Earlier this month SCBWI Southeast Scotland was lucky enough to host Elizabeth Dulemba as she delivered an event for picture book writers and Illustrators. It was the first event Elizabeth had done for us and the first we’d run on picture books. It sold out WAY ahead of the date.
Thursday, 26 May 2016
Wednesday, 25 May 2016
What grabs the reader's attention? What immediately draws you in and makes you want to read on?
We are excited to welcome Anne Clark from Anne Clark Literary to Opening Lines this month. Anne has taken time out of her busy schedule to offer professional feedback on the opening lines submitted by our brave SCBWI members.
Monday, 23 May 2016
Friday, 20 May 2016
|© David Lucas, from This is My Rock (Flying Eye, 2015)|
Thursday, 19 May 2016
Member Lindsay McKrell, a previous winner in the New Writers Awards, has been named on the longlist for the prestigious Times Children's Fiction Competition, run by Chicken House.
Well done, Lindsay! Lindsay reports that the competition was the spur she needed to finish up work on the project, called LILY WICKED. See the full longlist here.
Wednesday, 18 May 2016
|Plots (and some dates)|
So to mark that date’s passing I’d like to share a video of curmudgeonly Kurt explaining the shape of stories…