Category Archives: Member News

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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Book Release and some Coffee and Conversation with Laura Gehl

Congratulations and major woo-hoo’s to Maryland author Laura Gehl on the August 9th release of her latest book, Peep and Egg: I’m not Trick-or-treating! “Peep is so excited to go trick or treating with Egg!  But Egg is not trick … Continue reading

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Happy Book Birthday: Coffee and Conversation with Leona Illig!

Congratulations to Leona Illig on the release of her book The Elephant and the Bird Feeder (1st Ride Enterprises)!! “Young readers will eagerly follow the adventures of an unlikely trio—an elephant, a parrot, and a boy—as they journey through the back … Continue reading

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Member News!

I hope all your spirits have been lifted with the reappearance of the sun. I know it’s done me a world of good! We’ve got a couple of extra rays of sunshine today with some member news. First up is … Continue reading

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