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#1 Cat Woods

Cat Woods

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Posted 19 February 2011 - 09:32 AM

Welcome to conferences and contests.

Both of these things can be invaluable to a writer, along with mentorships, fellowships, grants and workshops. This is the place to list any fun or exciting news on any of these events. If you're attending an event and want a general discussion on who else may be going, questions you have for a particular happening or a great synopsis afterward, we'd love to hear from you.

To keep our boards organized and references easy to find, please follow the topic title formatting listed below for your type of post.

  • TOPIC TITLE: Name/Type of event, possible sponsor and closing date
  • TOPIC DESCRIPTION: Other urgent info to share that may hook us such as speaker, cost, location or registration deadline.

  • TOPIC TITLE: Annual/Ongoing and Name/Type of event (ex: SCBWI Annual Summer Conference)
  • TOPIC DESCRIPTION: location and date of event

GENERAL CONVERSTAION surrounding these types of happenings
  • TOPIC TITLE: Catchy title with name of event and possible date (ex: SCBWI 2011 Conference Lowdown
  • TOPIC DESCRIPTION: topic of your post (ex: What I learned about agents and kidlit)

TIPS for an effective post
Include registration dates, deadlines, locations and cost if possible. Add juicy tidbits to entice us to go and don't forget a link. We can't attend if we don't know where to find 'em!

And that's it.

I think this will encourage discussion and make it easier to find what we're looking for.

Thanks for your cooperation and hope to see some of you out in the real word!

Cat Woods
Juvenile Junction Group Moderator

Words from the Woods~ Blog for Cat Woods
From the Write Angle~ Group Blog

Whispering Minds~ Blog for A.T. O'Connor


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