Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Individual Critiques

Individual Critiques – during the Bookfair the SCBWI will be holding individual personal critques – First Page for authors and First Views for illustrators with some of our well published and respected members critiquing the pages and illustrations.


About First Pages: 
For this critque an established author or industry professional will read the first pages (no more thant two) of your novel or your picture book manuscript and give you feedback on the work. Do make sure that the manuscript is double spaced and 12 point. 

About First View:
For this critque an established illustrator or industry professional will look through the portfoilo that you bring with you and give you comments and thoughts on your work. 


Sign up at the stand for five minute First Pages or Portfolio Reviews with an experienced author or illustrator! Sign up sheets will be available at the stand Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday mornings for 12 time slots of five minutes each afternoon. 

Don't forget that you have to register on the morning of the individual critiques and that you don't have to be a SCBWI member for the critiques.