Author Archives: EasternPennPoints

Meet April Powers, SCBWI’s Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer, by Laura Parnum

I couldn’t be happier. Really, this is my dream job. And I’ve said it in some of the meetings, but I’m totally not joking. My sons have chores, they’re eight and ten, and my eight-year-old looked at me and said, … Continue reading

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Eastern PA SCBWI Webinar: Power Tips for Receiving Critiques, with the Critique MD

Webinar: Power Tips for Receiving Critiques One of the most common tips when receiving critiques is, Don’t take it personally. What does that mean exactly? Are there practical actions we can take that will help us receive a critique with … Continue reading

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Member News — June 2020

Member News is a monthly feature on the EasternPennPoints blog. We want to celebrate our members’ good news and help spread the word far and wide. Send us your children’s book–related news—book deals, releases, awards, author or illustrator events (signings, launch … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Author-Illustrator Lee Harper, by Berrie Torgan-Randall

Welcome to our first Illustrator Day 2020 café chat faculty interview with author-illustrator Lee Harper, our keynote speaker. This year, Illustrator Day will be a virtual event held on Saturday, September 12, 2020. For more information about the event and … Continue reading

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An Interview with Author Pamela Tuck and a Book Giveaway, by Virginia Law Manning

Hello, Eastern PA members! I’m thrilled to introduce Pamela Tuck. Pamela is a writer, mother, and SCBWI PAL member who grew up in Greenville, North Carolina, but now lives in Eastern Pennsylvania. She is the author of Mother of Many, the 2007 Lee & Low … Continue reading

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Write! Now! by Anthony D. Fredericks

Write Angles A Monthly Column by Anthony D. Fredericks Write! Now! This month’s column is different. There are no photographs. There are no illustrations. It’s just the basics: Black letters, white background. If you’ve been following the news the past … Continue reading

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Registration Is Open for Virtual Illustrator Day!

Eastern PA SCBWI  Proudly Presents Virtual Illustrator Day 2020 Saturday, September 12, 2020 Every year Illustrator Day is a special day dedicated to our illustration members, and 2020 is extra special because it is being brought to your own homes … Continue reading

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A Cafe Chat with Author Susan Russell, by Laura Parnum

Greetings from the EasternPennPoints Café. Our virtual café is open, as always, and I’ve just filled my mug with some jasmine green tea. Today I am joined by author Susan Russell, who is the cofounder of Archimedes’ Printing Shoppe in … Continue reading

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Eastern PA Hosts Upcoming Webinar With Literary Agent Adria Goetz

Webinar: Writing that Crosses Over Christian and Secular Markets with Adria Goetz Writing successfully for one market can be daunting. But what about crafting stories that fit into two markets? Stories that fit in both the Christian and secular world? … Continue reading

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