Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Western Slope Virtual Connect: Work for Hire Gigs with Jenny Mason

Date(s) - 05/06/2023
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

When: Saturday, May 6, 2023, 10:00am-12:00pm

Where: Zoom (link sent a few days prior to Connect)

Western Slope nonfiction writer, Jenny Mason (author of over 20 STEM books for young readers) will give us a presentation about Work For Hire projects. She will share what she does, what to expect, how she approaches publishers with letters of interest, creating samples (when you have no publishing credits), red flags in contracts or special requests to make, what to do when the worst happens (publisher fails to pay on a contract)…and more. After her presentation, we will do critiques as time permits. Limit of 650 words. Email things for critique to by Wednesday before the Connect so we can screen share.