Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!  SCBWI OHIO NORTH Annual Conference.

When my name was called for the 2018 SCBWI North Ohio Volunteer of the Year, I couldn't believe it! So many are deserving of this honor. I treasure being chosen surrounded by the good wishes of my peers and colleagues. 



Every March, authors Carrie Charley Brown and Kirsti Call (http://www.reforemo.com/p/ coordinators.html) lead an online picture book challenge called Reading for Research Month, or ReFoReMo. (http://www.reforemo.com/p/ reforemo-mission.html) The goal of the challenge is to encourage writers to learn from picture books as mentor texts. For information on ReFoReMo workshops, contact Carrie Charley Brown at carriebrown@ carriecharleybrown.com
This Cleveland , Ohio workshop will be held at the listed below branch:

Picture Book Research for Writers . . . Parma - Snow Library . . . 2121 Snow Road.


Reading for Research Month (ReFoReMo) is a free online course, every March, that encourages writers to read / study and discuss over 100 contemporary picture books. http://www.reforemo.com. 

      Now you can enlarge and enrich the ReFoReMo experience with four -in-person Sunday afternoon (2;00 pm to 4:00 pm) discussions (February 25, March11, March 25 and April 8) to review and discuss todays best picture books. Volunteer Carole Calladine will facilitate. Register through the events calendar at Parma-Snow or phone 216-661-4240.



Calling All Picture Book Writers: Reading For Research Month (ReFoReMo)

Dates: 3/1/17, 3/15/17, 4/5/17   . . . 6:30 P.M. TO 8:00 P.M.

Where: Parma Snow Library . . . Conference Room A/B

Description: The online site ReFoReMo was created by an author/teacher to encourage the reading, studying, and discussion of 100+ current picture books during the month of March in order to understand better the forms, markets, and craft of writing them.  Now you can enlarge and enrich the online experience with three in-person discussion groups led by Carole. She is a member of the Ohio North chapter of the Society for Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. Carrie Brown and Kirsti Call, the founders of ReFoReMo will skype with participants in a Q & A format during the first meeting.



Begins Thursday, Sept 1st, Ends Thursday, Nov 17th. 1:30 – 3:00 p.m., South Euclid-Lyndhurst Public Library. 1876 South Green Rd, South Euclid.  To register, phone 316-382-4880.

Carole Calladine, an award-winning photographer and author of two parenting books and a memoir about life’s second chances, will facilitate.

Give yourself the gift of a 12-week writing workshop using Julia Cameron’s new book,  It's Never Too Late to Begin Again: Discovering Creativity and Meaning of Midlife and Beyond. This Artist Way guide will lead you on a journey of renewal through morning pages, artist dates, weekly walks, and memoir tools. A copy of this book will be given to every participant. Sign up now as space is limited. This is a free program offered through the Writing Center of the Cuyahoga County Public Library

Email Carole or call 440-895-9572 to schedule a talk or workshop for your next event!

Phone: 1-440-895-9572


E-mail: cacalladine@yahoo.com