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Current Issue - Summer, 2011

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This issue's articles include:

  • News from our Regional Advisors
  • Characters in Conflict - by Chris Eboch
    Cast your characters in conflict to build a better story
  • Nuggets of Gold from Nevada SCBWI's Mentor Program - by Lee Wind
  • Nevada SCBWI's Mentor Program gears up for 2012
  • Are You an Optimist? (Hint" Say "Yes") - by Jenny MacKay
    The importance of optimism for writers and illustrators
  • Good news, and events for for your calendars
  • Autumn Fire: Inspiring Your Muse - September 10th, LV
    Register for our fall conference in Las Vegas! There's still time

 

Spring, 2011

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This issue's articles include:

  • News from our Regional Advisors
    Farewell from a longtime leader of Nevada SCBWI
  • Overcoming Our Hurdles by Naomi Canale
    Staying in the game when the going gets tough
  • Branding Nevada SCBWI
    The newest Nevada SCBWI Illustrator Challenge
  • Dissecting the High-Concept Literary Novel
    by Jackie Garlick-Pynaert
    Just what is a high-concept literary novel? One member has an answer
  • Goods News! and Events for your Calendar

 

Winter, 2011

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This issue's articles include:

  • News from our Regional Advisors
  • How to Write How-To for Kids by Marilyn Hilton
    Tips on writing how-to pieces for young readers
  • Grant Yourself a Productive 2011
  • Making Change with the Five Senses by Caryn Niedhold
    Advice on using more sensory details in your writing this year
  • New Online Market for YA Authors
  • Read Any Good Books Lately? by Jenny MacKay
    Why the best lessons for writers are as close as your bookshelf
  • Goods News! and Upcoming Events

 

Fall, 2010

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This issue's articles include:

  • News from our Regional Advisors
  • Keep Going by Linda Boyden
  • Fall-Winter Craft Series Workshops in Las Vegas by Al Hart
  • What to Do with All Those Conference Notes by Debra Larson
  • Goods News!
  • Why Did the Editor Pass? by Jackie Garlick-Pynaert
  • Ten Reasons Why (Why am I writing or illustrating this?) by Suzanne Morgan Williams
  • Nevada SCBWI's Ghost Story Contest Winner - The Girl Inside by Marilyn Hilton

 

Summer, 2010

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This issue's articles include:

  • News from our Regional Advisors
  • How I Got an Agent
  • Embracing the "Non F-Word" - Why You Should Give Nonfiction an Extra Look
  • Submission Tips for Illustrators
  • New For Nevada SCBWI Illustrators
  • Age Appropriate Writing
  • plus Good News! and Registrations Forms for our upcoming Fall Craft Series (Las Vegas) & Conference on the Comstock (Virginia City)

 

Spring, 2010

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This issue's articles include:

  • News from our Regional Advisors
  • Recap of the 'Start the New Year Write' Conference
  • "The Hollywood Touch" - Tips from screenwriters for making your novel a page-turner
  • Interview with Author/Illustrator Salina Yoon
  • Las Vegas SCBWI Update
  • Illustrators' Corner
  • plus Good News!

 

Winter, 2010

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This issue's articles include:

  • News from Your Regional Advisors
  • Vegas Valley Book Festival
  • Writing in No Time
  • The Road to Revision
  • Illustrator's Corner
  • SCBWI Structure, from Top to Bottom
  • Getting Ready for Granlibakken - Nevada SCBWI's
    May 21 - 23 Novel Retreat
  • plus Good News!

 

October, 2009

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This issue's articles include:

 

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