Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Arkansas SCBWI Fall
Retreat 2011:
November 4-6, 2011

St. Scholastica Retreat Center, Fort Smith
This year's retreat is open to all writers working seriously toward publication. Space is limited.
The 15th annual Arkansas SCBWI Fall Retreat for Writers of Children's Literature will feature hands-on workshops led by Stacy Cantor Abrams, editor at Walker Books for Young Readers, and guidance on craft issues by Anna Myers. At the retreat, writers will learn techniques to strengthen their works-in-progress, submissions and writing skills.
Registered attendees will submit pages from a manuscript in advance (by Oct. 1) and receive feedback from the editor at the retreat. Instructions will be emailed to those who are registered.
Cost is $280, which includes private rooms with shared bath, meals, snacks and all sessions.Semi-private rooms with shared bath are available if you would like to room with a friend.Accommodations are retreat like with no phone or television in rooms. Television and phone service are available in the lounge area.
Reservations are on a first come, first served basis.
Registration is currently open for previous attendees and SCBWI members who requested information. Please email the Retreat Director for registration instructions.

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