True to the organizers' word, it was a magical weekend. Despite Marquette being eight hours north of everything, the drive is always worth it the moment I arrive. The speakers, critiques, friends new and old, plus a little time to think only of writing and children's books, all contribute to a successful weekend. Plus, it isn't every day a person wins a magic wand contest (and $50 towards any SCBWI related expense)! If you want to know more about SCBWI national or the Michigan chapter, go to "contacts" above.
Carrie Pearson is a children's book author and creator-cheerleader.