Wednesday, August 12, 2009
And as the sparks and stars continue to fly from the magical concoction we all created in the SCBWI Summer Conference, I do feel that the stuff that went by on twitter was fantastic! So just to make sure you all have a taste of the amazing flow of events, here's a view of my personal twitter feed for the 4 day Blog-O-Rama!
And we're off! The conference begins... #scbwi09 http://yfrog.com/5d77ytj
Jay Asher and Ellen Hopkins dual words: "Banned Books!" #scbwi09 parade of faculty
Best conference attendee profession: "handsome rogue!" Lin Oliver's intro #scbwi09 the audience LOLed!
I had no idea that Sherman Alexie was so funny and heartfelt... Now I can't wait to read his award winning novel! #scbwi09
Standing ovation for Sherman Alexie! #scbwi09 http://yfrog.com/5dur7mj
Will David Wiesner use any WORDS in his keynote??? We'll find out in a second... #scbwi09
#scbwi09 Yes! David Wiesner speaks!
With Frankenstein movie clips! #scbwi09 David Wiesner rocks!
Don't miss a tweet! #scbwi09 SCBWI TEAM BLOG @PaulaYoo @leewind @jaimetem @suzanne_young #followfriday @alicepope @cuppajolie
#scbwi09 @EgmontGal use the Austin Powers accent when reading this: "Oh, Be-have!"
Over 400 conference attendees submitted manuscripts or portfolios for a professional critique! #scbwi09
@EgmontGal Elizabeth Law, manuscript critique critiqued: witty, insightful, kind... Thank You! #scbwi09
#scbwi09 Paula blogged the heck out of our GLBTQ craft &mktg discussion! 40 attendees participated http://bit.ly/SvWnE
#scbwi09 Melinda Long session: 12 years of rejections before her first acceptance!
#scbwi09 Melinda Long tweet tip from her session: Tone is really about the vocabulary you use and how you put words together!
#scbwi09 Get your read hot (get it?) copies of CWIM 2010 at the bookshop! http://yfrog.com/0diiej
@PaulaYoo : NaPiNoWriWee 2009 Reunion! Blog post is up! http://bit.ly/gjA5n #scbwi09
RT @JennBailey Tweet-Up tonight. 9pm Lobby bar. #scbwi09
The tweet-up is jumping! Come hop with us! #scbwi09
This woman knows how to self promote! @jennbailey #scbwi09 http://yfrog.com/18x6ej
RT @edithcohn: am stupidly tired but inspired. #scbwi09 Me three, but that's the best rhyme I can do for now.
#SCBWI09 OK, links in for my Friday "OFFICIAL" posts + extras here: http://www.leewind.org More tomorrow (errr... later today!)
ALL my Links and PHOTOS for Yesterday's #SCBWI09 posts are UP! http://bit.ly/4hKmJY
@PaulAertker 3 minutes. Damn you, Paul! I have been out-tweeted! Aaaaaaaarrrrrrghhhhhhhhhh... Okay, I'm over it. Good morning!
RT @lkmadigan: If u ever have a chance to attend an Elizabeth Law talk ... Do it. She's funny & savvy. #scbwi09 YES!
What makes an extaordinary picture book pane in progress! http://yfrog.com/0kx8gj
#scbwi09 What makes an extraordinary picture book panel, going on now! http://yfrog.com/5h2zgj
#scbwi09 it took 6 and a half YEARS between Melinda's signed contract and the publishing date of her HIBAP PB!
#scbwi09 Melinda Long says she thinks in WORDS, not pictures. Interesting contrast with Eve's answer!
Lin Oliver really gets the POWER of fiction - in intro to Karen Cushman's Keynote - influence of strong girl characters! #scbwi
Karen Cushman quotes Margaret Mead in her keynote, "post-menopausal zest!" Awesome! #scbwi09
Karen Cushman: It's not write what you know, it's write what you WANT to know" #scbwi09
#SCBWI09 Linda Sue Park: "White space is like an invisible word that says, take a breath."
#SCBWI09 rapt session participants in Linda Sue Park's scene building workshop http://yfrog.com/5awj5mwqj
#SCBWI09 Ellen Hopkins' 6th novel, Tricks, will be out this month!
