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North Bay Sonoma County SCBWI Meeting / Thursday Mar 6 / Character-Driven Picture Books
Thursday March 6, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM PST

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Sebastopol, CA 95472
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Dear SCBWI Members and Friends

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Come and join our first 2014 meeting of the North Bay SCBWI program series at the Sebastopol Center for the Arts.


Successful children's author Marsha Diane Arnold will present Writing Wonderful Character-Driven Picture Books.  Editors are looking for great character-driven picture books so come learn how characters drive stories, how to give your character a distinctive voice, and how to find your very own unique great characters.


Marsha Diane Arnold is an award-winning picture book The Bravest of Us All - by Marsha Diane Arnold author with 11 traditional books, two digital apps, and an e-book to her credit. Represented by Red Fox Literary, in 2013 she sold four picture book manuscripts to top New York, Boston, and London publishers. Called a "born storyteller" by the media and known for books with strong characters, Marsha is the creator of the popular Writing Wonderful Character-Driven Picture Books e-course at the Children's Book Academy. She also writes a monthly blog for the academy focusing on character development.


Her current hot interactive storybook app is PRANCING DANCING LILY. Check out the book trailer HERE.

Previous books include the soulful Ridgway award winner, HEART OF A TIGER, the Smithsonian Notable PUMPKIN RUNNER, based on a real event, and the uproarious ROAR OF A SNORE.


As a gift to those attending the March 6th North Bay SCBWI talk,  Marsha Diane is offering her
e-course at half price. 

Please visit Marsha at her website by clicking HERE. 

Members registration on-line $10, at the door $15
Non-members registration on-line $15, at the door $20

NOTE: You do not need a PayPal account to register. Follow the links to pay by credit card if you don't have a PayPal account

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Charles Markee

North Bay Sonoma County Coordinator
Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, SF North & East Bay Region