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NV Mentorship Info Meeting - Shared screen with speaker view
SCBWI NV RA
22:37
We’ll answer questions at the end
Roxanne Troup
28:39
Do you have to be part of the Nevada chapter?
SCBWI NV RA
32:23
It’s for anyone who wants to participate. You don’t need to be in NV
Chilufya-Zambia Author
32:33
Thank you Suzy and thank you everyone for this opportunity.
SCBWI NV RA
33:10
You must have a finished manuscript
Patricia Franz
33:30
Finished but not critiqued?
SCBWI NV RA
35:40
Your mentor should not be the second one to read your manuscript… they need to have been worked on and you’re stuck…
Danielle’s iPhone
37:21
Hello. I’m in California. Does anyone edit children’s novels?
Silvia Acevedo-RA, Wisconsin
37:32
Jenny, the last we heard of you was how NF gets a bad rap and is not boring
Patricia Franz
37:37
I’m in Lake Tahoe!
jessica callahan
38:05
I’m in SF - its been like living in a sci-fi novel today
Naomi Krant
38:07
Portland Oregon here
Jenny MacKay
41:07
For everyone who couldn't hear me, I'm sorry! I am looking for 3 main things in mentees: Enthusiasm for your story, willingness to dive into learning storytelling practices, and a desire to grow as a writer and build your "toolkit," since above all I want to help you become a lifelong writer. I love building relationships (friendships!) with my mentees, and their characters tend to become my extended family. I hope this helps explain more about me! :)
Julie Dillard
42:07
Sounds wonderful, Jenny!
sheryl Bearman
44:47
I am hefre
Julie Dillard
45:18
Hi, Sheryl! If you want to say what you are thinking about workshopping, feel free to write it!
Patricia Franz
45:19
I didn’t hear any of the mentors speak about PB?
sheryl Bearman
46:24
Sheryl does picture books some non fiction. no dead animals yet author illustrator. I have several that are somewhere in the revision process. ! ready for submission 2 close some are a hot mess.
sheryl Bearman
49:52
I agree with Patricia. I did not hear anything about picture books.
Patricia Franz
51:44
Oops… meant this for “all”: How many mentees are accepted into the program?
sheryl Bearman
52:08
I write a range of picture books from funny to dealing with social issues such as food insecurity and global warming. I am totally ready to work and revise!!!
Ellen Hopkins
53:52
About picture books…. Most of the mentors haven’t published in that space, but that doesn’t mean we don’t understand it. We do. I can help with PBs if that’s your space. My first novel published because I submitted a PB to a Simon & Schuster editor, who didn’t do PBs, but loved the writing.
Ellen Hopkins
54:22
The program is about learning what’s important in whatever space you’re writing.
Patricia Franz
55:34
I have a NF pb I’ve just begun but never having written NF, I was wondering if mentor might guide story devt/research suggestions — but this means I don’t hv completed manuscript. Does that mean it’s not eligible?
heatherwpetty
57:07
@Patricia Frans You need a completed manuscript to participate in the program.
Ellen Hopkins
57:12
For Patricia… I’ve done NF books, but Jenny is probably your go-to.
sheryl Bearman
57:31
What if we can not meet in person? Can we do this through zoom. I am part of the southern Breeze reagion but right now I am in Panama.
Ellen Hopkins
57:42
PS: I published 20 NF books for young readers before moving into fiction, so it works both ways.
sheryl Bearman
58:35
My non fiction cross over from picture books to young readers.
Jenny MacKay
58:35
I can absolutely help with research and development, for nonfiction of any kind!
heatherwpetty
59:14
@Jenny, do you accept like a proposal for your NF mentees?
sheryl Bearman
01:00:28
For picture books, can we work on more than one?
Silvia Acevedo-RA, Wisconsin
01:00:28
Looking at the website, I don’t see deadlines for applying for the 2021 mentorship. Has that been decided yet?
B.J. Lee
01:01:11
Honestly,I'm afraid to fly yet
sheryl Bearman
01:01:25
Me too
Suzanne Williams
01:01:46
I'm with you BJ. It's all new these days
heatherwpetty
01:02:02
We won’t meet in person until it’s safe.
sheryl Bearman
01:03:57
Nicey nice does not help mean is ok. lol
B.J. Lee
01:04:43
thanks for addressing that
sheryl Bearman
01:05:43
Very good advice.
B.J. Lee
01:05:52
I have a question about beta reader vs. mentorship
Chilufya-Zambia Author
01:06:06
Very insightful discussions
Silvia Acevedo-RA, Wisconsin
01:13:45
How many mentees does each mentor accept?
Suzanne Williams
01:14:18
Silvia it's usually between 2 and three but depends on the year.
jessica callahan
01:17:59
Thanks everyone!! Super helpful
Olivia M
01:18:04
Thank you everyone!!!
jennifer nails
01:18:08
Thank you for this informational meeting.
Patricia Franz
01:18:09
Thank you all for this. What a great gathering and info!
Charlene Avery
01:18:09
Thank you and best wishes to everyone!
B.J. Lee
01:18:09
thank you so much!
Silvia Acevedo-RA, Wisconsin
01:18:22
Thanks for doing this. :)
Suzy Sotelo
01:18:30
thanks for your information I really enjoyed it
Michele Hathaway Tuton NM
01:18:30
Thank you. This was really informative!
Suzy Sotelo
01:18:37
Suzy Sotelo
Danielle’s iPhone
01:18:46
Thank you for this information
Olivia M
01:19:25
Last question: When is the earliest we can apply for the NV Mentorship program? Is it this month?
Jeanette Koscheski
01:20:38
Thanks for your presentations. The program sounds fantastic. Jeanette K
heatherwpetty
01:21:12
Olivia, we don’t have a schedule yet. But when we do, we’ll be advertising the due date for the first pages/applications.
Chilufya-Zambia Author
01:21:19
Thank you for this presentation. Much appreciated.