Category Archives: Critique Group Tips & Info

Everything From Dreaming to Doing Conference: Tips, Links, and More!

We are now one week away from the From Dreaming to Doing SCBWI Conference, only one week away! I’ve tried to figure you how many years I’ve been attending our region’s annual conferences … wow, around fifteen, give or take? But I … Continue reading

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Guest Post by Erin Hagar: Why Author Critiques can be a career-maker!

We’re getting closer to our 2017 From Dreaming to Doing SCBWI Conference! Many of you have submitted manuscripts for a critique with your fingers crossed, hoping you’re assigned to an editor or agent. But what if you’re paired with an … Continue reading

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Fun With Cross-Pollination in SCBWI

Today we have the pleasure of guest blogger Mike Karg, our region’s Critique Group Coordinator. Take it away, Mike! Fun With Cross-Pollination in SCBWI That’s us in the middle, the orange section we all memorized in Social Studies in 4th grade. … Continue reading

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The passing of our Critique Group Coordinator torch!

Happy Tuesday, all! I’m taking a break from my frantic NaNoWriMo-ing to send out a major welcome to our new regional SCBWI Critique Group Coordinator. But first, my deepest gratitude to our former coordinator, Shelley Koons, for doing an amazing job! For the … 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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When critique groups go bad…

I talk quite a bit about the usefulness of critique groups and why both artists and writers need to seek them out.  From getting feedback to hone your craft, to forging strong relationships with your peers, the benefits of a … Continue reading

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Critique Group Info “Catch-All”

Soooo, I’m 2 days late with this post BUT to make up for it you will get two posts in a row this week from me. Let’s call it the ATEB double header…. Ahem. I’m taking advantage of my blogging … Continue reading

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Halloween Treat: New IC!

Introducing Our New Illustrator Coordinator Happy Halloween, everyone! As some of you may know, I have been the MD/DE/WV SCBWI Illustrator Coordinator since 2007 when I was asked by our then RA, Mona Kerby. It has been a very fun … Continue reading

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Critque group stuff part II

Yes – I am still on the critique group topic!  Just seems fitting since I am the self proclaimed “critique group dominatrix”… But today I am going to let Beth Revis, author of Across the Universe, A Million Suns, and … Continue reading

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Critique Group Update

Just wanted to give everyone a quick update on the critique group list! As of yesterday the Google spreadsheets are up-to-date in listing both current groups and members actively looking for groups. If you’ve sent a request and haven’t heard … Continue reading

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