Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Poetic Techniques to Help Make Your Writing Come Alive

Date(s) - 05/04/2021
07:30 PM - 08:30 PM

Presenter Name: Jo Hackl

Webinar Title: Poetic Techniques to Help Make Your Writing Come Alive

Webinar Date and Time: Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. EDT, Recording available for 30 days

Webinar description:

Can studying poetry help a prose writer? It turns out that the answer is a resounding “yes.” This interactive session will explore how many of the tips and techniques poets use in their craft can help take your writing to the next level. The session will provide practical tips and tools and handouts to make your writing more powerful — and more fun.


Jo HacklJo Watson Hackl is a longtime SCBWI Carolinas member and former ARA. She is the best-selling author of Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe (Random House Children’s Books), which won the Southern Book Prize. The book combines outdoor survival with an art mystery clue trail. Free resources for readers and writers are available at You can find Jo online at Facebook: Jo Watson Hackl Author, Twitter: @JoHackl, and Instagram: @JoHackl.

Date registration opens: Friday, March 5, 2021

Date registration closes: Monday, May 3rd at 11:59 p.m.

Price of registration for:

  • SCBWI Carolinas members: $10
  • SCBWI members: $15
  • Non-members: $20

Please note: Participation is capped on (our hosting platform)


  • 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 Monday, April 19 at 11:59 p.m.