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BEST DEAL EVER!! 15% off SCBWI EPA POCONO RETREAT

The SCBWI EPA Chapter is offering chances to win 15% off for either their 2014 Pocono Retreat or their 2014 Critique Fest/Fall Fest!


I'm telling you people, this NEVER happens! 


Going to a national conference is great, but it can be overwhelming. A LOCAL Conference gives you the opportunity to not only network with LOCAL writers and illustrators, but also to HANG out with the agents and editors! That's right, HANG out! 


HANG OUT with Literary Agent Suzanne Townsend of New Leaf Agency. (You might of heard of Divergent? Yeah, the agency represents Veronica Roth.)


HANG OUT with Literary Agent Stephen Fraser from Jennifer DeChiara Agency.


HANG OUT with Author/Illustrator/Book Marketing Extraordinaire Katie Davis (Authors, her workshop will help you launch your book AND your career onward and upward!)


HANG OUT with Asst. Editor Viana Siniscalchi of Balzer and Bray (Their list features best-selling, award-winning talent such as Candace Bushnell, E. Lockhart, Patricia McCormick, Kadir Nelson, and Mo Willems)
      
HANG OUT with Author/Editor Genius Patti Gauch
(Her insights on the industry will knock your socks off)


HANG OUT with Author Susan Campbell Bartoletti
(During her hands-on workshop, participants will be lead through creative writing exercises and tips designed to evoke/invoke/provoke the
storyteller within.)



HANG OUT with Kelley Cunningham, Art Director Highlights High Five


AND HANG OUT with Author/Illustrator Genius Matt Phelan  (His workshop will be AWESOME for author/illustrators--truly an original)


PLUS you can purchase a one to one critiques with Suzie, Viana, Stephen. Or a portfolio critique with Matt.
**15% off discount does not include cost of critique**


LOOK at this deal:





AND don't forget, if you fill out the survey, you might win the chance to get an extra 15% off!!!!!!!


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Write on,
Kim

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