April Meeting

We will meet April 6th due to conflicts with conferences. Hope to she everyone there! Contact erin.casteel@gmail.com with any questions. Advertisements

Linda’s Writing Class

I want to let you all know about Dr. Linda Hurst is going to be teaching children’s book writing classes. “How To Write A Picture Book.” Tuesdays 4:30-6:30 p.m. April 23-May14. Cost is $100($25 a class) Class is limited to 10 people! Contact linda@lindawhurst.com for more information.

Dr. Linda Hurst’s Writer’s Class

Want to write your own picture book? Take this practical “how to” course sponsored by the SWLA CBWIG! Four Tuesday evenings in a row, beginning Jan. 15 and going through Feb. 5th, from 4:30 until 6:00 pm. Taught by Dr. Linda Hurst, educator and picture book author, students will learn about the different types of … Continue reading


The next meeting is January 12th. We will discuss the conference. We will collect the yearly dues of 25$ as well. Please bring door prizes and sponsor info asap.

Conference and registration

This year’s conference is fast approaching. It is taking place on Feb. 16th at Central School in Lake Charles, LA. The conference will begin at 8 am and wrap up at 5 pm. Lunch will be provided! We are having great speakers, break out sessions, and door prises. If you would like to register online … Continue reading

Misty Morgan Meeting

Here are some photos from our most recent meeting. We were proud to hear from Jody Carroll and Kim Dowers on the importance of marketing.

Our Next Presenter

Erin Casteel is a local illustrator. She teaches talented art and an adult leisure drawing class. On March 24, Come hear this artist/educator share secrets of computer art using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.


Every month the SWLACBWI holds a meeting. This month the meeting is set for Sat. March 24th from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at Central School. This month Erin Casteel will give a talk on Adobe programs Photoshop and Illustrator. Come to find out a little more about these great tools for the modern illustrator. We hope you can … Continue reading