Monthly Archives: May 2015

E.B. Lewis International Workshop

Those of you who attended our conference in March had the pleasure of hearing and meeting “Artistrator” E.B. Lewis. Well, if you’re itching to benefit more from his amazing dwisdom and have always wanted to visit Provence, France you are in … Continue reading

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Gaithersburg Book Festival!

Many thanks to our awesome PAL coordinator, Kathy MacMillan, for putting together our first regional booth at the Gaithersburg Book Festival last weekend! Despite the storm clouds chasing everyone away at 5:00, we had a lovely time and I’m hoping this will become a … Continue reading

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Getting it Done May Mid-Grade Style

(www.keepcalm-o-matic.co.uk) Have you been getting your MMGM on? Our fearless mid-grade leader Kara Laughlin has completed her novel – over 20K words in three days! (Major props and woohoo’s, Kara!!) If you’re doing the challenge, don’t forget to check in … Continue reading

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Guest Post by Stacy Couch: Spreading the Tweet Love

Happy Friday, everyone! For those readers who pay close attention, you might have noticed how there was no First Friday #SCBWIsocial post last week. After careful consideration, we’ve decided to pull the plug on that venture until September so we can come … Continue reading

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Activities For Our Region!

Hello, fellow writers and illustrators. There are some wonderful events coming up soon, and I mean REALLY soon: Tonight, May 12: PAL Meet-up in Ellicott City. PAL members – what’s on your mind?  Don’t just update your status – drop in and have a refreshing … Continue reading

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More May Midgrade Madness!

In yesterday’s post, I shared how the grand prize that will be awarded to one lucky MMM finisher is a free 10-20 page critique with freelance editor Kate Angelella!* Formerly of Simon & Schuster, Kate is an experienced children’s book writer and editor who offers … Continue reading

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May Midgrade Madness, anyone?

I must admit. I’m still on the fence with this challenge because I have a midgrade to rewrite by June, another midgrade to finish, a young adult I’d like to write by August, a monster to-do list, and a kid getting … Continue reading

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