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Baltimore Book Festival this weekend!

Baltimore bound this weekend for the 2017 Baltimore Book Festival? Awesome, be sure to stop booth P88 near the Maryland Science Center and say hello to some regional MD/DE/WV authors and illustrators! You’ll also be able to find more information about … Continue reading

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Summer Writing Prompts

“I enjoy, in the summer, getting back to writing in my own voice.” –Mike O’Brien I really like this quote, since summer is such a lovely time to relax, renew, and think about what truly makes you happy, as a … Continue reading

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Our Annual MD/DE/WV Regional Conference has a New Home!

Awesome news for those of you who are planning on attending our next SCBWI MD/DE/WV 25th Annual Regional Conference … it will have a new home! Here’s the announcement our co-regional adviser, Kathy MacMillan sent out with all the details: … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Karen Leggett Abouraya

Happy Summer and welcome June! In keeping with this month’s theme – Diversity – we are fortunate to have Karen Leggett Abouraya’s contribution to ATEB! Karen Leggett Abouraya, a member of SCBWI MD/DE/WV, is a veteran journalist and children’s author who … Continue reading

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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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