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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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Upcoming SCBWI MD/DE/WV Regional Events

Talk about jam-packed! Wow, have you visited our SCBWI MD/DE/WV website lately? We have lots of excellent, awesome activities lined for the fall, so I thought I’d post another round of announcements and reminders. So get those calendars out!

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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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Creating Picture Books

Well, this is the last day of June, and our theme this month has been Picture Books, so I thought I’d write about my understanding of how to create in this genre. I joined the SCBWI in 2003, and it … Continue reading

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A Procrastinator’s To-Do List: How to Sap Energy and Creativity from your Writing

Hello and welcome to my new feature that gives you handy tools on how to stop your writing endeavors. The neat thing is, these can be used at any point in your career – whether you are a newbie or published author! … Continue reading

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Announcing our Third Thursday #SCBWIsocial Blog Link Up!

Us gals here at As The Eraser Burns have been rolling up our sleeves lately, thinking of ways to breathe new life into our region’s blog and to encourage more reader participation. We have lots up our sleeves, such as Monday Motivation and … Continue reading

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