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Upcoming SCBWI Events

Happy Friday, everyone, I hope you’re having an amazing summer! Ours has been wonderful but a recent Wal-Mart trip reminded me how fall is just around the corner, as proved by their stuffed Back to School aisles. But that’s cool, … Continue reading

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SCBWI Podcast: Season Two

Hey podcast lovers, have you heard the news about Season Two of the SCBWI Podcast being released on April 18th? Despite my total adoration for podcasts, I’ve only recently discovered this one and I’m now in the process of catching … Continue reading

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Coffee & Conversation with Veronica Bartles: From Dreaming to Doing Conference

Happy Monday! It’s hard to believe that there’s now only eleven, yes, ELEVEN days until our SCBWI MD/DE/WV From Dreaming to Doing conference! We still have many faculty interviews to share as well as some conference tips for you first … Continue reading

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2017 SCBWI 18th Annual Winter Conference

Ah, the SCBWI Winter Conference, an event that has been on my bucket list for a very, very long time. I’ve yet to attend a national conference, but today, I get to live vicariously through the several regional members who … Continue reading

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SCBWI: The Book

For those who might have missed Stephen Mooser’s email regarding the 2016 version of THE BOOK sent to all SCBWI members, here’s the scoop in case you’d like a copy! After an unexpected delay with our new print-on-demand company, hard copies … Continue reading

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Congrats to our regional NaNoWriMo and PiBoIdMo finishers!

Something amazing arrived in our mail yesterday. THIS!!! My apologies if this sounds braggadocious, but wow, I’m really proud of this shirt after failing at NaNoWriMo for many, many years. So there might be a slight chance that I’ll be wearing … Continue reading

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SCBWI Launch Party!

First off, congratulations to those of you who participated in the NaNoWriMo or PiBoIdMo challenges! If you’re a winner, please let me know in the comments so I can give you a big shout-out later this week. Until then, let’s … Continue reading

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The passing of our Critique Group Coordinator torch!

Happy Tuesday, all! I’m taking a break from my frantic NaNoWriMo-ing to send out a major welcome to our new regional SCBWI Critique Group Coordinator. But first, my deepest gratitude to our former coordinator, Shelley Koons, for doing an amazing job! For the … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo … yes or no?

November is almost here and you know what that means, right? The writing challenge season is about to begin! Tomorrow we’ll talk about PiBoIdMo – Picture Book Idea Month, hosted by the lovely Tara Lazar. Today’s topic is all about … … Continue reading

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Anna Egan Smucker’s ABC Event Recap by Susan Nicholas

Pretzels and Paintings by Susan Nicholas Writing always makes me hungry. It helps me think better. At least that’s what I tell myself when I nibble my way through story revisions. Today as I sat down to write this article … Continue reading

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