Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Lasagna Writer’s Journey, by Kristen C. Strocchia

     Ever made a lasagna? Satisfyingly warm layers of noodles, sauce and assorted cheeses. But no matter how deep the dish, every layer is the same as the one before.        As I’ve reflected on my writing journey … Continue reading

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True or False? There’s always good news to share in EPA, by Virginia Law Manning

TRUE! In fact, here’s some more inspiring stories from our chapter! In 2017, our talented authors and illustrators signed contracts of representation and for new book deals. TRUE! Just ask EPA member Patricia Kreiser who is now represented by Liza … Continue reading

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Submission Call for Art and Poetry! by Lindsay Bandy

It’s that time again! #LoveMadeVisible is right around the corner, and I’m hoping to fill all 28 wintry February days with the warmth of YOUR artwork and poetry. Whether you’re a beginner or a published member, an illustrator for baby … Continue reading

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Dragon Reading, by Laura Marinakos

Hello, everyone! It’s crazy to think that fall is now behind us. Although the temperature has fluctuated greatly over the past few weeks, the bitter cold we are now experiencing is a foreshadowing, I believe, for many snowy days ahead. … Continue reading

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How I Found the Courage to Write a Novel (And It Does Take Courage!), by Janet McLaughlin

Today, we’re so happy to host author Janet McLaughlin! Janet is the author of the Soul Sight Mysteries series, including Haunted Echo and Fireworks, and a longtime SCBWI member. She’s here today to lend you some inspiration and courage as … Continue reading

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2018: A New Beginning by Diane Hanington

As the New Year dawns I begin to think about my writing goals and what I would like to achieve. It’s always a good time, an opportune time, to reflect on the year past and look forward to the New … Continue reading

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