Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

March 14, 2020 Chapter Meeting with Sarah McCabe

Date(s) - 03/14/2020
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

UCSD Extension
6256 Greenwich Dr., Rm 116 - San Diego, CA 92122

Due to the Coronavirus and its affect on travel, Sarah McCabe will not be able to fly to San Diego. She will be doing the meeting as a Webinar that everyone will be able to watch from the comfort of their home.

Chapter meeting 2-4 p.m. WILL NOT be at UCSD Extension. It will be a webinar, and you will need to register on-line by clicking here. After you register the webinar code willbe emailed to you. If you do not receive the code by Friday 3/13/20 please let us know at

SEASON TICKET HOLDERS do not need to register on-line. You will receive the webinar code via your email. If you don’t receive it by Friday 3/11/20 please let us know at

“We’re Not in Kansas Anymore: Bringing Your Sci-Fi/Fantasy /Contemporary Worlds  into Technicolor” with Sarah McCabe

Great worldbuilding can help bring any book from black-and-white into vivid color, but creating a world can be daunting. Using real world examples, we’ll discuss important worldbuilding tips and tricks you can use to bring your world to life on the page, whether it’s set just down the street, in space, or in an entirely new world altogether.


  Bio: Sarah McCabe is an associate editor at Simon Pulse, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing. She acquires teen books and the occasional middle grade with a focus in the science fiction/fantasy genres. She particularly gravitates toward darker, character-driven stories that discuss “big picture” questions like morality and the nature of good and evil. Recent books she’s edited include Lisa Maxwell’s New York Times bestseller, The Last Magician, Emily Suvada’s This Mortal Coil, and Nicki Pau Preto’s Crown of Feathers. Follow her on Twitter @SarahRMcCabe.