Category Archives: The Writing Life

Shutta’s Scholarship Solution to the Winter Doldrums

Shutta’s Scholarship Solution to the Winter Doldrums

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Hey, All!

By way of saying a big THANK YOU! to all my friends in SCBWI, I’m again (for the 7th year) offering a paid scholarship to my Michigan SCBWI peeps for early-bird registration to the NY Winter Conference at the Hyatt Regency Feb. 10-12, 2017. ($430) In addition, our MI-SCBWI chapter will pay for transportation up to $400. What a deal!

  See the registration rules and deadlines here.

Early -bird registration opened October 24, 2016 and will stay open until January 15, 2017. See the national SCBWI site at: http://www.scbwi.org for details. You never know what magical thing might happen to you there!

Kelly Barson, one of my winners said: “Ever since I joined SCBWI, I’ve wanted to attend a national conference. The timing seemed perfect for 2012, but my bank account disagreed. Shutta’s generous scholarship made my dream trip a reality.”

Any questions, feel free to contact Shutta at:  shutta  AT  shuttacrum  DOT com  or Co-Regional Advisor Leslie Helakoski at: Leslie AT helakoskibooks DOT  com .

cropped-bigstock_Writing_Kid_489464.jpg   Happy writing (and conferencing)!  Shutta

 

New Interview with “Yours Truly”

New Interview with “Yours Truly”
yellJanice Broyles hosts a Monday interview with people in the industry. And I am fortunate enough to be included today, January 18th, 2016.
Stop by her site for some insight into what I’ve learned thus far as a writer at: http://www.janicebroyles.com/monday-meet-ups/ .  (It’s also available through a link on my FB page at: https://www.facebook.com/ShuttaCrum .)
Enjoy! (And do share…)

 

Janice says:

“Oh my word, Shutta Crum stopped by my website

for an interview! So happy!  She is an award-winning

author of several books (picture books, middle grade

novels, and fantasies)! I am so thankful she took time

out to offer some sage advice to us aspiring authors.

Check out today’s Monday Meet-Up (click on the link

at the top of the page): www.janicebroyles.com .”

 

Happy Writing in 2016!

Shutta

Shutta’s Answer to the Winter Doldrums—SCBWI conference scholarship

Shutta’s Answer to the Winter Doldrums—SCBWI conference scholarship

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Perk up your winter with a trip to the Big Apple! I am again offering to fund one full tuition to the SCBWI Winter conference in NY for one Michigan member. And our local MI-SCBWI will also cover the cost of airfare. What could be better than that? Check out the application and requirements at the MI-SCBWI site.  If it all sounds wonderful–and it is–click here for the application.

 

Why do I do this? It is my way of saying “thank you” to one of the best organizations for writers of children’s books. Thank you for the help and support I’ve been afforded over the years, and for the camaraderie and good times.

 

Now—get writing!

Shutta