The critique groups listed below are open to children’s writers of all levels. Bring several copies of your manuscript (up to five pages) and join us! If you have never participated in a group – feel free to sit in for a session or two. Round out your characters, round out your plot, round out your social life—
Join a critique group! For more information, contact Vicki Sansum, our chapter Regional Advisor and acting Critique Group Coordinator.
SCBWI-Houston Monthly Critique Sessions
When: Before the monthly SCBWI meeting, from 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Where: Tracy Gee Community Center, 3599 Westcenter, Houston, TX 77042. 713-266-8193.
Contact: Arno Bommer
Briargrove/Memorial Critique Group
When: 3rd Wednesdays @ 7:00 – 9:00
Where: Whole Foods Market, 1407 S. Voss Road
Katy Area Critique
When: Fridays 12:00-2:30 pm
Where: Cinco Ranch Library
Contact: Maria Ashworth
North Houston / South Montgomery County Critique Group
When: 2nd and 4th Thursdays @ 5:00 – 7:00, Building “G” / Room G 112
Where: Lone Star College – Montgomery.
Contact: Charles Trevino
290/1960 Critique Group
When: Wednesday after the first Monday of the month @ 4:30 pm
Where: Panera Bread on 1960 and Eldridge
Contact: Karen Welsh
NEW GROUPS FORMING
Baytown Area Critique
When: Any day but Tuesday
Contact: JoAn Martin
An e-critique group focused on Picturebooks
When: Group to be launched in January 2014
Contact: Theresa Boutette