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The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) Illustrator Coordinator, Ruth McNally Barshaw, envisioned a jam-packed event that would move creators one hefty step forward in their illustrative (and writing) careers. She knew that a full day with the celebrated fine artist and children’s book illustrator E.B. Lewis would be the catalyst, and that presentations by award-winning author/illustrators, Leslie Helakoski and Matt Faulkner, would enhance the experience. That day is now a reality!
The event is designed to focus on the illustrative hook of the book – that moment in the story that draws in tthe reader (and agent and/or editor). However, we know the content will be valuable to writers as well because understanding how illustrations impact story leads to better, more sellable writing.
Join Ruth and Charlie Barshaw, event co-coordinator + husband + writer, and friends old, new, and soon to be in what promises to be an unforgettable day – and a turning point in your career.
What: Hook of the Book: Creating Illustrations That Capture the Reader including a limited number of optional one-on-one illustration critiques with E.B. Lewis
When: May 16th, 2015
Where: Dexter, MI
More information: http://michigan.scbwi.org/2015/01/21/registration-now-open-for-the-illustrator-day-may-16/
How to Register: https://www.regonline.com/scbwimispring2015hookofthebook1
* Early bird pricing until April 1st. Don’t be a fool and miss out on the best pricing available! *