"Every part of [Falling Leaves] was substantive, from the editors' presentations and gracious approachability, to networking and interaction opportunities. An energizing weekend, for sure!"
Falling Leaves Master Class
Falling Leaves Children's Book Master Class is a weekend retreat for authors and illustrators at beautiful Silver Bay on Lake George. The weekend consists of workshops, manuscript critiques and networking.
Topic: Fiction and non fiction all genres.
Dates: November 3-5, 2017.
Location: Silver Bay on Lake George in New York.
Apply: Starting June 15, 2017 Falling Leaves Alum will be able to register on a first-come-first-served basis. If space is available applications will be accepted. Submission Requirements will be posted in application.
Registration fee: SCBWI Members $250, Non-members $290
All attendees must stay at the Inn.
Please book rooms with Silver Bay separately after acceptance.
Rate: $138 per night (double occupancy). $191per night (single occupancy) Rate includes room, meals, and membership fee.
We will be hosting six talented editors:
Each participant will receive a one-on-one, 25-minute critique from one of these editors.
In addition, each editor will provide a hands-on workshop in the evenings.
4:00 Check in
5:30 - 7:00 Dinner
7:00 - 9:00 Welcome, Workshop I, Workshop II
9:00 - 11:30 Critique groups
1:15 - 5:30 Individual editor critiques/personal time
7:00 - 9:00 Workshop III, Workshop IV
9:00 - Birthday Party
9:00 Workshop V
10:00 Editor roundtables
11:30 Optional farewell lunch