our newsletter nor our website accept paid advertising. Events or services that will benefit members may be listed free. To
inquire re listing at our website, contact Diane Telgen (diane AT neglet DOT com). To inquire re listing in our newsletter,
contact co-editors Jodie Fletcher (jodellafletch AT gmail DOT com) or Kristin Lenz (kristenbartleylenz AT gmail DOT com).
MI members wishing to promote themselves, their books, presentations & booksignings: see promotion below
Author and Illustrator List at our website (link)
How to apply (please read the requirements!).
For additions, changes and corrections, contact Diane Telgen (diane AT neglet
For illustrators and author-illustrators, contact Ruth McNally Barshaw, Illustrator Coordinator (ruthexpress
AT aol DOT com)
Starting or looking for a writers' or illustrators' group? Post about your group on
the Michkids listserv; please include the following info: genre, experience level (if appropriate), meeting area (Lansing, Detroit,
Marquette, etc), and meeting frequency.
List: Michkids Cyber Community
Want to subscribe? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Already a michkids subscriber? Change your email address or
your mail options online at yahoogroups.com.
Questions or Problems? Contact Debbie Diesen (ddiesen AT earthlink DOT net) for help.
suggest a facility or
speaker to Leslie Helakoski, RA (lelhel AT hotmail DOT com)
Illustration Nation: information for illustrators and author-illustrators
Barshaw, Illustrator Coordinator (ruthexpress AT aol DOT com)
see: Email List: Michkids Cyber Community
RAs: Leslie Helakoski, (lelhel AT hotmail DOT com) or Carrie Pearson (carrieapear AT aol DOT com)
SCBWI-MI offers a mentorship with an experienced author or illustrator for one of our unpublished members. The 2014 program will be for fiction picture books; application information coming soon, announcement to be made in fall 2013.
Newsletter, our "Michigan News"
articles to co-editor Kristin Lenz (kristinbartleylenz
AT gmail DOT com)
art, photos, "Hugs & Hurrahs," market news, items for the calendar of events: to co-editor
Jodie Fletcher (jodellafletch AT gmail DOT com)
First, make sure your e-mail and membership are up-to-date at www.scbwi.org. Further questions to editor Kristin Lenz (kristinbartleylenz AT gmail DOT com).
MI members wishing help with self-promotion:
- Announce your upcoming book signings and appearances or share other good news:
1) Use our newsletter by contacting Jodie Fletcher, co-editor; 2) Tell everybody in our MichKids Cyber Community (you are first required to join; it's free).
sure your author information is up-to-date at our website. If you are not listed, check out the requirements and apply.
- Are you eligible for our "New Books" section? Let webmistress Diane Telgen know (editor AT kidsbooklink DOT org)!
- Read extensively
at the SCBWI website, especially the article "10 Ways to Support a First Book" by Aaron Shepard
- Wear a shirt emblazoned with "My book is out! My book is out!" :-)
Remember, books are sold one by one... and every one counts.
We are phasing out our separate speakers list; instead update your member
information at www.scbwi.org.
Volunteers: coordinates and
Anita Pazner, afpazner AT me DOT com
editor and webmistress, Diane Telgen (editor AT kidsbooklink
last updated: 24 June 2013