is for all children's book writers. If you are interested in learning from the senior editor of Calkins Creek Books, an imprint of Boyd's Mill Press, you should come! If you are interested in learning from the senior editor of History and World Cultures of HIGHLIGHTS Magazine, you should come! If you have a passion for nonfiction, and want to hear from the SCBWI Golden Kite winner, you should come! If you write fiction and you're curious about applying your skills to nonfiction, you should come! If you are interested in learning about writing for the educational market, you should come! If you would like to hone your craft as a writer, you should come!

The gist:  YOU should come!

Cost: $120.00


Featured faculty
              ·       Carolyn Yoder, senior editor of Calkins Creek Books, the U.S. history imprint of Boyds Mills Press and senior editor of history and world cultures at HIGHLIGHTS Magazine
·         David Meissner is an author and winner of the Golden Kite Award in Nonfiction. David will talk about about digging deeper: How Authentic Research Leads to Authentic Writing. 
·         Terri Farely is the author of several award winning books. She wrote 37 fiction books before writing her first nonfiction work. Terri will discuss Writing Nonfiction for the Fiction Writer. 
·         Laura Perdew is the author of more than a dozen books and will discuss how to break into writing for the educational market. 
Visitthe RMCSCBWI events pages for more details and remember to register soon!

(Rory's Promise by Michael MacColl and The Big Splash by Barb Rosenstock are nonfiction books published by Calkins Creek Books. You Nest Here With Me by Jane Yolen; Heidi Stemple, Illustrated by Melissa Sweet published by Boyd's Mill Press is described as a  "lyrical bedtime book ode to baby birds everywhere and to sleepy children, home safe in their own beds."

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