Can’t Make the Full Weekend of the EPA SCBWI Pocono Retreat? Come for Just One Day!

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You told us and we heard you.  We get it.  Life is busy!  You can’t always get away for a full weekend, but you don’t want to miss the entire event.

Now you can register for our new Saturday-Only option and still be part of the excitement that is the Pocono Retreat. 

You’ll hear a fantastic keynote and presentation by Patricia Lee Gauch, hone your craft in your choice of 3 Workshops with award-winning authors/illustrators Susan Campbell Bartoletti, Matt Phelan and Katie Davis (choose 1 from each selection A B and C), and even opt to add in a professional critique too.  You can do a lot in just one day!

Investment for Saturday-Only Registration is $215 for SCBWI members ($245 for non-members).  Register by clicking here.

If you are choosing the Saturday-Only option, accommodations for meals must be made by contacting Jo.Lloyd@highlightsfoundation or call 1(877) 512-8365 or (570) 251-4557. Cost is $72.50.

Single night room accommodations can also be arranged if needed.  Cost is $85.

Professional Agent/Editor Critiques and Portfolio Reviews are optional for an additional investment AND we’ve extended the Manuscript Due Date until April 4, 2014 to give you a chance to submit for critiques too!

Here’s what you can expect if you are coming for Saturday-Only:

7:00 am – 7:45 am: Saturday-Only Attendee Registration
7:15 am -8:15 am:  Breakfast

8:15 am – 9:15 am:  Keynote, Patti Gauch, “Going Far Enough”
9:45 am – 10:45 am:  Workshop 1 (Matt, Susan, Katie)

10:45 am-11:00 am: Break
11:00 pm – 12:00 pm:  Workshop 2 (Matt, Susan, Katie)

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch

1:30 pm 2:45 pm:  Presentation by Patti Gauch, “Bits & Pieces”
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm:  First Pages/First Looks Part 2
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm:  Break and/or Blind Date with a Book/Patti Gauch Book Signing

5:00pm -6:00pm: hors d’oeuvres / Illustrators’/Authors’ Exhibit and Book Signings

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm:  Intimate Group with Patti Gauch *limited to contest winners only
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm:  Dinner
7:30 pm – 8:30 pm: Workshop 3 (Katie, Kelly & Patti)

8:30 pm – 9:00 pm:  Silent Auction

9:00 pm – ??? Fireside S’mores & Storytelling

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