Nevada SCBWI

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators

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Latest Activity

Carla Masterson posted photos
Jul 22, 2015
Profile IconSher Magins, Shar Murphy and Eileen B. Fischer joined Nevada SCBWI
Nov 21, 2014
Cynthia Kremsner posted photos
Oct 20, 2014
David Michael Slater posted photos
Jul 2, 2014
Hazel Mitchell posted a photo
Aug 1, 2012
Hazel Mitchell and Donna Jeanne Koepp are now friends
Aug 1, 2012
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"Hello lovely Nevada people .. there is a new blog in town!…"
Aug 1, 2012
Donna Jeanne Koepp posted a photo
Mar 26, 2012




Blog Posts

Logo Contest 2011

Brainstorms for the logo contest.  I'm leaning toward the last row.


Any thoughts?

Posted by Donna Jeanne Koepp on July 28, 2011 at 8:30am — 5 Comments

Las Vegas Worshop With Jim Averbeck on June 4th . . . and its FREEE!

Hello all,


There have been a couple announcements covering Jim Averbeck's workshop in Las Vegas but I wanted to add something here as well. Jim is a friend of the Nevada SCBWI and is a great facilitator as well as artist and writer. This event is free which is such a great deal! If you are considering attending and want to gain a bit of knowlege about him, please check out the…


Posted by Cynthia Kremsner on May 11, 2011 at 6:00am

The Heart of a Monkey

New Illustrator's project.  I picked number 13 and it's "The Heart of a Monkey".


Briefly the story goes:

"A crocodile wants to eat a monkey's heart and entices him out of his fig tree home with the promise of taking him on the river to an island with lush mango trees.  The monkey agrees and climbs aboard the croc's back.  Halfway to the island, the croc reveals his motive and the quick thinking monkey tells him he left is heart back in the tree for safe keeping.…


Posted by Donna Jeanne Koepp on February 27, 2011 at 12:17pm — 5 Comments

Illustrators!!! Portfolio Builders . . . Here Are A Couple of Links Worth Checking Out

Hello Artists!!


I've recently come across a couple of blog posts from insiders that shed some light on what's expected of illustrator's who are seeking work in the industry. One of the links is from an editor and one is from a website builder. Both have a bit of snark in their advice, but it's truly sound advice. Hope you find some good info if you take a peek.


Happy Reading!

Happy Creating.



Posted by Cynthia Kremsner on February 10, 2011 at 1:44pm



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