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Nick Bruel: How Did the Dog Find Out?

Nick_Bruel_WPby Judy Shemtob

Nick Bruel, author and illustrator of the Bad Kitty picture book series, advised SCBWI-Westchester attendees to be curious, compassionate, and brave at his Nov. 4th workshop, “The Three Things Necessary to Write a Story.” He treated participants to a Saturday afternoon of creating their own characters, cartoons, and stories as he brought out everyone’s creative self.

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The End Is Where We Begin – The Burden & Glory Of Writing Non-Fiction For Children

by Orel Protopopescu

selene“The end is in the beginning,” said Selene Castrovilla, quoting T. S. Eliot at the Metro NY SCBWI Tuesday Night Professional series on March 10, 2015. Selene spoke to a rapt crowd about the joys and challenges of writing non-fiction for children.

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