Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

From Sketchbook to Story- Brandon Reese

Date(s) - 09/28/2020
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Online Workshop
SCBWI - Carolinas, Webinar

Workshop Description

Brandon will share his sketchbook method of character creation and how a simple doodle can be the impetus of a great story. There will be in-class participation! Students will draw in their sketchbooks, followed up by a story brainstorming story session. Finally, a show-and-tell of what they came up with.


Brandon Reese is an author/ illustrator based in North Carolina where he lives with his wife and son.

His titles include OOTHAR THE BLUE (2018), CubHouse Publishing, and CAVE DADA (2020), Chronicle Books.

His clients include Nick, Nick Jr., Highlights, Cricket, eeBoo, Crocodile Creek, Crayola, Scholastic, Sterling Publishing, Lion Forge, Chronicle Books, The Utne Reader, Buzzfeed, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, Cryptozoic, BOOM! Studios, Topps, and Rack Room Shoes.


  • $0.00 SCBWI Carolinas Member, but must use discount code to get this price!
  • $20 all other SCBWI members
  • $30 Non-SCBWI members

When does registration open and close?

OPENS: July 15, 2020
CLOSES: September 13, 2020
Please note: Participation is capped on Zoom (our hosting platform)

Terms and Conditions

  • SCBWI Members MUST login to receive member pricing
  • There are no partial refunds for failure to login
  • All refunds may be subject to a 5% handling fee
  • No registration fees will be refunded after September 15, 2020