Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

  • We'd love for you to participate in the January 18 critique session. Please complete the following form by January 16 at 8p.m. CST. Here's a reminder of the format and guidelines: Join IMOCC 4 PB: Iowa-Minnesota Online Critique Club for Picture Book Writers and Illustrators! Who: Members of Iowa-Minnesota SCBWI What: Provide and procure helpful feedback on writing and artwork Where: Zoom meeting When: 7:30-9:00 pm on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, beginning January 20th, 2021 How: Follow these easy-peasy steps 1. Fill out the Google form here by the Monday before each meeting 2. Be prepared with a copy of the manuscript/dummy to read to a group of 4-5 others. 3. Watch your email for a Zoom link and join the meeting
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