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IN SCBWI 2020 Mentor Program Second Round – PICTURE BOOKS

2020 Indiana SCBWI Mentor Program
Round 2 – for non-PAL members only

Featuring noted Hoosier author Helen Frost!

Our first round with picture book mentor Judith L. Roth and chapter book/middle grade/young adult mentor Sharon Biggs Waller has been a wonderful experience. We are so very grateful to Sharon and Judith for the expert guidance.

Registration for Round 2 will be open from June 2 (approximately 7:00a.m. EDT) to June 16, 2020 (approximately 5:30p.m. EDT).

Once you have received registration confirmation, send your manuscript to Diane Bradley-Kantor at

Writers will submit one manuscript attached as a Word document. The document must be formatted using 12-point Times New Roman font with 1” inch margins. It also must have the title at the top of the first page with the text starting in the next line. There is no need to start halfway down the page. Put your title and the page number in the header. Do not put your name on your manuscript.

In the body of the email, please include:

1) Your name as listed in the SCBWI registry

2) The mentorship you’re entering

3) Your manuscript title

4) Your email

5) Your telephone number

6) Attach your word document, without your name on the document, to the email.

Questions? Contact Diane at