Lin asked to give the agents a moment to gather their final thoughts- everyone whistled the Jeopardy theme song! LOL
Ingrid Law wrote Savvy and never wanted to use the word "magic" so it could apply to everyone if they want it to. #SCBWI09
Ingrid Law's great advice about doing a writing exercise: Be playful, Be creative, & don't think too hard! #SCBWI09
The bookishly blue butterflies arrive... With Max! #SCBWI09 http://yfrog.com/7h774dxxj
#Scbwi09 Tracy, Kimberly, & Elizabeth discover that the moon is indeed made of... Well it's heady! http://yfrog.com/12z6tyj
#scbwi09 Sarah Frances, Katie, & Stephanie look awesome in indigo! http://yfrog.com/epag0j
@dulemba got her drink to match her dress... Or is it the other way around? #SCBWI09 http://yfrog.com/3o1w9j
#SCBWI09 Thalia goes glamourpuss and I feel the love! http://yfrog.com/5gsproj
Claudia Harrington (RA extraordinaire) goes blue with her posse! #SCBWI09 http://yfrog.com/5e9bmlj
Mother Goose and the Goosettes! #SCBWI09 http://yfrog.com/5hp4bj
#SCBWI09 What a party! What a night! And oh boy, what a day we have ahead! http://www.leewind.org
@PaulaYoo I can't wait to hear them! (Paula did a series of "conference attendee tips!")
#SCBWI09 updates from yesterday's conference sessions and pics from the Blue Moon Ball! http://bit.ly/2OpHZ
#SCBWI09 Jim Averbeck is giving great tips for writing for picture books!
@JennBailey Yes! I'd be honored! (Jenn had asked to use a screen shot of "I'm Here. I'm Queer. What the Hell do I Read?" to use in her conference session on how to do blogging right!)
@EgmontGal A first! Your PM Keynote will have 2 color commentators! @PaulaYoo & me. Mwa-huh-hah! #SCBWI09
#SCBWI09 The famous (Infamous?) Golden Kite Chicken! @Suzanne_Young thinks it's... http://yfrog.com/66xr7j
#SCBWI09 The Golden Kite Awards roll... Right Now! http://scbwiconference.blog...
#SCBWI09 "In real life there is no gifted program." Richard Peck makes the room ROAR. http://bit.ly/2FsC3O
#SCBWI09 spotted in the audience of Ellen Hopkin's session on voice: Her editor Emma Drydon!
RT @gregpincus: Day four of #scbwi09 Tired. maybe I'll keep my tweets to 130 characters today to conserve energy - LOL!
RT @PaulaYoo: #scbwi09 comment on our live blogs at www.scbwiconference.blogspo... We want 2 encourage a live interactive forum!
#SCBWI09 Day Four Element: Creative Fire! http://bit.ly/1WxuQv
@SCBWI09 Bonnie Bader's Pitch-A-Thon going on now!
@SCBWI09 Bonnie Bader Advice: Don't read your 10 minute long poem into an editor's voicemail!
#SCBWI09 Linda Sue Park wrote 4 historicals before she crossed genres to picture books.
#SCBWI09 great stuff on crossing genres! http://tinyurl.com/ltwd7n
#SCBWI09 Thank you, SCBWI, for the gift and acknowledgement! What an amazing experience, being part of SCBWI Team Blog!
#SCBWI09 conference is over. Home now. So much great stuff to process. Sleep first. Then, http://scbwiconference.blog...
RT @gregpincus Tomorrow (!!!) at 9 pm Eastern/6 pm Pacific, it's #kidlitchat. Hope to see many #scbwi09 folks there!
Awake. Blogging about #SCBWI09 Must visit conference blog to see what I missed! http://scbwiconference.blog...
#SCBWI09 My Day Four of the Summer conference Updates are UP! http://tinyurl.com/llus3m
#SCBWI09 4 Days. 5 Elements. The Alchemy of Magic: The SCBWI 2009 Summer Conference http://tinyurl.com/nxjjyv
Check out the links above, and of course, all the information on the official SCBWI Conference Blog! And come follow me on twitter!