SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Pinellas County


Pen It

Name of contact person for the group
Arlene Wells
Email address
JAW1952@YAHOO.COM
What is the focus of the group?
PB, MG, YA
How many members are currently in the group?
7
Do you have openings for new members at this time?
Yes
When, where, and how often does the group meet?
First Wednesday of the month, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, Dunedin Public Library. We also provide a Zoom link for those who cannot attend in person.
What is the process for new members to become part of the group?
Just come to a meeting.
Do you have any additional group info you would like to include?
We focus on all writing/illustration for children and young adults.

Skywriters {Full}

Name of contact person for the group
Teddie Aggeles
Email address
theoaggeles@gmail.com
What is the focus of the group?
Middle Grade Books, Young Adult Books
How many members are currently in the group?
6
Do you have openings for new members at this time?
No
If not, do you have a waitlist for potential members?
Yes
When, where, and how often does the group meet?
Since the pandemic, we meet on a members lanai at 8:30 AM every other Wednesday.
What is the process for new members to become part of the group?
When there is an opening, we send an email and invite the person to attend two meetings as a guest. That allows time to see if the meeting is the right fit for the new member.
Do you have any additional group info you would like to include?
We spend 30 minutes discussing our good news and upcoming SCBWI happenings. Members submit up to 10-double-spaced pages by the Sunday before our meeting. Another member reads your sub out loud before we share our written critiques. Each member has time to ask questions after their critique.