Category Archives: Regional 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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Introducing WIN: The Working Illustrator’s Network

Attention illustrators! Have you heard about WIN yet? If not, read on for the full scoop as explained by our SCBWI MD/DE/WV illustrator coordinator, Rebecca Evans: Introducing WIN THE WORKING ILLUSTRATOR’S NETWORK (WIN) The Working Illustrators Network of the SCBWI MD/DE/WV … Continue reading

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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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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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Upcoming Events: This Weekend’s Write-In/Sketch-In and More

Happy Monday, everyone! We post a lot of event reminders here at As The Eraser Burns, but that’s because there’s so much going on! We want to make sure you don’t miss a thing. With that in mind, get out … Continue reading

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Deadlines, News, and Upcoming Events!

Happy Friday, everyone! I hope you are having a wonderful, amazing, fantastic holiday season so far. For those of you who, like me, have been super busy shopping, decorating, baking, and running around like a rapid mad woman muttering nonsensical to yourself about … 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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Here comes November…

  With the 31st just on the other side of the weekend, don’t forget about registering for CritiqueFest. Are you working on a middle grade or young adult novel? Then this is the event for you! Our eight faculty members are all published … 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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