Friday, June 25, 2010

SCBWI Event Tomorrow - June 26th

Are you in the Bay Area? Are you a writer? Do you want to ask some writing questions and hear about the journey? I'm going to be on a panel with marketing genius Heidi Kling in Walnut Creek from 2-4. Come join us - there WILL be cupcakes!

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Beyond the Bay Series

Join Us!

on Saturday June 26, 2 - 4PM

presenting YA authors

Heidi R. Kling & Cynthia Omololu

"A Writer's Journey: From Idea, to Publication, Marketing and Beyond"

Two debut YA authors with books launching this year will share how they did it! Gain through their experiences from idea to edits, publication, promotion, marketing and beyond.

Wherever you are on your own journey, these two talented authors have stories to share that will appeal to everyone who writes for children!

Join us and share the experience...

...and enjoy cupcakes as we celebrate Heidi's anniversary and Keely's birthday!

About Heidi R. Kling

Heidi R KlingHeidi R. Kling likes people, stories and blue things. A native Californian, she relocated briefly to NYC where she earned her MFA in Writing for Children from the New School. Heidi resides with her family in Northern California just over the coastal mountains from the sea, where she alternately wears flip-flops and Ugg Boots. And is quite happy.

Sea Heidi R KlingSea was inspired by her husband's trip to Indonesia after the tsunami disaster in 2004.

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Location & Meeting Fees

Saturday, June 26, Time: 2-4pm


St. Paul's Episcopal Church

1924 Trinity Avenue

Walnut Creek, CA 94596

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Within walking distance of BART

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NON MEMBER: $15.00

About C. J. Omololu

C J Omololu

Cynthia J Omololu was born in New Jersey, but grew up in San Diego. She is now living in Northern California with her husband and two sons.

After her kids were born, she was a stay-at-home mom for a few years and enjoyed reading to them. She realized that there weren't enough books about biracial kids and thought she should write one. How hard could it be? Find out just how hard as Cynthia takes us on her journey to publication.

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For More Information

Questions? Contact Keely Parrack or

Anne Reilly or

Louise Henriksen

Volunteers needed for this

Beyond the Bay event! Contact Keely

DominicanGardenSummer Workshops and Retreat

July 15 to 18

Domincan University / San Rafael

Speakers include editor Andrea Welch of Beach Lane Books, author Martha Alderson of Blockbuster Plots, agent Jill Corcoran of The Herman Agency, and Kathleen Duey

author of Sacred Scars. Illustrator workshop by David Weitzman.

$129 per day or $199 for both days / writing workshops

$89 per day or $160 for both days

Overnight accommodations and meals are available at the university.

Accommodations and meals are a package from Thursday night through Sunday brunch.

$229 for a shared room or $299 for a single room.

For more information and to register, click here:

Summer Workshops and Retreat

1 comment:

Christina Farley said...

Looks like a wonderful workshop! Wish I was nearby. Hope it goes well.