Category Archives: Member News

SCBWI Crystal Kite Member Choice Award: Round two voting ends on Sunday!

The annual Crystal Kite Award is a peer-given award to recognize great books from 15 SCBWI regional divisions around the world. Round two voting for our division has begun for this year’s Crystal Kite! Here’s instruction on how you can vote … Continue reading

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Color Wonder: Hooray for Spring! Book Release

Hello friends! We are having picture-perfect Spring weather, aren’t we? How appropriate that we are celebrating the latest book release by area member Chiêu Anh Urban! Get ready for an inventively visual experience that allows readers to mix and match … Continue reading

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2017 SCBWI 18th Annual Winter Conference

Ah, the SCBWI Winter Conference, an event that has been on my bucket list for a very, very long time. I’ve yet to attend a national conference, but today, I get to live vicariously through the several regional members who … Continue reading

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Read Local Challenge!

Happy Wednesday, everyone! There’s something very cool and awesome going on from now until April 30th: the Read Local Challenge put together by our very own PAL coordinator, Veronica Bartles! Please support your local authors and illustrators by spreading the … Continue reading

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Congratulations to our Jack Reid Illustrator Scholarship Winner | From Dreaming to Doing Conference

Here’s another congratulations and mighty woo-HOO to our Jack Reid Scholarship winners for the upcoming From Dreaming to Doing Annual Conference on March 18-19! Last Friday, I showcased Kirsten Traynor, winner of the author division. Today, I’m shining the spotlight … Continue reading

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Congratulations to our Jack Reid Scholarship Winner | From Dream to Doing SCBWI MD/DE/WV Conference

Congratulations and a mighty woo-HOO to our Jack Reid Scholarship winners for the upcoming From Dreaming to Doing Annual Conference on March 18-19, 2017! In memory of longtime volunteer Jack Reid, the MD/DE/WV SCBWI Region offers two scholarships, one for … Continue reading

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An As The Eraser Burns Goodbye to Susan Detwiler

Bummer news: The lovely Susan Detwiler is leaving our blogging team, sniff! With over ten years of volunteer work for our SCBWI MD/DE/WV planning committee and nearly two years with the blog, she has certainly been an amazing asset to our region as well as … Continue reading

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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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Event Reminders and Baltimore Festival Pics

Happy Friday, everyone! Many thanks to Sarah Davis Maynard for hosting the 4th Annual Creativity Kick-Off for NaNoWriMo last night! If you were unable to attend but would like to see her helpful tips and inspirational photos, then go to the … Continue reading

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Upcoming SCBWI Events

Get out your calendars, folks, because it’s time to make sure everyone knows about the fantastic events SCBWI has coming up this fall! Is it really September 9th already? For me, the summer has passed in a beautiful blur between Camp NaNoWriMo’s … Continue reading

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