Author Archives: Laura Bowers

About Laura Bowers

Laura is a writer, runner, reader, runDisney addict, blogger/vlogger at Write, Run, Rejoice and Joyful Miles, mom of two college boys, excellent chili maker, and obsessive list keeper. She clearly likes run-on sentences and adverbs. She also still thinks Spice World was an awesome movie and feels no shame about that.

25 and Still We R(ev)ise Annual SCBWI MD/DE/WV Conference Announcements and Reminders!

Happy Friday, everyone! Our lovely co-regional advisor, Kathy MacMillan, has already sent out the following information via email, but I’m sharing it here as well so our 25 and Still We R(ev)ise Annual Conference attendees don’t miss a thing! Haven’t registered … Continue reading

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Upcoming Regional Events

Seems like I’m often posting upcoming regional events here. That’s because our awesome region offers so many great events for our members! 2018 is shaping up to be quite an epic year so get out your calendars once more and … Continue reading

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Cofffe and Conversation with Robin Blasberg, winner of the Jack Reid Author Scholarship!

Congratulations and a mighty woo-HOO to Robin Blasberg, winner of this year’s Jack Reid author scholarship for our upcoming 25th Annual SCBWI MD/DE/WV 25 and We Still R(ev)ise Conference! To help celebrate her accomplishment, (as well as our illustrator winner, Young … Continue reading

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Happy New Year: Start Where You Stand

HAPPY NEW YEAR, everyone! I’m wishing you a wonderful 2018 full of many manuscripts, dozens and dozens of drawings, wonderful words and sensational stories.

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2018 SCBWI MD/DE/WV 25th Annual Conference: 25 and Still We R(ev)ise!

Registration is open for our 25th Annual SCBWI MD/DE/WV Conference: 25 and We Still R(ev)ise! Early bird discount ends today, so if you haven’t registered yet, go to our website because this conference is shaping up to be yet another … Continue reading

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Free 2018 SCBWI Webinars!

Happy Thursday, everyone, I hope you had an AMAZING holiday and that you’re gearing up for an even better New Year! I’m guessing you’ve been spending some time this week thinking of your 2018 goals. I know I have! One … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo, GO!

It’s November 1st, y’all, which means: It’s prime writing season! Well, for me, it also means I can officially start playing Christmas carols. And yes, writing is a yearlong endeavor not limited to only one month or season, but there’s … Continue reading

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Coffee & Conversation with Hannah Mann: Presenter for our upcoming Professionally Personal Webinar!

Happy Friday, everyone! Things are gearing up for our first regional webinar on October 10, 2017 – Professionally Personal: How to Compel Agents in One Page or Less that will be presented by Writers House agent, Hannah Mann!

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Baltimore Book Festival this weekend!

Baltimore bound this weekend for the 2017 Baltimore Book Festival? Awesome, be sure to stop booth P88 near the Maryland Science Center and say hello to some regional MD/DE/WV authors and illustrators! You’ll also be able to find more information about … Continue reading

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Upcoming Regional Events

Wow, you might want to grab a cup of coffee before reading this whopper list! We surely have a ton of them, so pull out your calendar as well. Ready, okay! Upcoming Regional Events Baltimore Book Festival When? September 22-24 … Continue reading

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