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Pick Up the Pace Workshop-SCBWI-BV

A Pick Up the Pace! — A Workshop with Agent Jodell Sadler hosted by SCBWI-Brazos Valley

Jodell Sadler, agent and founder of Sadler Children's Literary, earned her MFA in Children's Writing from Hamline University. She is working on the writing craft book on picture book pacing and has produced five Writer's Digest University Tutorials on Children's Writing on this same topic. Her published articles include "Picture Book Pacing: Verbal and Visual Tools for Writers," and "Picture Book Pacing: The ultimate 20 editing tools for your work," in the Children's Writer's & Illustrator's Market, 2011 and 2013, respectively.


Story pacing can make the difference between a “nice try” rejection and a publishable manuscript. Whether you’re working on page turns in a 500-word picture book or end-of-chapter cliff-hangers in a 50,000-word novel, Jodell Sadler has tips and tools to help pick up the pace. Join SCBWI Brazos Valley for a day-long workshop* focused on pacing and strong writing skills.

Critiques with Ms. Sadler are sold out. Submissions are due (postmarked by) Oct. 15.**

Author Critiques with Molly Blaisdell, Sherry Garland, Kathy Whitehead and Kelly Bennett also are available for $25 due with registration. Submissions** will be due (postmarked by) Oct. 18.

Here's the Registation 411:

Earlier Event: November 7
Kincaid School Book Fair
Later Event: December 6
Maud Mark's Library "Author's Day"