Monthly Archives: January 2015


Eastern PA SCBWI is bursting with energy and excitement. Our members are dying for more events throughout the year, and so we introduce MARCH ACROSS PA.  WE START OUR “MARCH ACROSS PA” INAUGURAL SEASON FEBRUARY 22nd WITH THE LANCASTER STORY CIRCLE … Continue reading

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THINK POCONO!! By Kim Briggs, Eastern PA SCBWI Co-Regional Advisor Snow drifts and snowmen. Snow angels and pillowing piles of white stuff. We can’t escape it, unless of course, we hop in a plane and head to some exotic destination, … Continue reading

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My Writing Toolbox, by Lindsay Bandy

Here are a few of the resources that I’ve found most helpful while writing my YA. Hope they prove equally helpful to you! Structuring Your Novel by K.M. Weiland This book is great for a first-time novelist! It clearly explains … Continue reading

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Top Ten Blogs for Writers, 2015

Write To Done has announced the 10 best blogs for writers for 2015. How many have you visited? Check out the winners here!

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Scrivener – First Impressions By Virginia Law Manning

This month I made a New Year’s resolution to learn about Scrivener’s benefits and decide if it was worth the investment in time and money. Here’s what I discovered: Cost—Scrivener costs $40 to download. They offer a free 30-day trial … Continue reading

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Girls are to Diamonds as Novelists are to…..Enneagrams! by Lindsay Bandy

  That’s right, this little jewel just may be your new best friend! When it comes to strong characterization, what we really need to know as authors is core motivation. What does our hero really, truly want? What is her greatest fear, … Continue reading

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A Class with Greg Pizzoli, Member Congrats, and General Announcements

Happy Friday, everyone!  Thanks to all of you who have been contributing your comments and articles to Eastern Penn Points! I’m so happy to see it becoming a place where we can interact, stay informed, and be inspired. Here are … Continue reading

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