Special Programs

1991

  • "A Day at an Illustrator's Studio," Wethersfield, CT, Anita Riggio Coordinator
  • Weston Woods Studio Tour, Weston, CT, Martha Simpson Coordinator
  • "Cape Cod Author's Panel," Sturgis Library, Barnstable, MA, Janice Glover Coordinator

1992

  • Weston Woods Studio Tour, Weston, CT, Martha Simpson Coordinator 

1993

  • "Nuts & Bolts," Dean Junior College, Franklin, MA, Jackie French Koller Coordinator
  • Weston Woods Studio Tour, Weston, CT, Martha Simpson Coordinator
  • "Picturing the Picture Book," Studio School, Nashua, NH, Pat Lowery Collins Coordinator
  • Meeting for Critique Group Leaders, Linda Shaughnessy Coordinator

1994

  • "Nuts & Bolts," Dean Junior College, Franklin, MA, Pegi Deitz Shea and Anita Riggio Coordinators
  • SCBWI Schmooze for Illustrators, "Sharing Tips and Triumphs," Ridgefield, CT, Carol Bancroft Coordinator
  • Author/Illustrator Tea for Educators, Little Book Room, Milton, MA, Jackie French Koller Coordinator
  • Weston Woods Studio Tour, Weston, CT, Martha Simpson Coordinator

1995

  • SCBWI Schmooze, Dinosaur Paw Bookstore, Fairfield, CT, Jennifer Ericsson Coordinator
  • "Sunday Socials" run simultaneously in all six New England states

1996

  • Weston Woods Studio Tour, Weston, CT, Martha Simpson Coordinator

1997

  • Weston Woods Studio Tour, Weston, CT, Martha Simpson Coordinator

1999

  • Working Retreat for Writers & Illustrators, Ocean Edge Resort, Brewster, MA, Linda Crotta Brennan Coordinator
  • Northern New England SCBWI Writers Retreat, The New England Center, Durham, NH, Amanda Marrone Coordinator
  • "Marketing Your Work," Holliston Public Library, Holliston, MA, Marilyn Salerno Coordinator
  • SCBWI Schmooze, Tyler Free Library, Foster, RI, Laurie Murphy Coordinator
  • SCBWI Schmooze, Stroudwater Books, Portsmouth, NH, Amanda Marrone Coordinator
  • SCBWI Schmooze, Nesmith Library, Windham, NH, Diane Mayr Coordinator
  • "Critique-nic," Stoddard Park, Holliston, MA, Marilyn Salerno Coordinator

2000

  • "Drawing Attention to Your Illustrations," Illustrators Day, Rivier College, Nashua, NH, Jenn Costas, Conference Coordinator

2001

  • "Illustrating for Children: Methods and Muses" SCBWI New England Illustrators Day, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI, Margo Lemieux and Jennifer O'Keefe Coordinators

2002

  • Magic Makers Critique Group's "Creative Escape," Boyden Library, Foxboro, MA, Pat Blackman Coordinator
  • "Schedule of Sundays," Hollis Social Library, Hollis, NH, Jenn Costas Coordinator
  • SCBWI Illustrators Schmooze, First Parish Church, Bedford, MA, Marion Eldridge and Donna Berger Coordinators

2003

  • "On Tour at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art," Amherst, MA, Jennifer O'Keefe Coordinator

2005

  • "Capturing the Market: Self Promotion for Authors and Illustrators," Sheraton Harborside, Portsmouth, NH, Janet Arden Coordinator
  • Novel Writing Retreat, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier,VT, Sarah Aronson and Cindy Faughnan Coordinators

2006

  • Novel Writing Retreat, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier,VT, Sarah Aronson and Cindy Faughnan Coordinators

2007

  • Novel Writing Retreat, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier,VT, Sarah Aronson and Cindy Faughnan Coordinators

2008

  • Novel Writing Retreat, Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier,VT, Sarah Aronson and Cindy Faughnan Coordinators
  • "Working with Independent Booksellers," SCBWI Salon, Littleton Library, Littleton, MA, Melissa Stewart Coordinator
  • "Improving Your Public Speaking and Reading Skills," SCBWI Salon, Acton Town Hall, Acton, MA, Melissa Stewart Coordinator

2009

  • "Building a Career as a Children's Author/Illustrator," SCBWI Salon, Acton Town Hall, Acton, MA, Melissa Stewart Coordinator
  • "Marketing Triumphs and Mishaps," SCBWI Salon, Acton Town Hall, Acton, MA, Melissa Stewart Coordinator
  • "Taking Your School Visits to the Next Level" and "Passion and Process vs. Product and Promotion," SCBWI Salon, Acton Congregational Church, Acton, MA, Melissa Stewart Coordinator
  • "Managing Your Online Presence: Websites, Blogs, Twitter, Facebook, and More," SCBWI Salon, Acton Congregational Church, Acton, MA, Melissa Stewart Coordinator

2010

  • "Overcoming Challenges," Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, Amherst, MA, Melissa Stewart Coordinator