Monthly Archives: August 2015

Guest Post: Ann McCallum

  Hello everyone! We have the pleasure of another guest today, the lovely Ann McCallum. Ann has some thoughts on inspiration she’d like to share with us. Great Ideas DO fall from Trees GREAT IDEAS don’t fall from trees—or do … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Sue Poduska on the Summer Conference

Happy late August to all of you; I hope your summer has been as pleasant as mine. Today I am pleased to offer you this guest post from our own Sue Poduska, Co-regional Advisor, who attended the 2015 SCBWI Summer Conference … Continue reading

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“Summer Beach Reads – What is Your Favorite Children’s Book?” by David Teague

I was thrilled when I received this submission for our August monthly theme! Many of you remember David Teague when he was a faculty member at our conference last September. He gave some great presentations and is an all-around good guy! David … Continue reading

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Friday Five: Summer Reading – Books I never get tired of

When I was younger, my mom never understood why I would read some books over and over and over again, since I knew exactly what was going to happen. But to me, my favorite books were like comfort food and sometimes, … Continue reading

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Summer Writing Prompts

“I enjoy, in the summer, getting back to writing in my own voice.” –Mike O’Brien I really like this quote, since summer is such a lovely time to relax, renew, and think about what truly makes you happy, as a … Continue reading

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My good friend Holli Friedland is the owner Social Squids, which offers writing for newsletters, web content, blogs, and graphics. She knows all aspects of social media, and can help her clients get their businesses and messages noticed. This goes … Continue reading

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