Event Summary • Picture Book Workshop^M

-Posted on: March 6, 2019

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Event Summary • Writer Workshop with Mina Witteman^M

-Posted on: December 10, 2018


On December 8th, 2018 SCBWI-Hawaii hosted author Mina Witteman for a half-day workshop in Honolulu called: Aristotle’s Cat! A Revision Intensive.

Mina shared her kidlit-focused version of Blake Snyder’s screenplay writing concept called Save the Cat!. She outlined plot …

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Event Summary • Pathways to Publication with Martina Wing^M

-Posted on: October 11, 2018




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Event Summary • Children’s Literature Hawaii 2018^M

-Posted on: July 8, 2018

Though not an SCBWI-sponsored event, many SCBWI Hawaii members attended this year’s 19th Biennial Conference on Literature and Hawaii’s Children (CLH). The free three-day conference, that takes place on two islands, is a celebration for parents, teachers, librarians, writers, illustrators, …

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Surf-A-Book Festival^M

-Posted on: September 5, 2017

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My Experience with the Scrawl Crawl^M

-Posted on: January 4, 2017


by Natasha Fisher

On a partially sunny Saturday afternoon, a few SCBWI HI members, friends, and I journeyed to Ho’omaluhia Botanical Gardens to reconnect with our creative selves. I had been both excited and longing for this event since receiving …

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Finding Inspiration at the LA Summer Conference^M

-Posted on: September 15, 2016

 Conference art by Liz Wong

By Heidi Coryell

This past January, I said to myself that I was now going to be ‘really serious’ with my writing. I’ve been a SCBWI member for a couple of years now but never took advantage of the opportunities …

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Ko’olauloa Battle of the Books^M

-Posted on: April 7, 2016

Written by David Estes

A recorded version of the competition will air on ‘Ōlelo channel 53 on the following days/times: April 17, 2016 at 1:30 p.m.; April 18 at 3:00 p.m.; April 20 at 6:00 p.m.; April 24 at 8:30

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Elena’s Serenade^M

-Posted on: March 5, 2016

Written by Carol Catanzariti

The word “regista” in Italian means film maker. It implies the imagination and courage to create a film. Imagine a luminous picture book with a story to make your eyes sparkle and your hope rekindle for …

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