Monthly Archives: August 2017

Registration Closing Soon for Illustrator Day!

Registration will only be open for five more days – til Monday, September 4th – for our fabulous 2017 Illustrator Day on September 9. There are still a few spots left, so hop on over to the registration page to … Continue reading

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Fictionary, Part 2: What Genre Do I Write? by Lori Ann Palma

When you start working on a story idea, categorizing it into a specific genre isn’t typically on your list of things to do. But when you go to craft a query letter, you’ll definitely need to place your work into … Continue reading

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Registration is Now Open for Poetry Day!

Join Highlights HELLO! editor Paula Morrow, novel-in-verse author Linda Oatman High, author/playwright Sandy Asher, and the Eastern PA Chapter of SCBWI for a comprehensive look at the possibilities for poets today. Whether you write for babies or teenagers, this workshop has … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendars for these Upcoming Events!

We’re always on the lookout for great opportunities near you, both SCBWI-sponsored and otherwise. So check out the events below! –MILLHOUSE FALL 2017 WRITER’S RETREAT & PEARL S. BUCK HOUSE WRITING CENTER BENEFIT Saturday, September 16th, 2017, Kintnersville, PA 8:30am … Continue reading

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Fictionary, Part 1: What Genre Do I Write? by Lori Ann Palma

This month’s EasternPennPoints theme is all about submissions, and if you’re getting ready to query your novel, then you’ll need to know where your book fits into the YA or MG market. First off, YA and MG are categories (the … Continue reading

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Two Field Trips for Eastern PA SCBWI Members, and a Workshop! by Virginia Law Manning

August brings a number of exciting events to EPA SCBWI members. We hope you’ll join us for one or more of them! “Eloise at the Museum” Exhibit in NYC Sunday, August 20, 2017 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM New York … Continue reading

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A New Chapter, by Lauren LeBlanc

An aspiring novelist and founder of the Collegeville KidLit Writers Group is packing her bags at the end of the summer and moving from suburban Philadelphia to Dallas, Texas. Here, she submits herself for consideration into the Dallas chapter of … Continue reading

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