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Are you ready for some May Mid-grade Madness?

Can you believe it’s almost time for another round of May Mid-Grade Madness? For those who are unfamiliar, MMM is a yearly challenge where brave souls dare to write a mid-grade novel rough draft in the span of four … yes, … Continue reading

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It’s Here: From Dreaming to Doing!

Happy almost Conference Day! Seems like yesterday we were opening registration and rolling out the first of our faculty interviews.  I’m so excited for all of the attendees, because each of you are on your unique journey that I hope … Continue reading

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Coffee and Conversation with Leila Sales: From Dreaming to Doing

Welcome, Friday! Weather forecasters are calling for a taste of spring this weekend. I hope you’ll get out and enjoy it, but not before you take time to learn about another amazing faculty member from our From Dreaming to Doing conference. I’m so … Continue reading

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Coffee and Conversation with Liz Kossnar: From Dreaming to Doing Conference

We’re just steamrolling ahead with our From Dreaming to Doing conference faculty interviews.  Up next is Liz Kossnar, Associate Editor at Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. Liz began her career in children’s publishing managing the review websites Teenreads.com and Kidsreads.com, … Continue reading

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From Dreaming to Doing Conference: Critique Reminder

Wow, can it really be February 1st, already? January just swooshed on by and before we know it, it will be time to pack our bags for the upcoming From Dreaming to Doing Conference in Buckeystown, Maryland on March 18-19th. … Continue reading

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“From Dreaming to Doing” – Registration opening soon!!!!!

Happy Friday!! Some of us got our first “accumulation” of snow over night. Winter is finally here, but never fear. The days are officially getting longer and hope springs eternal. Speaking of Spring… Monday is the first day of registration … Continue reading

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From Dreaming to Doing Winning Artwork!

Congratulations and a mighty woo-HOO to Deborah Schaumberg, winner of our region’s Postcard Contest!  Deborah’s magical design will be featured on all advertising for our region’s 2017 Annual Conference, From Dreaming to Doing! Again, congratulations to Deborah, and if you’d like … 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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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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Cooler Weather, Changes, and Events

Happy Friday, everyone! I hope you’re enjoying the beginning of fall as much as I am; I love the start of the autumn colors and that I can bake again without sweating. I look forward to this time of year … Continue reading

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