SCBWI LA Chapter Writers Day: Online Edition

Saturday, June 12, 2021 - 9:00am to Sunday, June 13, 2021 - 5:00pm

Writer's Day 2020 illustration (artist info to come) showing a person in a diving suit looking at gold from a shipwreck with the words Discover and Keep hidden in the treasure at the sea floor.

Experience a wealth of know-how and rediscover your enthusiasm with the fabulous line-up of presenters on Saturday, June 12th. Follow that with an optional Sunday one-on-one, ten-minute pitch with an agent of choice, June 13th.  Saturday’s sessions will be recorded to ensure each and every speaker can be viewed. Paid manuscript reviews are available but please note, these reviews will not be returned until after event day.

Registration and more information can be found here: https://losangeles.scbwi.org/events/l-a-writers-day-2021/

Saturday, June 12th Schedule:

8:30 am: Registration & Zoom Room Social
9:00 am: Welcome and Announcements
9:15 – 10:15 am:  Keynote Presentation with Primo Gallanosa and Marie Lu (book list below)
10:15 – 10:30 am: Break
10:30 – 11:30 am: Breakout Session #1: Choose Rachel Orr or Sara Schonfeld
11:30 – 12:15 pm: Brunch
12:15 – 1:15 pm: Afternoon Presentation with Jessica Brody (book list below)
1:15 – 1:30 pm: Break
1:30 – 2:30 pm: Breakout Session #2: Choose Mary Ann Fraser (book list below) or Jorjeana Marie (book list below)
2:30 pm: Contest Winners and Wrap-Up Announcements
2:45ish – 3:15 pm: Zoom Room Social

Sunday, June 13th Schedule:

If you register for an Agent Pitch Session, you will be emailed a Zoom link and your 10-minute time slot.

Time slots for Dara Hyde, Hannah Vandals and Charlotte Wenger will be between 9:30am and 12:00pm.

Time slots for Lindsay Auld, Rachel Orr, Jen Rofe and Nephele Tempest will be between 1:00pm and 3:30pm.

Exact schedules are subject to change

Event address: 
Books: 
Steelstriker (Skyhunter Duology) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250221728
Availability: Recently On Our Shelves
Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 28th, 2021

Saturday Keynote Author - Marie Lu

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Legend Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780142422076
Availability: Recently On Our Shelves
Published: Speak - April 16th, 2013

Saturday Keynote Author - Marie Lu

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Warcross Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780399547973
Availability: Recently On Our Shelves
Published: Speak - June 26th, 2018

Saturday Keynote Author - Marie Lu

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Save the Cat! Writes a Novel: The Last Book On Novel Writing You'll Ever Need Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780399579745
Availability: Recently On Our Shelves
Published: Ten Speed Press - October 9th, 2018

Saturday Afternoon Presentation Author - Jessica Brody

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I Speak Boy Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593173688
Availability: Available to Order from Our Warehouse
Published: Delacorte Press - May 4th, 2021

Saturday Afternoon Presentation Author - Jessica Brody

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Sky Without Stars (System Divine #1) Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9781534410640
Availability: Available to Order from Our Warehouse
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - February 25th, 2020

Saturday Afternoon Presentation Author - Jessica Brody

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The Chaos of Standing Still Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781481499194
Availability: Backordered - Subject to availability
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 14th, 2019

Saturday Afternoon Presentation Author - Jessica Brody

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Improv for Writers: 10 Secrets to Help Novelists and Screenwriters Bypass Writer's Block and Generate Infinite Ideas Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780399582035
Availability: Recently On Our Shelves
Published: Ten Speed Press - August 27th, 2019

Saturday Breakout Session #2 Author - Jorjeana Marie

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