SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Sarasota County


Sarasota-Venice Critique Group

Group leader: Amy Brown

Contact info: amysusanbrown@gmail.com

Date this form was submitted: Jan 11, 2018

When, where, and how often the group meets: Twice monthly, Thursdays, 10:30am-12pm, at members’ homes or community function rooms

Members in group: Six

Open to new members? Yes

What to bring to meetings: Members present a work in progress, on rotating basis, up to 10 pages. Members should read and write notes on the text prior to meeting as well as present critique at the meeting.

Focus/Genres: Children’s picture books, chapter books, middle grade and YA, all types of fiction as well as poetry.


Sarasota Scribblers

Group leader: Andrea Bevill

 

Contact info: andrea.j.bevill@gmail.com

 

Date this form was submitted: 3/12/2016

 

When, where, and how often the group meets:

Barnes and Noble (4010 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34231) the second Saturday of every month, 2-4pm

 

Members in group: 7

 

Open to new members? Currently putting people on a wait list. Will start a second group if enough people are interested.

 

What to bring to meetings: 5 – 10 pages of an MG or YA or a full PB manuscript. 4-6 copies.

 

Focus/Genres: PB, MG, YA