Monthly Archives: March 2014

Pre-Conference Wrap-up

I can’t believe it’s here! This time tomorrow Spring: Nature’s Revised Draft will be underway.               Are you ready? Whether you are or not, here are a few quick things you can do this … Continue reading

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Conference Tip: Perfecting your Book Pitch

I’ve been asked to dig up the following previously posted article on book pitches for those who might need a little help before this weekend’s Spring: Nature’s Revised Draft conference! Of course it wouldn’t be if I didn’t give it some tweaks … Continue reading

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Coffee & Conversation with Alyson Heller!

Happy Thursday, everyone! Can you believe that the Spring: Nature’s Revised Draft conference is only days away? I’m really looking forward to another great boost of writing motivation. Today we’re finishing up our series of pre-conference interviews with Alyson Heller, … Continue reading

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Coffee and Conversation with Shelley Koon

I really, really want to come out and just say “Happy Tuesday, it’s Spring!” I want to spout rainbow and flowers and puppies and sunshine, but I can’t (and not just because such saccharine would make me a marked woman). … Continue reading

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Coffee and Conversation with Alex Arnold

We’re in the home stretch for Spring: Nature’s Revised Draft conference. A week from tomorrow many of us will be gathered at the Bishop Claggett Center to mingle with our fellow writers and get some great information on the publishing … Continue reading

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Registration for the Spring: Nature’s Revised Draft closes today!

Using the word “spring” in any type of sentence doesn’t feel right with all this weather we’ve been having, but we’re still gearing up for a fantastic Spring: Nature’s Revised Draft conference next weekend! Registration closes today but walk-ins will … Continue reading

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Coffee and Conversation with Leslea Newman

The MD/DE/WV region of SCBWI is honored to have Lesléa Newman as a presenter at our March 29th conference- Spring: Nature’s Revised Draft.  Our talented and fearless lead blogger, Laura Bowers, posted this interview in the fall and I thought … Continue reading

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Camp NaNoWriMo anyone?

There are three things I’ve always wanted to do, three things that I view as extremely hard or partially impossible: Running a full marathon. Finishing P90X, a fitness program that’s been on my resolutions list for … oh, at least six years. And … Continue reading

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Pre-Conference Polishing

There’s no doubt that this is a tough time for artists and writers. That’s why I’m trying to take hold of all the positive opportunities that come my way this year.  One of those opportunities is the upcoming conference and, … Continue reading

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Coffee & Conversation with Christa Heschke!

Happy Friday, everyone! We are continuing with our pre-Spring: Nature’s Revised Draft conference interviews in preparation for the big day on March 29, 2014! Missed our previous interviews? That’s okay, you can catch up by clicking the following links: Giuseppe … Continue reading

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