Writing for Children This 3-term series of classes in writing for children covers foundations of writing for children, an exploration of your own direction and the revision process, and strengthening your creative voice. Taught by local published authors and illustrators for children, the courses are part of the Writing for Children Certificate Program. For more information and the current quarter’s offering, contact 206-685-8936 or Professional & Continuing Education.
Natural Science Illustration Another annual UW certificate program worth investigating, this one for illustrators interested in realistic rendering for books, magazines, and other publications. See their website for more information.
Additional classes and workshops Many regional community colleges and writers’ organizations offer periodic classes on writing or illustrating for children. For the latest announcements and offerings, follow our Chinook Update blog.
Other Regional Resources
If you are offering or know of a class, event or service not sponsored by SCBWI, but representing educational and professional opportunities for members, please submit information to be considered for the Chinook Update blog by emailing it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Call to Artists The Secret Garden Bookshop accepts submissions for the Ballard Art Walk on an ongoing basis. Ballard Art Walk is the second Saturday of each month, and selected art hangs for the entire month. For more information: Call Alma at 206-789-5006 or visit www.secretgardenbooks.com.
The following SCBWI members offer professional services for a fee. Please contact them for specifics.