Making Dead People Come To Life! Writing biographies for early and middle-grade readers
Date: Saturday, April 11th, 2015 Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Speaker: Patricia Lakin
Author Patricia Lakin will share slides, illustrating how she crafted the various and varied biographies she has written. Her steps include mapping out the arc of that person’s life, doing research, which often requires putting on a detective’s cap to root out little-known facts, and selecting which facts to include or discard. She’ll also share her missteps in her goal to write biographies that make the subject—though dead—come to life. Q&A will follow the presentation.
Organization: The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) Japan (SCBWI)
Cost: SCBWI Members: 800 yen
Non-members: 1,200 yen
Venue: Tokyo Women's Plaza, Conference Room 1 5-53-67 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (near the United Nations University; map)
You can add this event to your iCal calendar.
- Click on the iCal icon. Your iCal software will start.
- Click 'Subscribe':
- Under 'Auto Refresh', select 'Every day' in case the the basic details change:
You can add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.
- Click on the MS Outlook icon.
- See what happens.
- Tell us what happens. I don't have MS Outlook on a Windows computer, so I can't test it.
- If you click on the icon and nothing happens, do this:
- Right-click on the icon and save the file.
- According to Microsoft's support page, in Outlook's File menu, you should click Import and Export.
- Click to select Import an iCalendar or vCalendar file (*.vcs), and then click Next.
- Click to select the vCalendar file you've just saved, and then click Open.
Email QR Code:
Phone (work): 0467-31-6908