SCBWI Florida


EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA
PICTURE BOOK WRITERS/ILLUSTRATORS


Meeting Info: Meets once a month at the Ormond Beach Regional Library, usually a Saturday at
10:30 am, date to be determined one month prior to meeting.
Members in Group: 4
Open to New Members? Yes, at present time. Please contact [email protected] for more information.
Focus:
Picture book writing and illustrating. We bring copies of our work to be read during the month and critiqued at the following meeting. We are also open to reading aloud and sharing work in progress for immediate feedback.

N. E. VOLUSIA / FLAGLER

Group Contact: Rollene Gannett
Meeting Info: The second and fourth Sundays of the month from 1 - 3 at the Ormond Beach Regional Library.
Members in Group: We have limited the group to 7 members to enable all to share and read. At present we have six active with one possible. Five of our members have been together since we started and are still “going strong”.
Focus: All types of children’s literature, although MG and YA seem to be our main focus. Half of our members have published. We bring copies of our work in progress for all to read and critique - on a positive note. We also share marketing information and other helpful items - primarily being a cheering section for our members.

N. E. VOLUSIA / FLAGLER

Group Contact: Dr. Mary Custureri 

Group Name:  POWER (Port Orange Writers for Excellence in Reading)

Meeting Info: The second and fourth Wednesday  of the month from 9-11 at the Java Junction in Port Orange.
Members in Group: We have eight active  members  and two more who will be coming when we change from mornings to evenings.  The group is talented and interesting, as well as supportive.  Five of the present eight members have been published.  Two are also illustrators.
Focus: All types of children’s literature, but mostly books for elementary and YA.   Members bring works to critique.  We share information about current contests, publicity, publishing and marketing information.     


 

NEW SMYRNA BEACH/DELAND

Group Leader: Mimi Hall
Meeting Info: Meets once a month in a restaurant alternating between DeLand and New Smyrna Beach.
Members in Group: 4 members with a cap at 5
Open to New Members? Potential members should be published or bring a sample of work. Email for status.
The group prefers to remain small.
Focus: We critique each other's work, children's fiction and non-fiction, all age groups.