Posted by: Katie B | October 16, 2018

Coming Up! NJ-SCBWI Fall Craft Weekend (November 10-11, 2018)

NJSCBWI 2018 Fall Craft Weekend
Saturday, November 10, 2018 12:10 PM –
Sunday, November 11, 2018 4:45 PM (Eastern Time)
Princeton Theological Seminary
(609) 921-8300
64 Mercer Street
Princeton, New Jersey 08542
United States
FALL CRAFT WEEKEND
Hone Your Craft of Writing/Illustrating
with our all-star weekend line-up of agents, editors, an art director,
an illustrator mentor, 
and published authors and illustrators

Saturday, Nov 10 & Sunday, Nov 11, 2018
Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton NJ
Registration Closes: Sunday, October 14, 2018, 9:00 p.m.
Join NJ SCBWI for a weekend meeting editors, agents, authors and illustrators — and hone your skill at children’s book writing and illustration toward your ultimate goal: PUBLICATION! There are lots of great options for the weekend, just see below.

SPACE IS LIMITED. REGISTER EARLY TO GUARANTEE YOUR SPOT!
Craft Day (Saturday only)
  • Panel with our editor/agent/art director faculty
  • Three craft workshops about writing and/or illustrating
  • Optional (additional cost) manuscript review or portfolio critique by a published author or illustrator (NOTE: These take place on Saturday.)
  • Optional (additional cost) portfolio review by an art director (NOTE: The portfolio review takes place on Saturday.)
  • Optional (additional cost) Saturday night dinner with faculty
Writers’ Weekend (Saturday and Sunday)
  • Includes everything from Saturday Craft Day PLUS
  • Sunday breakfast and lunch with editor/agent/art director faculty
  • Second panel with our editor/agent/art director faculty
  • Manuscript critique by an agent or editor (NOTE: All critiques take place onSaturday)
  • First page session with a team comprised of one editor and one agent
  • Round table session with an agent or an editor
  • Post-conference opportunity to submit to three editors, three agents, and an art director
Illustrators’ Weekend (Saturday and Sunday)
  • Includes everything from Saturday Craft Day PLUS
  • Sunday breakfast and lunch with editor/agent/art director faculty
  • Second panel with our editor/agents/art director faculty
  • Assigned Illustration project where participants receive sketch feedback from Art Director & Illustrator Mentor prior to event and review of final work during a Sunday two-hour group intensive.
  • Round table session/portfolio review with an Art Director and Illustrator Mentor. 
  • Bonus option offered by Illustrator Mentor Leeza Hernandez. Details in the Illustrator Round table link.
  • Post-conference opportunity to submit to three editors, three agents, and an art director
PRICING:
SCBWI Members:
  • Select One:
    • Writers’ Weekend: $295
    • Illustrators’ Weekend: $295
    • Saturday Craft Day only: $60
  • Optional Saturday manuscript critique or portfolio review with an author or illustrator: $50
  • Optional Saturday portfolio review with an art director: $90
  • Optional dinner with faculty: $60

Non-SCBWI Member Surcharges (in ADDITION to above fees):

  • Writers’ or Illustrators’ Weekend: $100
  • Saturday Craft Day only: $60
  • Optional Saturday critique/review with an author/illustrator: $50
  • Optional Saturday portfolio review with an art director: $90
  • Optional dinner with faculty: $60
MORE INFORMATION:

Weekend Schedule

WRITERS’ WEEKEND INSTRUCTIONS
ILLUSTRATORS’ WEEKEND INSTRUCTIONS

Illustrator Intensive Description, Instructions & Sketch Upload Directions 


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