Monthly Archives: February 2011

Top Picks for Books on Writing!

Wow, it’s hard to believe there’s only two weeks until the Spring into Action conference! For those first-time conference goers who missed a previous post, here’s a survival guide for newbies that might help you prepare. And I hope that everyone who is getting … Continue reading

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Get your click on!

Happy Friday, everyone! This morning, I woke up and thought to myself–wow–I’m SO in the mood to post about nutty nursery rhymes, how I learned to write, playing with words, writing humor, creating believable characters, and setting up critique groups. But then … Continue reading

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Sea Feather, Submissions, Save the Date, and Something to think about!

Happy Friday, everyone!  Here’s this week’s . . . REGIONAL AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT! Congratulations and a mighty woo-HOO to Lois Szymanski, for the recent release of THE TRUE STORY OF SEA FEATHER! A family travels to Chincoteague Island, Virginia, to see … Continue reading

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Critiques aren’t only for aspiring writers!

Many of my books were published back in what now seems like the “good ‘ol days.”  In the past few years, as the market for books, especially picture books, has tightened, I’ve had several manuscripts critiqued at a MD/DE/WV conference. … Continue reading

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Important Conference Reminders!

Hello to our regional SCBWI members and readers of our blog, Registrations for our March 12, 2011 “Spring Into Action” Conference are coming in at a steady stream!  However, we do have two deadlines looming: Saturday, February 12th is the … Continue reading

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