Welcome. Our chapter covers the San Diego/Imperial County region and is one of the most active chapters in the country. Members come from a variety of backgrounds and range in experience from those new to children’s writing or illustrating to authors and illustrators with numerous published titles.
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Upcoming EventsNew Venue TBA soon. March 9, 2019: Editor Intensive: The Body Electric: Breathing Life into Your Characters – Speaker, Katherine Jacobs, Senior Editor Roaring Brook Press, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group. Registration opened January 13, 2019, click here for more info. March 9, 2019: Chapter meeting with Speaker, Katherine Jacobs, Senior Editor Roaring Brook Press, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group. Topic TBA Upcoming Intensives: April 13, 2019: Illustrator Intensive - With Maria T. Middleton. Registration is open-click here for more info. October 11, 2019: PB Text Intensive - With Melissa Manlove. Registration is open-click here for more info.
Illustrator Meet-up on Third Thursday (7-9:30 pm) - On February 21st we have a model. The address for February Schmooze will be emailed to attendees, so be sure to RSVP. For Questions or to RSVP: email@example.com (For more info click here.)
Submission Game – To encourage everyone to (BIC) and submit their work, we have created a Bingo game that runs through May 11, 2019. Click here for the Bingo Card.
Here are the rules: 1) One rejection letter/email per box. 2) Rejections must be received after September 8, 2018. 3) Write the name of the editor/agent and date in the box. 4) When you have a Bingo, bring the Rejection Bingo Card to a chapter meeting to win a prize.