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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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Guest Post: Sue Poduska on the Summer Conference

Happy late August to all of you; I hope your summer has been as pleasant as mine. Today I am pleased to offer you this guest post from our own Sue Poduska, Co-regional Advisor, who attended the 2015 SCBWI Summer Conference … Continue reading

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A Perfect Mix of Solitude and Community

On December 3-5, 2011, our MD/DE/WV region held its 3rd annual Weekend Retreat for Writers & Illustrators at the Blue Mountain Retreat Center near Knoxville, MD.  Thirteen of us participated in this weekend getaway, complete with delicious, catered organic meals, … Continue reading

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A Reminder of Our Next Author Book Club Event

Mark your calendars and join us for our second ABC event! The versatile author/poet, Debbie Levy, will discuss her latest book, The Year of Goodbyes: A True Story of Family, Friendship, and Farewells, focusing on the writing process, the book behind the book, … Continue reading

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More publishing news from Sarah…

Tricycle Press, the children’s imprint of Ten Speed Press, now part of the Random House group, is pedaling off to publishing history.  Random House Children’s will sell and support the imprint’s backlist and publish new titles under a new label.  Here’s … Continue reading

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Sarah’s Publishing World Update

Abrams’ Susan Van Metre, in her new position as svp and publisher, takes on the management of all comic arts books along with her duties at Abrams Children’s and Amulet Books. Charles Kochman, newly appointed editorial director of Abrams ComicArts, will hold the reins of children’s comics and graphic novels. Chad Beckerman becomes creative … Continue reading

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From the National Children’s Museum

NATIONAL CHILDREN’s Museum Presents a Celebration of Children’s Literature: The White House on the Waterfront, Nov. 13 and 14 During Family Literacy Month, the museum will promote literacy and education at the Launch Zone withaward-winning guest authors Steven Kellogg, Katherine … Continue reading

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Sterling launches a new imprint!

Look for Sterling’s new teen fiction line, Splinter, launching at the beginning of 2011 with the first of Colleen Houck’s TIGER’S CURSE series about a teen girl and a white tiger setting out to rescue a cursed Indian Prince.  Splinter is publishing two … Continue reading

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A Workshop Opportunity for Novel Writers

The National League of American Pen Women presents 10 Steps to Complete Your Novel with Maureen Stack Sappéy November 12-14, 2010 at the Pen Arts Building in NW Washington, D.C. Maureen Stack Sappéy has published five historical fiction novels with … Continue reading

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Successful Launch of our ABC Events!

    Sunday, October 10th was the launch of our region’s new Author Book Club (ABC), featuring author, Mary Amato, who spoke about her book Invisible Lines and her long writing and revising process (56 drafts total)! Mary was an … Continue reading

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