Register for the SCBWI Oregon Fall Retreat: Turning a New Leaf

SCBWI Oregon fall-retreatThe retreat is coming! The retreat is coming!

The SCBWI (that’s Society of Book Writers and Illustrators) Oregon fall retreat, Turning a New Leaf, is coming up in just a little over a month. It will be held October 15 to 18, to be precise.

This retreat has long been a highlight of my writing year.

What to Expect at this year’s SCBWI Oregon Fall Retreat?

There will be workshops taught by our outstanding faculty:

  • Heather Alexander, Agent, Pippin Properties
  • Marie Lamba, Associate Agent, The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency
  • Andrea Welch, Senior Editor, Beach Lane Books
  • Tiffany Liao, Associate Editor, Razorbill/Penguin Random House

There will be opportunities to participate in The Line Up–a first line’s critique session,  roundtable faculty group critiques, a Mini Book Launch for PAL members with new releases since last October’s retreat, an Illustrators’ Showcase, optional critique groups by genre, open mic readings, an Illustrator Portfolio Display, and one-on-one Consultations for manuscript critiques and portfolio critiques.

Come Join Us!

  • Where: The Oregon Gardens Resort in Silverton, Oregon
  • When: Thursday, October 15-Sunday, October 18
  • How to Register: Just follow this link to the SCBWI Oregon website.

Why Attend the SCBWI Oregon Fall Retreat?

  • to learn
  • to make writing friends
  • to return recharged for a new season of writing

As I said, this retreat is always a highlight of my writing year. What conferences and events have you found valuable to your literate lifestyle?