Category Archives: Author/Illustrator Events

SCBWI News!

Available for download today: the new Winter Reading List! Find a great book for a kid or #youngadult on the Winter 2016 #SCBWIReading List. http://www.scbwi.org/readinglist #kidlit #middlegrade For PAL members, add this to your social media: Check out my book … Continue reading

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Picture Book Academy Recap

Picture Book Academy On Saturday, November 5, 2016, at the Best Western in Westminster, MD, our SCBWI region held the first picture book day in a few years. It was a great success and was organized and conducted by our … Continue reading

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Cooler Weather, Changes, and Events

Happy Friday, everyone! I hope you’re enjoying the beginning of fall as much as I am; I love the start of the autumn colors and that I can bake again without sweating. I look forward to this time of year … Continue reading

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Picture Book Academy!

Great news! There is a terrific event coming up for picture book people: the MD/DE/WV SCBWI Picture Book Academy. You’ll learn how to make your picture book the best it can be from a top-notch faculty of author/illustrators and industry … Continue reading

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SCBWI 45th Annual Summer Conference

Today we have a special treat — notes from Sue Poduska about the just-concluded national conference in Los Angeles. Take it away, Sue! LA Rocks! By Sue Poduska, Co-Regional Advisor Here are my notes from the LA conference. They’re a … Continue reading

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Gaithersburg Book Festival: Saturday, May 21st

Want to do something awesome this weekend? If you are a writer, illustrator, and/or book lover, then how about the … Gaithersburg Book Festival! It will be held this Saturday, May 21st at the Gaithersburg City Hall Grounds from 10:00am … Continue reading

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May Events

Happy rainy, dreary Thursday. Does this weather have you down? Well, we have two area events this month that will bring a ray of sunshine! First up – On Saturday, May 14 at 2PM there will be an Author’s Book Club with Elaine … Continue reading

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Photos from Team SCBWI Conference

Happy Tuesday, everyone! Today I’m sharing some excellent photos of our conference last month, taken by Mike Turner, who is the brother of one of our distinguished faculty guests, author Nanci Turner Stevenson. Thank you, Mike! This post comes under … Continue reading

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Spring into Events!

Hello everyone! We’ve all had a week or so since the excitement of our Team SCBWI conference, and if you’re like me, you came away pumped full of inspiration and renewed enthusiasm for doing the work we do. It’s one … Continue reading

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Wednesday Ramblings

Good Wednesday evening all! We are well into November and the year is winding down, but we’re just getting busy! What are you up to this chilly weekend? You’re invited to join in the first-ever Live Figure Drawing Workshop! Sketchers will … Continue reading

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