Monthly Archives: September 2015

Guest Post: Research Lessons from My Fifth-Great-Grandfather by Mike Crowl

We’re ending September with a bang – Hurricane Joaquin on our doorstep and another guest post on this month’s topic “Harvesting Ideas” from one of our area members, Mike Crowl. We may need to show Joaquin the door, but Mike … Continue reading

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Coffee and Conversation with Anna Egan Smucker

Mark your calendars folks – we’ve got another ABC Event coming up! On Saturday, September 26th picture book author Anna Egan Smuckeron will present on the process of her latest book, Brother Giovanni’s Little Reward: How the Pretzel Was Born (Eerdmans Books for Young … Continue reading

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Happy Book Birthday to Marisa de los Santos and David Teague!

Congratulations and a mighty woo-HOO to David Teague and Marisa de los Santos for today’s release of their second mid-grade novel, Connect the Stars! From Saving Lucas Biggs authors Marisa de los Santos and David Teague comes a heartwarming middle … Continue reading

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Correction! Deadline for the Jack Reid Scholarship Competition is October 21st

Oops! Blogger fail. In my previous post, I mentioned that today is the deadline for the Jack Reid Memorial Scholarship competition when it’s actually October 21st! Big, big oops. I’m posting this correction for those of you who read our … Continue reading

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Deadline for the Jack Reid Scholarship Competition

Happy Monday! Just a quick reminder that the deadline for the Jack Reid Scholarship is today October 21, 2015. Two scholarships, one for a writer and one for an illustrator will be awarded. Here’s more info from our regional website: … Continue reading

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A Fun Kickstart to Fall

Hello, fellow writers and illustrators. A happy, crisp early autumn to all of you! This past Saturday afternoon, I attended the Write-In/Sketch-In for Children’s, YA Writers and Illustrators, co-sponsored by BCPL and the MD/DE/WV Region of the Society for Children’s … Continue reading

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Happy Book Birthday, Susan Detwiler!

Major woohoo’s to our fellow blogger Susan Detwiler on the release of The Sparrow and the Trees (Arbordale Publishing), written by Sharon Chriscoe and illustrated by Susan! The Sparrow family is ready for their trip south for the winter, but Papa’s … Continue reading

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Event Reminders

Your RSVP is requested! Today is the last day to sign-up for our Write-In/Sketch-In for Children’s, YA Writers and Illustrators. Work on your latest project surrounded by fellow authors and illustrators, with refreshments, hourly door prizes, and lots of moral support!  This … Continue reading

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How SCBWI MD/DE/WV will be rocking the 2015 Baltimore Book Festival!

Got books, hon? Oh yes, we got books, from the several members who will be representing our region at the Baltimore Book Festival! I’ve already skimmed the highlights in this post but today, I’m giving all the dirt about the table our lovely PAL coordinator, Katy … Continue reading

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Upcoming SCBWI MD/DE/WV Events

Grab your calendar and a fresh cup of coffee, folks, because this is going to be a long post about the many events and other fun stuff we have coming up for SCBWI! Starting with… September As The Eraser Burns Theme: “Harvesting … Continue reading

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