In the Spotlight with Stephen Mooser, Editor of SCBWI Bulletin

Stephen-Mooser

    When I was first thinking (and dreaming) about writing a children's picture book over three years ago, the owner of a local bookstore told me to join The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI).  It is the only professional organization specifically for those individuals writing and illustrating for children and young adults in the fields of children’s literature, magazines, film, television, and multimedia. Several of the most prestigious children’s literature professionals sit on the SCBWI Board of Advisors. I ended up joining the organization and have attended several of their events.  They offer events where you have the opportunity to have your book reviewed by some of the best editors at the major publishing houses in the country, to top agents.  It was a huge learning curve for me but one I am so glad I embarked on as it helped me to … [Read more...]