SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Osceola County


Kissimmee Critique Group

Group leader:  Rose Colson

Contact info:  rcolson4471@gmail.com

Date this form was submitted:  10/11/2017

When, where, and how often the group meets:

WHEN:  First Thursday of each month, 7:00-9:00 pm

            WHERE:  Panera at The Loop West, Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee

            HOW OFTEN:  Monthly, starting January 4, 2018

Members in group:  8

Open to new members?  YES

What to bring to meetings:  First meeting- 1 page synopsis of work-in-progress

Focus/Genres:  Fiction or non-fiction

                            Picture book, middle grade, YA


Celebration Children’s Writers Group

Group leader: Jan Eldredge

Contact info: Jan@JEldritch.com

Date this form was submitted: 01-24-16

When, where, and how often the group meets: Celebration, FL, Every first and third Tuesday, 10 AM – Noon

Members in group: 8

Open to new members? The group is currently closed to new members

Anyone wishing to be placed on a waiting list is welcome to send a writing sample of the first 20 pages of their MG or YA manuscript to Jan Eldredge at Jan@jeldritch.com

Focus/Genres:  Middle Grade and Young Adult


Osceola – OWLS

Group leader: Marlana Antifit

Contact info: MarlanaAntifit@hotmail.com

Date this form was submitted: 1-18-16

When, where, and how often the group meets:  Every Monday, Panera Bread — 1483 E. Osceola Parkway, Kissimmee, FL

Members in group: 7 Full Time Members, 2 on hiatus

Open to new members? Not at this time.

* Anyone wishing to be placed on a waiting list is welcome to send a writing sample of the first 20 pages of their MG or YA manuscript to MarlanaAntifit@hotmail.com.

What to bring to meetings: Submissions are requested by Saturday before 5PM. Every member in attendance (whether they submitted or not) are expected to critique the pages turned in. Feedback can be penned or through Track Changes in MS Word. Hard copies or electronic copies are fine as long as the person receiving the feedback has a take away.

Focus/Genres: YA and MG. We are no longer accepting PB.