Monthly Archives: May 2011

Friday Author Focus: Coffee & Conversation with Sarah Sullivan!

Happy Friday, everyone, time for another round of Coffee & Conversation!  Joining us in the cyber cafe today is the lovely Sarah Sullivan, who has brought with her the most interesting rejection photo ever!  So while Sarah gets settled with her… … Continue reading

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Regional Author Spotlights

Happy Wednesday, everyone!  It’s a beautiful, sunny day and a great time to post some well-deserved shout-outs. Congratulations and a mighty woo-HOO to Ann McCallum who has a new website and blog to go along with her upcoming July 1, 2011 release of  EAT … Continue reading

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Jack Reid Scholarship Guidelines

In memory of longtime volunteer Jack Reid, the MD/DE/WV SCBWI Region offers two scholarships (one to a writer and one to an illustrator) to attend the 2-day July conference (a $195 value). Writers wishing to apply should send up to … Continue reading

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Registration Now Open for our July “Staying On Track” Weekend!

Meet Our Faculty  Young Adult Track Leaders: Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen is the award-winning author of nine books for children,  including the YA  novels The Compound and The Gardener (written under the name S.A. Bodeen), both YALSA Quick Picks.  The Compound is … Continue reading

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Reaching Out to Our West Virginia Members!

This past Saturday, our MD/DE/WV region held it’s very first event in West Virginia and received a rousing response from our WV members (and a couple from just across the river in KY and OH).  Taylor Books (a delightful indie bookstore in … Continue reading

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Friday Author Focus: Coffee & Conversation with Pam Smallcomb

Happy Friday, everyone!  Joining us today in the cyber coffeehouse is the lovely Pam Smallcomb, whose picture book, EARTH TO CLUNK, was just released this week! What do bossy  big sisters, dirty socks, and old lasagna have in common? They’re … Continue reading

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Releases, Festivals, and Signings, oh my!

BOOK RELEASES! A belated congratulations and mighty woo-HOO to Sarah Sullivan for her May 10th release of PASSING THE MUSIC DOWN that Kirkus Reviews called “a lovely, resonant offering!” A warmhearted ode to an American musical tradition and to generational ties, told … Continue reading

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FRIDAY AUTHOR FOCUS: Coffee & Conversation with Carol Larese Millward!

Happy Friday, everyone! Today we’re starting a new feature, Coffee & Conversations, starting with the lovely Carol Larese Millward, author of STAR IN THE MIDDLE … and our April ABC presenter!  My intentions were to post her interview before her event, … Continue reading

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SHADE release!

Congratulations and a mighty woo-HOO to regional member Jeri Smith-Ready… … for yesterday’s release of SHIFT, a sequel to SHADE and the second in a young adult paranormal trilogy about a world of ghosts only the young can see! Aura’s life is … Continue reading

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