SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Consultations

First Page Feedback

Bring the first page of your manuscript to the fair and sign up at the SCBWI stand for a quick 5-minute feedback session with a published author or publishing representative on site. Sign up early as slots are limited – and free! Please ensure that your manuscript, written in English, and that it follows these SCBWI guidelines:

Bring the first page of your manuscript to the SCBWI stand at the time you signed up for earlier.
At the top of the first page, write the type of work (picture book, nonfiction picture book, chapter book/easy reader, middle grade novel, young adult novel)
Include the title of the work and chapter title if there is one.
Using standard manuscript formatting (ie halfway down page, type your title (centred and in Caps) then after a space of few lines type the first 150 words of your manuscript)
Use Times New Roman font 12, double spaced with 1 inch margins.

 Sign up at the Showcase (Hall 26 Stand A66).

 

First View

Sign up at the SCBWI stand for 5 minutes of feedback on your portfolio (16 pages max) or picture book dummy, with a published illustrator or publishing representative on site.

Sign up early as slots are limited – and free! Sign up at the Showcase (Hall 26 Stand A66)

 

Industry Consultations

A limited number of consultations with industry professionals will also be available;

Legal Q & A with Sara Rutenberg, SCBWI Chief Operating Officer; 
Creating Apps with Sarah Towle, Time Traveler Tours;
Marketing with Susan Raab, Raab Associates; and
Agent Pitches with Erzsi Deàk, Hen&ink Literary Studios.

Sign up at the Showcase (Hall 26 Stand A66).