The ACT Branch of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI ACT) are delighted to invite you to their inaugural annual conference, Level Up. Take your career to new heights with this full day of growth and inspiration. For creators from emerging to established, this program will totally inspire new directions. The conference includes keynote addresses from Clare Hallifax, Scholastic Australia and Isobelle Carmody, author, and features Emma Allen (emcee), Tony Flowers, Susanne Gervay, Irma Gold, Susan Hall, Tracey Hawkins, Harry Laing, Tania McCartney, and Stephanie Owen Reader. There are opportunities for current SCBWI members to purchase one manuscript/portfolio critique session with Clare Hallifax, Tony Flowers and, Tania McCartney.

SCBWI members are also invited to submit a pitch for consideration in the Pitch Session with Clare Hallifax, Susanne Gervay and Susan Hall. Further details are available on the FAQ and Info page.

All attendees will receive a FREE copy of Tania McCartney’s Fantastical Flying Creator e-workshop (PDF). It contains over 25 years of writing and editing and publishing and marketing experience–all wrapped up in a very pretty bundle, with stacks of insider info, advice, exercises, revelations, thoughts, dares and double dares. Woot!

More information and full program available here.

Saturday 9 September 2017 at 9.15am – 5.00pm

ALIA House
9-11 Napier House, Deakin, ACT 2600

Tickets are strictly limited so please get in quickly! Sales will commence on 14 July 2017.

Grab your tickets here!


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