This fall the Bridgewater Library is hosting a slew of wonderful events for writers of all ages. From panels and workshops featuring an array of local authors to a night of networking with the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, these events are a great way for writers to learn more about their craft and mingle with fellow writers.
For more information, visit the Bridgewater Library website http://www.sclsnj.org. All events are FREE! Registration is required. Call 908.526.4016 x105 or email Samantha Gale at email@example.com.
Tuesday October 23, 2012
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Learn more about the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators. Join newly appointed Regional Advisor Leeza Hernandez as she talks about SCBWI and how this group can work for you. Stay after the event for networking and light refreshments.
Saturday November 3, 2012
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
So you’ve finished the writing your book/story, or have you? What (if any) revision work needs doing? Where can you go for feedback? How will you know when it’s ready to send out, and where should you try first? Join New Jersey Authors, Jon Gibbs (moderator); Danielle Ackley-McPhail; Mike McPhail; Alice Dinizo; Kate Lutter and Chris Redding, for a fun, informative discussion on getting published in today’s market, and find out why typing ‘THE END’ is really just the beginning.
Tuesday November 6, 2012
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
There are many choices on the path to publishing your novel, how do you know which one is right for you?
You’ve finished your novel, but how do you get published? Join a panel of local authors as they discuss their personal experiences in becoming published and share their tips and secrets on breaking into the publishing world.
Join us for a panel discussion and Q & A featuring local authors.
Wednesday November 28, 2012
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
You have the finished manuscript, but how do you craft that perfect pitch or query letter to catch the eye and ear of an agent or publisher? Join local authors for a discussion and workshop on their experiences breaking into the publishing world. You will work in small groups with the published authors to write your own pitch.