SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Free On-Demand Webinars

Please enjoy these free recordings of past webinars hosted by the MD/DE/WV region of SCBWI, available anytime!



Creating Your Portfolio with Rebecca Evans

Join Rebecca Evans, illustrator of more than 19 books and co-Regional Advisor of the MD/DE/WV Region of SCBWI, to learn how to create a successful illustration portfolio that will help you gain the attention of agents, authors and publishing houses. Discuss what the elements of a winning portfolio are and what pieces are best left at home. Learn about best practices, quantity, artistic voice, content and more!

 

 

 

 


Formatting Your Manuscript for Submission with Kathy MacMillan

Fonts and headers and page breaks, oh my! Join Kathy MacMillan, author of 18 books and co-Regional Advisor of the MD/DE/WV Region of SCBWI, for a visual guide to all the nitty-gritty details of how to format your manuscript for submission using Microsoft Word. We’ll go over best practices for submissions, as well as how-tos for creating headers and footers, inserting page numbers, setting font and line spacing, and more.

 

 

 

 


January 4, 2018: A Conversation with Picture Book Authors J.H. Diehl, Amy S. Hansen, and Rebecca Evans: Click on the image above to view recording (When a new window opens, click on the orange "View Recording" button--webinar starts at 4-minute mark)

Click on the image above to view recording (When a new window opens, click on the orange “View Recording” button–webinar starts at 4-minute mark)

A Conversation with Picture Book Authors 1

The MD/DE/WV Region is pleased to host a FREE webinar, open to everyone, featuring picture book authors J.H. Diehl, Amy S. Hansen, and Rebecca Evans! This webinar is presented as part of the Read Local Challenge, which gives you the chance to win prizes by reading books by featured authors from Maryland, Delaware, Washington, D.C., and Virginia!

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Read Local Webinar: February 24, 2018 - A Conversation with Picture Book Authors Ann McCallum, Karen Leggett Abouraya, and Lezlie Evans

Click on the image above to view recording (When a new window opens, click on the orange “View Recording” button — webinar starts at the 1:30 mark)

A Conversation with Picture Book Authors 2

The MD/DE/WV Region is pleased to host a FREE webinar, open to everyone, featuring picture books authors Ann McCallum, Karen Leggett Abouraya, and Lezlie Evans! This webinar is presented as part of the Read Local Challenge, which gives you the chance to win prizes by reading books by featured authors from Maryland, Delaware, Washington, D.C., and Virginia!

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Read Local Webinar: May 8, 2018 - A Conversation with Picture Book Authors Sue Fliess, author of Race!, Megan Wagner Lloyd, author of Fort Building Time, & Veronica Bartles, author of The Princess and the Frogs

Click on the image above to view recording (When a new window opens, click on the orange “View Recording” button — webinar starts at about the 5:00 mark) – THERE WERE TECHNICAL ISSUES WITH THE AUDIO IN THIS WEBINAR. CLICK BELOW FOR A FILE WITH EACH AUTHOR’S ANSWERS TO MANY OF THE QUESTIONS WE DISCUSSED!

A Conversation with Picture Book Authors 3

The MD/DE/WV Region is pleased to host a FREE webinar, open to everyone, featuring picture book authors Veronica Bartles, Sue Fliess, and Megan Wagner Lloyd! This webinar is presented as part of the Read Local Challenge, which gives you the chance to win prizes by reading books by featured authors from Maryland, Delaware, Washington, D.C., and Virginia!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


January 4, 2018: A Conversation with Middle Grade Authors Laura Shovan, Leah Henderson, and Barbara Carney-Coston: Click on the graphic to view recording (When a new window opens, click on the orange "View Recording" button -- webinar starts at the 7-minute mark)

Click on the image above to view recording (When a new window opens, click on the orange “View Recording” button — webinar starts at the 7-minute mark)

A Conversation with Middle Grade Authors 1

The MD/DE/WV Region is pleased to host a FREE webinar, open to everyone, featuring middle grade fiction authors Laura Shovan, Leah Henderson, and Barbara Carney-Coston! This webinar is presented as part of the Read Local Challenge, which gives you the chance to win prizes by reading books by featured authors from Maryland, Delaware, Washington, D.C., and Virginia!

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Click on the image above to view recording (When a new window opens, click on the orange “View Recording” button — webinar starts at the 5-minute mark)

A Conversation with Middle Grade Authors 2

The MD/DE/WV Region is pleased to host a FREE webinar, open to everyone, featuring middle grade authors R.D Henham and Deborah Kalb! This webinar is presented as part of the Read Local Challenge, which gives you the chance to win prizes by reading books by featured authors from Maryland, Delaware, Washington, D.C., and Virginia!

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Read Local Webinar: March 3, 2018 - A Conversation with Young Adult authors Kathy MacMillan, Linda Budzinski, Meg Eden, Pintip Dunn, and Christina June

Click on the image above to view recording (When a new window opens, click on the orange “View Recording” button — webinar starts at the 1:30 mark)

A Conversation with Young Adult Authors

The MD/DE/WV Region is pleased to host a FREE webinar, open to everyone, featuring young adult authors Kathy MacMillan, Linda Budzinski, Meg Eden, Pintip Dunn, and Christina June! This webinar is presented as part of the Read Local Challenge, which gives you the chance to win prizes by reading books by featured authors from Maryland, Delaware, Washington, D.C., and Virginia!