Thursday, February 23, 2012

An Illustrator's First Step

If you are interested in the world of children's publishing and you have not heard of the Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators, then you are missing out on the most valuable resource available to you.  The  SCBWI  is a network of people in the industry.  The website, newsletters, and local chapters all provide information you need. Most of the questions I receive from would-be-writers and illustrators can be answered by a simple trip to the Society's website.  Think of it as your own personal trainer, and go from newbie to knowledgeable.  The SCBWI also provides access to up-to-date information professionals need to stay current on market changes and trends.  If you do one thing for your dream/career, join the Society.  You won't regret it.

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