Monthly Archives: April 2014

Tuesday This and Thats

Happy Tuesday, everyone! Today’s post has a lot of goodies. Grab some coffee and enjoy! Awesome Member News! Congratulations and a mighty woo-HOO to regional member Joseph McCourt, who decided to take the plunge by entering the Amazon Breakthrough Novel … Continue reading

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Happy Book Release Day to Rori Shay!

We’re always happy when regional members have book birthdays. Today is our stop on the blog tour for Rori Shay, so it’s with great pleasure that we get to say congratulations to Rori for the release of her first young adult sci-fi novel in a … Continue reading

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MD/DE/WV Region Critique Group Update and Some Quick Critique Group Tips

Like I said earlier this week, I’m in the midst of finishing up the latest additions to the critique group list and will soon be sending the updated info out. Add to that I’m working on the forum based groups … Continue reading

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New York 2014 Conference Buzz

Originally posted on Childish Nonsense:
Big giant head in hotel lobby sporting Suess hat for the children’s writers Another amazing SCBWI conference is in the bag. Just a quick run through of my notes. Hope this helps some who couldn’t…

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Resources for Writers and Illustrators

I admit that I wasn’t feeling my best at this year’s spring conference.  A nasty case of bronchitis sapped my energy and left me recovering for weeks.  But, one of my goals was to ask members about our blog,  As … Continue reading

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Crystal Kite Award Nominations- A Congratulations to our Regional Members

SCBWI has been a great source of inspiration to me over the last several years.  I feel blessed to live in a region that is so rich with talent.  At the conferences, I’ve been able to connect with authors, illustrators, … Continue reading

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Spring: Nature’s Revised Draft guest recap by Sarah Maynard!

I hope everyone who attended our recent Spring: Nature’s Revised Draft conference had a wonderful time and that you went home inspired! I certainly did, so many thanks to the following planning committee ladies for making it happen: Sue Peters and Sue Poduska, our … Continue reading

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Schoolwide, Inc. submission opportunity!

Here’s some info about Schoolwide, Inc.’s submission opportunity that was recently shared on the SCBWI MD/DE/WV page by our lovely co-regional advisor, Sue Peters! ~~~~~~~ Submission opportunity from Susan Tierney, longtime Editor in Chief of Children’s Writer and the Institute of Children’s … Continue reading

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This Side of Salvation Book Release! Coffee & Conversation with Jeri Smith-Ready

For those of you who are starting Camp NaNoWriMo today, GOOD LUCK! Also, for those who attended this past weekend’s awesome Spring: Nature’s Revised Draft, I hope you had a fantastic time. We’ll be posting pictures from the event soon, but … Continue reading

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