I found this post on Revision thanks to the Kidlitosphere listserv. It looks so meaty that I plan to go through it when I can give it an hour.
In fact, the blog it comes from, the SCBWI Tri-Regions of Southern California Schmooze, looks extremely interesting. It reports on the activities of a number of children's writer and illustrator groups in Southern California.
Training Report: Glad things went so well yesterday, because today ended up being all about spreading cheer and good will. Well, that and getting my butt whipped by a pre-teen girl who is seven ranks lower than I am. She's faster than I am and has more endurance than I do. But I outweigh her. I've got that going for me, anyway.