Author Archives: EasternPennPoints

The Biggest Mistake You’ll Ever Make! by Anthony D. Fredericks

Navigating     Nonfiction A monthly column by Anthony D. Fredericks Every so often, a friend will hand me a children’s book manuscript and ask if I would look at it and offer an honest review.  I’m always delighted to do so.  … Continue reading

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Special Meet & Greet at Children’s Book World on August 1, 2018, by Heather Stigall

On Wednesday, August 1st, SCBWI members and friends are invited to meet Heather Hebert at Children’s Book World in Haverford, PA. As store manager, Heather will be able to give us an inside look at what goes into running a … Continue reading

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Donate to SCBWI’s Books for Readers Book Drive!

You might have heard about the Books For Readers Book Drive through the SCBWI grapevine. And you probably have a few questions about what it is, when it is, and who can participate. So, check out the Q&A below, straight … Continue reading

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Tour Kevin McCloskey’s Studio on July 5, 2018! by Nadine Poper

Many, many years ago when I began my college career in Elementary Education in Kutztown PA, I had no idea how much I would fall in love with children’s literature.  I certainly didn’t know that many, many years later I … Continue reading

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Unusual Viewpoints, by Anthony D. Fredericks

Navigating     Nonfiction  A monthly column by Anthony D. Fredericks Unusual Viewpoints Just like the facts you want to sprinkle across your manuscript, consider taking a different viewpoint or creative stance in presenting your information.  The viewpoint you take can spark … Continue reading

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Me Vs. The Imposter, by Rae E.

Every. Single. Day. Is a STRUGGLE. My opponent? The imposter. Picture this. You’re sitting at your desk writing your favorite scene. The characters are arguing, the angst is real and completely tear worthy in its performance. Suddenly, you worry there … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Agent and Novel Nuts & Bolts Leader Linda Camacho, by Lindsay Bandy

I’m so excited about our upcoming 3-part workshop, Novel Nuts & Bolts, with agent Linda Camacho! A few spots are still available, and you can register through May 20. Nuts & Bolts spans three months of intense work on your … Continue reading

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