Success Stories: Breezer Publishing Milestones, January 2020 through May 2021^M

-Posted on: June 28, 2021

Southern Breeze SCBWI is a big region, covering Alabama, Georgia, and the Florida Panhandle. And in our region we have authors, illustrators, and translators at all phases of their careers: pre-published, newly published, and well-published. Members’ work often wins accolades …

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All are Invited: July 12 Meeting Featuring Shanda McCloskey and Mike Lowery^M

-Posted on: June 28, 2021

Time. There never seems to be enough time, even, or maybe especially during these hazy, hot summer days.

When you have a few free minutes, do you write? Draw? Hop on social media?

Is it better to work on your …

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Ready, Set, Go! Annual Contest is Open!^M

-Posted on: June 17, 2021

How’s your work in progress coming along? Could you use a quick critique from an experienced writer?

How about feedback from an acquiring agent?

How about getting this feedback for FREE?

And even better, if your manuscript places first in

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Monthly Meetings Have Launched!^M

-Posted on: June 3, 2021


Hi Breezers!

Our first monthly meeting (held in May) was well-attended, and we received lots of great feedback from our participants! We’re so appreciate to our own CB Collins for creating our graphic. We love it!

We don’t want

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Announcing the 2021 Liz Conrad Award Winner!^M

-Posted on: April 27, 2021

The Liz Conrad Award was established by the Southern Breeze chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators as a merit based Award for our regional illustrators.
This year, our judge was the talented Laura Freeman. We

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-Posted on: April 14, 2021

May is only a few weeks away and that means it’s almost time for June and for you to SHOW us what you’ve got this MONTH by entering the Southern Breeze Writing Contest. The Contest will officially open for entries

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Developing Book Dummies Series – Session 3 Recap^M

-Posted on: March 14, 2021

During the final session of the SCBWI Southern Breeze Developing Book Dummies Series on March 13, 2021, our guest Rob McClurkan shared a valuable review of 8 book dummies created during our 3-month series. Rob is an Atlanta based illustrator

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Developing Book Dummies Series – Session 2 Recap^M

-Posted on: February 27, 2021

During the second session of the SCBWI Southern Breeze Developing Book Dummies Series in February 2021, our guest Ebony Glenn shared her expertise on Creating Compelling Page Turns. Ebony Glenn is an Atlanta based illustrator of Speak Up and Flying

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Developing Book Dummies Series – Session 1 Recap^M

-Posted on: February 27, 2021


We kicked off the SCBWI Southern Breeze Developing Book Dummies Series on January 16, 2021 to explore Character Design, Color and so much more with our guest David SanAngelo. David shared valuable experience with us on how to create

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Welcome to the New Blog Site for Southern Breeze!^M

-Posted on: February 24, 2021

Meet our Regional Team


Headshot Image of Sharon Pegram

Co-Regional Advisor Sharon Pegram

Headshot image of Lisa Stauffer

Co-Regional Advisor, Lisa Stauffer

Headshot of TeMika Grooms

Illustrator Coordinator, TeMika Grooms

Headshot of Allen Wells

Co-Assistant Regional Advisor, Allen Wells

Headshot of Melissa Miles

Co-Assistant Regional Advisor, Melissa Miles








 What’s New in Southern Breeze?


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