Monthly Archives: April 2015

May Mid-Grade Madness!

Yes, you read that correctly. We are venturing once again into the insanity aptly titled “May Mid-Grade Madness.” This year, the lovely Kara Laughlin has volunteered to oversee our attempt to pen a middle grade novel in what surely has to be … Continue reading

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Don’t Give Up!

I had a fabulous time at the Miller branch of the Howard County Public Library last Sunday, giving a talk about myself and my career and foibles at our region’s Authors Book Club event. For one thing, I rather enjoy … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events

Happy Wednesday, everybody! Member Kristin O’Keefe has passed along some information about upcoming children’s lit events through our regional Yahoo group so I thought I’d also share it here! (And don’t forgot, our lovely Susan Detwiler’s ABC Event is this Sunday, … Continue reading

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Coffee and Conversation with Susan Detwiler

Good Friday morning friends! As promised, we have the lovely Susan Detwiler gracing the Cyber Cafe today. Susan will be giving an Author’s Book Club (ABC) event on Sunday, April 19th. Susan is the the author and illustrator of the picture … Continue reading

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SCBWI Crystal Kite Awards

The annual Crystal Kite Award is a peer-given award to recognize great books from 15 SCBWI regional divisions around the world. Voting for our division has begun! Crystal Kite Voting Round 1 : Atlantic To vote for your favorite, members can go … Continue reading

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ABC Event – Susan Detwiler

Happy Tuesday everyone! I am so loving this weather! Even thought the official first day of spring was last month, it is now finally starting to actually feel like it. What a relief! It’s not just the weather that’s got … Continue reading

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SCBWI Social First Friday Blog Link-Up!

Welcome to SCBWI Social, where SCBWI members from all regions can share their expertise and meet new friends! We’d love for you to join us and add a link to your social media-based blog post. Let’s get social, SCBWI!

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Spring: From the Bay to the Mountains Conference Recap

So … how many of us who attended last weekend’s Spring: From the Bay to the Mountains is now totally in love with E.B. Lewis? Oh. My. Goodness. He was fantastic. And don’t you just love it when a presenter … Continue reading

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