Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Next Leval - Writer's and Illustrator's Workshop

SCBWI Next Level Series - Annex

When: Sat, October 18, 2pm – 4pm
Description: What, Where and When: Ready to bring your writing and illustration skills to The Next Level? 
Whether you're plotting a novel or perfecting a picture book, SCBWI Oregon’s professional series will give you tools to advance your career. Join us on the third Saturday of each month in The Annex at Tabor Space on 5441 SE Belmont. Doors open at 2:00 pm, and speakers start at 2:30. 
 Doors open at 2:00; Session: 2:30 pm-4pm ATTENTION from TaborSpace management: Parking has become a concern for our neighbors. Please park in the TaborSpace parking lot on SE 54th. If the lot is full, be very considerate of neighbors' driveways when parking on the street. Fees: This year we will be charging for this wonderful series—sorry, we can’t continue to give the event to you free. Fees pay for the room rental and speaker honorariums. But here are your options: 1. Purchase a Member Pass for $35 for the pass (nonmembers $50) by Sept. 17th, which gives you all 7 sessions… (This option will only be available for a couple months.) 2. Preregister for each TNL event, $8 for members and $10 for nonmembers by Sept. 17th for this month. 3. Register at the door and pay $10 for members and $12 for nonmembers after Sept. 17th. Topic: Picturebook Polka: the dance of words and images How do we know which words are essential to tell our stories? How can we create illustrations that expand on the story instead of just repeating in pictures what is already written in words? And most importantly, how can the two dance together to reveal the heart of the story? In this workshop, we will look at examples of books that attain this balance and those that miss the mark. Covering issues for both PB writers and PB illustrators (and for those who do both.) https://oregon.scbwi.org

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