Ridin’ down to the “Boots, Books and Buckskins” conference? Here’s your chance to win unbelievable contest give-aways for illustrators!
Hey, illustrators and aspiring illustrators! Be the first kid on your block to win an in-person portfolio critique from Caldecott-Medal winning children’s book illustrator David Diaz! How? It’s easy! First register for the Austin SCBWI 2011 Regional Conference Boots, Books and Buckskins coming up February 18-19. You can do that right here and read all about the conference and the amazing faculty of top authors, illustrators, children’s book publishers, editors — an agent and social media expert, too — right in the packet along with hotel information, campus map, schedule, break-out sessions, author intensives and portfolio reviews and your EZ-peazy registration form. Handy and amazing, right? You don’t have to belong to the Austin SCBWI chapter to attend Boots, Books and Buckskins. But you’ll receive a discount for belonging to the National Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI.) Good so far? OK, next step is to e-mail the Texas Sweethearts, let them know that you’ve registered. You’ll be automatically entered into the contest to win the free portfolio reviews. Who are the Texas Sweethearts? A small group of dynamite published Austin area Y.A. , middle grade and children’s authors you’ll want to know about, anyway. See their blog here. What if you enter the contest and don’t win a portfolio review with David Diaz? It’s OK. Because this is a big contest with more than one prize!...Read More