Regional Advisor Emeritus – Anna Myers
"Persistence + Professionalism = SUCCESS"
Evening of March 24 and all day March 25, 2017 in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Editors: Matt Ringler-Scholastic
Agents: Kristin Nelson-Nelson Literary
Linda Camacho-Prospect Agency
NY Times Best-Selling Author: Ally Carter
Autograph Session & Social
(Below is the schedule for Saturday, March 25. Attendees will also receive one in their folder.)
SCBWI-Oklahoma Spring Conference 2017
Southern Hills Crowne Plaza-Tulsa, Oklahoma
March 25, 2017
“Persistence + Professionalism = Success”
Saturday, March 25
*Bookstore & T-Shirt/Coloring Book Tables Open During Breaks – Cash, check, or card
9:00 – 9:10 Welcome and opening remarks – Helen Newton, Regional Advisor
9:10–9:55 Katrina Damkoehler–Sr. Art Director with Random “(Almost) Wordless Picture Books”
9:55 – 10:05 Break
10:05–10:10 Door Prizes (must be present to win) Jill Donaldson, Assistant Regional Advisor
10:10 – 11:00 Kristin Nelson & Ally Carter “Beyond the Basics” What Really Differentiates YA from Adult Fiction?
11:00- 11:10 Break
11:10 – 11:15 Door Prizes (must be present to win)
11:15 – 12:00 Matthew Ringler, Editor with Scholastic “Writing Success at Many Levels”
12:00 – 1:30 Lunch & Art Room Visit (See name tags for table number—wait for instructions and table number to be called for buffet & viewing art room)
1:30 – 1:35 Drawing for Door Prizes (must be present to win)
1:35–2:20 Ally Carter, NY Times Best-Selling Author "Dear Ally: Letter to Baby Author Me"
2:20 – 2:30 Break
2:30 – 2:35 Final Door Prizes
2:35–3:20 Jill Santopolo, Editor with Philomel “Getting to the Heart of the Matter”
3:20 – 3:30 Break
3:30–4:15 Linda Camacho, Agent with Prospect, “Your Personal Hero's Journey-Going from Pre-Published to Successfully Published”
4:15 – 4:25 Break
4:25–5:15 Key Note: Kristin Nelson, Agent with Nelson Literary “What Will Your Then & Now Story Be?”
5:15 – 5:25 Good News, Announce Scholarship Winner, & Closing Remarks by Helen Newton – Regional Advisor
5:30 – 6:30 Social Reception in foyer and Book Signing in main meeting room.
*Please keep food and drinks away from the book tables.
(No formal group plans for supper.)
v Critiques will be returned by email later this evening.
v Off-Site critiques will be returned in a few weeks.
v See folder for important information about future SCBWI events.
Recording of presentations is prohibited. Handouts may not be reproduced in any form including online. Commenting about your conference experience on blogs, Facebook, etc. is appropriate. However, sharing the specific information presented by a speaker is prohibited without permission from the speaker. By registering for this conference, you may be included in large or small group photos.