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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

2012 SCBWI Central & Southern Ohio Writers Workshop

Good morning!  Just a quick announcement about the writers workshop I will be speaking at this weekend.  I hope to see you there!  Check out all the details below:

2012 SCBWI Central & Southern Ohio Writers Workshop
Saturday, October 27th, 2012
8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Holiday Inn at Worthington
Columbus, Ohio

**Please note: you must register for this event.  For more information or to register please click on the link below:

Here's what I will be talking about...

The Perfect Marriage: Illustration and Text in Picture Books

This presentation will discuss successful elements used in creating a picture book relating to both the illustration and text, whether you are an author, illustrator, or author/illustrator.  Picture books consist of two parts, the text and the illustrations, both are equally important and dependent on each other.  What makes a successful marriage between the two?  As and author, what should you keep in mind when writing your manuscript for a picture book? As an illustrator, how do you read in between the lines to find the secondary story beyond the text itself?  As an author/illustrator, how do you keep a constant balance between the text and pictures to create a successful book?  All of these questions are key in writing and/or illustrating your picture book.

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