Up-to-date SCBWI Queensland Events 2014

MARK YOUR DIARIES!  Remember interstate and international SCBWI members are welcome to attend.  These events are for SCBWI members only, but contact ARA Sheryl Gwyther if you'd like to come to a meeting to 'try us out' before you join SCBWI. 


Wednesday March 19 – 7.30pm – 9.30pm
SOCIAL EVENT … Coffee & Cake & Local info from the US

NOTE: Laura Elliot is unable to get to Brisbane this week, but we've arranged another activity. Thank you, Peter Allert for stepping in with a mini-session on making a video/or book trailer.

GUEST SPEAKER: LAURA ELLIOT, American YA author.  Laura is visiting Brisbane that week; staying at Sheryl Gwyther's home. She'll talk about her self-publishing experience in the United States. And also about how she makes her own book trailers and covers. Laura will also walk us through the process if you interested.

WHERE: Sheryl's home. Ring 07 33665318 for directions.

It's after dinner – so bring a plate of something to share with tea or coffee. Definitely RSVP to 33665318


Sunday April 13 – 10am to 12 noon
MEMBERS' MEETING – Brisbane Square Library, George Street
PANEL … Hints on doing Author Visits in schools. Experienced authors and illustrators talk about what they do and questions will follow.


Tuesday May 6   9.30am to 11.30
SOCIAL EVENT – Sandgate foreshore – a morning by the sea with Sherryl Clark
Award-winning author, Sherryl Clark will be in Brisbane for her May Gibbs Literacy Trust Fellowship. Join us for a relaxing morning-tea picnic up by the waters of Moreton Bay. Place yet to be decided.


June ? Date to be organised …
Hoping there's enough interest for a meeting up the north coast. To be confirmed.


Sunday August 3 – 10am to 12 noon
MEMBERS' MEETING – Brisbane Square Library, George Street
Topic: still to be decided  (ARA Sheryl Gwyther will be overseas so SCBWI Qld's team, Pam Rushby and Angela Sunde will probably take this one). More details to follow.


September – Sat 13th or Sun 14th
REGIONAL MEMBERS' MEETING – CAIRNS in conjunction with the Tropical Writers Festival where Sheryl Gwyther will give a presentation on SCBWI.
Topic: still to be decided


November 1 – SCBWI's Inside Story Event – Brisbane … details still to be organised.


December 7 – Christmas Party / Break-up for the year.