Sunday, 17 August 2014

Unmissableness



Sometimes soldiering on is not an option and last week was one of those times - I languished on a cliff top on the very windy Isle of Wight nursing a very sore head. Consequently this catching up post will be a list of unmissables from the last fortnight!





Unmissable #1:
Have you booked for the conference? Word is places are selling fast. You'll only have yourself to blame...

Unmissable #2:
Unsnapped? The Agents Party is in the revamped Charing Cross Foyles on Friday 19th September. Re Blame in #1 - ditto.

Unmissable #3: DEADLINE 7th September - The Badge Competition. I'm sorry, I did miss a reminder about the conference scholarship deadline - I hope you made it.

Unmissable #4:
Interview with Robert Muchamore part 1 and part 2 - need I say more?

Unmissable #5:
ONE, TWO whole blog breaks! I'd take a long lunch rather than squishing into a coffee break.

Unmissable #6:
Relive the Croquetastic Picture Book Retreat with Shana Neiberg Shuschitsky  - 'Weavers of words and Pictures unite!'

Unmissable #7:
Wonderful Guardian longlisted Candy!


Unmissable#8:
Fabulous new Featured `Illustrator Dave Gray makes a male hat trick -    Paul Morton, Alex Wilson and now Dave - all in a row!

Unmissable #9:
Brilliant editing activity for the new term. Take note SCBWI network groups!

Unmissable #10: The lovely Christina! - Nicky's final ( just for now, I hope) debut author interview

Unmissable #11:
A newAgent Confidential with Penny Holroyde!

and finally Unmissable #12:
Ten huge congratulations for Mike Brownlow!

No apologies at all for over enthusiastic use of !!! in this unmissable list.

And next week, more unmissableness:

  • A bumper summer special, so fitting for the publisher of the Phoenix Comic - 40 minutes of David Fickling wisdom on Ask a Publisher.
  • Inspiration from Philippa and proofreading from Catriona
  • And an interview with one of the stars of the Picture Book Retreat, Alex Deacon



Hope it's a good week!


Jan Carr




Jan Carr is the editor of Words & Pictures. Her fiction is all over the place, she blogs occasionally and loves to write in magenta. You can contact her at editor@britishscbwi.org.

12 comments:

  1. Hope your poor head is fully recovered now, Jan! xxx

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  2. Glad to hear you're better!

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  3. Yay, you're back!

    And seriously, 40 minutes of David Fickling? I'd no idea our chat went on that long! Fascinating stuff, though.

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    1. Thanks Nick:))
      Yep 40 mins - it flies by !

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  4. Glad your head is better, Jan. Thank you for including me in your fortnight of fabulousness! x

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    1. Thank You Christina
      and sooooo welcomex

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  5. Very glad you're back with us Jan, I know it's the summer, but I'd try to avoid too many binge all-night partying, you often find yourself waking up in precarious locations miles from home. Isle of Wight though, wow, that must have been a big night out!

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    1. Thank you John

      You made me laugh - which is a VERY GOOD THING !

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  6. Got my tickets for conference. Can't wait to catch up with everyone!

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    1. Yay - looking forward to saying hello, Olivia!

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