SCBWI Conferences: Socialize! (Especially you, introverts! I believe in you!)

  It’s such an odd thing to think that an introvert will tell you how important it is to socialize at conferences, but I would argue that it’s one of the most important things about attending a conference. Taking a deep breath and allowing yourself to meet someone new opens the door to potentially wonderfulContinue reading “SCBWI Conferences: Socialize! (Especially you, introverts! I believe in you!)”

SCBWI Conferences: Stay an extra day!

Going to conferences can be a lot of fun, but also a bit nerve wracking to plan for. With SCBWI’s annual Winter Conference in New York coming up, and some amazing local conferences like the one in Pittsburgh (November 8&9, 2019) I wanted to write a few posts about conferences and what I wish someoneContinue reading “SCBWI Conferences: Stay an extra day!”

How was the Regional Conference?

This past weekend was the Western Pennsylvania SCBWI conference. It was a really nice weekend and I got to spend time with friends and make new ones! Friday night I attended an illustrator intensive that was all about illustrating book covers. Maria Middleton led the workshop and it was a good exercise in not overContinue reading “How was the Regional Conference?”

The Unprepared Introvert: SCBWI Winter Conference

I attended the SCBWI Annual Winter Conference in New York City this past weekend. This was my first time attending, and my first time in New York City! The conference itself was an amazing experience, but as I sit here at home, I realized the only thing I want to talk about is the peopleContinue reading “The Unprepared Introvert: SCBWI Winter Conference”