I’ll be presenting and serving on a panel alongside editor Ariel Richardson of Chronicle Books, art director Amelia Mack of Chronicle Books, and fellow author-illustrators Maria Carluccio and Suzy Ultman at this special Picture Book Bootcamp. I am especially excited about this event since Ariel and Amelia also happen to be MY editor and art director, so this is a rare opportunity for all of us to come together in one place and share our experiences and passion for making children’s books.
10:30-11:00 am – Registration/Breakfast and Welcome
11:00 am-12:00 pm – Presentation on Picture Books by Ariel Richardson, Editor Chronicle Books
12:15-1:15 pm – Presentation on Writing & Illustrating led by Betsy Snyder, Author/Illustrator
1:15-2:15 pm – Working Lunch (attendees bring a project to work on while they eat)
2:15-3:15 pm – Presentation on Novelty/Board Books & General Submission Advice by Ariel Richardson, Editor Chronicle Books
3:15-3:45 pm – Panel Discussion and Q & A with Amelia Mack, Betsy Snyder, Maria Carluccio and Suzy Ultman, led by Ariel Richardson
4:00-4:30 pm – Book sale with Cover to Cover Bookstore; Book signing and finishing optional critiques