Monthly Archives: August 2015

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From Rut-Thing to Groove-Thang, by Kristen C. Strocchia

They say if you want something done, ask a busy person to do it.  As a full-time teacher and mother of six, life can get pretty busy, and blissfully so.  But no matter how hectic a week is, my brain … Continue reading

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Last Writer Standing, by Lindsay Bandy

What does late-night comedy writing have in common with writing for kids and young adults, you ask? Ah, very much indeed. On Wednesday nights, my husband and I enjoy getting the kids to bed and watching Last Comic Standing for some … Continue reading

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Pssst….Have You Backed Up Your Files Lately?? by Lindsay Bandy

I know, it’s kind of a “duh” post. But seriously, back your files up! Lots of us are left to mourn lost work because computers burp or have an all-out heart attack and keel over. If pieces of your heart, … Continue reading

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Anni Matsick Illustrated Book Wins Mom’s Choice Gold and FAPA Awards!

A children’s picture book illustrated by Anni Matsick has been awarded a Gold Mom’s Choice Award. Dinosaurs Living in My Hair, written in rhyming verse by Jayne Rose- Vallee, with art direction and design by Chris Schechner, also won a … Continue reading

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A Five Step Plan for Beating Writer’s Block: Have a Party! by Lori Ann Palma

I think it’s safe to say that every writer will experience writer’s block at least once. The term writer’s block refers to the experience of not being able to get an idea, any idea, to stick long enough to say … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Alison Green Myers, by Lindsay Bandy

The Eastern Penn Points Cafe is delighted to open its doors to our very own Assistant Regional Advisor, the lovely and lively Alison Green Myers. Alison wears many hats around Eastern PA: SCBWI staff member, writer, teacher,  literacy specialist, professional … Continue reading

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