Monthly Archives: September 2014

This Weekend’s Baltimore Book Festival

Who’s going to this year’s Baltimore Book Festival? This year, it’s going to be held at the Inner Harbor due to the restoration of the historic Washington Monument in Mount Vernon. As much as I love the historic area, I … Continue reading

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A Bonanza for Picture Book Creators

I hope you didn’t miss the conference On the Road to Sparkling Children’s Literature last weekend; it was quite a wonderful event! And if, like me, your focus is on picture books — writing or illustrating or both — the … Continue reading

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Pre-Conference Wrap-Up

Good morning! We are on the eve of our fabulous conference On the Road to Sparkling Children’s Literature. Are you psyched? I hope so, or I’ll have to bring back my good friends, Hans and Franz. If you haven’t seen … Continue reading

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More On the Road to Sparkling Children’s Literature conference news!

Wow. I seriously can’t believe the  “On the Road to Sparkling Children’s Literature” is THIS SATURDAY. Anyone else shocked at how quickly this month is going? Hands? Hands? If you’re not feeling prepared, never fear, here’s some conference tips for you to … Continue reading

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Conference Interview Round Up

T-minus 4 days until our conference “On the Road to Sparkling Children’s Literature” !!! Are you excited about our amazing speakers coming to  the Claggett Conference Center in Buckeystown, MD? Just to be sure, I am here to pump you up! No, Hans and … Continue reading

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Chatting with Editor Emma Ledbetter

Registration is now closed and we’re in the home stretch for this year’s fall conference, On the Road to Sparkling Children’s Literature! Sooooooo Excited! One of the best reasons to get excited about conference are the fantastic presentations by agents, … Continue reading

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Sad and fab As The Eraser Burns news!

Let’s get the bad news out of the way, shall we? Sigh. It is with a droopy heart that I must announce that Larissa Graham has retired from our As The Eraser Burns blogging team in order to focus more time on … Continue reading

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Happy Book Birthday to Laura Gehl!

Congratulations and a super mighty woo-HOO for regional member Laura Gehl for this Tuesday’s release of One Big Pair of Underwear! Count and share with…underwear! Come along on a zany adventure with hilarious pictures from the New York Times bestselling illustrator of Goodnight, Goodnight, … Continue reading

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Coffee with Reiko Davis and Conference Registration Deadline Aproaching!

Good morning all! Today we’re chatting with Reiko Davis BUT I have a quick announcement to make before we get to the good stuff (see how I keep you all in suspense….).  This Thursday, Sept. 11, is the last day … Continue reading

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Happy Book Birthday to Susan Detwiler!

TGIF everyone. Laura and Susan here tag teaming our incredible Illustrator Coordinator’s new book. She’s so amazing it takes two!  Congratulations and a major woo-HOO to Susan, for today’s release of FINE LIFE FOR A COUNTRY MOUSE! Susan has illustrated several … Continue reading

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