Pictorial Roundup - Guest post by Liz Anelli

SCBWI illustrator extraordinaire, Liz Anelli does what many illustrators do whilst sitting in on session after session of panels and seminars: she doodles. It’s these sketch driven recollections that resonate most clearly for those that are visually motivated in the same way taking copious notes works for the more text orientated.

Thankfully this time she has decided to share her surreptitious skoodlings with us. (She even got my hair right!) Thank you Liz!

For comprehensive written reports and photographic fun on the rest of the Sydney SCBWI Conference 2016, have a browse through Chapter One posts. Chapter Two posts will be up before you have time to reboil your kettles.

Liz Anelli Roving Sketching Reporter




SCBWI Victorian Gathering 29 November 2014

Dear SCBWI VIC members
Our final gathering for 2014 will be on 29 November in Carlton (2-5pm).  Paul Collins will be our guest speaker and promises to offer up some of his best survival tips as both a publisher at Ford Street Publishing and as an author. Illustrator Kim Fleming will speak about Building a Career in Publishing and author Alison Lloyd will speak about Beginnings: How to get your story off to a good start.  Full details can be found in the attachment. I hope you can join us for this special get-together.  

Date: Saturday 29 November, 2014

Where: DiMattina’s Restaurant (upstairs room), 306 Lygon Street, Carlton

Time: 2pm – 5pm (then stay on for drinks afterwards)

Cost: $25 members, $30 non-members (includes afternoon tea)

Payment: To reserve your place, please pay by Wednesday 26 November in one of two ways:  

  1. Direct deposit to:

National Australia Bank

Account Name: Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators

BSB: 082-187            Account no: 82-863-8450

Would you please be sure your name appears with the deposit amount on the statement as well as sending a follow-up email to me, advising when payment was made, by Wednesday 26 November.

  1. Cheque made out to SCBWI and posted to Caz Goodwin, 37 Auburn Road, Hawthorn East, VIC 3123.  (Cheques must be received by Wednesday 26 November).

Christmas Drinks
As it will be our final gathering for the year, everyone is invited to stay on for Christmas drinks after our gathering on the 29th November. At 5pm, DiMattina’s will open the bar upstairs. I hope you can stay (or join us) for a drink and some Christmas cheer. (Drinks will be available for purchase at the upstairs bar).
I hope to see you all on 29th November, if not before.
Caz Goodwin