Monthly Archives: March 2015

To Self-Publish or Not Self-Publish. That was the Question by Michelle Ray

I’m so happy about the new E! Show Royals, not only because Elizabeth Hurley is awesome, but mostly since the show was inspired by Michelle Ray’s incredible book, FALLING FOR HAMLET. (Congratulations, Michelle!) I’m also doubly happy to learn that Michelle has published … Continue reading

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One last thing (OK maybe two, or three, or twelve…)

I’m packing my suitcase this evening and getting ready for that lonnnnnng drive over to MD tomorrow but I wanted to swing by the blog and do one more post of “good to know” items for those of you attending … Continue reading

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Networking 101

While going to a writing conference to hear industry professionals “talk shop” in a group setting and having your work critiqued are the biggest draws to attending, the most overlooked (and possibly most valuable)  is the opportunity to meet and … Continue reading

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Coffee & Conversation with Amy Cloud

Happy Friday, everyone! We are continuing our series of Spring: From the Bay to the Mountains conference interviews. Missed our earlier ones? No problem, here’s the links: Kate Angelella Emily Feinberg Fred Bowen Heather Alexander Keynote Speaker: E.B. Lewis Oh, … Continue reading

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All Things Conference!

So, who’s excited about the upcoming Spring: From the Bay to the Mountains conference? Hands? Hands? You know my hand is raised. And I’m doubly excited about staying at the new Christiane Inn at the Clagett Center and participating in all … Continue reading

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Keynote Speaker: E. B. Lewis

Well, we are now just about two weeks away from the start of our 2015 conference, Spring: From the Bay to the Mountains. I am excited! And according to Sue Poduska and Sue Peters, our Co-Regional Advisors, “E.B. Lewis, our … Continue reading

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Hear ye, Hear ye! We need your legal questions!

(courtesy of  concord press. Do you have a question about contracts, structuring your business, or copyright and intellectual property? If so, send it to MDDEWV@SCBWI.ORG before the conference. Attorney Razvan Miutescu will give an overview based on your interests during his presentation … Continue reading

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Coffee and Conversation with Heather Alexander

Happy Tuesday! I hope everyone is enjoying the more seasonable weather we have today. Try not to track mud into the house. At our conference less than three weeks from now (very soon!) we will have as one of our … Continue reading

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Coffee and Conversation with Fred Bowen

I just can’t even…   (pinterest.com)   Enough already! Okay, got that out of my system. Today I am so pleased to have Fred Bowen paying a visit to the Cyber Cafe! He is the author of 20 action-packed books … Continue reading

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Guest Post – Flip That Story Upside-Down by Mike Karg

Happy World Read Aloud Day! According to litworld.com, “Every year on the first Wednesday of March, World Read Aloud Day calls global attention to the importance of reading aloud and sharing stories.” Inspired by this, area member Mike Karg has kindly sent a … Continue reading

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