Monthly Archives: July 2011

Coffee & Conversation with Ann McCallum!

Happy Friday! I’m hoping that everyone who went to the Staying on Track Conference had a wonderful, inspiring time! I was bummed about missing it, (especially after seeing the photos Edie posted,) but in our household, summer is ruled by baseball, which is also … Continue reading

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Photos from our “Staying On Track” conference

Wow!  What a fabulous weekend, complete with an amazing and accessible faculty, serious writers and illustrators, an idyllic setting, and beautiful weather!  I’m still riding high on the success of our “Staying On Track” weekend and hope that those of … Continue reading

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A preview of one of our conference raffle prizes…

Hello MD/DE/WV SCBWIers! I’m Laura Backes, publisher of Children’s Book Insider, The Newsletter for Children’s Writers, and co-founder of The CBI Clubhouse membership site for aspiring and published writers of children’s books. I wanted to let you know that we’ll be … Continue reading

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Coffee & Conversation with Ed Sullivan

Happy Friday, everyone! I’m rounding out our series of pre-Staying on Track Conference interviews with Ed Sullivan, a non-fiction presenter who will be teaching a class on “What Makes a Good Non-fiction Book!” Ed is also the author of The Ultimate … Continue reading

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Registration for “Staying On Track” is officially closed…

…but we will still accept registration for the NonFiction and Illustrator Tracks (ONLY) until Saturday, July 9th.  The registration form and check must be in the mail to Sue Poduska (P.O. Box 546, Gaithersburg, MD 20884-0546) and Sue must be … Continue reading

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Coffee & Conversation with Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen

Happy Tuesday, everyone!  Today we have the lovely Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen in the cyber cafe, author of several novels including THE COMPOUND, which is the winner of this year’s Black-Eyed Susan Award for grades 9-12, and THE GARDENER, that was named … Continue reading

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Happy Book Birthday!

Congratulations and a mighty woo-HOO to Ann McCallum for today’s release of EAT YOUR MATH HOMEWORK: Recipes For Hungry Minds! (Illustrated by Leeza Hernandez.)   It’s after school. It’s a beautiful day, but you’re stuck inside with a bulging backpack full of … Continue reading

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