Monthly Archives: January 2012

Our Keynote Speaker for July!

I am very excited to announce that Newbery Award-winning author Richard Peck will be our keynote speaker for our July conference, scheduled for July 14 & 15, 2012!  Please mark your calendars now and don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to … Continue reading

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Coffee & Conversation with Esther Hershenhorn!

Happy Friday, everyone! Today we have an awesome, pre-conference interview with the lovely Esther Hershenhorn, who will be leading our March 31st “Rx for Children’s Book Creators:  Getting Your Stories Right” workshop! And while Esther is getting settled in our … Continue reading

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Tuesday This and Thats

Happy Tuesday, everyone! Just a few announcements today. 🙂 Our Next ABC Event! Here’s a reminder of our next wonderful ABC Event with the lovely Ann McCallum! Pie graphs and fractions and math, oh my! Some people would rather face … Continue reading

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ABC Event with Michelle Ray

Good chilly Friday morning! Before getting to our marquis event, we have an urgent NEWS FLASH: Get those critiques for our March 31st conference in EARLY!! As Edie posted on Tuesday, there are only 30 slots available and they will … Continue reading

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Registration for our March 31, 2012 workshop now open!

Saturday, March 31, 2012 at The Bishop Claggett Center in Buckeystown, MD “Rx for Children’s Book Creators:  Getting Your Stories Right” Join us for a hands-on, craft-centered morning workshop led by author Esther Hershenhorn and afternoon sessions led by Associate … Continue reading

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SCBWI New York Conference

Happy (late) Monday, everyone! Just a quickie announcement tonight. If any of you ladies are attending the SCBWI Winter Conference in New York and would be interested in sharing a hotel room with a fellow regional writer, than send me an … Continue reading

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ABC Event with Amie Rose Rotruck

ABC Event with Amie Rose Rotruck As the holiday season is fading into a beautiful memory, I wanted to take some time to reflect on some of the amazing authors that have hosted ABC events this year.  One of the … Continue reading

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December Illustrator Spotlight Recap

Happy Monday, everyone! Wow, I want to send out a huge thank you to the lovely Susan Mannix and Larissa Graham for taking care things here while I was recovering from surgery and for doing such an amazing job with the December Illustrator … Continue reading

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Coffee and Conversation with Stephanie Geffert!

Happy New Year!!! I hope you had a fabulous celebration and are ready to tackle all of your writing and illustrating projects. As Larissa promised, our December showcase isn’t quite over. Today we welcome illustrator  Stephanie Geffert to the Cyber Cafe. … Continue reading

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2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Syndey Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 14,000 times in 2011. If it were a … Continue reading

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