Monthly Archives: August 2013

Coffee and Conversation with Jessica Garrison

Happy Labor Day Weekend!  Some of you are already on the road for one last hurrah at the beach or maybe you’re just staying home chilling and barbecuing with friends. Either way, we’ve got some good reading here for your … Continue reading

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Last Chance for Conference Critique

Today is the last day to register for a critique at the MD/DE/WV SCBWI two-day conference, Lucky 13: Make 2013 Your Year. Some critique slots are full, but there are still some pretty helpful critiquers available. Don’t miss out! Details … Continue reading

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Conference Challenge #5 – Introducing your main character

Welcome Wednesday! The summer has wound down and most kids in our area returned to school this past Monday. Not to be outdone, the county where we will be having our Lucky 13 Conference started school a week earlier. Everyone  who … Continue reading

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Conference Critique Deadline is almost here!

Morning, folks, and happy Tuesday! Just a nag … er, reminder that the deadline for submitting manuscript critiques for our Lucky 13: Make 2013 Your Year conference is this Saturday, August 31st! As of last Friday, all critique slots for … Continue reading

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Coffee & Conversation with Rebecca Evans!

Happy Friday, everyone! We are continuing with our Lucky 13: Make 2013 Your Year Coffee & Conversation interviews with conference faculty and presenters! Missed our previous ones? No worries, just click the below links to catch up. Marie Lamba, Associate Literary Agent … Continue reading

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Conference Challenge #4: Writer Jealousy and the Job Review

Happy Wednesday, everyone! It’s time for this week’s challenge that is meant to inspire, motivate, and get you ready for our Lucky 13: Make 2013 Your Year conference in September! Have you missed our previous ones and want to jump in? … Continue reading

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A Bunch of This and Thats

Happy Monday, everyone! I have good news and other tidbits to share today. 🙂 MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS! Well, technically she’s moved away from our region, but we still claim her as ours, so CONGRATULATIONS and a major WOO-HOO to Veronica Bartles for the … Continue reading

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Coffee and Conversation with Marie Lamba

Happy Friday! August is absolutely flying by, which means that our Lucky 13: Make 2013 Your Year Conference is fast approaching. Have you registered yet? No? Then go to our website and get it done! If you’re on the fence about attending, … Continue reading

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Conference Challenge #3: Conflict – Can’t live with it, can’t write without it.

“A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way.” -Mark Twain Well if that isn’t a loaded quote, I don’t know what is! It made me laugh, think and created quite … Continue reading

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Coffee & Conversation with Lesléa Newman!

Happy National Book Day, everyone! I hope you are able to spend some time writing, drawing, or burying yourself in a wonderful book. To help celebrate, today we have the lovely Lesléa Newman joining us in the cyber cafe! She is the … Continue reading

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