Monthly Archives: October 2013

4 Words of Advice

Happy Tuesday! With NaNoWriMo and PiBoIdMo lurking around the corner, you don’t have time to read long, inspirational essays, right? Right. So I thought it’d be fun to dig through past Coffee & Conversation interviews with agents and editors who offered … Continue reading

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Member and SCBWI News

Happy … Sunday, everyone! (Sorry – I had a post-editing brainache on Friday, so this one’s a little late.) But today, I have some great SCBWI and member news! First off, congratulations and a mighty woo-HOO to Cindy Callaghan, for her recent release … Continue reading

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SCBWI The Book and New York Registration News!

Happy Tuesday, everyone! Okay, I’ve been an SCBWI member for, oh … a seriously long time. So long that I’ve never received a copy of SCBWI’s The Book, which is sent to all new members. But that’s okay, because all registered … Continue reading

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What would you say ya do here?

I was really excited when I joined SCBWI back in 2010. Because I’m an info junkie, one of the first things I did was to peruse the national and regional websites. I discovered there was a lot of great perks … Continue reading

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The Importance of NaNoWriMo

By now you’ve all heard at least a billion times (or at least it feels that way) that NaNoWriMo, the clever acronym for National Novel Writing Month, begins in about two weeks. Yes, that’s right the crazy unabashed writing frenzy … Continue reading

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They’re Coming…PiBoIdMo and NaNoWrimo

It’s October and I love October. There’s something about the way the leaves change color and float through the crisp air, hay rides, and orange pumpkins scattered over farmer’s fields that makes me want to write. Maybe it’s just that … Continue reading

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Procrastination and Other Writerly Things

Procrastination is  a game changer.  I know I’m supposed to be writing about social media.  Specifically, how we can all use social media to advance our careers.  To be honest, I’ve known about the need to build a social media … Continue reading

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A This and a That

Happy Friday! At least for a few more minutes. The midnight hour is almost upon us as I sit here at the keyboard. I hope this finds you looking forward to a fun weekend, whether it be relaxing on your … Continue reading

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What I got from Lucky 13

‘Tis Tuesday everyone! The Federal Government may be shut down, but we are up and running here at As the Eraser Burns! First off, I have to welcome October – one of the prettiest and most fun months of the … Continue reading

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