Members Present: Jackie, Judy, Karen, Luneil, Patty, Rachael
Patty and Karen discussed their experience at the IL SCBWI conference. They got to meet with editors and agents. Patty’s was very happy with the critique she received and shared the comments with the group. They also discussed local children’s author Angie Karcher who founded RhyPiBoMo (Rhyming Picture Book Month) and wrote Santa’s Gift. She does a lot to promote rhyming picture books and has over 6,000 followers. See her website for a list of the Top 10 Best in Rhyme books, information about the Rhyme Revolution Conference next fall in New Harmony, IN, and more.
Rachael will be doing a book signing at Half-Priced Books On November 18th in Bloomingdale, IL. Pen It! Publications has hired a publicist to help promote her book.
Rachael read her latest short story about mosquitoes.
Members suggested Rachel check out the Baby Loves Science series by Ruth Spiro.
Judy has taken on a lot of roles at her new complex including starting a writing group. She then read a bio she wrote about one of the residents.
Next meeting: December 13, 2017 at Rosati’s in Schererville at 6:30 p.m.