Member Spotlight: Genevieve Artel

Posted on: May 22, 2018

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As part of a SCBWI Member Interview Series, I’m spotlighting Genevieve Artel–co-founder and editor of the Wisconsin SCBWI blog (yep, this one). After three years as editor, she’s handing the baton over to me

Dive Into Illustration: Eliza Wheeler Workshop

Posted on: May 19, 2018


Eliza Wheeler, award-winning illustrator and author, will share her process for creating inspired and elevated illustrations at a workshop on June 2nd at the Cooperative Children’s Book Center in Madison, Wisconsin.



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After Clarity Comes Joy: Spring Luncheon Recap

Posted on: April 30, 2018

It was such a joy to attend this year’s Spring Luncheon in Sturgeon Bay!

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It’s always fun to connect with other writers–familiar faces and newcomers alike. After mingling and lunch, we heard from Catherine

Last Chance to Register for Spring Luncheon!

Posted on: March 25, 2018


Tickets are almost gone!

Get yours, HERE, before registration closes March 28th!

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Clarity & Joy: An Editor’s Point-of-View on POV


When should each point of view be used?

Does POV play a

The Abundance Cycle: Why Clarity Matters

Posted on: March 19, 2018


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My favorite definition of the word “abundance” is “plentifulness of the good things of life.”


I want abundance. I want it for you, too.



By reading books such as

Interview with Editor Catherine Laudone

Posted on: February 25, 2018


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In anticipation of our Spring Luncheon: Clarity & Joy, we’re spotlighting Catherine Laudone. An Assistant Editor at Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Catherine will be presenting

Spring Luncheon 2018: Clarity & Joy

Posted on: February 5, 2018

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Gift Yourself

Clarity and Joy

Sunday • April 8, 2018 • Sturgeon Bay, Door County

Image by Amy Frances Ward |


Registration Now Open


Join us in picturesque Sturgeon Bay, Door …

Agent Day is Days Away!

Posted on: January 19, 2018

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Check-in starts at 8:00am.

Join the conversation and tell us what you write.


Special thanks to our Moderator, author E.M. Kokie, our agents: Natalie Lakosil, Taylor Martindale Kean, and Lauren Spieller. Thank you to

Interview with Agent Natalie Lakosil

Posted on: January 16, 2018

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In anticipation of Agent Day: From Mechanics to Masterpiece, we’ve put together an interview series as a way to meet the people behind the webinar. Today, we’re spotlighting Natalie Lakosil at Bradford Literary Agency

Pre-Agent Day Tomorrow with Ashley Hearn

Posted on: January 12, 2018

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Excited for Agent Day?  We are too!

Tomorrow kicks off the webinar with a special Pre-Agent Event!


Ashley Hearn, editor at Page Street Publishing, joins us for our pre-event on the WI-SCBWI page via