NESCBWI: NESCBWI 2012 Special Interest Groups

From: New England SCBWI
February 23, 2012 at 10:30AM

For the third year in a row, New England SCBWI will be offering Special Interest Group discussions, or SIGs, at our Spring Regional Conference. These informal moderated talks will give you a chance to meet members with similar interests to share valuable resources, tips, and information.

The following moderators and topics are scheduled:

Friday, 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm in Worthy
Theresa Milstein – Blogging as Platform
Karen Day – Writing Middle Grade
Heather Kelly – First-time Conference Goers
Janet Lawler – School Visits
Melanie Cataldo – Social Networking
Greg Fishbone – Writing Funny
Lynda Mullaly Hunt – Marketing

Friday, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm in the Ballroom
Special Q&A Session with Jane Yolen

Saturday, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm in Highland
Kip Wilson – Magical Realism
Brendan Gannon – Apps, Ebooks & the Digital Marketplace
Kathy Quimby – Targeting Your Submission Correctly
Padma Venkaraman – Working with an Agent
Cathy Rossini Lapierre – Developing and Sustaining a Long-range Career
Lisa Papademetriou – Overcoming Block
Kristine Asselin – Work-for Hire
Erinn Manack – Talking w/ Editors & Agents Before Pitching

Saturday, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm in Charles
Matt Forrest Esenwine – Children’s Poetry
Sally Wilkins – Historical Fiction
Natasha Sass – Publishing Trends
Susan Carlton – Controversy in YA
Cloris Stock – Plotting
Loree Griffin Burns – Nonfiction
Alicia Gregoire – Online Presence
Chris Friden – Writer’s Groups
Charlene McManis – People of Color in Books


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