Monthly Archives: January 2016

Upcoming Events and Member Congratulations! by Lindsay Bandy

Happy Weekend! Hope you are all thawing out a bit, as we are here in southeastern PA. (My kids can actually go out in the yard without having snow up to their knees today!) We’d like to extend our warmest, … Continue reading

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Save Time and Heartache with Pre-Writing Revisions, by Kristen C. Strocchia

Six revisions after pansting my first novel attempt, I converted and became a plotter. And I’m loving that plotting a novel beforehand offers many opportunities for revising ahead as well. Here’s the process I used for my second WIP:   … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Process of Re-envisioning, by Eva Polites

Revision. My students shudder when I run rough draft workshops in class. They love revision as much as they love peer review. Which means they loathe revision. The problem is most students don’t see themselves as writers. They see themselves … Continue reading

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500 Facebook Likes Giveaway!

The EPA SCBWI Chapter’s Facebook Page is so close to 500 likes! To thank you for helping us reach this big milestone, we’re going to give away a prize as soon as we hit 500 likes! The EPA SCBWI will send one lucky follower … Continue reading

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The Unwritten Rules: Rookie Mistakes and What We Learned, By Virginia Law Manning and Heather Pierce Stigall

  One of the great things about children’s publishing is that it’s a small world. If you attend conferences, book fairs and other children’s book events, you’ll see lots of familiar faces and have the opportunity to meet the authors, … Continue reading

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The Emotional Rules for Revising: Think Twice, It’s Alright, by Lori Ann Palma

Picture this: you’ve just finished your manuscript. Oh joyous day! Whether a full length novel or short story or picture book manuscript, you lean back in your chair and a proud glow of having actually finished beams around your entire … Continue reading

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Bookishly Ever After by Isabel Bandeira Book Launch Party

Looking for something fun to do on this rainy day? Our SCBWI EPA adopted member Isabel Bandeira (whom we all affectionately know as Carli) will be at the Barnes and Noble in Marlton, NJ today between 1-3 for her VERY … Continue reading

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